ACRES Scholarship


To give a rural teacher an opportunity to pursue education and training not otherwise affordable within his or her district.

The award will be announced at the March ACRES conference.


Applicants must be citizens of the United States of America, currently employed by a rural school district as a certified teacher in regular or special education, working with students with disabilities or with regular education students and retraining to a special education career. Please see the website for further information regarding eligibility external link.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

1 year

Award Value

Up to US$1,000

Application procedure

Applicants must complete and submit an application form with an essay and two letters of recommendation. Applicants should access application materials online.

Closing date

February 15th

Study Level

  • Graduate

American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES)

Contact Details

  • 304 293 3450
  • 435 797 3572
  • West Virginia University
    509 Allen Hall
    PO Box 6122
    26506 6122
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES) by using the links below.


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