Grow Your Own Teachers Scholarship

Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, and supplies for students enrolled in the Grow Your Own Teachers Program.

Supplemental Questions
  1. The goal of the Grow Your Own (GYO) program at Richland Community College is to strengthen the teacher pipeline, focusing on supporting homegrown, diverse candidates for teaching careers in our local community. The benefits of admission into the GYO program include: a scholarship to cover tuition, fees, books and supplies; stipend; and paid summer internship with DPS #61. GYO students are required to maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA, participate in professional development opportunities, and attend monthly meetings. Do you agree to the requirements of the program?
  2. Think of the different ways you participate within your community. What have you learned? How will this learning make you a high-quality teacher? (2-3 paragraphs)
  3. This scholarship requires a recommendation. You can either enter the email address of someone not related to you who can complete a reference request on your behalf or submit a letter of reference below.
  4. File Upload for Letter of Recommendation (Optional if name and email address entered in question above).