EDmarket Scholarships & Awards

EDmarket scholarship and award programs are a major part of promoting the next generation of leaders and recognizing outstanding service in the industry.

John L. Spalding Memorial Scholarship

John Spalding
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Since 1987, the Education Market Association (EDmarket) has provided an annual scholarship for their members and families. The John L. Spalding (JLS) Memorial Scholarship, awards $5,000 to an outstanding college student. The JLS memorial scholarship applications are judged by the Chairman's Advisory Committee.


  1. Only employees of EDmarket member companies or individual members and/or their children are eligible.
  2. Sponsoring EDmarket member companies or individuals are qualified only if dues are current.
  3. Applicants must use the scholarship for undergraduate work.
  4. Applications must be typed and completed in full, including signature, date, and all other requested information submitted by March 31, 2023.

Questions? Contact Adrienne Dayton at adayton@edmarket.org or 301-495-0234.

Congratulations to the 2023 JLS Winner: Logan Andreyko, sponsored by Tammy Andreyko, Superintendent at the Quaker Valley School District, and a member of the EDmarket Education Council

Logan Andreyko

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Complete List of Past Recipients

David McCurrach Distinguished Service Award

David McCurrach
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The David McCurrach Distinguished Service Award was first presented in 1989 in honor of a man who served as Executive Director of the Association from 1952-82. This prestigious award is given annually to an active EDmarket member who has exhibited dedication to the Association or contributed special outstanding services over the years.

The membership at large can submit recommendations during the leadership nomination process for review and selection by the Nominating Committee.

COMING SOON! 2024 David McCurrach Distinguished Service Award Call for Nominations

Congratulations to the 2021 McCurrach Winner: Tom Brennan, School Outfitters

Tom Brennan

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Complete List of Past Recipients


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