Take the first step in your application process

Take the first step in your application process

Who Is Eligible to Apply?

Students applying to the DVIE scholarship must be:

  • Planning on entering the education profession in K-12 public schools, this includes: teacher, administrator, school counselor, school psychologist, social worker, library media specialist, speech and language pathologist.
  • A minority as recognized by the National Foundation for the Improvement of Education: Black, Native-American/Alaskan Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino/a.
  • A Glastonbury High School graduating senior.
  • Membership in Future Educators of Diversity club is preferred

Scholarship Award

Award winners receive a one-time scholarship of $1,000.

Application Process & Required Materials

The following items should be included in your application packet. Once you have created and collect this information, please mail it to:

Diverse Voices in Education
c/o GHS School Counseling Office
330 Hubbard Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

  1. Page 1 (only) of the Common Scholarship Application
  2. Include your student resume
  3. No financial information is required for this scholarship.
  4. Please attach a copy of your transcript to this application packet (see link above).
  5. Essay (approximately 600 words)
    Please respond to the following prompts:
    – Why is it important to have diverse voices represented in education?
    – What unique life experiences would you bring to education (including your ethnicity)?
  6. Candidates should be prepared to sit for an interview if deemed necessary by the scholarship committee.

GHS School Counseling Contact

Noel LaPlante
Director of School Counseling
Phone: 860-652-7200 x11058
Email: LaPlanteN@glastonburyus.org