Graduate Program Scholarship Details


Scholarship applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2015 cohort of the Master in Teaching program. Please follow the instructions below and submit your application materials as soon as possible to Teacher Preparation Program at
The Heritage University MIT Program Scholarship for teacher preparation exists to support outstanding students pursuing degrees in education.

Students must meet the following criteria for eligibility:

  • New to the program starting Fall 2015, and
  • Already accepted to Heritage University and submitted complete application for the MIT program
  • Must have already passed all 3 subtests of the WEST B
    Note: Employees of Heritage University and their family members are not eligible to apply.

The ideal candidate for the Graduate Program Scholarship will:

  • Have a minimum of a 2.6 GPA;
  • Share the Heritage passion to change lives, work with traditionally underserved populations.
  • Demonstrate the academic and leadership capacity to excel in the MIT program and beyond; and, 
  • Have limited economic resources.

Preference will be given to candidates who have submitted applications by the priority deadline and to those meeting all criteria. Please apply early for best consideration.

Scholarship Application Deadline


Award Date

July 15


August 15




Application Requirements and Instructions

To apply for the scholarship, please submit a personal statement (500 words or less) in response to one of the following prompts, please be sure to include your reason for financial assistance in letter. (grammar and punctuation are considered):

Explain reasons for your interest in teaching (focus on school settings).

Describe experience with children (especially in a school setting).

Describe your special knowledge, skills, and experience (e.g. bilingual, math/science background, work with special needs students, etc.)

Scholarship Details
Award Amount: $2,500-$5,000

Disbursement Method and Terms:
Awards will be split evenly over the total length of the program (e.g. $2,500 award for a 5-semester education program will be distributed as a $500 award each semester) contingent upon the student's continued full-time participation and success in all coursework and program activities. Awards may be discontinued if a student fails to make satisfactory progress or to uphold his or her academic and personal commitment to the scholarship mission.

For any questions please contact:

Teacher Preparation Program
(509) 865-8514