Attention teachers: Riley Memorial Scholarship deadline Aug. 30

The Aug. 30 deadline is approaching for applications for the Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarship, awarded to K-8 teachers for history and civics-related projects in their schools and classrooms.

The Alabama Humanities Foundation awards the Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarship annually at The Colloquium.

Created in memory of Jenice Riley, the scholarship recognizes educators who share her extraordinary commitment to enhancing the quality of education in Alabama. Daughter of former Alabama Governor and First Lady Bob and Patsy Riley, Jenice had a passion for teaching and fostered creativity and a desire to learn in her students. She encouraged parent involvement and actively promoted better educational programs in her community.

The $1,000 scholarship aids teachers in attending a conference, purchasing classroom materials, or creating programs that enhances students’ understanding of history and civics.

Apply today or spread the word to teachers throughout Alabama about this exciting opportunity to bring new and valuable lessons to their students.