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advice on planning your college education. Your counselor also has information on specific scholarships and financial aid packages that you may qualify for.
*See your counselor in the Guidance Office for applications and/or additional information about any of these scholarship opportunities.
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The Commission offers Illinois residents a variety of grant and scholarship programs, eligibility for which is based on factors such as financial need, academic achievement, chosen field of study, or military service. At the heart of these programs is ISAC's need-based Monetary Award Program (MAP).
This is a four-year tuition waiver at the University of Illinois. You must be the natural or legally adopted child of the veteran on whose service your application is made. Please note: This scholarship is not for grandchildren of veterans. Please visit the following web site to obtain the application form.
For high school students, college students and adults. A comprehensive guide to Illinois careers, training programs and schools. Check out the CIS Aid Sort to locate scholarships!
This site has the most comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web with some of the best "how to" guidance on securing financial aid.
Children of VeteransThere is a tuition waiver available for children of Veterans living in Illinois. The waiver may be used for any University of Illinois campus. Up to six waivers per Illinois county are awarded each year, one for each of the following conflicts: World War II, Korean Conflict, Vietnam Conflict, Southwest Asia Conflict, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Applications will be available beginning December 1.
Students need to apply before March 1.
To learn more about this tuition waiver, go to: https://secure.admin.illinois.edu/osfa/scholarship-database/detail.aspx?id=1522
Any questions can be directed to The Office of Student Financial Aid, Ph: 217-333-0100.