Remember your favorite teacher? The one who made a difference? The one who inspired? If that’s the kind of teacher you aspire to be, Indiana has a new scholarship for you! The Next Generation Teacher Scholarship was created to help the next generation of Hoosier teachers pay for college. The State of Indiana will provide 200 scholarships each year to high-achieving high school and college students interested in pursuing a career in education. The scholarship pays $7,500 per year for up to four years to students who commit to teaching in Indiana after graduation.
Senior marketing major Mikaella dela Pena will serve as the student speaker during winter commencement at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 in the Hulman Center.
Clayborne Carson will deliver the keynote address at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Commemoration Dinner on Jan. 20.
The university's first endowed professorship was established through an endowment pledged by Indiana State Normal School alumnus A. Elwood Adams and his wife to support teacher education and teacher preparation in the Bayh College of Education.