Scholarships from 2018

The Rachel Pedraza Dewey Scholarship--Educators

ECOC, Inc. is offering its first scholarship for an educator-The Rachel Pedraza Dewey Scholarship is available to an educator who is seeking funding for professional development or is seeking financial assistance to enhance the classroom experience of their students.

Rachel Dewey was a teacher, mentor, and visionary leader. Rachel had a passion and heart to teach and help. Her enthusiasm, in and out of the classroom, was an inspiration to 100’s of students, friends, and family here in the United States, in Africa, and in South Korea. This scholarship in her memory will be used to inspire teachers to reach their potential and to increase their love of teaching and learning.

ECOC 11th Annual Theme Scholarship

  • One $1500 scholarship and three $1000 scholarships.
  • Two awarded to females, and two awarded to males.

Strub-Heer "Fairness For All" Scholarship

  • One $1000 scholarship is awarded per year.
  • High school junior, senior, or undergraduate student under age 21.

The Rebecca Myers Scholarship for Visual or Performing Arts

  • This $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a high school junior, high school senior, or college student under 21 for excellence in the visual or performing arts.
  • Each submission must be accompanied by an artist statement which describes the importance of art (performance or visual)  in the life of the applicant.

The Ann Delores Scott Memorial Scholarship

  • Two $500 Ann Delores Scott Memorial Scholarships will be awarded to single mothers between the age of 17 and 20 at the time of application.
  • The winning applicants must write a 200-word essay in Times New Roman font. The essay must describe “How the Ann Delores Scott Memorial Scholarship will help me achieve my career goals.”

Student Scholarship Application Background Information

2018 ECOC Essay Rubric (pdf)


FAQrevised 10-4-17[1] (pdf)



Files coming soon.


Student Scholarship Application Process

  1. Download the instructions for the appropriate scholarship from the links above.
  2. Review the selection criteria and FAQs from the links above.
  3. Prepare your essay or presentations.