Illinois Education Grants
Education grants are government grants for students or teachers who are looking to complete or expand their level of education. The department of education in Illinois has a budget of $25,246,942,487.00 a year in just elementary and secondary education. Students enrolled in Illinois schools can look into education grants in addition to scholarships. In fact, students can look at education grants as scholarships government from their local government.
Of all the people in Illinois, over 86.40% have high school diplomas, over 30.60% have post secondary degrees, and over 11.70 have at least 1 graduate school degree. Education expense in Illinois is not cheap. Although there are student loans available, students should look into education grants first. Unlike loans, students do not have to pay back the amount they receive in grants.
Teachers in Illinois need to constantly stay on top of new materials. Most teachers need to study part-time while teaching full-time at their regular day jobs in schools. The cost to study part-time can be expensive in Illinois. For example, for elementary school teachers, with an average salary of $58,921.00, it can be hard for them to come up with the tuition fees to study part-time. Vice versa with Illinois's secondary school teachers, who have an average salary of $66,660.00.
Applying for Education Grants
Whether if you are a college or graduate student, or a teacher or professor who is looking to pursue higher education, you can apply for Illinois Education Grants by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Office of FAFSA in Illinois ensures all eligible residents in Illinois can benefit from federally funded financial aid for education.
To apply for education grants in Illinois, contact Illinois financial aid agencies.
Education Grants in Local States
Recent Education Grant Recipients
|Recipient||Project, Industry, Purpose||Amount|
|John L Blake Jr amp M Blake Partners
|Project: Marketing for outpost camps to attract more tourists
Industry: Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
|Id Biomedical Corporation
|Project: Commercial development of a dna-based probe test for tuberculosis
Industry: Health Care, Well Being and Social Assistance
Purpose: Business Development and Trade Shows
Research & Development / Patents
|Piskahegan Resources Limited
|Project: Mining exploration to prove continuity of ore between zones
Industry: Manufacturing, Mining and Energy
Purpose: Exploration/ Evaluation
|S2i Scientific Technologies Incorporated
|Project: Undertake market research, prepare market plan
Industry: Information Not Available
|Mr Howard Thorne
|Project: Purchase model 365 Royer-shredded mixer
Industry: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting