Kentucky Department of Education/Kentucky Minority Educator Recruitment and Retention (KMERR) Scholarship

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.


Award Amount $2,500 - $5,000
Number of Awards 400
Application Deadline Not reported
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability Renewable


Minimum GPA Required 2.5
Ethnicity/Heritage American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, African-American/Black, Hispanic
Residency Kentucky
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College Kentucky
Area of Study Education
Financial Need Financial need analysis is not required


Organization State Program Coordinator
Kentucky Department of Education
Address 500 Mero Street, 17th Floor
City, State, Zip Frankfort, KY 40601
Telephone (502) 564-1479
Fax (502) 564-6952
Web Site Web site
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