Grow Your Own Scholarship

Scholarships for Eastern Oregon Educators

The Eastern Oregon REN is pleased to offer the following four scholarship opportunities for eastern Oregon educators and those interested in pursuing a career in education. 

Please complete this section if you have recently added an endorsement to your current license and would like to apply for the EOREN Incentive.  Incentives shall not exceed $4,000 per successful applicant. 

In order to be eligible for the incentive applicants must:

Applications for Endorsement Incentives will be reviewed and awarded according to the following timeline:

Please Note: Completing this application form does not guarantee the applicant an endorsement incentive payment. This is a competitive program, with incentives provided only to those qualified EOREN educators adding endorsements with the greatest impact on students within the region, as evaluated by the Regional Action Recruitment Team.  

For More Information please visit the TSPC Endorsements Page.


2. EOREN Grow Your Own Scholarship Opportunities

Please respond to the questions below to help us determine which scholarship you are interested in applying for. Currently, there are three competitive scholarship opportunities available:

These scholarships can be used at any accredited University, and are separate from the scholarships available in partnership with the Eastern Oregon University Foundation.

More information regarding scholarship opportunities available can be found on the Eastern Oregon REN Recruitment webpage. 

2a. EOREN Classified & Emergency Educator Advancement Scholarship Program

Please complete this section if you would like to apply for the EOREN Classified & Emergency Educator Advancement Scholarship. Scholarship amounts shall not exceed $5,000 per year, per successful applicant (or $10,000 total per applicant). 

In order to be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must:

Preference will be given to those who:

Applications for the Classified & Emergency Educator Advancement Program will be reviewed and awarded according to the following timeline:

EOREN Classified & Emergency Educator Advancement Applicants - please submit a letter of recommendation from your current district administrator.

2b. EOREN MAT Secondary Scholarship Program

Please complete this section if you would like to apply for the EOREN MAT Secondary Scholarship. Scholarships shall not exceed $15,000 per successful applicant. 

In order to be eligible for this scholarship applicants must:

Preference will be given to those who:

Applications for the MAT Scholarship will be reviewed and awarded according to the following timeline:

EOREN MAT Secondary Scholarship Applicants -  please submit a letter of recommendation from your current district administrator. If you do not currently work for a school district, please submit a letter of recommendation from a professor or employee of a school district who can speak to your personal character and your professional capacity to become a high quality educator.

2c. EOREN Rural Teacher Kickstart Program

Please complete this section if you would like to apply for the EOREN Rural Teacher Kickstart  Scholarship. Scholarship shall be up to, but not exceeding $20,000 per successful applicant. 

In order to be eligible for the incentive applicants must:

Preference will be given to those who:

Applications for the Rural Teacher Kickstart Scholarship will be reviewed and awarded according to the following timeline:

EOREN Rural Teacher Kickstart Applicants - please submit a letter of recommendation from a professor or employee of a school district who can speak to your personal   character and your professional capacity to become a high quality educator.

How to Apply:

Click the button below to apply for any of the scholarships listed on this page (application is valid for each of the four scholarships).