With Illinois Financial Aid Applications Down, Campaign Urges Students To Apply

SPRINGFIELD – Fewer Illinois families have applied for college financial aid this year using the FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid — and a campaign is underway to get more families in the state to complete the form.  According to the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, overall FAFSA completion is down nearly 5% […]

COVID-19 Financial Losses Could Mean More Financial Aid For Illinois College Students

SPRINGFIELD – Prospective and currently enrolled college students may be eligible for additional financial aid if their economic circumstances have changed significantly since they first filled out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Jacqueline Moreno, managing director of college access and outreach for the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), says her office has […]