Teaching Scholarships in Mississippi

  • Critical Needs Teacher Loan Scholarship

    Must be a legal resident of Mississippi; have junior status at a Mississippi college or university; be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Education; have a cumulative 2.5 GPA; have passed the Praxis I: Pre-Professional Skills Test or, prior to any college work, scored 21 or higher on the ACT. One year of loan is forgiven for one year teaching in a Mississippi teacher critical teacher or subject shortage area.

  • William Winter Teacher Scholar Loan

    Must be a legal resident of Mississippi; have junior status at a Mississippi college or university; be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Education; have a cumulative 2.5 GPA; have passed the Praxis test or can show you are exempt. One year of loan is forgiven for one year teaching full-time in a Mississippi public school.