The Lamar Educational Awards Foundation (L.E.A.F.) is planting seeds for the future by offering scholarships to Lamar CISD students and paraprofessionals.
The Lamar Educational Awards Foundation is awarding one-time $500 scholarship to three Lamar CISD paraprofessionals. Applicants must be a non-certified employee working toward a teaching certificate.
Any Lamar CISD employees planning to work in the field of special education can apply for the Vogelsang Scholarship. Applicants for this one-time $500 scholarship must be either a non-certified Lamar CISD employee pursing an elementary or secondary teaching certificate with an endorsement in special education, or a Lamar CISD special education teacher or speech assistant pursuing a master’s degree in special education, speech pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy or educational diagnostician.
L.E.A.F. will also award three $500 scholarships for students planning on pursing a degree in the field of education. One scholarship will be given to a graduating senior from each Lamar CISD high school. George Ranch High School will have its first graduating class in 2012.
Applications for all scholarships are available online at www.leafgrants.org. Completed applications must be received in the L.E.A.F. office no later than Wednesday, April 18. Call 832-223-0334 for more information.