Loan Forgiveness and Scholarships

There are many grant, scholarship, and loan forgiveness opportunities specifically available to students studying to become an educator.  Click the below links for resources to help get you started in exploring these programs to see if they would be a good fit for you.

Federal Student Loan Forgiveness - Review this link to view various programs designed to forgive federal student loan debt for educators. 

Georgia Association of Educators - The Georgia Association of Educators (GAE) offer a variety of scholarships and grants for educators. Visit their linked webpage for more information.

Get The Facts Out - In addition to state specific information on teacher loan programs, grants, and scholarships, scroll to the bottom of the page to view nation-wide scholarship and funding opportunities.  Look for the section header titled, "Federal/Nationwide Programs" towards the bottom of the page.

Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid - Kennesaw State University's Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid provides many opportunities to connect future educators to funding sources.  Programs such as the Federal TEACH Grant and Scholarship Universe can help offset the cost of your studies, freeing you up to focus on your dream of becoming a world-class educator through Kennesaw State's program. 

Teacher Pipeline Scholarship Program- In partnership with the Center for Black Educator Development, UNCF presents The Teacher Pipeline Scholarship Program, which is a scholarship and professional development program aimed at supporting college students who wish to pursue a career in K-12 education.

For additional information and to discuss funding options, please reach out to your Financial Aid counselor for assistance.