Alaska Statutes.
Title 14. Education, Libraries, and Museums
Chapter 43. Financial Aid Programs For Postsecondary Students
Section 650. Selection Criteria.
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AS 14.43.650. Selection Criteria.

(a) To be eligible for a teacher education loan, a student must

(1) be a graduate of a public or private high school in the state, with sufficient credits to be admitted to an accredited college or university;

(2) be enrolled in or show evidence of intent to enroll in a degree program directed at a teaching career at the elementary or secondary school level;

(3) meet the conditions set by the student's local school board with respect to the district's requirements for teachers in particular subject areas;

(4) submit to the local school board an application provided by the commission under AS 14.43.630 (a)(2); an application may be submitted six months before graduation from high school; and

(5) not have a past due child support obligation established by court order or by the child support services agency under AS 25.27.160 - 25.27.220 at the time of application.

(b) A local school board shall award teacher education loans giving a preference to applicants from rural schools who meet the qualifications for a loan and taking into account the applicants' academic records.

(c) A student may not be awarded a teacher education loan under AS 14.43.600 - 14.43.700 if the student receives a loan under AS 14.43.170 - 14.43.175 for the same period of attendance.

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