Miriam S. Blake Scholarship in Early and Elementary Education

This scholarship was endowed in 2012 by Miriam S. Blake and her husband, Dr. William E. Blake Jr. It honors the distinguished teaching career of Miriam Blake, who served as an elementary school teacher in Chesterfield County and Richmond Public Schools. The scholarship will support a student enrolled in the teacher preparation program at the School of Education.

Available for:

Undergraduate and graduate students


  • Plan to teach in early and elementary education
  • Acceptance into teacher preparation program
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities
  • Strong need for financial assistance