Minority Teacher Education Scholarship

Award Amount
$4,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
Varies
  • 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
  • 352-392-9196

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