This program provides financial assistance to Tennessee public school teachers seeking an advanced degree in a math or a science, or a certification to teach a math or a science. Loan forgiveness requires employment in a Tennessee public school system two (2) years for each year of the loan funding received. Recipients will receive $2,000 per academic year, regardless of the number of terms enrolled within that academic year. The total amount of a Math & Science Teacher's Loan to a Tennessee public school teacher shall not exceed ten thousand dollars ($10,000) for all years required for the teacher's program of study. Deadlines depend on what semester applicants begin their studies.
The application deadline is September 1 for students beginning the academic year in the fall, February 1 for students beginning the academic year in the spring, and May 1 for students beginning the academic year in the summer.