Meet Maria Lang
Career goal: To be a college professor in the field of bilingual education.
Maria is a Ph.D. student whose scholarship allowed her to have a sense of security when transitioning from her job as a bilingual teacher in Texas to a full-time student at Illinois.
“Having the safety of a monthly income made me less anxious about quitting my job,” Maria said. “It also allowed me to move from Texas to Illinois with a sense of stability.”
Donors Open Doors by … providing a sense of safety and boosting the morale of students who are scholarship recipients.
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Despite the various challenges today’s students face when it comes to tuition, the College receives a steady stream of passionate students who want to become leaders and teachers in our schools worldwide. They want to teach so that they can prepare today’s youth’s for tomorrow’s opportunities. They want to inspire all learners to reach their highest potential. And they want to ensure that any investments we make today in our youth will transform into countless dividends tomorrow when they are citizens of the world.
To continue to attract the best and brightest students to our College, we must invest in them. Every dollar counts in this regard—it’s the one commitment that has always reaped the greatest return: an education.