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Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois (Illinois Scholars Program)

Sponsored by: Illinois Department of Public Health

Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors or college sophomores at one of the 53 partner universities in Illinois who are interested in teaching. There are a limited number of spots for college sophomores, and all college students must be nominated by a university liaison. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Students must commit to teaching in an Illinois school of need for five years after graduation.


Application Deadline November 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? yes
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes


Contact Information

Illinois Department of Public Health
Illinois Department of Public Health
Center for Rural Health
535 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62761-0001 United States

Phone: (217) 782-1624
Fax: 217-782-3987

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