IL Tax Credit Scholarship Program

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What is the IL Tax Credit Scholarship Program?

The State of Illinois recently passed the Invest in Kids Act to help provide families funding to attend the school of their choice. Scholarships offered through this program may cover a significant amount of tuition for next school year.

Who qualifies for the Tax Credit Scholarship?

Students from low-income families are eligible to receive an IL Tax Credit Scholarship. The Scholarship Granting Organization (SGO) will make these determinations.

 What steps do I need to take to participate in this program?

Families can apply through Empower Illinois at Families will be notified of their scholarship application status by Empower Illinois.

The school admission process is separate from the IL Tax Credit Scholarship process.  An IL Tax Credit Scholarship does not guarantee admission.  See our Admissions Page for full details on how to apply for admission to Providence Catholic.


Benefactors interested in learning more about how they can receive an IL State Tax Credit read more here.

Other Financial Aid Opportunities

Providence Catholic also offers scholarships funded through the school and the Catholic Education Foundation for the Diocese of Joliet. See our Financial Aid page for more information.

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