Professional Development Grants
James A. and Louise B. Gates Oak Park District 97 Teacher Scholarship
Amount: $1,500 loan repayment
Description: This grant is awarded annually to a teacher who aspires to positively affect the futures of their students, embodies a worthy role model for their colleagues, and enhances the quality and the reputation of Oak Park Elementary School District 97.
Eligibility: Certified teachers in their first or second year of teaching in Oak Park Elementary School District 97.
Application Deadline: Applications are due April 3, 2023. LINK HERE to apply online.
There are a variety of college scholarships and student enrichment grants also available through the Community Foundation.