Each year, the IFT Robert G. Porter scholarship provides two $6,000 awards ($1,500 each year for four years) to outstanding high school seniors with no less than a cumulative "B" grade average. Applicants must be the children of IFT members or retirees. Click here for eligibility details and application instructions.
The award is entirely unrestricted as to race, religion or political affiliation. The applicant must be the son or daughter of a currently employed, active member in good standing of the Illinois Federation of Teachers, the son or daughter of a member of an IFT retiree chapter, or the son or daughter of a deceased member who was in good standing with the Illinois Federation of Teachers at the time of death. The applicant must be a high school senior with a cumulative “B” average.
Proud alumnus, union member, and educator in District #201 since 2006.
Dr. Hentze is the author of High Finance with Hentze, a monthly blog that provides news about District 201's current financial state.