Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
112
Days
March 30 2022
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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Teacher Education Scholars Forgivable Loan

Description

The Teacher Education Scholars Forgivable Loan (TES) program was created during the 2013 Legislative Session to encourage high-achieving high school graduates to pursue a career in teaching. To the extent of appropriated funds, awards amounting to $15,000 annually will be made to students with a 3.5 GPA and 28 ACT seeking a bachelors degree in teacher education at a Mississippi four-year college or university. The entire loan amount will be forgiven in its entirety for recipients who teach in a Mississippi public school for five full years following degree completion and licensure. Eligibility Requirements: (1) Enroll in a program of study leading to a Class A teacher license; and (2) Score 28 or higher on the ACT during a national test taken prior to enrollment into the education program. TES awards up to $15,000 per year for a maximum of 4 years (8 semesters or 12 trimesters). Important dates are as follows: Application dates: October 1- March 31, Document deadline: April 30.

Amount Details

$15,000
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Mississippi
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Education

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Contact sfa@mississippi.edu
Tel: 800-327-2980 Address 3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211