To be eligible, students must be permanent residents of the Illinois counties from which they apply, and must also be residents of Illinois. They must be admitted or have applied to the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, Springfield, Health Sciences Center, or Global Campus) by March 1, 2009, to be eligible for the first round of awarding.
The tuition waiver will cover in-state tuition (for undergraduate, graduate, or professional studies), beginning with the first term of enrollment after eligibility has been established (Summer 2009, Fall 2009, or Spring 2010 semester).
For more information about the tuition waiver, call the University of Illinois’ Office of Student Financial Aid at 1-217-333-0100. Applications are available at http://www.osfa.uiuc.edu/aid/scholarships/waivers_COV.html.