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Illinois Teacher Scholarships

Scholarship Name:
Illinois Future Teacher Corps (IFTC) Program

Provider:
Illinois Student Assistance Commission

Amount:
Varies

Info and Availability:
Applicants must be a resident of Illinois and be enrolled in a Teacher Education Program and seeking certification as a teacher.

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Application Information

Scholarship Name:
Minority Teachers of Illinois (MTI) Scholarship Program

Provider:
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission

Amount:
Up to $5,000 per year

Info and Availability:
-Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
-Be a resident of Illinois
-Be a minority student of either African American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American or Native American origin
-Be enrolled on at least a half-time basis as an undergraduate or graduate student
-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, including alternative teacher certification
-Maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
-Commitment teach at a nonprofit 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 percent of the enrolled students are African American/Black, Asian American, Hispanic American, or Native American

Contact Info:
ISAC

Scholarship Name:
Illinois Special Education Teacher Tuition Waiver (SETTW) Program

Provider:
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission

Amount:
Covers Tuition

Info and Availability:
-Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
-Be an Illinois resident
-Meet one of the following conditions: you graduated from an approved high school; or you are scheduled to graduate from an approved high school by the end of the academic year in which the award is made and you performed in the upper half of your graduating class according to performance-based academic data provided by the high school; or you hold a valid teaching certificate that is not in the discipline of special education
-Be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, at one of the eligible public four-year colleges in Illinois (providing the institution offers a concentration in Special Education) as an undergraduate or graduate student seeking initial certification in any area of special education
-Be enrolled in a program of special education within 10 days after the beginning of the term for which the waiver was initially awarded
-Additional Requirements

Contact Info:
ISAC

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