Teacher Opportunity Program (TOP)

TOP offers reimbursement grants to current Arkansas teachers and administrators seeking to further their education. Teachers and administrators may apply for reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses paid for up to six (6) college credit hours completed for an academic year, not to exceed $3000.


Scholarship Deadline to Apply:

June 01, 2015

Documents Required:

College Transcript and Itemized receipt from college or university.

Award Amount:

Up to $3,000 per year reimbursed to applicant.

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State Teacher Education Program (STEP)

STEP is a loan reduction program that offers yearly loan repayment grants to current educators teaching in a subject or geographic shortage area in an Arkansas public school. Teachers must reapply each year and are eligible for up to three years.


Scholarship Deadline to Apply:

June 01, 2015

Requirements:

Graduated after April 1, 2004, teaching in a  geographic or subject shortage area

Documents Required:

College Transcript with Graduation Date, Lender Payment Information

Award Amount:

Up to $4,000 per year paid directly to lender.

Overview > Rules and Regulations >Application