The FTA, an affiliate of NCAE, also provides scholarships for students. Each year three scholarships are awarded to high school seniors, one for $1,000 and two for $500. The Future Teacher Association (FTA), an affiliate of NCAE, also provides scholarships for students. Each year 11 scholarships are awarded annually, four for $1,000 and seven for $500.
FTA members who apply for the scholarships are screened through an interview process and are selected based upon their G.P.A., school activities, their philosophy concerning education, and their desire to become an educator.
FTA was established in 1974 and is designed to serve as a recruitment organization for the teaching profession.