Annual awards for Massachusetts residents who are college juniors or seniors attending a Massachusetts State College or one of the four campuses of the University of Massachusetts. Students must be enrolled in an approved Teacher Education program field with teacher shortages. Applicants have a minimum 3.0 CGPA and be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Recipients must commit to teaching for two years in a public school in Massachusetts on completion of a bachelor's degree. Number of awards and award amount may vary.