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Indiana Minority Teacher/Special Education Services Scholarship

$1,000

September 04, 2018

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Minority Teacher Scholarship was created by the 1988 Indiana General Assembly to address the critical shortage of black and hispanic teachers in Indiana. In 1990, the Indiana General Assembly amended the Minority program to include the field of Special Education, and in 1991 the fields of occupational and physical therapy were added.

    The student must agree in writing to apply for a teaching positions Indiana and, if hired, teach in Indiana for at least three years. To renew the Scholarship for subsequent academic years, a minority student (who qualified for the scholarship initially) must reapply for the scholarship each year and maintain the cumulative grade point average (GPA) required for admission to the institution's school of education or at least a 2.0 GPA or the equivalent if the school does not require a minimum GPA.

    Eligibility:
    -A minority student (defined as black or Hispanic) seeking a teaching certification
    -A student seeking a Special Education teaching certification
    -A student seeking an occupational or physical therapy certification
    -An Indiana resident and a U.S. Citizen
    -Admitted to an eligible institution as a full-time student or already attending as a full-time student
    -Pursuing or intend to pursue a course of study that would enable the student upon graduation to teach in an accredited elementary or secondary school in Indiana.
    -Not be in default on a State or Federally-funded Student loan
    -Complete and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    -Meet all minimum criteria established by the Commission

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 150 W Market St
  • Suite 500
  • Indianapolis, IN 46204-2811
  • special@ssaci.in.gov
  • tel: 317-232-2350
  • fax: 317-232-3260

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kylie m  on 12/15/2015 8:44:58 AM

I cannot find the application anywhere after searching on their website for almost an hour it seems it is not on their

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