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 Minnesota Teacher Shortage Loan Repayment Program Application for 2018 is closed.
Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be notified if selected for application review. Those applicants must provide additional documentation to verify the information on the application.
If you submitted a 2018 application and have been selected for verification, the documents below are required to complete the verification process:
2018 Application Data Verification Form and Checklist
Federal W-9 Form
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.