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MARE Scholarship Programs - Applications now being accepted for 2020-2021 Awards!

The Missouri Association of Rural Education offers two scholarship programs for students interested in becoming teachers and returning to rural school districts to teach.  The first program is the MARE Rural Missouri Scholarship Fund.  This program is open to only junior and senior level students attending Missouri colleges or universities that offer degrees in education.  Applicants must have completed 60 or more credit hours and have declared a major in education. Over the past two years, MARE, with support from the key sponsors who support the Annual MARE Scholarship Golf Tournament (CTS Group, L.J. Hart & Company, PMA Financial Network, LLC,  Mickes O'Toole, LLC, Missouri Educators Health Group, Forrest T. Jones & Company, MEUHP, Guin Mundorf, LLC, American Fidelity, Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C. and Benefits 360, LLC) Hole Sponsors (EdCounsel, LLC, MRTA, MUSIC, EduOptimus, Tueth Keeney, P.C., Stifel, GRP/WEGMAN, NREA, The Garland Company, Pro Energy Solutions, Reynolds Construction & Commercial Roofing, Central States Bus, Gilmore & Bell, Mike Keith Insurance, Apple Bus, McKinstry, Navitas, Universal Construction, K12itc, McCownGordon Construction, Performance Services, Sunshine Dental Associaties and Gator Graphics) and those who provided prizes and played, has provided thirty (30) $1,000.00 scholarships.  Information for this program is available below.  This information will also be mailed (no later than the end of November) to all Missouri colleges and universities that offer teacher education programs and certifications.  The deadline to apply for this scholarship is March 31, 2021.

2020-2021 MARE College Scholarship Guidelines & Application

 

The second scholarship program offered by MARE is open to graduating high school seniors of MARE member school districts.  Applicants must have indicated plans to pursue a degree in education.  Only senior students from MARE member school districts are eligible to apply.  Over the past two years, MARE, with support from EdCounsel, LLC has provided forty-six (53) $500.00 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from all over the state.  Information for this program is available below.  This information will be provided to all Missouri High School Counselors as well.  The deadline to apply for this scholarship is March 10, 2021. 

2020-2021 MARE/EdCounsel High School Senior Scholarship Guidelines & Application

If you have any questions regarding these Scholarship Programs, please contact Kevin Sandlin, Executive Director, at (660) 747-8050 or ksandlin@moare.com.