Joyce Scholarship available for teacher education students

September 13, 2010

The Canadian Studies Center at Michigan State University is taking applications for the Joyce Scholarship Essay Contest, which will provide $1,000 scholarships to five College of Education students preparing for K-12 teaching careers. The deadline for submission is 3 p.m. Oct. 4, 2010.

Applicants must complete an application form and submit a paper of at least 2,000 words that describes how their topic or area of study ties into teaching about Canada.  The essay should be entitled “Teaching Canada: (fill in the blank).”

The Joyce Scholarship is named after William W. Joyce, a professor emeritus of teacher education at MSU. Dr. Joyce was on the faculty for more than 40 years.

Visit the Canadian Studies Center web site to find the application form. Submissions must be e-mailed to