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OCTM Scholarships

Each fall, OCTM awards up to six scholarships, generally $750 each. Anyone interested in applying must fit the following qualifications:

  • be a junior, senior or graduate student in the fall of the award year at a college or university in Ohio; 
  • be enrolled in a program that leads to an Ohio Resident Educator license in a field which includes the teaching of mathematics at some level, K-12 (Early Childhood (EC), Middle Childhood (MC), or Adolescent Young Adult (AYA)); and 
  • be a prospective first-time teacher (i.e. must not have taught professionally).


  • be enrolled in a full-time graduate program related to the teaching and learning of mathematics for those who already hold an EC, MC, or AYA license that includes the teaching of mathematics at some level in grades K-12*.

Persons interested in applying for OCTM Scholarships must download the application form and submit the completed application, official college transcript(s), institution verification form, and one letter of support from a college/university faculty member or cooperating teacher.  Applications were due on Friday, June 17, 2022.

We encourage prospective elementary teachers who have an interest in mathematics teaching to apply.

To share a one-page announcement about these scholarships, we invite you to use this file.

Questions may be addressed to OCTM Scholarship Chair Kate Lane at Please use "OCTM Scholarship" as the subject of your email.

2022 OCTM Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations!  A $900 scholarship was granted to each of the following students:

  • Kylie Lyons  (Wright State University)
  • Grace McEldowney  (Wright State University)
  • Cody Moore  (Wright State University)
  • Megan Rastrelli  (Miami University)
  • Olivia Waymire  (Bowling Green State University)

    OCTM is an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

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