South Carolina Teacher Loan

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident and fall into one of the following categories: be a freshmen student who ranks in the top 40% of their high school graduating class, and meets state average SAT scores; a returning undergraduate with a minimum 2.75 GPA and who takes the Praxis I exam; or a graduate student who has a minimum 3.5 GPA. All applicants must be pursuing a teacher education and must agree to teach in a critical geographic or subject area in South Carolina.

Reapplication required for renewal; recipient must maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA.

Award must be repaid beginning six months after graduation if recipient does not teach. The loan is forgiven at the rate of 20 to 33.3% per year for teaching in critical areas of South Carolina.

Study areas: teacher education


Deadline: April 15 (priority deadline)

Award type: Loan

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Enrollment level: Master's-level Study, College Senior, College Junior, College Sophomore, College Freshman

Country: United States

State: South Carolina

Major: Education

Contact Information

Tom Geddens
Loan Officer
P.O. Box 21487 Cola, SC 29221 United States
Phone: (803) 612-5032
Fax: (803) 612-7365

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