Award and Scholarship Opportunities


ChasiDolly Partonng Rainbows Award:? The Chasing Rainbows Award is given annually by Dolly Parton to a teacher who has overcome adversity in becoming a?teacher.? The awardee spends a week as the guest of Parton at Dollywood and his/her name is inscribed on a plaque inside Parton’s Chasing Rainbows Museum.? NNSTOY selects the annual recipient.

Applications are due by March 6, 2020

Chasing Rainbows Award -- Information and Application

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For more information, please contact Pat Jordan at [email protected].


Kay Battista Scholarship Information and Application?

Kay is a late NNSTOY member whose family helped the organization to establish a memorial fund as part of Kay’s legacy.? The scholarship is awarded to a high school senior, or a college undergraduate, or a graduate student seeking a first time teaching certificate, or a graduate level degree in education.

?Applications are due by April 10, 2020.

Please direct questions to Pat Jordan at [email protected]??


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