Eligibility Criteria

Established Teacher Scholarship

  1. Awards are based on the following criteria:

  2. Commitment to VAHAMSEA as evidenced by paid dues and participation in VAHAMSEA activities for a minimum of 5 consecutive years

  3. Letter of recommendation for scholarship by the immediate supervisor. The letter shall address the number of years of consecutive employment in academia and the likelihood for continued employment. This letter shall be received by the scholarship committee in a sealed and signed envelope.

  4. Provide a copy of the most current unofficial transcript as evidence of enrollment, or acceptance in, an accredited Medical Science and/or Education program leading to a degree.

  5. Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae

  6. Documentation of teaching ability as evidenced by letter of recommendation from current or former student. This letter shall be received by the scholarship committee in a sealed and signed envelope.

  7. Signed statement agreeing to refund award for failure to continue employment for a period of 2 years following the scholarship award.

New Teacher Scholarship

  1. Awards are based on the following criteria:

  2. Commitment to VAHAMSEA as evidenced by paid dues and participation in VAHAMSEA activities for less than 5 years.

  3. Letter of recommendation for scholarship by the immediate supervisor. The letter shall address the number of years of consecutive employment in academia and the likelihood for continued employment. This letter shall be received by the scholarship committee in a sealed and signed envelope.

  4. Provide a copy of the most current unofficial transcript as evidence of enrollment, or acceptance in, an accredited Medical Science and/or Education program leading to a degree.

  5. Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae

  6. Documentation of teaching ability as evidenced by letter of recommendation from current or former student. This letter shall be received by the scholarship committee in a sealed and signed envelope.

  7. Signed statement agreeing to refund award for failure to continue employment for a period of 3 years following the scholarship award.