Florida Minority Teacher Education Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $4,000
Awards Available: 10
Award Deadline: Aug 1, 2024

For Fall Semester: August 1st - APPLICATION OPENS MAY 12TH

For Spring Semester: December 2nd - APPLICATION OPENS OCTOBER 1ST

Before you continue to the "Apply Now" link online, please read the statements below to be sure that you qualify.  If you cannot say yes to each, then you will not qualify for the MTES and you should not continue with the application.  If you have questions about these statements, please contact your Primary Contact.

  • I am a resident of the State of Florida.
  • I am a member of one of the following racial groups: African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaskan Native.
  • I am admitted/newly admitted into a state-approved teacher education program at any of FFMT's participating universities/colleges.
  • I am a junior, senior, or graduate student at one of FFMT's participating universities/colleges.
  • I have earned at least 60 credit hours or an AA degree.
  • I have not earned a baccalaureate degree in Education.
  • I have not exceeded 18 credit hours of upper-division education courses.

Essay Topic

How has the educational landscape changed over the past 5 years? (100-300 words)

ELIGIBILITY

Individuals who are selected for the MTES must:

  • Be a resident of the State of Florida.
  • Be a member of one of the following racial groups: African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaskan Native.
  • Be admitted into a state-approved teacher education program at any of FFMT's participating universities/colleges.
  • Be a junior, senior, or graduate student and have not earned a baccalaureate degree in Education. You may have earned a baccalaureate degree in a field outside of Education. A graduate student must be enrolled in a program that leads to initial teacher certification.
  • Have earned 60 credit hours or an AA degree.
  • Have not exceeded 18 credit hours of upper-division education courses.
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