Fall Deadline Approaching for Scholarships for Teachers

(INDIANAPOLIS) —Prospective Indiana teachers have until November 30, 2019, to apply for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship through the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.  Indy 500 Live updates, The scholarship provides up to $7,500 for every year of school — around $30,000 total — for top-performing Hoosier students who commit to teaching in Indiana for five years after earning their degrees.

With less than a week left to apply for the 2020 program, Watch Indy 500 Live, applications are up 32 percent compared to the time in 2018.

“This scholarship is designed to draw Indiana’s finest and brightest into the teaching profession and inspire a new generation of Hoosier teachers,” said Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers.  “Having prepared teachers in school is a key factor impacting students’ academic success.”

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Each year, 200 Next Generation Hoosier Educators scholarships are given to students across the country in a competitive process based on academic achievement, Watch Indy 500 Live, teacher nomination, and an interview process. 

High school pupils, as well as college freshmen and sophomores, are eligible for the scholarship, but priority will be awarded to high school pupils. Indy 500 Live updates, To be eligible, students must graduate in the highest 20 percent of the high school class or make a score in the top 20th percentile on the SAT or ACT.  To keep on earning the scholarship in school, students must earn a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and complete at least 30 credit hours each year.

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Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma wrote legislation that made the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship, which received bipartisan support throughout the 2016 legislative session.  While nearly all the inaugural 2017 cohort will graduate in May 2021, the pupil has helped over 40 Hoosiers become accredited teachers, with over 500 from the pipeline to become licensed teachers.

Mario Andretti drove a two-seater race car prior to the start of the August IndyCar race at Pocono.  He walked across the pit road prior to the race.  Andretti is optimistic Roger Penske’s impending acquisition of this series will cause an IndyCar return to Pocono.

NAZARETH — An automobile racing legend with heavy Pennsylvania roots is hopeful IndyCar racing can return to Pocono Raceway because of the consequence of Roger Penske’s impending acquisition of the set.

Former Indy 500 winner and Formula 1 winner Mario Andretti, that calls the Lehigh Valley home, Indy 500 Live updates.

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