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Chicagoland Partners for English Language Learners

Eligibility & Scholarship Information


Eligibility for both CPELL programs (English Teaching & Learning M.Ed. with English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsement OR the ESL endorsement only) can be found on the School of Education Application Requirements pages. In addition to the requirements listed, letters of recommendation for CPELL scholar applicants should include one from a building administrator and ideally one from the district office.

All CPELL cohort students must be currently employed in one of the seven district partner schools.

Scholarship Program  

Currently CPELL scholarships are funded through the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition.  Eligible candidates from the seven partner districts (Aptakisic-Tripp 102, Fairview 73, Skokie 68, the Office of Catholic Schools, Stevenson 125, Hawthorn 73 and North Shore 112) receive up to a 50% tuition award towards the required courses to receive an M.Ed. in English Language Teaching & Learning or the English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement.

For more information on becoming a CPELL scholar, see our information session PowerPoint, program flyer, and CPELL flyer.  Please check with CPELL for future cohort opportunities.

Contact Us

For more information please e-mail CPELL@luc.edu or call 312-915-6318

Learn more about the other services provided by CPELL


Chicagoland Partners for English Language Learners
funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of English Language Acquisition
School of Education · 820 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611
Phone: 312.915.6318 · E-mail: cpell@luc.edu

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