Minority Teacher Education Scholarship

$4,000

Deadline Varies

Awards Available: See Description

Apply Now!
  • Scholarship Description
  • Minority teacher education scholars program is a collaborative performance-based scholarship program for African-American, Hispanic-American, Asian-American, and Native American students. The participants in the program include Florida’s Florida College System institutions and its public and private universities that have teacher education programs.

    Individuals who are selected for the MTES must:
    -Be a resident of the State of Florida
    -Be a member of one of the following racial groups: African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaskan Native
    -Be newly admitted into a teacher education program at any of FFMT's participating universities/colleges
    -Be a junior and have not earned a baccalaureate degree in Education
    -Have earned 60 credit hours or an AA degree
    -Have not exceeded 18 hours of upper division education courses

    Students receiving the scholarship must attend the Annual Teacher Recruitment and Retention Symposiums and maintain satisfactory academic progress. MTES recipients must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA and maintain full-time enrollment, on top of what is required by their particular instituion. Upon graduation, recipients are required to teach one year in a Florida public school for each year they received the scholarship. If recipients do not graduate within 2-3 years, or if recipients do not teach in a Florida public school, they will be required to repay the total amount of the scholarship received at an 8% interest rate.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Florida Fund for Minority Teachers, Inc.
  • G415 Norman Hall, P.O. Box 117045
  • 618 SW 12th Street
  • Gainesville, FL 32611-7045
  • tel: 352-392-9196
  • fax: 352-846-3011

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!
  

Comments (0)

expand_more

Care to comment?
Go ahead - we're listening! Did you apply for this scholarship? Why? Why not? Maybe you even won!
Your comments could help fellow Scholarships.com members.


If you can read this, don't touch the following fields


Latest College & Financial Aid News

Grinnell's Gifting Policies Under Fire Over Gun Connection

February 20, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Photo courtesy of Galin Education

Grinnell College's Ignite Program, which allows local Pre-Kindergarten - 6th-grade students to come to campus for courses created and taught by college students, is facing criticism for being funded by a generous gift from the President of the National Rifle Association, Pete Brownell. As a result of the flap, the college revised its gift acceptance policy. [...]

Mom Agreed to Pay $1.5M to Elite College Consulting Firm

February 14, 2018

by Susan Dutca

A mom who agreed to pay $1.5 million to a college-admissions consultant to help her child get into a prestigious prep school and Ivy League College is now being sued for allegedly paying only half the fee. The Manhattan-based firm, The Ivy Coach, says the family is part of the "international aristocracy who have enlisted Ivy Coach's premium services." [...]

Student Group Cancels Controversial Debate at University of Chicago

February 6, 2018

by Susan Dutca

A controversial immigration debate was canceled this week by a student group at The University of Chicago - a university which "prides itself on protecting free speech, even offensive speech." The Edmund Burke Society, a conservative parliamentary debating society, canceled the debate, claiming it "could not assure an orderly event," particularly following the uproar over how the group had described the event. [...]