THE ORICE DODGE SCHOLARSHIP
The Orice Dodge Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to a student who intends to pursue a career in elementary school teaching. The student must have demonstrated this desire and aptitude through volunteer or paid experiences with children.
Community Participation: The student has demonstrated the ability to collaborate and work effectively with others through participation in school and community organizations and has demonstrated good judgment in both word and action.
Academic Success: The student has demonstrated academic aptitude by virtue of scholastic record and substantial academic contributions beyond the normal classroom experience.
Service: The student has demonstrated a willingness to share freely both his/her time and talent with the members of the school and community.
Special Talent: The student possesses a special talent or attribute that distinguishes him/her from their peers.
Need: Preference will be given to students who are able to demonstrate a need for the resources offered by the scholarship
For application consideration, the student must show acceptance and enrollment in an elementary education degree program. Along with the application, the student must submit two 500 word essays one dealing with the importance of early education and the second explaining or defining a moment that influenced them to be a teacher.