IUPUI-Patricia Payne Scholarship for Teacher Candidates (School of Education)

Awarded to undergraduate students in the School of Education or graduate students enrolled in a teacher preparation program. Special consideration will be given to underrepresented populations, including but not limited to financially challenged students, and/or students with diverse cultural experiences. Preference will be given to African American students who intend to teach in traditional public schools.

Supplemental Questions
  1. How has your thinking about teaching in an urban setting evolved since you began the teacher education program? Discuss the challenges you may still face and the progress you have made.
  2. In one paragraph, explain your interest in becoming a teacher in a public school in Indiana.