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Epsilon Sigma Alpha

The Scholarship Board of the North Carolina State Council - ESA provides scholarships to individuals majoring in Special Education.

Applicants must meet these eligibility requirements
  • Be a rising junior, senior or graduate student enrolled in an accredited college or university. Teachers seeking continuing education courses may also apply.
  • Currently training to work specifically with people with special needs up to age 21, excluding the academically gifted, in an educational setting.
  • Agree to teach in a North Carolina Public School system for one year after graduation as a teacher of exceptional children.

The amount varies from year to year and multiple recipients may be presented. In recent years, scholarships have ranged from $500 to $2500, and have been awarded to multiple candidates each year.

Application Procedure

Applications available at

Other Information
Additional scholarships are available through Epsilon Sigma Alpha International. The Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation also makes scholarships available to students. These additional opportunities are located at

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