Financial Aid

Grants: Financial Aid Information

Parents should try and claim capital gains on investments at least two years before their student begins college. These gains are treated as income, and can significantly reduce aid eligibility.


A student's most popular financial aid choice

Grants are typically a student's favorite form of financial aid for one important reason. They don't need to be repaid! You may be eligible for the following federal and state grants, depending on financial need.

LEWIS GRANT PROGRAM
YEARLY AWARDS
CRITERIA
Lasallian Grant Awards vary An institutional grant awarded to students with need. Institutional deadlines may apply.
     
FEDERAL GRANT PROGRAM YEARLY AWARDS CRITERIA
Federal Pell Grant $588 to $5,550 A federal grant based on need as determined by the FAFSA.
Federal SEOG $1,000 A federal grant awarded by the institution to students with a zero EFC that meet the March 1 deadline.
     
STATE GRANT PROGRAM YEARLY AWARDS CRITERIA
Illinois Monetary Award
Program (MAP Grant)
$450 to $4,720

A need-based state grant to students who are residents of Illinois.

The state of Illinois deadline changes each year, please check with the university for the current year deadline

     

TEACH Grant Program

Learn more about the U.S. Department of Education's TEACH Grant Program that provides grant funds to students planning to begin a career in teaching.

Complete your FAFSA today to start applying for these grants!