Virginia Teaching Scholarship/Loan
Sponsored by: Virginia Department of Education
Applicant must be a male, preparing to teach in elementary and middle school, be a minority student, or be preparing to teach in chemistry, earth sciences, foreign language, mathematics, physics, special education, or technology education. All applicants must be a resident of Virginia, have a recommendation from the school, and have a minimum 2.7 GPA. Award may be used at Virginia colleges or universities with state approved teacher preparation programs only.
|Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest||Loan|
|Number of Applications||187|
|Required areas of study||Chemistry, earth sciences, foreign language, mathematics, physics, special education, technology education|
|Awarded every year?||yes|
Reapplication is required for renewal.
|Must be repaid?
Award must be repaid upon graduation; up to $3,720 may be forgiven if recipient teaches for 2 years in a designated critical-shortage area.
|Required to attend a specific school?||no|