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The Monetary Award Program (MAP) provides grants, which do not need to be repaid, to Illinois residents who attend approved Illinois colleges and demonstrate financial need.
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- Awarded by:
- Illinois Student Assistance Commission
The actual amount award depends on the calculation of financial need, the cost of tuition and mandatory fees, the number of enrolled hours, and other factors related to the amount of funding provided for the program each year. For the current academic year, the maximum award amount is up to $4,968 annually. Awards are renewable providing the student does not reach the maximum allowed credit hours, the maximum number of MAP Paid Credit Hours is capped at the equivalent of 135. Please visit the ISAC website for additional information regarding the MAP Paid Credit Hour limits. Total awards, including other forms of financial aid may not exceed the students cost of attendance.
- Varies, based on the annual appropriations by the Illinois General Assembly and the governor.
The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please che... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.