Teacher Scholarship

Robert E. Abbott Memorial

Special Education Teacher Scholarship

 Guidelines              

The Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois is making scholarship funds available to students who are enrolled in a special education teacher preparation program.

Eligibility

  1. Applicant must be a resident of the state of Illinois.
  2. Applicant must provide evidence of acceptance into a special education teacher-training program.

Application Information

  1. Applicant must complete all forms.
  2. The LDA of IL Scholarship Committee selects scholarship recipients.
  3. The amount of the scholarship is $300.00 and 1 year free membership to LDA of IL.
  4. The application DEADLINE is Friday, 3/1/19. All application materials and references received after that date will not be considered.  Please allow five (5) days for mailing. For additional information, contact the LDA/IL office at 708-430-7532.  Winners will be notified in May 2019.  Presentation of award will be held at ___________________________. Recipients of scholarships will be invited to this event.
  5. Two current references dated January 2019, or later, are required, including at least one from a college/university faculty member. The references should be addressed to the LDA of IL Scholarship Committee.  Please do not include a relative as a reference.  The Personal Reference form may be duplicated to suit your needs, or a separate letter of reference may be included.
  6. Applicant must include an official sealed transcript(s).
  7. ALL requested information must be included with application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  8. When all scholarship requirements are completed, please send to:

Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois

Attention:  Scholarship Committee

10101 S. Roberts Road, Suite 205

Palos Hills, Illinois 60465-1556

2019 LDA Teacher Scholarship Form