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Minority Teachers Scholarship

Sponsored by: Arkansas Department of Higher Education

Applicant must be an African-American, Asian, Hispanic, or Native American resident of Arkansas, with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicant must attend an approved Arkansas school, have completed 60 semester credit hours, and been admitted to a teacher education program or successfully passed PPST examination.


Application Deadline June 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Number of Applications 95
Required areas of study education
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? yes
Must be repaid?
Award must be repaid with interest if recipient does not teach in Arkansas for three to five years.
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $5,000
Average $5,000
Min $5,000


Max 100

Contact Information

Lillian Williams
Asst. Coordinator for Student Financial Aid
Arkansas Department of Higher Education
114 East Capitol
Little Rock, AR 72201-3818 United States

Phone: (501) 371-2050
Fax: (501) 371-2001

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