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General Information

Name Teacher Shortage Loan Forgiveness Program
Number of Awards
Award Value $1,000
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications
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Contact Information

Contact North Dakota State Board of Higher Education
10th Floor, State Capitol
600 East Boulevard Ave, Dept. 215
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0230
Phone (701)328-2960

Scholarship Description

The intent of the Teacher Shortage Loan Forgiveness Program is to reduce a student's loan indebtedness for individuals teaching in North Dakota at grade levels and/or in content areas identified by the Department of Public Instruction as having a teacher shortage.

Funding recipients are eligible to receive up to $1000 per year in continued loan forgiveness for each consecutive year they teach in a teacher shortage area, subject to a maximum of $3,000.