Minority Educator Recruitment and Retention Scholarship

Funding Type

Grants & Awards

Deadline

01/01/2050

Website

Grade Level

3rd-5th,
6th-8th,
9th-12th,
K-2nd,
PreK

Position

Pre-Service / Student Teacher

District Type

Rural,
Suburban,
Urban

Subject Area

Math,
Science

States

Kentucky

This program provides eligible in-state students scholarships of up to $5,000 per year toward initial teacher certification.  It is designed to address the critical shortage of minority teachers especially in the areas of mathematics and science in Kentucky. The scholarship provides financial assistance up to a maximum yearly award of five thousand ($5000) dollars for minority students enrolled in teacher education programs available at any of Kentucky's eight (8) state universities. Those attending a community or technical college may receive up to $2000 per academic year.