Tennessee Teaching Scholars

Applicant must be a Tennessee resident and United States citizen who is a college junior, senior, and post-baccalaureate student admitted to a teacher education program at an eligible Tennessee post-secondary institution. Undergraduate applicants must be enrolled full-time; graduate students at least half-time. Applicant may not be a licensed teacher or have received the scholarship while employed in a teaching position.

Loan forgiveness program.

Recipient must maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA for renewal.

Recipient will incur a teaching obligation one year for each year award is received; must be repaid if obligation is not met.

Study areas: education, teacher licensure


Deadline: April 15

Award type: Loan

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

Country: United States

State: Tennessee

Major: Education

Contact Information

Naomi B. Derryberry
Director of Grant and Scholarship Programs
Suite 1510 Parkway Towers
404 James Robertson Parkway Nashville, TN 37243-0820 United States
Phone: (615) 741-1346
Fax: (315) 735-1608

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