Eligible recipients must:
- Reside and work in Illinois, and be public or private school teachers, professional trainers, or volunteers working in financial or economics education or a related field.
- Have demonstrated significant ability, initiative or achievement involving personal finance or economics education.
- Submit a written recommendation from a Principal or Supervisor who is not a family member.
- Not be prior ILJC scholarship recipients, current ILJC Directors or their family members.
Recipients will receive reimbursements of up to $750.00 for either:
- Registration, accommodations, meals and travel expenses incurred attending the National Jump$tart Coalition’s Annual Educator Conference, or
- Expenses incurred participating in another accredited continuing education program related to personal finance or economics instruction.
- Recipients will be notified directly. When possible, scholarship awards will be presented at an upcoming ILJC education and networking event.
- If not selected initially, eligible applicants will be considered again in the following quarter. Those not selected in 2 consecutive quarters may reapply with new or additional information.
- Recipients will update ILJC periodically, on their progress and how the scholarship has helped further their education, or improve the capabilities of their students.
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