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    Arizona Teachers Academy at ASU

Arizona Teachers Academy

Receive a full-tuition scholarship and teach in the state of Arizona

The Arizona Teachers Academy at ASU covers all tuition and program fees for eligible students who fulfill a commitment to teach in an Arizona public school after graduation for the same number of years equal to the number of years that they received the award.

Eligible students include:

  • Students enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs that lead to initial teacher certification
  • Students enrolled in master’s degree programs that lead to initial teacher certification
  • Certified teachers enrolled in courses or master’s degree programs that will qualify them to teach dual enrollment courses that provide learners with both high school and postsecondary credit

As a recipient of the Arizona Teachers Academy scholarship, you will be prepared for a high-demand job in the field of education and begin your career as an Arizona teacher.

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 Prospective undergraduates
 Prospective graduates
 All current ASU students

Your next steps

Students must be admitted to or currently enrolled in an ASU program that leads to teacher certification, planning to seek alternative teaching certification upon graduation or currently working as a full-time teacher pursuing dual enrollment instruction.

  • Apply to an ASU program that leads to teacher certification or qualification to teach dual enrollment. If you haven’t done so already, please complete the application to ASU. Review ASU programs that lead to teacher certification in Arizona.
  • Inform the MLFTC recruitment team of your interest in the Arizona Teachers Academy. The Arizona Teachers Academy at ASU does not have a formal application. Your next step is to contact Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College to express your interest in the scholarship.

    Prospective ASU students (beginning Fall 2022)

    Prospective undergraduates
    ASUeducation@asu.edu
    480-965-9995

    Prospective graduates
    GradEducation@asu.edu
    480-965-9995

    Current ASU students

    ATAaward@asu.edu
    480-727-5279

    Current students may also submit an information request form to receive additional information and begin their ATA application.

  • Enroll in classes. Check MyASU to complete any holds on your account and determine your next steps on how to register for classes.
    • Summer and Fall semester enrollment begins late February
    • Spring semester enrollment begins late October
  • Complete your FAFSA. The FAFSA must be completed prior to receiving the scholarshipo but may be completed after you've informed the MLFTC recruitment team of your interest in the Arizona Teachers Academy at ASU scholarship.
  • Review and accept your scholarship. If you’re awarded the Arizona Teachers Academy scholarship, your award will be posted shortly before or after the start of fall classes. You will be notified in the Finances tab in MyASU. You will need to:
    • Accept or decline your Arizona Teachers Academy award(s) on the Finances tab of My ASU.
    • If you accept, please review and sign the award agreement. It will appear on your checklist in MyASU after you accept the award(s).
    • Complete any remaining priority tasks shown on your MyASU.

Please note: ATA awards are dependent on availability of funding and continued state appropriations. All applications are individually reviewed and assessed for eligibility.


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