The Jane Sanford Beasley Scholarship for Teaching Excellence

"Teachers have a powerful impact on the future.  They model images of  living and learning their students carry for a lifetime."   
--Jane Sanford Beasley


Submit your application by 5PM, Friday March 14, 2014.

The Jane Sanford Beasley Scholarship has been funded for the spring 2014 semester. The website for applications will open by 4:00PM, February 19, 2014. It will close Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at midnight.

All current UTeach Natural Sciences undergraduate students seeking their first degree, including non-citizens, who meet the criteria below are encouraged to apply.
     • 30 hours (in-residence + transfer)
     • 2.5 GPA

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need, a brief essay and input from the faculty. While you are welcome to talk to faculty about your application, you do not need to ask for recommendations. Faculty log into the scholarship site and have the opportunity to provide input about an applicant.

All eligible students are strongly encouraged to apply, regardless of previous award status. Faculty review current applications only and do not have access to any previous applications.

The application is web-based:

If you have questions, send an email to  Be sure to include your UT EID.

IMPORTANT: In order for the funds to be released, recipients must turn in a thank you note to Jane Sanford Beasley. UTeach will forward these to the scholarship honoree. The due date will be posted as soon as it is determined and guidelines will be included in the award notification.