Invest in Kids Scholarships

Invest in Kids Scholarships

Illinois Invest In Kids Act

Information for Families

 

Information for those interested in contributing to scholarships can be found here.

To Apply for a Scholarship

 

There are two scholarship granting organizations where you can apply:

  1. Children's Tuition Fund--Illinois  (applications start January 9, 2020 at 10 am Central)
  2. Bright Promise Fund (applications start January 14, 2020 at 9 am Central)
  3. Empower Illinois  (applications start January 15, 2020 at 7 pm Central with the application available at 6:30 pm)

Eligibility:boy

  1. Be a resident of Illinois AND meet income guidelines
  2. Be a resident of Illinois AND live in a focus district

Local focus districts:

(subject to verification as this is a tentative list)
Chicago Heights SD 170    (map--scroll halfway down)
Sauk Village CCSD 168    (map--scroll halfway down)
Calumet City SD 155         (map--scroll halfway down)
Calumet City Hoover‐Schrum Memorial SD 157  (map--scroll halfway down)
Riverdale Gen George Patton SD 133    (map--scroll halfway down)
Hazel Crest SD 152‐5 & 152‐6

Income Guidelines (2018 taxes):

Household size 100% scholarship 75% scholarship 50% scholarship
2-person <$30,451 <$41,150 <$49,380
3-person <$38,443 <$51,950 <$62,340
4-person <$46,435 <$62,750 <$75,300
5-person <$54,427 <$73,550 <$88,260
6-person <$62,419 <$84,350 <$101,220

 

Income Guidelines (2019 taxes):

Household size 100% scholarship 75% scholarship 50% scholarship
2-person <$31,284 <$42,275 <$50,730
3-person <$39,461 <$53,325 <$63,990
4-person <$47,638 <$64,375 <$77,250
5-person <$55,815 <$75,425 <$90,510
6-person <$63,992 <$86,475 <$103,770

 

View our informational video on applying for a scholarship.