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 8, 2019 at 9 am)
  2. Empower Illinois  (applications start January 15, 2019 at 7pm)


  1. Be a resident of Illinois
  2. Live in a focus district OR meet income guidelines

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:

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


View our informational video on applying for a scholarship.