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Minority Teacher Loan

Sponsored by: Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board

Applicant must be a Wisconsin resident attending a Wisconsin college or university, be enrolled in a program leading to teacher licensure, and be African-American, American Indian, Hispanic, or Southeast Asian from Laos, Cambodia, or Vietnam admitted to the U.S. after December 31, 1975. Applicant must submit FAFSA and be nominated by the Financial Aid department. Recipient must agree to teach in a Wisconsin school district participating in the inter-district pupil transfer (Chapter 220) program.

FAQ

Application Deadline March 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Loan
Required areas of study Education
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid?
Award must be repaid through a work-service agreement (25% of loan forgiven for each year recipient teaches in an eligible school district) or at 5% interest.
yes
Required to attend a specific school? yes

Scholarships

Amount

Max $2,500
Average $2,222
Min $250

Available

Average 108

Contact Information

Mary Lou Kuzdas
Program Coordinator
Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board
United States

Phone: (608) 267-2212
http://heab.state.wi.us

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