Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Loan Assistance Program

Funding Type

Loan Forgiveness

Deadline

09/01/2016

Website

Grade Level

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

Position

Classroom Teacher

District Type

Rural,
Suburban,
Urban

Subject Area

English Language Arts,
Fine Arts,
Foreign Language,
Math,
Science,
Social Studies,
Technology / Media Centers

States

West Virginia

Eligibility for an award is limited to a teacher who has earned a teaching degree and is certified to teach in West Virginia. Priority shall be given to new teachers and teachers who have previously received a loan assistance award that shall agree to teach or shall currently be teaching: a subject area of critical need in a state public school, a teacher that shall agree to teach or shall currently be teaching in a geographic area of the state identified as an area of critical need, or to a certified teacher in a subject area of critical need who is enrolled in an advanced in-field degree course or who has earned an advanced in-field degree who may use the award toward current federal student loans.

Each award recipient is eligible to receive loan assistance of up to $2,000 annually.

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