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Illinois Council for Exceptional Children

 

School-to-Work Scholarship 
Guidelines & Eligibility Requirements 
  1. The applicant shall be an Illinois resident with verification of disability who is in need of financial assistance for transition from high school to employment (job coach, transportation, etc.).
  1. The applicant must submit the following:
    1. A copy of their official high school transcript
    2. A copy of Individual Education Plan (IEP), indicating the student will be graduating from special education program. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ENTIRE IEP.
    3. A letter of recommendation from his/her special education case manager describing the student’s post-secondary transition needs.
    4. A letter of recommendation from his/her current employer.
  1. Deadline for the application is Monday, March 20, 2017. 

 

ILLINOIS COUNCIL FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN
School-to-Work Scholarship
Application Form

 

Deadline: Monday, March 20, 2017

Name of Applicant: _____________________________________________________

                                                First                                                         Last

Address: _________________________________________________________________________________

                        street                                                                        city                          state                         zip            

Home Phone: (____) ___________________ 

1. Education    

Name of High School: _______________________________________________________________________

Address: __________________________________________________________________________________

                        street                                                                        city                          state                         zip          

Date of Graduation: ______________________

2. Extra-curricular Activities, Volunteer Jobs, Community Involvement

Activity                            Position Held/Type of Involvement                                                   Date of Participation

     
     
     
     


3. Type of employment you plan to pursue after high school:

 ____________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________ 

4. Work Experience

Employer                                      JobTitle/Responsibilities                                                          Dates of Employment

     
     
     
     

 

5. Statement of Need (describe why applicant needs this financial assistance)

 ________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________

6. Please attach the following: (Use this as a checklist. If any of these items are missing it will impact the consideration of the applicant’s application).

______ Official transcript

_____ Evidence of high school enrollment in a special education program

                        (do not send entire IEP)

_____ Letter of recommendation from special education teacher

_____ Letter of recommendation from the student’s current employer

 

If you have questions or comments please contact E. Paula Crowley at 309/438-8702 (W)

or epcrowl@ilstu.edu

Please send the completed application to epcrowl@ilstu.edu or via U.S. mail to:

Scholarship Chair

  1. Paula Crowley, Ph.D.

Illinois State University

Department of Special Education

Campus Box 5910

Normal, IL  61790-5910

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