Kentucky Minority Educator Recruitment and Retention (KMERR) Scholarship

🏆 Available: 400
💰 $5,000
⏳ Varies

Last year this scholarship received 435 applicant(s). $5,000 was awarded to 435 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

Scholarship for minority teacher candidates who rank in the upper half of their class or have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must be a U.S. citizen and Kentucky resident enrolled in one of Kentucky’s eight public institutions. Must teach one semester in Kentucky for each semester the scholarship is received.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2.5 Minimum GPA
  • For residents of the following states: Kentucky
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Must be American Indian/Alaska Native
  • Must be Asian/Pacific Islander
  • Must be Black, non-Hispanic
  • Must be Hispanic, Latino/a
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Test scores required
  • Recommendations or references required

How To Apply

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Donor: Kentucky Department of Education

This organization oversees the public elementary and secondary education programs in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.