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Illinois - Children's Tuition Fund

Is your student eligible?

Scholarship amounts vary according to family income.  Refer to this chart which shows income levels by family size and the corresponding scholarship amounts available. These guidelines will serve as a pre-qualification when applications open.
Please note—Applying for this scholarship is a separate process from applying to a private school.

How to Apply

We will ask for household size and adjusted gross income (or household income if you do not file taxes). Feel free to refer to your 2018 information if you do not have 2019 ready yet.

Applications are now open! Please click on the below link:

CTF IL Scholarship Application 2020-2021

What's next?

After you apply, CTF will review your application to see if you are eligible to receive a scholarship. 

Click here to see a timeline of the scholarship application process.

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