DUE: January 8, 2016

The Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois is a scholarship program that identifies talented high school seniors, as well as first and second-year college students who have the promise and drive to be excellent teachers in high-need schools. Golden Apple Scholars provides scholarships to 200+ students each year. In addition to funding, Golden Apple Scholars provides four years of residential summer institutes, which gives students on-site classroom experience, as well as mentoring from a Golden Apple teacher (information taken from www.goldenapple.org/golden-apple-scholars). Please follow the aforementioned link to learn more about the Golden Apple Scholars. Here is a direct link to the application: www.goldenapple.org/scholars-program-nominations Nominees are asked to complete an online application along with three online references, & mail both ACT scores and transcripts to Golden Apple.