Pat Ingold Award
Education – Applicant must plan to obtain an AAS in Early Childhood Education, or an AA/AS with an emphasis in education followed by a bachelor degree in one of the teaching disciplines (elementary or secondary education). Applicant must be a graduate from an Illinois High School. Applicant may be a new or returning student. Preference is given to full-time students. Applicant must be either a new student with a 2.0 high school GPA, a current returning student in good standing with a 2.0 GPA, or a returning student who once dropped out who has completed the previous semester as a full-time student with a semester GPA of 3.0. Preference is given to applicants with financial need as demonstrated by completion of the RVC financial aid process.