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Elmendorf Family Foundation Scholarship

This Scholarship is available to a GMS student completing student teaching during the 2016–2017 academic school year. Wishing to support the teaching of mathematics and science, the Elmendorf Family Foundation has generously provided funding for this scholarship.

Eligibility criteria:

  1. GMS student seeking certification in grades 8-12 mathematics or science and engaged in student teaching during fall or spring semester of 2016-2017.
  2. Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale).

Application Process:

  1. Complete application form that can be downloaded from this page.
  2. Write a 250 to 500 word essay (typed, 12 pt.) describing your preparation for teaching to date and what you hope to learn from your student teaching experience. Attach the essay to your application.
  3. Request a reference form from two of your professors; one from a mathematics or science professor and one from an education professor. Provide each professor with an envelope in which to place the completed reference form. Submit the two references with your application.

Additional Information and Deadlines:

  1. Contact Carey Walls at (210) 458-4082 or for additional information.
  2. Application and reference forms are available from the GMS Teaching Program Office or on our website at
  3. Deadline: April 15, 2016, 5:00 p.m.
  4. Return completed application, essay and references to:

     Carey Walls
      BSB 2.03.02
      One UTSA Circle
      San Antonio, TX 78249

Application (PDF)
Reference Form (PDF)