The Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship
The Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship honors three Michigan public school teachers who were fired for no other reason than their refusal to pay union dues.
One $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to the education student who best exemplifies the dedication to principle and high professional standards of Carol Applegate, Kay Jackson, and Dr. Anne Parks.
WHO MAY APPLY
Applicants are limited to graduate or undergraduate students majoring in education in institutions of higher learning throughout the United States. Officers, directors, and employees of the National Institute for Labor Relations Research, the National Right to Work Committee, Members of the Selection Review Committee, and their families are not eligible.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
The scholarship is awarded on the basis of scholastic ability and a demonstrated interest in the Institute’s work. Applicants must also:
Demonstrate potential for the successful completion of the educational requirements in a college or university Department of Education program and the potential of a successful application for a teaching license, and submit a transcript of grades.
Important: You must demonstrate an understanding of the principles of voluntary unionism and the problems of compulsory unionism in relation to education by writing an original essay of approximately 500 words.
Here is the link to the website where you can apply for this scholarship: National Institute for Labor Relations Research.