• Scholarships for Aspiring Teachers who Are People of Color or American Indian

    Become a teacher with the support and expertise of the region’s premier teacher education program.

    $2,000 per semester (up to $18,000)

    Hamline School of Education, through a grant from the State of Minnesota that seeks to diversify the teaching force, offers a limited number of scholarships to students who are People of Color or American Indian admitted to the MAT program.

    Students awarded a scholarship receive $2,000 each semester (fall, spring, and summer) that they are enrolled in at least four credits. Awards may be renewed each year, up to three years, pending satisfactory academic progress and availability of grant funds.

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Admitted MAT student
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is eligible to work in the U.S.
    • Identifies as a person of color or American Indian
    • Plans to become a licensed teacher in the state of Minnesota with a preference given to candidates seeking licensure in high-needs areas in urban public schools

    Application Deadlines

    Eligible students should apply at the same time that they apply for admission to the program or no later than:

    • July 1 for fall semester
    • December 1 for spring semester
    • April 1 for summer semester (extended to Friday, April 21 for summer 2017)

    Students will be notified about their scholarship application no later than August 1 (fall semester); January 1 (spring semester); or May 1 (summer semester).

    Students must be admitted to the program in order to have their scholarship application reviewed.

    Complete the Scholarship Application