IAGC
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Educational Opportunities

Application for the Carol Morreale Student Scholarship Award

The Illinois Association for Gifted Children (IAGC) is pleased to announce the Carol Morreale Student Scholarship Award.  The Illinois Association for Gifted Children (IAGC) is delighted to participate and facilitate this endeavor for students in our state.

This award is funded by memorial donations made in Carol Morreale’s name.  It is designed to recognize excellence in children.  The Award will include a one-time check in the amount of  $1000. The selected student will be chosen from grades 1 through 8 and have demonstrated excellence in language arts and/or mathematics.  In addition, financial need will be a consideration.  We look forward to seeing that Carol’s legacy benefits children who demonstrate excellence.

Procedure

IAGC has developed the following procedure for selection.  Applications will be accepted for students who have demonstrated excellence in language arts and/or mathematics.

  1. Self-nominations as well as nominations from parents, teachers, students and community and civic groups will be accepted.  The applicant must demonstrate high ability in language arts and/or mathematics.  Included test results and/or observations that demonstrate strength in these areas.
  2. At least two letters of recommendation are required with one from an individual with professional qualifications (teacher, counselor, and/or psychologist, etc.).
  3. Students must be between grades 1 and 8 at the time of selection and include a sample of their work.
  4. Student applicants must submit a composition about why they feel they qualify and why they want the scholarship. Include information on how the scholarship be used.


Deadline for applications is September 1.
Download the application.