SEAN-NSEA Retired Scholarship Information

Scholarship Qualifications and Application

updated 10/15/2015

The NSEA-Retired Board of Directors shall contribute $3000 annually each September to the SEAN-NSEA Retired Scholarship Foundation. This contribution shall fund up to three $1,000 scholarships, awarded to the most qualified of the applications received and selected by the SEAN-NSEA Retired Selection Committee.

The five member SEAN-NSEA Retired Selection Committee shall consist of three members of SEAN (selected annually by the SEAN officers), the Vice President of NSEA-Retired, and an NSEA-Retired member selected by the NSEA-Retired President.

The three scholarship recipients shall be selected by the Selection Committee through an e-mail interchange in March, and officially recognized at the SEAN Spring Delegate Assembly.

  1. Applicants shall be juniors or seniors who have been SEAN members for at least two years, including the current year.
  2. Scholarships shall be awarded based on both financial need and the essay question answers.
  3. Three letters of recommendation shall accompany the application. One from a faculty or staff member of the college or university attending, the second from a local chapter officer, and the third recommendation from the SEA Advisor.
  4. Applications must be sent by regular mail to the Tamra Mick, NSEA, 605 South 14th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508. Applications must be postmarked no later than March 1 of each year.
  5. Scholarships shall be effective for the student teaching semester. Checks shall be issued jointly to the student and his/her college or university.

For more information, contact Tamra Mick ( or at 800-742-0047.