Math and Science Scholars Loan Repayment Program

The purpose of the Math and Science Scholars Loan Repayment Program is to encourage teachers who demonstrated high academic achievement as math or science majors, to teach math or science in Texas Public Schools for eight years, the first four of which are at Texas public schools that receive federal funding under Title I, Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must

The teacher must be certified in the subject he or she is teaching, for an average of at least four hours each school day in a Title I school, for the first four years of service, or in any Texas public school, for the subsequent four years of service. For additional details, please review the administrative rules for the program.

 Application Ranking Priorities

A total of $2,575,000 has been appropriated for this program for the current biennium. If there are not sufficient funds to encumber awards for all eligible applicants, applications will be ranked according to a cumulative ranking system based on the following:

  1. The number of mathematics and science courses completed by the applicants.
  2. The grade received by each applicant for each of those courses.
  3. Employment at schools having the highest percentages of students who are eligible for free or reduced cost lunches.

 Loan Repayment Assistance

Application for the 2016-2017 Academic Year

The application deadline was December 15, 2016.

For more information on the Math and Science Scholars Loan Repayment Assistance Program, please contact us.