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Mississippi Teacher Loan Repayment Program

Who It’s For: Mississippi teachers employed in a critical shortage area who hold a Mississippi Alternate Route Teaching License.

How to Apply: You can apply for this program with their online application. Be sure to check the application instructions on the main website too, so you can send in the appropriate documentation.

What Loans Qualify: Federal undergraduate loans. Perkins and graduate-level loans do not qualify.

How Much?: Up to $3,000 per year, up to a maximum of $12,000 over four years.

Anything Else I Should Know?: The Mississippi Teacher Loan Repayment (MTLR) program has been discontinued and no new awards will be made for the program. The MTLR may resume in future years depending on funding availability.