This program is for undergraduate rising juniors and seniors in Mississippi who are pursuing a career as public school teachers. To qualify, applicants must have a 2.5 GPA on all college coursework previously taken, be legal residents of Mississippi, be enrolled in a course of study leading to a Class "A" teacher license, and have passed the Praxis 1 or provide proof that they are exempt. Scholarship recipients must agree to teach full-time in a Mississippi public school for one year per year of scholarship support received. This scholarship is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, with priority given to renewal applicants. The online application is available from 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.