Grants


Federal Pell Grant

  • Does not need to be repaid (unless you withdraw from school and owe a refund)
  • Can be used for tuition, fees, living expenses
  • This grant is based on financial need
  • Amount of award is calculated by the college based on information from the SAR
  • Awarded to undergraduate students-those who haven't earned a bachelor's or graduate degree
  • Amounts can change yearly
  • Maximum award for 2011-2012 is $5550


MAP Grant

  • Does not need to be repaid (unless you withdraw from school and owe a refund)
  • This grant is based on financial need
  • This need based grant can only be used by Illinois residents attending an approved Illinois school or one of the four military service academies
  • Pays tuition and mandatory fees
  • Awarded to undergraduate students-those who haven't earned a bachelor's or graduate degree
  • Amounts can change yearly
  • Maximum award for 2011-2012 is $4720