This program is for students who wish to become classroom teachers. Awards will be made available to juniors or seniors seeking their first bachelor's degree at a Mississippi institution of higher learning in exchange for employment as a classroom teacher in a Mississippi public school. Applicants must be legal residents of Mississippi and have plans to enroll in a program of study leading to an alternative route teacher license immediately after completing a bachelor's degree. Applicants must also have a 2.5 cumulative GPA on all college course work previously taken and provide passing Praxis 1 test scores. The online application is available January 1st through March 31st. See website for complete eligibility requirements and application details.
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?
This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.