Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation/Minority Teaching Fellows Program

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. Must be in the top quarter of the class or score an 18 on ACT. Must teach one year for each year the award is received, or repay loan.

Award Information

Award Amount
$5,000
Number of Awards
Not reported
Application Deadline
April 15
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability
Renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
3
Ethnicity/Heritage
American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, African-American/Black, Hispanic,
Residency
Tennessee
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
Tennessee
Area of Study
Education, Special Education
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Grant and Scholarship Analyst
Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Address
Parkway Towers 404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1510
City, State, Zip
Nashville, TN , 37243-0820
Telephone
(615) 253-7479
E-mail
cindy.runnels@tn.gov
Website
Website

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