Student Teaching Stipend for High-Need Fields
Stipend for students planning to teach in a "high-need" field. The Commission defines “high-need” as middle or high school level math, science or special education.
- be enrolled in a course of study that would enable the student, upon graduation, to teach at an accredited school in Indiana in special education or a high-need field;
- participate in student teaching as part of the student's degree requirements during the semester in which the student applies;
- have earned a cumulative grade point average upon entering student teaching that is required by an eligible institution for admission to the eligible institution's school of education;
- be enrolled at an eligible Indiana institution;
- be a first-time undergraduate student;
- student teach at an Indiana school authorized by the Indiana Department of Education;
- meet any other minimum criteria established by the Commission; and
- agree in writing to apply for a teaching position at an accredited school in Indiana following that student's certification as a teacher and, if hired, teach for at least three years.
HOW TO APPLY