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Name Delaware Teacher Corps Loan
Number of Awards
Award Value
Award Type Loan
Accept Applications Until March 28
Renewable
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Application

Contact Information

Contact Delaware Higher Education Commission
Carvel State Office Building
820 N. French St.
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Phone (800)292-7935
Fax
Email dhec@doe.k12.de.us

Scholarship Description

Eligibility Requirements:
* Legal residents of Delaware
* U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens
* Full-time enrollment at a Delaware public college in an undergraduate or graduate program leading to teacher certification in a critical need area as defined by the Delaware Department of Education.
* Awards may be prorated for students who will be enrolled less than full-time in a qualifying program.
* First preference will be given to students who intend to teach middle and high school math and science.
* Second priority is given to students who intend to teach special education in a content area.
* High school seniors must rank in upper half of graduating class and have a combined score of 1570 on the SAT.
* All applicants must have at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA.

Teacher Shortage Areas in 2005-06:
* Bilingual Teachers
* Business Education
* English
* ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages)
* Foreign Language
* Mathematics
* Music
* Reading Specialists
* Science (including Agricultural Science)
* School Librarians
* Special Education
* Technology Education

Award:

* Loan not to exceed cost of tuition.
* Loan forgiveness provision at a rate of one year of teaching in a Delaware public middle or high school for one year of loan.
* Renewable for up to three additional years with a cumulative GPA of 2.75.