Scholarship Process

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Candidates must submit applications that include an essay about why they have chosen to enter the teaching or related profession and must be interviewed by the members of the organization. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of student potential and desire to teach, as demonstrated in past activities, accomplishments, and future plans.

Application Process

Each Arlington Public High School counseling office will have applications for the ACSFfT scholarships in January. Copies of the announcement and application forms are also on the applications page of this website. Applications are submitted by the student to the counseling office by a specific date in March. An interview of each applicant is conducted in April.

Awards Reception

In May, awardees and their families are invited as guests to the Arlington County Council of PTAs Scholarship Awards Reception and Presentation.

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