Careers In Teaching

 
North Carolina offers several programs to help those interested in careers in teaching and related fields get their degree.
 

The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Scholarship Program

High School seniors who want to teach in North Carolina can apply for the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Scholarship Program. Renewable scholarships for $6,500 per year are offered to 500 North Carolina students to attend one of 17 four-year colleges and universities in the state. In exchange for the scholarship, students agree after graduation to teach for four years in North Carolina. Click here to learn more about the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Scholarship Program.
 

The Prospective Teacher's Scholarship-Loan Program

Interested in teaching? This program might be for you! It requires that you attend a public or private North Carolina college or university; you can also begin at a community college and transfer to a four-year institution. You can receive $2,500 per year for freshmen, sophomores and community college students, and $4,000 per year for juniors and seniors. Funding can be renewed for up to three years. Click here to learn more about the Prospective Teacher Scholarship Loan Program.
 

Millennium Teachers Scholarship Loan

High school seniors interested in teaching in North Carolina’s public schools who plan to attend Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville State University or Winston-Salem State University can apply for the Millennium Teachers Scholarship Loan. Students selected for this program receive $6,500 per year for up to four years. Click here to learn more about the Millennium Teachers Scholarship Loan Program.
 

Future Teachers of North Carolina Scholarship Loan Fund

Are you a college junior or senior planning to teach math, science, special education or English as a second language in North Carolina’s public schools? If so, consider applying for the Future Teachers of North Carolina Scholarship Loan. This two-year scholarship loan, valued at $6,500 per year can be used at any North Carolina four-year institution that offers a teacher education program. Click here to learn more about the Future Teachers of North Carolina Scholarship Loan Fund.
 

North Carolina Principal Fellows Program (PFP)

Interested in becoming a principal or an assistant principal? If you have four years of teaching experience and have been admitted to a master’s program in school administration, you can apply for the North Carolina Principal Fellows Program. This program provides funding for one year of study at the master’s level followed by a one-year internship in a school system. Click here to learn more about the North Carolina Principal Fellows Program.