For students enrolled in coursework necessary to begin a career in teaching in a high-need field such as Math, Science, Foreign Language, Bilingual Education, English Language Acquisition, Special Education, or Reading Specialist. Eligibility: Must meet certain academic achievement requirements.
Must be a U.S. citizen, or eligible non-citizen and complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Students do not need to demonstrate financial need but must be admitted to the Education program (typically during sophomore year) pursuing a major or minor in one of the high-need subjects listed above. Must be willing to repay the grant as loan with interest if fail to meet the four-year service requirement.
Application is online. For more information, please contact the Whitworth Financial Aid Office.
Award amounts are up to $4,000 a year.