Minority Teaching Fellows Program

🏆 Available: 50
💰 $5,000
⏳ 04/15

Last year this scholarship received 144 applicant(s). $207,500 was awarded to 43 applicant(s).

Scholarship 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.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2.5 Minimum GPA
  • For residents of the following states: Tennessee
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required

How To Apply

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Donor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

Created by the Tennessee General Assembly in 1974 as a non-profit corporation with the merging of the Tennessee Educational Loan Corporation and the Tennessee Tuition Grant Program, the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) administers over 20 different state student financial aid programs, including the HOPE scholarship, Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect, Tennessee Student Assistance Award, and the Dual Enrollment grant.