Dr John C. Pittman Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Pittman is a former Primary Contact for Barry University in Miami, FL.  He served as the contact for many years and had a great impact on the number of high quality, highly qualified teachers that entered Florida's classrooms.  Dr. Pittman was a great asset to the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers, the students of Barry University and his community.  His commitment to education can be felt even after death with the offering of this scholarship at his request.

For more information on Dr. Pittman, please visit: http://jcpittmanmemorial.org/index.html

Scholarship information can be found here.

Dr John C. Pittman Memorial Scholarship

Award: Five (5) $1,000 one-time scholarships will be awarded for the 2014-2015 school year
Deadline: Application must be received by June 15, 2014

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Please note:  This is an independent scholarship and scholarship application.  FFMT, Inc. has no involvement with the review and awarding of the scholarship funds.


Fall 2015 MTES Application Now Open!

Application deadline: July 1st

The Minority Teacher Education Scholarship (MTES) applications can now be completed online!  Please note that you must be able to complete the entire application when you start as there is no save option.

An essay is required with your application, so please complete your essary before beginning the applicatiojn.  Your essay should be 100 - 300 words and discuss how your life experiences have impacted you and your decision to go into the field of education.   The MTES is a scholarship program for junior status, full-time students (12 credit hours) only.  Please note that you will have to submit an official transcript after completing your application.  The transcripts should be sent to:

FFMT, Inc.
G415 Norman Hall
P.O. Box 117045
Gainesville, FL 32611-7045

More information and how to apply can be found below:

Minority Teacher Education Scholarship

Fall 2015 MTES Application Closed

The Minority Teacher Education Scholarship (MTES) application is now closed for Fall 2015.  If you are eligible, please apply for Spring 2016.  The Spring 2016 application will open on September 15th and the deadline is November 1st.

More information on eligibility can be found below:

Minority Teacher Education Scholarship