Mississippi State University

Finances

Stafford Loan Forgiveness Program for Teachers

The Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program is intended to encourage individuals to enter and continue in the teaching profession. For more information on the Stafford Loan Forgiveness Program for Teachers, please visit the Federal Student Aid Teacher Loan Forgiveness page.

Housing Assistance for Teachers Program (HAT)

The House Assistance for Teachers Program (HAT) was designed to assist with funding to help teachers buy homes. For more information on the Housing Assistance for Teachers Program, please visit Housing Assistance for Teachers (HAT).

Mississippi Teacher Loan Repayment/Forgiveness

$12,000 (up to $3,000 per year) for student loan forgiveness will be awarded by the Mississippi Teacher Center to non-traditional licensed teachers. For more information on loan forgiveness, please visit the MDE Scholarships and Loan Forgiveness page.

Mississippi Troops to Teachers

Reflecting the focus of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the primary goal of TTT is to help recruit quality teachers for schools that serve low-income families throughout America. For more information on the Mississippi Troops to Teachers program, please visit the Troops to Teachers page. You may also call Chris Carey at 1-800-647-7832 with questions.

William Winter Alternate Route Teacher Scholar Loan (WWAR)

William Winter awards will be made available, to the extent of appropriated funds, to persons seeking a first bachelor’s degree with plans to enroll in a program of study leading to an alternative route teacher license immediately after completing the bachelor's degree. For more information, please visit the William Winter Alternate Route Teacher Scholar Loan Program (WWAR) page.