Scholarships available for district alumni who want to be teachers

Scholarships are available for district alumni who want to be teachers
Posted on 01/02/2024
Grow your Own ScholarshipThe MSDR9 Grow Your Own Scholarship for Future Educators is available for Mehlville School District alumni pursuing teaching as a future career path. 

Mehlville High School and Oakville High School alumni who graduated in the classes of 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022, currently enrolled in teacher preparation programs are eligible to apply for one of eight $1,000 scholarships. To apply, please submit:

- The completed scholarship application
- Two letters of recommendation from non-family members
- Proof of enrollment in a college/university teacher preparation program

Applications are now open and close on Friday, March 1, 2024. Please email completed applications to [email protected] or mail to:

Mehlville School District
℅ Dr. John Dewalle
3120 Lemay Ferry Road. 
St. Louis, MO 63125

Completed applications will be reviewed by Mehlville School District’s Recruitment, Retention and Onboarding Committee. Winners will be notified on Friday, March 15, 2024, and scholarship funds will be disbursed directly to awardees.

The Mehlville School District strictly prohibits discrimination and harassment against employees, students or others on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or sex including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity and other characteristics protected by law. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: contact Adam Smith at 314-467-5006 or [email protected].