Scholarships for residents of suburban Cook County

May 20th, 2016|0 Comments

The Community and Economic Development Association (CEDA) of Cook County has made available its Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Application for the fall 2016, which provides scholarships up to $2000 to full-time students who are residents of suburban Cook County, and who meet established income guidelines. More information and an application are in the PDF […]

Student Loan Interest Rates Decrease for 2016-17 Year

May 12th, 2016|0 Comments

The interest rate on new federal student loans will drop from 4.29 percent on undergraduate Direct loans issued for the 2015-16 school year to 3.76 percent for the 2016-17 school year. The interest rates for new graduate Direct loans will drop from 5.84 percent for 2015-16 to 5.31 percent for 2016-17, and the interest rates […]

IL MAP Grant Funding Update

April 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Illinois Senate Bill 2059—a stopgap measure which provides enough funding to fund the fall semester’s IL MAP Grants—was sent to Governor Rauner’s office on Friday. The bill is expected to be signed. The Illinois Comptroller’s Office has indicated that processing MAP payments to schools would be a priority. An announcement made by the Illinois Student […]

Loan Exit Counseling for Graduating Students

March 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Attention Graduating students! The Financial Aid Office will be hosting four Loan Exit Counseling Sessions.  Exit Loan Counseling is mandatory for all students who borrowed from the Federal Direct Loan Programs, Federal Perkins Loan Program and/or Federal Nursing Loan Program, or received a Federal TEACH Grant. 

During these 30 minute sessions we will review everything […]

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program

March 8th, 2016|0 Comments

The 2016 NURSE Corps Scholarship Program application cycle is now open and will close on May 5, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). Please refer to the 2016 Application and Program Guidance for all of the program requirements.

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program enables students accepted or enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate or graduate nursing programs, […]