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Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship/Grant

Iowa College Student Aid Commission Forgivable Loans for Teachers

Iowa Student Loan Teacher Career Establishment Grant

 

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship/Grant
Deadline: February (annually)
Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Upper division undergraduates and graduate students (Masters or Ph.D.) of accredited universities/colleges. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment, either through coursework or experience, to any combination of at least two of the following fields: Early Childhood Education, Child Development/Child Psychology, Film/Television Production, Music, or Animation. Applicant must have the ultimate goal of working in the field of children’s media.

Apply: Applications can be downloaded off the following website:  www.emmys.tv/foundation/rogersscholar.php

Contact: Michele Fowble, Phone: (818) 754-2802

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Iowa College Student Aid Commission Forgivable Loans for Teachers
Deadline: Various (Annually)
Award: Up to $3,000 per academic year; $9,000 in total of forgivable loans

Eligibility: Applicant must be an Iowa resident enrolled at least half-time in a shortage area education program. Applicant must also file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Obligations: Teach in an Iowa shortage area for 5 years to have 100 percent of loan forgiven (Twenty percent of loan will be forgiven each year that you teach in a shortage area).

Apply: Applications can be done online at: www.iowacollegeaid.gov

Contact: Iowa College Student Aid Commission, Phone: 800-383-4222, Web: www.iowacollegeaid.gov

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Iowa Student Loan Teacher Career Establishment Grant
Deadline: Grants will be awarded on a rolling basis as applications are received during the application period (Jan. 1-Aug. 31)
Award: 2,000

Eligibility: Applicant must have graduated or will graduate during the current academic year. Must be certified in a state-designated shortage area in Iowa. Must be contracted to begin their first classroom teaching job in a state-designated shortage area in Iowa after Jan. 1, 2011. Must not have taught in any other state prior to teaching in Iowa. Must not have been recipients of an Iowa Student Loan Teacher Education Loan Forgiveness Award between 2006 and 2010. Can not be employee, dependents, or spouses of employees of Iowa Student Loan.

Apply: online at : http://www.studentloan.org/About-Us/community-reinvestment/teacher-career-grant/default.aspx

Contact: Matt Brown Iowa Student Loan Mailing address: 6775 Vista Dr. West Des Moines, IA 50266-9305 Fax: 515-273-7656

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University News
April 15, 2014
Drake University’s Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship (PFGCGC) will host a discussion on the Keystone XL Pipeline initiative in collaboration with the Iowa Energy Forum. General James Jones, a former national security advisor, will discuss the benefits of the pipeline initiative.
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