Charles Butt Scholarships

The University of the Incarnate Word's Teacher Education department is proud to be a Charles Butt Foundation partner program. Raising Texas Teacher partner teacher preparation programs demonstrate a commitment to high-quality programming and has established a strong foundation for continuous improvement with support from community partners, technical assistance providers, and the Charles Butt Foundation.

The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers provides each scholar with $8,000 in scholarship funding annually, renewable for up to four years, as well as ongoing professional development support. This scholarship is available to UIW Education-Elementary majors. 

For more information, contact:

Dr. Stephanie Grote-Garcia
UIW Charles Butt Scholarship Program Lead

Scholar Support

Selected Charles Butt scholars will receive financial and professional development support.

  • Scholarship of up to $8,000 per year, renewable for up to four years
  • Professional development opportunities facilitated by the Charles Butt Foundation
  • Mentorship from a school leader who has participated in the Raising School Leaders initiative
  • Networking with the statewide network of Charles Butt Scholars and Alumni

Application Timeline

The application period for the 2024 - 2025 academic year is closed. Applications for the 2025 - 2026 academic year will be accepted October 2024 - February 2025.

Application Timeline
October-February Applications Accepted
February UIW finalists recommended to the Charles Butt Foundation.
March The Charles Butt Foundation conducts scholarship interviews.
June Announcement of selected Scholars
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