This program is for students who are interested in a teaching career. Scholarship recipients must participate in Golden Apple Summer Institutes, obtain Illinois teacher certification from one of 53 participating Illinois universities, and teach for five years in an Illinois school of need within seven years of graduation. Golden Apple Scholars will receive $2,500 per year for freshman and sophomore years of college, $5,000 for junior and senior years, and $2,000 stipend for participation in each of four Summer Institute experiences. Applicants must graduate high school in 2017. The priority deadline is December 1st, but the final deadline is February 15th. See website for complete details.
How easy is it to apply?
This scholarship has application requirements that could take a lot of time and effort.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.