American Indian Center

Minnesota Indian Teacher Training Program (MITTP)

The Minnesota Indian Teacher Training Program provides scholarships, mentoring and support for American Indian students starting, continuing or completing a teacher preparation program or another eligible program focusing on any area of Pre-K-12 employment.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Priority is given to American Indian students who are tribally enrolled and then to first and second generation descendants.
  2. St. Cloud State University (undergraduate or graduate) admissions with MITTP eligible major.
  3. MITTP Scholarship application available below.
  4. Free Application for Federal Student Aid/FAFSA with financial need that remains unmet by government guidelines and determined by St. Cloud State Financial Aid Office.
  5. By applying for MITTP you are agreeing to participate in required MITTP support activities at St. Cloud State University, which includes a mentoring seminar with St. Cloud State faculty, Darlene St. Clair.
  6. In order to participate in the MITTP program, applicants must meet the requirements of their academic program.

Submit the application including attachments to St. Cloud State University’s College of Education and Learning: Crystal May,

We look forward to your application; if you need assistance during the application process, please contact:,,, or College of School of Education and Learning Design Dean, Jennifer Mueller

Barb Miller, Director
American Indian Center
St. Cloud State University
720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud, MN 56301

Lacey Lokken, Supervisor
Indian Education & Equity Programs
St. Cloud Public Schools ISD #742
1201 2nd St. S, Waite Park, MN 56387 (320) 308-5447


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