Qualified high school applicants must have a 28 or above on their ACT or a score of 1310 or above on the SAT and a 3.5 overall GPA. Participating scholars receive an award covering full tuition, books, room and board, and incidental expenses for four years of attendance along with a one-time technology stipend. Participants gain exposure from faculty and fellow METP scholars at both Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi during a cross-campus visit and a summer residency. Scholars have an opportunity to experience a study abroad or an off-campus learning experience and the added opportunity of attending a national or regional professional conference relevant to their teaching discipline. Upon graduation, scholars must teach in a Mississippi public school for five years.
On Monday, November 20th Mississippi State Univesity will be hosting the annual METP Scholars Day at their capus campus. If you are a high school senior who is interested in attending the METP Scholars Day visit the registration link at https://goo.gl/forms/ug1Cx5MDCZMVBVJk1 by Friday, November 10th.
To apply for the award, applicants must first be admitted to Mississippi State University http://apply.msstate.edu/, and complete the METP application in the scholarship platform by the priority deadline of December 1st.