Experienced Educators Success Scholarship

The Experienced Educators Success Scholarship is an award that is given to graduate students who are fully admitted into one of the eligible programs and take all degree requirement courses at National Louis University. The scholarship is for students who began the program in 2013-2014 or later. Starting in Spring 2016, students will be receiving the scholarship during the last two terms needed to complete the degree.

Eligible programs include:

  • M.Ed. Specialized Endorsement Degrees:
    • ESL/Reading or ESL/BE/Reading Program
    • ESL/Middle Level Mathematics or ESL/BE/Middle Level Mathematics Program
    • ESL/Special Education or ESL/BE/Special Education Program
    • ESL/Early Childhood Special Education or ESL/Special Education or ESL/BE/Special Education Program
    • ESL/Early Childhood Special Education or ESL/BE/Early Childhood Special Education Program
    • Reading/Special Education Program
    • Special Education/Middle Level Mathematics Program
    • Reading/Early Childhood Special Education Program
    • M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, ESL
    • CAS Curriculum and Instruction, ESL
    • M.A.T Secondary Education

Scholarship criteria include:

  • Full admission to one of the eligible programs
  • Complete all degree requirement courses at NLU
  • Students receiving discounted tuition rates may be eligible to receive a pro-rated scholarship amount if the total amount of discounted tuition is less than the scholarship amount
  • Scholarship will be divided in half and awarded during the last two terms needed to complete the degree
  • Scholarship funding will not be refunded.
  • Students are only eligible for one institutional resource
  • Adhere to the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy of the University
  • Students must adhere to all the University policies noted in the Catalog in order to remain eligible to receive NLU Scholarships.

Scholarship Award Amounts: (For total program costs, click here.)

  • M.Ed. Specialized Endorsement Degrees
  • ESL/Reading Program or ESL/BE/Reading Program, $4,000
  • ESL/Middle Level Mathematics or ESL/BE/Middle Level Mathematics Program, $4,000
  • ESL/Special Education or ESL/BE/Special Education Program, $4,000
  • ESL/Early Childhood Special Education or ESL/BE/Early Childhood Special Education Program, $4,000
  • Reading/Special Education Program, $6,000
  • Special Education/Middle Level Mathematics Program: $6,000
  • Reading/Early Childhood Special Education Program, $6,000
  • M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, ESL, $4,000
  • CAS Curriculum and Instruction, ESL, $4,000
  • M.A.T. Secondary Education, $2,000

 

Please Note: All National Louis Scholarships require U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status. Undocumented students who meet the criteria may apply to receive the Harrison Professional Pathways Scholarship for Undocumented Students. International students who meet the criteria may apply to receive the NLU Alumni Choice and PTK Scholarships. International students who apply for but are not awarded the PTK Scholarship are ineligible to receive the NLU Platinum or National Louis scholarships as both require U.S. citizenship or permanent residency status.

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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