Golden Apple Scholarship


The Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois is a teacher preparation and scholarship program for high school seniors, and first- and second-year Illinois college students who have the determination and drive to be excellent teachers in Illinois schools-of-need. We prepare you for immediate and lasting success in the most challenging teaching environments.

Golden Apple Scholarship Worth:

  • Tuition support, up to $23,000
  • Paid residential Scholar Institutes that include courses and extensive classroom/work experience
  • Academic and social-emotional support
  • Job placement assistance
  • Mentoring from our award-winning teaching faculty


  • Illinois High School Senior, Illinois Partner University Freshman or Sophomore, Illinois Community College Student.
  • U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen (DACA recipients) and resident of Illinois.
  • Be a resident of Illinois (if you are dependent, both you and your parent/guardian must be residents of Illinois)
  • ACT:
    9/1/15 and later – Composite score of 22 or higher and a minimum score of 16 on the Writing portion
    9/10/16 and later – Composite score of 22 or higher and a minimum score of 6 on the Writing portion
  • SAT:
    3/5/16 and later – Composite score of 1110 (evidence-based reading and writing + mathematics = 1110 or higher) and a minimum score of 26 on writing and language
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA

Scholarship Deadline

April 3, 2020


Available Scholarships


Scholarship Official website

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