Saint Paul Retired Teachers Inc. Scholarships for Teachers

  • Scholarships for Tenured, Licensed Staff 2023-24

    Message to Applicant

    The purpose of the Scholarship Fund of the Saint Paul Retired Teachers, Inc. (SPRTI) is to support licensed staff in its efforts to provide quality education for the students of the Saint Paul Public Schools.

    Saint Paul Retired Teachers Inc Scholarship flyerThe SPRTI is not affiliated with Saint Paul Public Schools or Union.

    • Five scholarships of $3,000 each are available for the 2023-24 school year.
      Award recipients will be notified in March 2024.
    • For questions:


    1. The applicant must be a certified, tenured, professional member of the Saint Paul Public Schools staff who is currently enrolled in a graduate program or will be enrolled in 2024 and needing funds after May 2024.
    2. Applications must be completed online and may not deviate from the format provided. In order for your application to be considered, your printed name will serve as your valid signature and date.

    For questions or technical assistance:

    1. All items must be completed.
    2. Applicants cannot be previous recipients of this scholarship.


    1. Scholarship funds may be used for graduate level courses only.
    2. Scholarship money will be paid directly to the college of the recipient's choice.
    3. The recipient must use the scholarship within two years, or it is forfeited.
    4. The recipient must continue to serve in the Saint Paul Public Schools for at least one year after the year the scholarship was granted by SPRTI. Otherwise, the individual must repay the entire amount of the scholarship to SPRTI within a two-year period.
    5. Completed applications must be submitted no later than January 19, 2024.

    Your checklist for this application:

    Part A: Applicant Information Page  

    Part B:

    1. Objectives
    2. Plan of Action
    3. Enhancement of Effectiveness
    4. School Involvement, Community Involvement
    5. Special Needs/Circumstances

    Signature with Date and validation checkbox

    Part C:   Professional Recommendation