Scholarship News - LDA - Special Education Teacher Scholarship

February 12, 2019

The Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois is making scholarship funds available to students who are enrolled in a special education teacher preparation program.


  • Applicant must be a resident of the state of Illinois
  • Applicant must provide evidence of acceptance into a special education teacher-training program.

Application Information:

  • Applicant must complete all forms
  • The LDA of IL Scholarship Committee selects scholarship recipients
  • The amount of the scholarship is $30 and 1 year free membership to LDA of IL
  • The application DEADLINE is Friday, 3/1/19.  All application materials and references received after that date will not be considered. For additional information, contact the LDA/IL office at 708-430-7532.
  • Two current references dated January 2019, or later, are required, including at least one from a college/university faculty member.  The references should be addressed to the LDA of IL Scholarship Committee. No relatives.
  • Applicant must include an official sealed transcript
  • ALL requested information must be included with application.
  • When all scholarship requirements are completed, please send to:

                     Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois

                    Attention:  Scholarship Committee

                    10101 S. Roberts Road, Suite 205

                    Palos Hills, Illinois   60465-1556

For applications go to the Office of Financial Assistance, Room 100 Swords Hall between 8-5.