Mary A. Kelly Scholarship

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be registered for graduate-level work towards a degree in education at a South Carolina college or university.
  • Have at least two years of successful classroom teaching experience.
  • Be a current member of the SCIRA for at least one year. Be an active member of a local reading council for at least one year.

To apply, completeĀ the following, by December 1st of this school year:

  1. The online SCIRA scholarship application information in the area/s below.
  2. Scan each of the following letters of recommendations (3) from the individuals listed below and attach below.
    • The applicantā€™s present employer,
    • A past or present professor,
    • A local SCIRA council member.
  3. Upload your one-page response to the SCIRA application prompt at the bottom of this page.

Please note that scholarship application and/or letters of recommendation must show evidence of membership in SCIRA, academic potential, and success as a classroom teacher.

The recipient will be awarded a one thousand dollar ($1,000) scholarship. A check for the scholarship amount will be made payable to both the recipient and his or her college or university.

A recipient may reapply for a second year if need and satisfactory performance are demonstrated. A recipient may not apply for a third year.

 

APPLICANT MUST BE A CURRENT MEMBER AS OF DECEMBER 1st of this school year.
Contact Jean Brewington at jbrewington@spartanburg3.org for verification.

Mary A. Kelly Scholarship

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College/University Information

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