JB Pritzker, Governor, State of Illinois


Here are the current applications for scholarship, grant and loan repayment/forgiveness programs.

ISAC Gift Assistance Program Applications
     Scholarships & Grants
     Loan Repayment/Forgiveness

ISAC Gift Assistance Program Applications

Unless followed by a PDF symbol (Adobe Acrobat), the below links for program applications launch the corresponding section of the Students & Parents – Applications area of this website.

Scholarships & Grants

The following programs are listed alphabetically.

Displaced Energy Worker Dependent Transition Scholarship Program

Early Childhood Access Consortium for Equity (ECACE) Scholarship Program

  • The 2022-23 ECACE Scholarship application is no longer being accepted. The 2023-24 ECACE Scholarship application is anticipated to be available by the end of May 2023.

Grant Program for Exonerees

Grant Programs for Dependents of Police, Fire, or Correctional Officers

Illinois National Guard (ING) Grant Program

Illinois Special Education Teacher Tuition Waiver (SETTW) Program

Illinois Veteran Grant (IVG) Program

Minority Teachers of Illinois (MTI) Scholarship Program

Nursing Education Scholarship Program (NESP)

  • The NESP application is not currently being accepted. The NESP application period each year starts on March 1 and continues through April 30.

Post-Master of Social Work School Social Work Professional Educator License Scholarship Program

Loan Repayment/Forgiveness

Illinois Teachers Loan Repayment Program

Nurse Educator Loan Repayment Program

School and Municipal Social Work Shortage Loan Repayment Program

Veterans' Home Medical Providers' Loan Repayment Program

John R. Justice Loan Repayment Program

  • The application period is closed and applications are no longer being accepted.