Minority Teacher/Special Education Scholarship

Scholarship Description

To be eligible you must be:  1.  A minority student (defined as Black or Hispanic) seeking a teaching certification; or A student seeking a special education teaching certification; or A student seeking an Occupational or Physical Therapy certification.  2.  An Indiana resident.  3.  Admitted to an eligible institution as a full-time student or already attending as a full-time student.  4.  Pursuing or intend to pursue a course of study that would enable the student upon graduation to teach in an accredited elementary or secondary school in Indiana.  In addition, students who are already enrolled in college, must have a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 on a scale of 4.0 or the equivalent, or meet the minimum GPA requirements established at the college for its school of education, if it is higher.  Colleges are responsible for making the actual awards.  They may not base the awards solely on merit based factors.  Financial need may be considered but is not a requirement.  Preference will be given to minority students and students enrolling in college for the first time.  Scholarships are not transferable between universities.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,


Num Awards: Varies

Min Award: 1000

Max Award: 4000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
150 W. Market Street Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 462042811

Contact Person: Minority Teacher/Special Education Scholarship

Phone: 317-232-2350

Fax: 317-232-3260