Scholarship Name: Graduate Teacher, Counselor, School Administration Loan/Scholarship (GTS)
Provider: The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning
Amount: Up to $1500 a semester
Info and Availability: -Is a legal resident of the State of Mississippi -Seeking a first Master’s Degree and a Class ‘AA’ educator’s license -Is fully admitted as a regular student in a graduate school of education at one eligible Mississippi university or college -Hold a valid Class “A” Mississippi Educator’s License -Is currently under contract as a full-time classroom or specific subject area teacher in an accredited public school (K-12) in Mississippi -Complete the on-line application and submit all supporting documentation by the April 30th deadline (Letter of Acceptance accepted through June 30)
Amount: Up to $3000 annually toward their undergraduate loans for a maximum of four years
Info and Availability: -You are currently holding a Mississippi Alternate Route Teaching License. -You are currently holding a teaching position in a Mississippi public school district located in a critical teacher or subject shortage area. -You have undergraduate student loans in your name. Perkins and Graduate-level loans do not qualify. -You are not currently in default or delinquent on any Federal, Sate, or local educational loan. -You have not received funds from the Critical Needs Teacher Loan/Scholarship Program or the William Winter Teacher Scholar Loan Program.
Scholarship Name: William Winter Teacher Scholar/Loan (WWTS)
Provider: Mississippi Department of Education
Amount: Up to $4000
Info and Availability: Must be enrolled as a junior or senior to receive a Class A teaching license and be a legal resident of Mississippi.