JB Pritzker, Governor, State of Illinois

Displaced Energy Worker Dependent Transition Scholarship Program Application Procedures

Applicants may complete and submit the Displaced Energy Worker Dependent Transition Scholarship Program application for the 2023-24 academic year via the Program Applications & Status Checks area of the ISAC Student Portal. In addition, students must also submit the corresponding year’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) or, if applicable, Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid (Alternative Application) by the priority consideration date.

The date by which an application must be submitted is based on the first term for which the applicant wishes to receive funds for the 2023-24 academic year:

  • October 1, 2023 – 1st Term Only or Full Year Consideration
  • March 1, 2024 – 2nd Semester (2nd/3rd Quarter) Only or 2nd Semester (2nd/3rd Quarter) and Summer Term Consideration
  • June 15, 2024 – Summer Term Only Consideration

Applicants must use a Wi-Fi-enabled desktop or laptop computer to complete the application (it cannot be completed using a tablet or mobile device).

ISAC sends immediate confirmation to the applicant's e-mail address that their application has been received. If the application, including required documentation, is incomplete, they will receive a letter from ISAC explaining the reason(s) and advising how to resolve the issue.