Minority Teachers of Illinois Scholarship Program (MTI)

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March 6, 2023

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Updated: September 6th, 2022

Scholarship Mission

To provide financial support to the minority individuals intending to pursue their careers as a preschool, elementary or secondary school teacher.

Qualification Requirements

Applicants must be a U.S citizen or an eligible non citizen; must be a resident of Illinois; must be either a African American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American or of Native American origin; must be a high school graduate, or hold a General Educational Development certificate; must be enrolled at least on a part-time basis as an undergraduate or graduate student; must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment at a qualified Illinois institution of higher education in a course of study which, upon completion, qualifies to be certified as a preschool, elementary or secondary school teacher by the Illinois State Board of Education, including alternative teacher certification; must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale; must maintain a satisfactory academic progress as determined by the college; must comply with federal Selective Service registration requirements.

How Winners are Selected

Selection will be based on the committee’s criteria.

Organization Information:

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Illinois Student Assistance Commission
1755 Lake Cook Rd.
Deerfield, IL 60015-5209

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