Scholarships & Awards
The Grigg Education Scholars Program-The Grigg Education Scholars Program provides scholarship support to exceptional prospective teachers who seek to prepare for excellence in the teaching profession while also developing servant leadership skills and dispositions through service to the University and the community. Click here for complete information about this program.
The Grigg Education Scholars Program is open to North Carolina High School seniors who qualify to attend Pfeiffer University and are interested in the teaching profession. Preference is given to Stanly County students who meet the criteria. The Grigg Education Scholars awards shall be contingent upon the candidate's enrollment as a full-time student at Pfeiffer University during the fall semester of the award year.
Award Maximums will be established annually according to income available from the Grigg Education Scholars Program endowment. Awards shall not exceed the cost of tuition, room and board. Awards shall be provided to one or more recipients each year for a total of up to eight (8) semesters. Candidates must maintain a grade point average of 3.0. By the end of sophomore year, Grigg Education Scholars must apply and be admitted to the Teacher Education Program. To maintain the scholarship, Grigg Education Scholars must continue in the Teacher Education Program until the baccalaureate degree has been earned.
- Academic Excellence Award- This award is given to the teacher candidate with the highest GPA in professional and content courses within the School of Education.
- Golden Apple Award-The Golden Apple Award is given to teacher candidates who have shown tremendous growth throughout the program of study and exhibits a great potential for the teaching profession. Recipients are nominated and selected by faculty members.
- Servant Leadership Award-This award is given to the school of education student who performs above and beyond the call of duty with regard to service to Pfeiffer, the School of Education and surrounding schools. The recipient is nominated and selected by faculty members.