Applications are now open for future educators to receive a $10,000 college scholarship and a $9,600 per-semester stipend for those who are awarded the MI Future Educator Fellowship Program. The fellowship aims to increase the number of Michigan educators. The Fellowship awards are renewable for up to three years. Students who receive the award commit to teaching in a Michigan classroom for at least three years after graduation. Scholarship funds are limited and will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis.

Future educators must apply at the MiSSG Portal, submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid and meet the following criteria: 

  • Be working toward their first teacher certification. 
  • Start teacher training in fall 2022 or later. 
  • Earn a 3.0 GPA or higher. 
  • Be a Michigan resident.