Scholarships for Education Majors

An education major at Akron who received a scholarship to teach in a science field.

General UA scholarships

Students at The University of Akron receive more than $260 million in financial assistance annually.

Education-specific scholarships

Scholarship for SOE Students

Scholarships are available for incoming freshman, transfer students, and currently enrolled School of Education students!

The application for 2024-2025 LJFF School of Education scholarships will be available for submission between March 1 and March 17, 2024. At that time, the application can be found by scanning the QR code:


Contact Dr. Gary Holliday at if there are further questions.

Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program

The goal of the Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program is to recruit, retain and graduate more students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields at The University of Akron. Students who plan to teach in those fields may be eligible for a Choose Ohio First scholarship.

Explore Choose Ohio First scholarships.

TEACH Grants

The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families.  Get information about federal TEACH grants.

The University of Akron has set additional specifications for its TEACH Grant recipients.  Read UA's specifications.

Financial aid and scholarship information at The University of Akron

Mailing address:
The University of Akron
Office of Student Financial Aid
Akron, OH 44325-6211

Toll Free: 1-800-621-3847
Phone: 330-972-7032
Fax: 330-972-7139

Campus location: 202 Simmons Hall

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