RPS 205 Seniors who want to become an educator for RPS and are admitted to Rockford University are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The Education Pathways Scholarship provides greatly reduced tuition, priority hiring at RPS, and if hired a free Master's Degree in Urban Education.
- Applicants must be in 12th grade and graduating from an RPS 205 high school.
- They must be admitted to Rockford University, without conditional or committee consideration.
- They must provide 3 letters of recommendation and an essay about why they want to become a teacher by January 15th to Tabitha.Sims@ rps205.com. Applicants will be contacted for an interview.
Award: 20 scholarships are available. Winners will have their tuition discounted to either $5,000 per year (for Pell & MAP eligible families) or $10,000 for all others.
Scholarship application open from October, 2021 - January 15, 2022.
To learn more about this scholarship and access the application, please contact Tabitha Sims or Ann Forbeck.