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The Black Belt Teacher Corps Teach for Alabama scholarship program from the University of West Alabama helps junior and senior education majors in programs providing initial certification* complete their degree while qualifying for up to $10,000 in savings. The BBTC program is designed to supply designated Alabama schools with qualified teachers in every classroom.

Full scholarship recipients also complete a service project to make a difference in their communities and receive $1,000 as start-up funding for the project. Based on the scholarship awarded, students will complete service teaching in Alabama public schools in the Black Belt region, designated rural schools or in high-needs schools. Scholarship recipients also receive opportunities for additional training and personal development activities.

*Students must also pass the Praxis Core and meet other criteria listed on the application.

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Benefits of Attending UWA Online:

  • CONVENIENCE

    Earn an online degree on your schedule with personal support from application to graduation

  • COMPETITIVE TUITION

    Join the 80 percent of UWA students who receive some type of financial aid

  • EASY CREDIT TRANSFER

    Benefit from UWA’s generous credit transfer policy

  • EXPERT FACULTY

    Study from scholars and practitioners to build the skills and knowledge you need to succeed

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