$4,596
Avg. Amount Awarded
121
Days
April 15 2019
Application Deadline
47
Awarded last year
Yes
Renewable
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Description

Forgivable loan for minority Tennessee residents pursuing teaching careers. Minimum 2.75 GPA required for high school applicant, minimum 2.5 GPA required for college applicant or score an 18 on ACT. Must teach pre-K-12 one year for each year the award is received, or repay loan.

Amount Details

$5,000
Low Amount Awarded
$216,000
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 2.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indian/Alaska Native students
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Tennessee
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Tennessee
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Education, Special Education

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Contact Ms. Cindy Runnels
Grant and Scholarship Analyst
cindy.runnels@tn.gov
Tel: 615-253-7479 Address Parkway Towers
404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1510
Nashville, TN 37243-0820