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Loan Forgiveness Programs

  • Tennessee Teaching Scholars Program -  encourages exemplary students to enter the teaching field in Tennessee. Participation is limited to college juniors, seniors, and post baccalaureate candidates admitted to a teacher education program in a Tennessee college or university. 
  • Tennessee Math and Science Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program - provides financial assistance to Tennessee public school teachers seeking an advanced degree in a math or a science, or a certification to teach a math or a science. Loan forgiveness requires employment in a Tennessee public school system two (2) years for each year of the loan funding received. 
  • Graduate Nursing Loan Forgiveness Program - encourages Tennessee residents who are registered nurses to become teachers and administrators in Tennessee nursing education programs.