Connecticut Office of Higher Education/Minority Teacher Incentive Grant Program

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.

Award Information

Award Amount
$2,500 - $5,000
Number of Awards
Not reported
Application Deadline
October 15
Available to Class Level
Juniors, Seniors
Renewability
Renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
Ethnicity/Heritage
American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, African-American/Black, Hispanic
Residency
None specified
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
Colorado
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Director of Student Financial Aid
Connecticut Office of Higher Education
Address
450 Columbus Boulevard Suite 707
City, State, Zip
Hartford, CT , 06103-1841
Telephone
(860) 947-1855
E-mail
mfrench@ctohe.org
Website
Website

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