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Critical Needs Alternate Route Teacher Loan/Scholarship Program (CNAR)

Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This program is for Mississippi students who wish to become classroom teachers in a Mississippi Teacher Critical Shortage Area or Subject Area after completion of an alternative route certification program. To qualify, applicants must be seeking a first bachelor's degree and plan to enroll in a program of study leading to an alternative route teacher license immediately after completing bachelor's degree. Applicants must have a cumulative 2.5 GPA, have at least junior status at one of Mississippi's four-year institutions, and be enrolled for at least six credit hours. Applicants must also have earned passing scores on the Praxis I Basic Skills Test. Applications are available from January 1st through March 31st. See website for complete listing of eligibility requirements.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

Contact Information



Deadline: Mar 31
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.


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  • Mississippi
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More Requirements:
    Must intend to become a classroom teacher in a Mississippi Teacher Critical Shortage Area or Subject Area after completion of an alternate route certification program.

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