South Dakota teachers pursuing National Board Certification are encouraged to apply for one of 10 $1,500 scholarships. These are one-time scholarships made possible with federal funding and administered through the South Dakota Department of Education.
Educators who receive the scholarships will be responsible for the $75 registration fee and $400 of the certification fee. Priority will be given to educators teaching in Priority and Focus schools.
The deadline to apply is Sept. 15, 2014.
Click here to access a scholarship application for the 2014-15 candidate cycle. Look under “Documents” on the right side of the page.
Contact Lanette Johnston, Department of Education, at (605) 773-8415 with questions.