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posted Jan 11, 2019, 8:21 AM by Gary Clayton

The Empower Illinois Scholarship application process for the 2019-2020 school year will open on Tuesday, January 15th at 7:00 p.m.  The application is a two-part process.  Parents will access to access the reservation form to begin the application.  Submitting this form will timestamp your reservation. Only 1 reservation form is required per family, even if you are applying for several students.    Once your reservation form is submitted, you will be emailed instructions on accessing the student portal. Beginning Friday, January 18th, you can use the student portal to complete part 2 of the application.  Empower Illinois encourages families to submit their applications before January 28,, 2019 to have the best chance of receiving a scholarship.

Questions on the completing the application? The parent hotline will be open until 9 p.m. Central Time on January 15 to assist parents with any questions during the reservation step.  Beginning January 14, the regular parent hotline hours will be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday.   Hotline:  (309) 416-0741 or