JB Pritzker, Governor, State of Illinois

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Downloadable Applications (Printable PDF)

Grant Program for Dependents of Correctional Officers

If recent trends in the volume of qualified applicants and available funding continue for the 2023-24 academic year, this program may not cover full benefits for each term. The latest information regarding this program, including application deadline dates, can be found at the "Grant Program for Dependents of Correctional Officers" page, located under "Grants" in the Types of Financial Aid section.

Grant Program for Dependents of Police or Fire Officers

If recent trends in the volume of qualified applicants and available funding continue for the 2023-24 academic year, this program may not cover full benefits for each term. The latest information regarding this program, including application deadline dates, can be found at the "Grant Program for Dependents of Police or Fire Officers" page, located under "Grants" in the Types of Financial Aid section.

Illinois Teachers Loan Repayment Program

Because the Illinois Teachers Loan Repayment Program application must be submitted within six months of the date of the Notice of Federal Teacher Loan Forgiveness eligibility, we encourage you to complete and submit the 2024 fiscal year (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024) application as soon as possible, in order to ensure the deadline is not missed.

The latest information regarding this program can be found at the “Illinois Teachers Loan Repayment Program” page, located under "Loan Forgiveness Programs" in the After College section.

John R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program

The originally-published deadline to submit the John R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program application for the 2023-24 fiscal year (October 1, 2023 – September 30, 2024) was March 15, 2024, and that due date was later extended to March 29, 2024. The application period is closed and applications are no longer being accepted.

The latest information regarding this program can be found at the “John R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program” page, located under “Loan Forgiveness Programs” in the After College section.

Nurse Educator Loan Repayment Program

The latest information regarding the Nurse Educator Loan Repayment Program can be found at the “Nurse Educator Loan Repayment Program” page, located under "Loan Forgiveness Programs" in the After College section.

School and Municipal Social Work Shortage Loan Repayment Program

The latest information regarding the School and Municipal Social Work Shortage Loan Repayment Program can be found at the School and Municipal Social Work Shortage Loan Repayment Program page, located under "Loan Forgiveness Program" in the After College section. Please note this is a one-time award. If you previously received loan repayment through this program, you are no longer eligible.

Veterans' Home Medical Providers' Loan Repayment Program

The latest information regarding the Veterans’ Home Medical Providers’ Loan Repayment Program can be found at the “Veterans’ Home Medical Providers' Loan Repayment Program” page, located under "Loan Forgiveness Programs" in the After College section.

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Interactive Applications (Apply Online)

  • Early Childhood Access Consortium for Equity (ECACE) Scholarship Program Application
    Applications for the ECACE Scholarship Program are not being accepted at this time.

    The latest information regarding this program can be found at the "Early Childhood Access Consortium for Equity (ECACE) Scholarship Program" page, located under "Scholarships" in the Types of Financial Aid section.

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