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Minority Teachers of Illinois Scholarship Program

$5,000

March 01, 2020

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  • Scholarship Description
  • If you plan to teach at a non-profit Illinois public, private, or parochial preschool, elementary school, or secondary school, for which the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has determined that no less than 30% of the enrolled students are African American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American, or Native American; and you are of African American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American or Native American origin, then you may qualify for the

    As part of the application process, you must agree to the terms and conditions that are outlined in the application's Teaching Agreement/Promissory Note. By receiving this scholarship, you must teach in Illinois. If this teaching commitment is not fulfilled, the scholarship converts to a loan and you must repay the entire amount plus interest.

    Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen resident of Illinois who is a minority student of either African-American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American or Native American origin. Must be a high school graduate or hold a General Educational Development (GED) certificate and be enrolled on at least a half-time basis as an undergraduate or graduate student. Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment at an Illinois institution of higher education in a course of study which, upon completion, qualifies you to be certified as a preschool, elementary or secondary school teacher by the Illinois State Board of Education and maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale as well as satisfactory academic progress as determined by your college. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 1755 Lake Cook Road
  • Deerfield, IL 60015-5209
  • isac.studentservices@isac.illinois.gov
  • 800-899-4722

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