Annual award for Kentucky residents who are full-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolling at a participating Kentucky college or university, and are pursuing a degree in the Teaching field. Applicants must be a non-certified teacher or a certified teacher seeking recertification in a critical shortage area. Non-certified applicants must be Kentucky high school graduates with financial need in the top 20% of their class or an ACT score of 28. College applicants, with earned credit, must have a minimum 2.5 GPA as an undergraduate; 3.0 GPA for graduate work. Upon graduation, recipients must teach one year in Kentucky schools for each year of funding or all funds must be repaid with interest. Renewable. Contact high school counselor, college education advisor, or the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority for more information and/or application.