Teacher Scholarships and Award Opportunities

Teacher scholarships and award opportunities

Our teachers are the backbone of our organization. They are in classrooms every day bringing positive change to countless lives. They are compassionate role models who inspire students to go further. 

Now more than ever, our teachers deserve recognition for the long hours and love they give their kids. Below are some award opportunities to consider recognizing the great educators in Michigan. 

To recognize incredible teachers who are passionate about using the tool of imagination in their classroom, Disney is inviting deserving teachers who reflect the creativity and imagination of Walt Disney to attend a one-of-a-kind teacher event. Enter now through October 31, 2021. 

Every week during the school year, the Michigan Lottery selects one outstanding educator to receive the Excellence in Education award. The award includes a $1,500 cash prize and a $500 grant to the educator’s classroom, school or school district. 

Enter now through the 2021-2022 school year.

Every year, Michigan Teachers awards 20 teachers a full program scholarship. The following scholarships include Teacher Certification Scholarship, Paraprofessional & Substitute Teacher Scholarship and Full Year Basic Substitute Permit Scholarship.

Enter now through October 31. 

The State of Michigan Department of Education annually recognizes outstanding teachers through the MTOY program. Each year, 10 regional teachers of the year candidates are selected through a two-part application process, with one of the 10 teachers being named MTOY. 

Enter now through October 24.