Up to $23,000 in Tuition Assistance
Transforming Teachers and Teaching
The Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program is a scholarship program that identifies talented high school seniors, as well as first and second-year college students who have the promise and drive to be excellent teachers in schools-of-need. This award is open to U.S. citizens, eligible non-citizens, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Please click here to apply.
Selected students receive:
- Up to $23,000 in tuition assistance
- Paid summer internships in teaching
- Ongoing mentoring and support from award winning teachers
- Job placement assistance
Golden Apple Scholars commit to teaching for five years in an Illinois school-of-need after college, making a difference where it counts.
If you have an interest in teaching in a school-of-need in Illinois, you are encouraged to apply to become a Golden Apple Scholar. Please contact Golden Apple at firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 407-0006 with questions about the award.