Geary Community Schools Foundation Scholarships

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The Geary Community Schools Foundation is a local charitable organization with the goal of supporting USD 475 schools, teachers, and students in many ways.

One way the Foundation offers support is through scholarships for individuals who would like to become teachers, develop their teaching skills further, or transition into a teaching role from a paraeducator role.

In light of recent events, GCSF has extended the deadlines for their scholarship applications until early May. The applications are below, as is the contact information for the Foundation.

2020 Devin Family Scholarship Application (Due May 8th, 2020): This is a scholarship for existing teachers to further their education by seeking a degree in an area that they are not currently licensed in.
http://www.usd475.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/2020-DEVIN-FAMILY-Scholarship-Application.pdf

2020 GCSF Para Scholarship Application (Due May 8, 2020): This scholarship is for individuals that are already working as a Paraeducator in USD 475 and has already been accepted in a teaching program to become a teacher.
http://www.usd475.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/2020-GCSF-PARA-Scholarship-Application.pdf

2020 GSFC Teacher Scholarship Application (Due May 8, 2020): This is a scholarship for existing teachers to further their education by seeking a degree in an area that they are not currently licensed in.
http://www.usd475.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/2020-GCSF-TEACHER-Scholarship-Application.pdf

Ron Shandy Memorial Teacher Scholarship Application (Due May 1, 2020): Given in honor of Ron Shandy, a longtime resident and member of the USD 475 family, to a teacher to assist in developing his or her teaching skills further.
http://www.usd475.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/RON-SHANDY-MEMORIAL-TEACHER-Scholarship-Application.pdf

For more information on these scholarships, applicants may contact Margie Pinaire at MargiePinaire@USD475.org or 785-375-2025. You can also visit the Geary Community Schools Foundation’s website at http://www.usd475schoolfoundation.org/ .