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Minority Teacher Scholarship

The Indiana Legislation created the Minority Teacher Scholarship Program to address the critical shortage of minorities (defined as Black and Hispanic students in the statute) in the teaching field.


To be eligible the student must satisfy the following:


Minority students demonstrating financial need may receive up to $4,000 annually. Students who do not show financial need are eligible for up to $1,000.


Recipients of the scholarship must:

  • Maintain at least a 2.0 GPA; and
  • Reapply each year.
  • Pursue a program which leads to a teaching degree; and
  • Agree to apply for a teaching position in an accredited school in Indiana following the student's certification as a teacher, and if hired, to teach for at least three (3) years.

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