Teacher Education

Academics

Scholarship Information


Barlow Scholarship

The Daniel L. Barlow Teacher Education Scholarship has been established to encourage academically talented individuals with superior potential for educational leadership to enter into careers in the field of teaching. Given in honor of the late Liberty education professor, Daniel L. Barlow, this scholarship will be awarded to students whose lives exemplify the spiritual commitment which characterized Dr. Barlow’s life and work. 

The Barlow scholarship targets candidates seeking endorsement in critical shortage needs; typically, these are Mathematics and Science.

Candidates that are eligible for the Barlow scholarship are notified each year by email in the early months of the spring semester.

The Barlow scholarship will be applied to the academic year and will cover tuition costs up to $3,000 for the year. Cost of fees, room and board, books, and classroom materials are not included.

Eligibility requirements for the Barlow scholarship includes:

  • GPA (cumulative 3.0 or above)
  • Admitted to Educator Preparation Provider Program (Teacher Licensure Program)
  • Critical Shortage Area
  • All A's and B's in Education courses
  • Financial need

If you are contacted in the Spring that you are eligible for the Barlow scholarship, please fill out the Barlow Scholarship Eligibility form and return to the School of Education as directed in the email notification received.


TEAM Scholarship

The TEAM Scholarship (Teacher Education Access for Minorities) has been established to encourage and make it possible for well-qualified, talented, and strongly motivated individuals who are members of recognized minority groups to enter the field of teaching. 

Candidates that are eligible for the Barlow scholarship are notified each year by email in the early months of the spring semester.

The TEAM scholarship will be applied to the academic year and will cover tuition costs up to $3,000 for the year. Cost of fees, room and board, books, and classroom materials are not included.

Eligibility requirements for the Barlow scholarship includes:

  • GPA (cumulative 3.0 or above)
  • Admitted to Educator Preparation Provider Program (Teacher Licensure Program)
  • Minority
  • All A's and B's in Education courses
  • Financial need

If you are contacted in the Spring that you are eligible for the TEAM scholarship, please fill out the TEAM Scholarship Eligibility form and return to the School of Education as directed in the email notification received.


Virginia Scholar

The Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program is targeted to candidates with a Virginia residence who are seeking a teaching endorsement in a critical shortage area as designated each year by the State Department.

The Virginia Department of Education establishes the requirements for the scholarship each year. Information about this scholarship is sent out to candidates after the State provides the criterion.

The initial screening form for this scholarship is updated yearly after the State Department has provided the most recent guidelines.

Please visit the Virginia Department of Education for further information.