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Inspired to Teach


  1. The student must be a graduate from high school, a graduate from homeschool, or earn a GED
  2. Meet higher education admission standards
  3. Declare a major in a teacher education program with a degree leading to a standard teaching certificate
  4. Be enrolled as a full-time (12 credit hours per semester) undergraduate student each semester of scholarship eligibility until degree is obtained
  5. Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) and a minimum 2.5 GPA throughout matriculation
  6. Agree to complete the Oklahoma teacher preparation education program AND agree to teach in an Oklahoma public prekindergarten through 12th grade (PK-12) school for a minimum of five (5) consecutive years upon graduation and certification as a teacher

See Scholarship "Participant Agreement" for full details on scholarship breakdown awarded through the program.

Deadline for Spring 2024 semester: Participation Agreement must be received by January 15, 2024. Agreements received after this date will be reviewed for the next semester.

Participation Agreements must be submitted to the Teacher Education Office (Stavros Hall 121). Agreements will not be accepted via email for confidentiality reasons.

Inspired to Teach Scholarship Information