Dr. Robert and Ginger Infantino Family Endowed Scholarship


Dr. Robert and Ginger Infantino Family Endowed Scholarship

Dr. Robert Infantino was director of Teacher Education and director of Secondary Teacher Education in SOLES from 1976-1998. He retired in 2007 from the Department of Learning and Teaching after 31 years at USD as Faculty Emeritus. Ginger Infantino received her B.A. and M.R.E. from USD. Additionally, their six children and one grandchild also received their undergraduate education and degrees from USD.


The Infantino Family Scholarship, awarded annually, is provided to SOLES students in the Teacher Credential Program or a combined credential and masters program in the Department of Learning and Teaching. Students must demonstrate financial need and maintain a current, minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.


Scholarship Requirements

To be eligible for the Infantino Scholarship, the following criteria must be satisfied:


- Incoming or Continuing full-time undergraduate or graduate student who demonstrate financial need.

- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. We understand some international students may be unable to complete the FAFSA. Please simply note that on your scholarship application.

- Admitted to a Teacher Credential Program or a combined credential and masters program in the Department of Learning and Teaching at SOLES.

- Have and maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.

- Complete the scholarship application.


Application Procedures

  1. Complete the Scholarship Application Form
  2. Submit the Required Essay (500 word limit)
    Written Response: What has led you to the teaching profession?
Application Form















Essay

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