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Indiana Minority Teacher/Special Education Scholarship

Type of Aid: Scholarship.

Source of Funds: State of Indiana. Administered by the Division of Student Financial Aid (SFA), formerly known as the State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana (SSACI).

Eligibility Criteria: Indiana resident. Full-time enrollment, financial need, satisfactory academic progress, minimum GPA requirements, and other SFA criteria. This grant is available to students seeking their first Bachelor’s degree.

Application Procedures: Complete the application online. Your submitted application will be made available to the first college choice listed on your FAFSA after May 13, 2012.

Application Deadline: June 1.

Amount of Award: $500-$4,000/yr

Period of Eligibility: Eight semesters.

Appeal Procedures: Students who have been denied the Minority Teacher/Special Education Scholarship may appeal that decision with the Indiana SFA.

Questions and Further Information Contact SFA:

W462 Indiana Government Center South
402 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

or visit their website at: http://www.in.gov/sfa/2342.htm.

 



Grant and Scholarship Comparison Chart

Need Based?
Minimum Enrollment

Graduate Student
Eligibility?*

Lifetime Limit?
On-Time FAFSA Filers Only
Yes
1 credit hour
No
12 semesters
No
Yes
6 credit hours
No
No, but must be Pell Grant eligible
No
No
1 credit hour
No
12 semesters
Yes
Yes
12 credit hours 
Professional Medicine Only 
4 years
Yes
No
12 credit hours
Professional Medicine Only
4 years
Yes
No
1 credit hour
Yes
124 credit hours
No
No
12 credit hours
No
8 semesters
No
Varies
Varies
Typically, no
Varies
Varies

* Unless otherwise noted, eligibility is only for students seeking their 1st Bachelor's Degree