Scholarships & Grants

Scholarships & Grants

TRTF Student Scholarships and Classroom Assistance Grants

The Texas Retired Teachers Foundation is now in its seventh year of awarding scholarships to students pursuing degrees in education and grants to public school teachers for innovative classroom projects. To date, TRTF has awarded over $45,000 in scholarships and more than $41,000 in classroom assistance grants.


Student Scholarship Program:

The application period is now closed.

TRTF awards scholarships to Texas college students pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in Education. Since the program's inception, TRTF has awarded over $45,000 in scholarship funds. To read about the 2015-2016 winners, please see below. Student scholarship applicants must be a relative of a member of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) and should include their official high school or college transcripts with their application.


Classroom Assistance Grant Program:

The application period is now closed.

Classroom Assistance Grants are awarded to public school teachers who on a daily basis demonstrate commitment to public education and Texas children through the creation of programs, events, or other learning platforms. Since 2008, TRTF has given away over $41,000 in classroom assistance grants. Read about the 2015-2016 grant recipients and their innovative projects below. 


2015-2016 Recipients

To read about the 2015-2016 recipients, please click here.


2014-2015 Recipients

To read about the 2014-2015 Grant recipients, click here.

To read about the 2014-2015 Scholarship recipients, click here


Previous Recipients

To read about the 2013-2014 scholarship and grant recipients, click HERE

To read about the 2012-2013 scholarship and grant recipients, click HERE.

To read about the 2011-2012 scholarship and grant recipients, click HERE.

To read about the 2010-2011 scholarship and grant recipients, click HERE.

To read about the 2009-2010 scholarship and grant recipients, click HERE.