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The 2017 Teach Nevada
Scholarship Program

The opportunity to become a licensed teacher in Nevada is now more affordable than ever!

Are you ready to become a teacher? The Nevada Department of Education established this scholarship fund to help people just like you, who want to start a rewarding new career as a teacher. That means you receive our innovative teacher training and all of the support and guidance that comes along with our comprehensive program at no cost to you. Read on to learn more!



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in any major
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • US Citizen
  • Economically disadvantaged
  • Racial/ethnic minority
  • Willing to teach at an eligible school for 3 years
  • Willing to teach in a critical area (STEM, ELL or Special Education)

What does the scholarship cover?

The full tuition of the program will be covered, though you will still need to pay your testing fees and your license application fees. At the end of successfully teaching for five years, you can request and will receive a bonus of $1,432.00.

The tuition funded by the scholarship will cover the full year of the program. If you need to go on an extension at the end of that year, you will need to pay the extension fee.

The Nevada Department of Education does not distribute funds directly to students, but rather pays for the program tuition directly.

When should I apply?

The deadline for applications is coming up soon! Apply today and start the program now.


The need for teachers for the upcoming school year is immediate. Teach Nevada has many program scholarships to award for the remainder of 2017 that will be handed out as qualified applicants are identified. The sooner you apply, the better chance you have. Once all of the available scholarships have been awarded, the application process will be on hold until the following year.


Simply complete the application below and a program advisor will contact you for a qualifying interview. If you have questions, please call us at 844.588.3224.

*If you have already been accepted into our program, please contact an advisor to find out more about the scholarship for current Interns. 888-943-6059

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