Pi Lambda Theta offers a number of scholarships, grants, and professional awards to support educators on their path to excellence and to support research in education. These funds are supported by the PLT Educational Endowment, managed by the PDK Educational Foundation, and are supported by donations from people like you who want to support academic excellence within education.
Provides $1,000 in tuition support to outstanding undergraduate members of Pi Lambda Theta.
Provides $1,000 to an outstanding K-12 teacher who is pursuing a graduate degree and who either is a music education teacher or applies music systematically in teaching another subject.
The PLT Project Grant provides short-term supplemental financial support to projects that further PLT's mission, specifically to those that promote leadership development and enhanced student learning.
Awarded in amounts up to $2,500 for clearly conceptualized research proposals concerning education.
Provides $750 for tuition or books for part-time or full-time students; funded by small donations that numerous Thetans voluntarily add to their international dues each year.
Provides $1,000 for tuition to an outstanding student who intends to pursue a career at the K-12 level as a physical education teacher, adapted physical education teacher, coach, recreational therapist, dance therapist or similar professional focusing on teaching the knowledge and use of the human body. A recipient may be a full-time or a part-time student.
Recognizes an education major who has displayed leadership potential and a strong dedication to education.
This $4,000 award recognizes a middle school educator or team of educators who have designed an effective, replicable program for advancing reading or literacy.
Awarded to Pi Lambda Theta members to defray the cost of attending conferences to make scholarly presentations.
Presented in recognition of an outstanding graduate student who has made significant contributions to local or national education efforts while an education major in a college or university.
The Janyce Yoshizawa Excellence in Classroom Teaching Award is presented in recognition of outstanding classroom teaching in grades K-6.
Frances F. Shimotsu professional development grants are awarded to reimburse costs that chapter leaders incur to attend Pi Lambda Theta Biennial Councils. Their purpose is to strengthen chapter leadership.
View a list of institution- and chapter-specific scholarships, grants, and awards.