Minority Teacher Incentive Grant Program

🏆 Available:
💰 $5,000
⏳ 10/15

Scholarship Description

The Minority Teacher Incentive Grant Program provides up to $5,000 a year for the final two years of full-time study to minority undergraduates enrolled in a Connecticut teacher preparation program. The program also provides eligible students with up to $2,500 in yearly stipends for up to four years of teaching in a Connecticut public elementary or secondary school. To qualify, you must: be a full-time college junior or senior of African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American or Native American heritage; be nominated by an Education Dean (or appropriate official) at whichever participating college you attend; begin teaching in a Connecticut public school within 16 months of graduation to receive the annual stipend.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 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

Application Requirements

  • Application form required

How To Apply


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Donor: Connecticut Office of Higher Education

The Office of Higher Education is the state agency that administers state student financial aid programs, licenses and accredits independent colleges and universities, and oversees private occupational schools. With federal funds, the agency serves as the State Approving Agency for programs enrolling veterans, and administers AmeriCorps and the Teacher Quality Partnership Grant Program.