Master's Degree Reimbursement

Pender County Employee Tuition Assistance Programs


Pender County Commissioners' Fund

Each year, The Pender County Board of Commissioners provides $10,000 to be used towards tuition costs for teachers teaching in the classroom pursuing a Masters Degree in Education. 

 The eligibility requirements for this money include ALL of the following:

 The teacher must be pursuing a Masters
degree program to be utilized in the classroom setting
 The degree must be in the field of education
 The teacher must have successful completion
  of the class
 The teacher needs to have passed the Praxis

To apply the teacher should submit a letter of request to Pender County Schools, Human Resources, which should include:

• Amount requested for cost of class only (no books
or fees), along with a statement of any other
financial assistance that you have received from
other funding sources for the semester requested*
• Course description
• Degree sought
• Teacher contact information 
• Plan of study from an Accredited Institution
 Official transcript indicating the course was
passed for credit
 Itemized tuition statement.
• Paid receipt

Requests for summer session I, II or fall semester are due December 31. Requests for spring semester are due June 13.

All services are contingent upon the availability of funding