The Minnesota Agricultural Education Loan Repayment Program was established to provide student loan repayment assistance to teachers providing agricultural education (grades 5 through 12) at a Minnesota school during the current year.
To qualify for this program, an applicant must:
The 2019 application is available here until July 15th 2019. The Office of Higher Education will not make exceptions or accept late applications.
Paper applications are available by request.
Applicants who meet the general eligibility requirements are notified if they are selected for application review. Those applicants must provide additional documentation to verify the information on the application.
An applicant selected to receive an award must sign a contract agreeing to serve a minimum one-year full-time service obligation in Minnesota.
Annual awards are up to $3,000 in loan repayment assistance. Awardees are limited to receiving the award for up to 5 years.
Students should contact the Office of Higher Education at (800) 657-3866.