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Scholarships Available Through Maryland Retired School Personnel Association

The Maryland Retired School Personnel Association, through its MRSPA Fund, is offering three $2,000 scholarships to public school employees in Maryland who are enrolled in a program leading to teacher certification or certification as a school counselor, speech and language pathologist, physical or occupational therapist, school social worker, administration and supervision, media specialist or school psychologist.  Applicants must hold a high school diploma or GED certificate.

The scholarship is also available to certificated teachers who are pursuing certification in another area or level of teaching or to become qualified as one of the above-listed education specialists.  Applicants must be current employees of the Board of Education and must intend on working in a Maryland public school while working toward certification and upon completion of their requirements for certification. 

MRSPA is requesting your assistance in distributing information regarding the MRSPA Scholarship.  Applicants apply online between January 1, 2019 and January 31, 2019 at

Enclosed is a copy of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the scholarship application process.  This information is available to potential applicants on the MRSPA website at  Please contact Wanda R. Twigg, Executive Director, at if you require assistance or have questions.

MRSPA is committed to helping ensure that highly skilled and certificated education personnel are providing outstanding services to students.  In the past eighteen years, forty-six scholarships have been awarded. We appreciate your continued support of this effort.

Frequently Asked Questions