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Arizona Teachers Academy

ATA Scholarship Video
ATA Scholarship Video

The Arizona Teachers Academy at Scottsdale Community College provides financial assistance to qualified candidates who are enrolled in the Scottsdale Teacher Education Partnership (STEP) post baccalaureate teacher preparation program.

Eligibility To Apply

  • Are an Arizona resident.
  • Submitted a completed all STEP application paperwork and have been accepted into the program.
  • Submit a 250 word essay as to how this scholarship award will support you in becoming an Arizona teacher.

Scholarship Expectations

For each year the Arizona Teachers Academy scholarship is awarded, you will be expected to teach in an Arizona public or charter school.  Since the SCC STEP program is a 1 year program, you will be expected to teach in an Arizona school for at least one year.

If a candidate does not fulfill the required one year of teaching in an Arizona school, the candidate will be required to reimburse the Arizona Board of Regents for the amount of the ATA scholarship for tuition and fees that were awarded.