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Para-Professional Scholarships

Deadline:  January 26, 2024 

Applications are now closed for the 2023-2024 school year.

Para-Educators can apply for a scholarship to help defray the cost of attending conferences, workshops or college courses.


Para-Educator Scholarship


Para-Educator Scholarships are designed to support York County para-educators with their continued professional development and education by defraying the costs incurred to attend workshops, conferences or college courses.

Persons Eligible to Apply for Scholarships

The grants are awarded on a competitive basis and any para-educator with at least two (2) years of continuous service with the York County School Division may apply.

Eligible Proposals

All eligible proposals must ensure the following:

  • The conference, workshop, or college course focuses on educational based curriculum.

  • The conference, workshop, or college course has been approved by my supervisor.

  • I have included the conference/workshop flyer or course description.

  • I have included a one-page personally written letter that addresses in separate paragraphs each of the following topics:

    1. Discuss how you plan to share the new information you attained in your workshop, class or conference with other Para-Educators in your school.

          2.  I have included five (5) copies of the application that are not handwritten or incomplete (Pages 2 & 3)

  • Explain your need for the scholarship. Will the scholarship funds be used for conference fees, course tuition, travel expenses, room and board and/or materials and supplies?

Award of Funds

There are eight (8) $500 scholarships available for the 2023-2024 school year.

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Congratulations to the winner of our 2021-2022 Para-Educator Scholarship

Bessie Williams - Bruton High School