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Dependents of Officers

Grant Program for Dependents of Police and Fire Officers

If you are the spouse or child of an Illinois police or fire officer who was killed or became at least 90 percent disabled in the line of duty, you may be eligible for the Grant Program for Dependents of Police or Fire Officers. This grant provides assistance toward college tuition and mandatory fees for undergraduate or graduate study. Students do not need to complete a FAFSA for consideration. Additional information and applications can be found at CollegeIllinois.

Grant Program for Dependents of Correctional Officers

If you are the spouse or child of a State of Illinois Department of Corrections officer who was killed or became at least 90 percent disabled in the line of duty, you may be eligible. This grant provides assistance toward tuition and mandatory fees for undergraduate or graduate study. Students do not need to complete a FAFSA for consideration. Additional information and applications can be found at CollegeIllinois.