JB Pritzker, Governor, State of Illinois

Delivery Process and Timeframes

April - Early November


  • ISAC sends Congratulatory letters to students after each round of announcement.
  • Certificates of Achievement are sent to high schools (that do not choose to print their own) after the final announcement Illinois State Scholars is made.


  • An online listing of Illinois State Scholars finalists, displayed alphabetically by high school, within the school's Illinois county, is available at ISAC's website.


  • The deadline to appeal a student's State Scholar status is usually at the end of January.