Smith-Barney Mercantile Foundation Scholarship (MUST be a College of Education Major to Apply)
-This scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate students enrolled in Northeastern’s Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education who are Chicago Public High School graduates and attended all four years of high school in the Chicago Public School system. This opportunity is also open to NEIU College of Education graduate students.
-Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
-Undergraduate applicants must have a cumulative grade Point Average of 2.5 or higher, and graduate student applicants must have a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher.
-Graduate students must be employed full-time as a teacher in the Chicago Public School system, and be admitted and enrolled in an NEIU Daniel L.Goodwin College of Education graduate program for the purpose of enhancing their teaching abilities.
-Graduate student applicants must have a demonstrated history of working with underserved youth in the Chicago public school system. -All applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form and submit an essay.
- Supplemental Questions
- Answer this question if you are an undergraduate student in the College of Education: Please submit an response that is at least 250 words answering the following questions: How did your high school experience influence your decision to become a teacher? Why is teaching important to you? What are your career goals?
Answer this question if you are a graduate student in the College of Education: Please submit a response that is at least 250 words, answering this question: Describe your experiences working with underserved youth in the Chicago Public School system. Discuss how these experiences impacted your future career goals and why you believe the Master's degree program you selected will enhance your teaching abilities.
- Are you employed full-time as a teacher in the Chicago Public School system?