IUI-Cassity Whitney Classroom Start-up Legacy Scholarship (School of Education)

Recipients will be rising Juniors ( Dec 2023) and graduating Seniors (May 2024) who have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, have worked to support the cost of attending IUI, and have exhibited outstanding service and/or leadership through the IUI teacher preparation program.

The Donors prefer two recipients to be chosen annually, one whose focus is in elementary education and the other whose focus is in secondary education. Recipients are announced at the School’s annual commencement convocation.

Supplemental Questions
  1. How has your thinking about teaching in an urban setting evolved since you began the teacher education program? Discuss the challenges you may still face and the progress you have made.
  2. What has been the impact of your leadership while at IUI? i.e. On Campus (Student organizations, classroom, etc) and/or Off-Campus (Tutoring, Mentoring, Volunteering, etc.)
  3. Will you be or have you been employed during the year?