TITLE 23: EDUCATION AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
SUBTITLE A: EDUCATION
CHAPTER XIX: ILLINOIS STUDENT ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
PART 2763 MINORITY TEACHERS OF ILLINOIS (MTI) SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
SECTION 2763.20 APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY


 

Section 2763.20  Applicant Eligibility

 

a)         A qualified applicant shall:

 

1)         be a minority student;

 

2)         be a resident of Illinois;

 

3)         be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States;

 

4)         be a high school graduate or a high school equivalency certificate recipient;

 

5)         be enrolled or accepted for enrollment on at least a half-time basis;

 

6)         be a student at an institution of higher learning;

 

7)         be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a course of study which, upon completion, qualifies the student to be licensed as a preschool, elementary or secondary school teacher by the Illinois State Board of Education, including alternative teacher licensure;

 

8)         if enrolled at the sophomore, junior, senior or graduate level, have earned a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale; and

 

9)         be maintaining satisfactory academic progress as determined by the institution.

 

b)         In any academic year in which the qualified applicant accepts or receives financial assistance through the Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Program (23 Ill. Adm. Code 2762), Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program (23 Ill. Adm. Code 2764), the Special Education Teacher Tuition Waiver Program (23 Ill. Adm. Code 2765), or the Teach Illinois Scholarship Program (23 Ill. Adm. Code 2768), the qualified applicant shall not be eligible for scholarship assistance under this Part.

 

(Source:  Amended at 42 Ill. Reg. 13641, effective July 1, 2018)