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Friends of Anansi Charter School
Teacher Education Scholarship Fund

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The Friends of Anansi Charter School support teacher advancement through education; and therefore set aside an annual fund of $5,000 for the purpose of scholarships for tuition and book fees and/or the participation in the National Board Certification Teacher Program.

Who is eligible?

Full-time employees who have worked for the Anansi Charter School a minimum of one year who are:

  • New Mexico certified teachers seeking to earn an education related master’s degree or National Board Certification
  • Employees seeking to complete a teacher certification program

Additional requirements?

  • Continue to work at the Anansi Charter school for two years upon completion of the program
  • Provide transcript for courses as they are completed

How do you apply for the funds?

  • Complete the application form
  • Provide the course plan for the program
  • Provide a letter of support from Anansi Charter School Director
  • Provide acceptance letter into your program

How are the funds disbursed?

  • Reimbursement for submitted payment
  • Payment request for submitted invoice

What are allowable expenses?

  • Tuition and related fees
  • Required text books for registered courses

When is the application due?

  • March 15 each year of the prior school year
  • Review of Applications March 16 – April FACS Meeting
  • Scholarship Award Letters: 1 Week after April FACS meeting
  • Recipient Acceptance Contract Submittal: June 1

Teacher Advancement through Education Scholarship Fund (Form)

Full Name: _________________________________________

Date: _________________

Position at Anansi Charter School: _________________________________________

Educational Plan Option:

  •       Teacher Certification Program or Education Bachelor’s Degree
  •       Master’s Degree in Education related program
  •       National Board Certification Program
  •       National Board Certification & Master’s Degree

Name of University you will be attending: _________________________________________

Program Title (if applicable): _________________________________________

Title of degree earned: _________________________________________

Total cost of the program: _________________________________________

Educational Plan for Completing the Program:

Number of anticipated years to complete the program: ______________________________

Estimated annual cost: ______________________________

(include cost of tuition, required books, and fees, do not include travel expenses or indirect costs)

Include the following with your application:

  •       Letter of support from Anansi Charter School Director
  •       Letter of Intent describing your goals and interest in pursuing a degree or certification
  •       Acceptance letter into selected program (when available)


Submit to:

Inquiries should be made to: Anansi Charter School Director

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