Applicant must be a male, preparing to teach in elementary and middle school, be a minority student, or be preparing to teach in chemistry, earth sciences, foreign language, mathematics, physics, special education, or technology education. All applicants must be a resident of Virginia, have a recommendation from the school, and have a minimum 2.7 GPA. Award may be used at Virginia colleges or universities with state approved teacher preparation programs only.
Reapplication is required for renewal.
Award must be repaid upon graduation; up to $3,720 may be forgiven if recipient teaches for 2 years in a designated critical-shortage area.
Study areas: Chemistry, earth sciences, foreign language, mathematics, physics, special education, technology education
Award type: Loan
Award coverage: Other
Enrollment level: Other Postgraduate-level Study, Master's-level Study, College Junior, College Senior, College Sophomore
Major: Foreign Languages Teacher Education, Chemistry, Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education, Physics Teacher Education, Secondary Education, Special Education
Ms. Byrd G. Latham
Specialist for Teacher Education United States
Virginia Department of Education
P.O. Box 2120 Richmond, VA 23218
Phone: 804 225-2104, 804 371-2522
Fax: (804) 786-6759