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Minority Teachers Scholarship

The Minority Teachers Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Arkansas Department of Higher Education.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Maximum: $5000
Application Deadline: 1-Jun
Requirements: 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.
Eligibility: College junior, College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

Arkansas Department of Higher Education
114 East Capitol
Little Rock, AR 72201-3818
Email Address:
Phone Number: 501 371 2050
Fax Number: 501 371 2001

You can find out more by contacting:

Lillian K. Williams
Assistant Coordinator of Student Financial Aid

A good place to start is to search for the background of the scholarship. Getting the greatest odds of achieving your goal will follow from first understanding the qualifications and knowing if you fulfill them. Prior to starting, seek to understand the potential motivations of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education and their reason for offering the Minority Teachers Scholarship. If you meet the requirements, make sure you have the possibility of being awarded the scholarship. Once you believe that you have a decent shot of going on to be a recipient of the Minority Teachers Scholarship, then it is useful to put forth the effort to apply.

One critical detail of applying for the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Occasionally the process can be lengthy and tedious, but it is absolutely critical that the forms are filled out correctly and thoroughly. You don't want to get passed over because of some minor point.

After the required forms have been mailed, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Minority Teachers Scholarship confers the award and actually dispenses the money in order to stay informed about if you can rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for your financial needs and its personal usefulness, since there might be constraints in what can be paid with the Minority Teachers Scholarship. It can be difficult to handle the expenses associated with school, and being awarded the Minority Teachers Scholarship is often invaluable. Even if you don't obtain the Minority Teachers Scholarship, continue looking, search for additional scholarships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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