Fall 2019 Disbursements

The first scholarship disbursement has been sent to our participating institutions. Please note that disbursements have been sent for current scholars and new scholarship recipients that have returned the promissory note. Please note that more disbursements will be sent as promissory notes are returned and new applications are processed. Be sure to allow sufficient time for the financial aid office to process the scholarship disbursements. The following institutions have received the first disbursement:

Bethune-Cookman University, Broward College, Chipola College, Daytona State College, Florida A&M University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida International University, Florida Memorial University, Florida SouthWestern State University, Florida State University, Indian River State College, Jacksonville University, Miami Dade College, Nova Southeastern University, Polk State College, Rollins College, Saint Johns River State College, Saint Leo University, Saint Petersburg College, Southeastern University, University of Central Florida, University of Florida, University of Miami, University of North Florida, University of South Florida (all campuses), University of Tampa, University of West Florida, Warner University.


Spring 2020 Scholarship Application

The application has opened. To get to the application, please select Learn More.  The deadline to submit a completed application is December 13, 2019. A completed application consists of an essay and official transcripts from all institutions attended, inclusive of the current institution. All transcripts must be requested by no later than December 13, 2019.

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The Minority Teacher Education Scholarship (MTES) is offered to more than 35 institutions throughout the state of Florida.

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The Minority Teacher Education Scholars Program is a collaborative performance-based scholarship program for African-American, Hispanic-American, Asian-American, and Native American students. The participants in the program include Florida’s Florida College System institutions and its public and private universities that have state-approved teacher education programs.