Graduate Student Scholarships
Institutionally funded academic scholarship determined by individual departments. Renewable with a 3.0 GPA or better. Award amount varies.
State funded scholarship for students preparing to teach in Illinois, with special consideration given for committing to teach in shortage disciplines and/or hard-to-staff schools. Must be enrolled at least half time as a junior or above, or graduate student. Award amount is up to $10,000 per academic year. *
State funded scholarship for minority students studying to become teachers, with the goal of increasing the number of qualified minority teachers in Illinois elementary and secondary schools with minority student populations of 30% or more. Must be enrolled at least half time as an undergraduate or graduate student. Award amount is up to $5000 per academic year. *
* Both the IFTC and MTI Scholarships require an application in addition to the FAFSA. For more information, and to submit an application, visit College Zone.