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Veterans Resource Office

Illinois State Scholarship Information

Illinois Veterans Grant (IVG) is for those who have served at least one year of federal active duty service in the Armed Forces of the United States, which may include the Illinois National Guard and the Reserve component of the Armed Forces or regardless of length of service, have served in a foreign country in a time of hostilities in that country; was medically discharged for service related reasons; or was discharged prior to August 11, 1967. You can find more information here: https://www.isac.org/isac-gift-assistance-programs/illinois-veteran-grant/ivg-eligibility-requirements.html

You can apply for IVG here: https://www.isac.org/students/during-college/applying-for-financial-aid/applications/ivg_applying/index.html

The State of Illinois provides an education scholarship for the dependents of veterans who are either Missing In Action, a Prisoner of War, died while on active duty, 100% disabled due to service connected disabilities or died as a result of a service connected disabilities. 105 ILCS 5/30-14.2 (MIA/POW Scholarship) establishes the benefit and 95 Ill. Admin Code 116 (MIA/POW Scholarship) provides the rules governing the administration and eligibility of dependents. You can find more information here: https://www.isac.org/students/during-college/types-of-financial-aid/scholarships/mia-pow-scholarship.html

You can apply here: https://studentportal.isac.org/web/guest/student/?p_p_id=Student_WAR_Studentportlet&_Student_WAR_Studentportlet__facesViewIdRender=%2Fviews%2FisacPrograms.xhtml