UIC Urban Teacher Scholarship

The UIC Urban Teacher Scholarship helps support MEd students who intend to become certified teachers in Chicago Public Schools. To be eligible students must be enrolled in one of the following MEd programs: Science Education, Special Education, Early Childhood Education, or Language, Literacies, and Learning.

Apply for the Urban Teacher Scholarship

Deadlines: October 31 and February 15

Scholarship decisions will be announced in the second half of the semester you apply.

  • Name * Required
  • GPA Category * Required
    Is this your undergraduate or graduate GPA?
  • Which MEd licensure program are you enrolled in? * Required
  • Please write a 500 word (maximum) essay about your commitment to children and youth in urban schools and communities, discuss what inspired this commitment, and describe your financial need for funding. Write your essay in a word processing software, and then copy and paste the text into this form.