Illinois State University announced an agreement with Hope Chicago, opening the door for Chicago Public School students and their parents to pursue debt-free higher education.
The federal Pell Grant celebrates its golden anniversary this year. For students pursuing higher education, the grants are worth their weight in gold.
David Krueger is retiring from Illinois State University at the end of January after 36 years of service in the Financial Aid Office.
Career Services is hosting its annual Part-time Job Fair virtually on September 2.
Illinois State University concluded its largest fundraising campaign on June 30, raising $180.9 million during Redbirds Rising: The Campaign for Illinois State. The historic campaign was supported by 56,143 donors.
The Office of Financial Aid and the Office of Technology Solutions worked closely to harness data for borrowers to help lower student loan default rates.
Illinois State donors have been giving to the Red and White Scholarship since the fund was established in 2011 to help students with unexpected financial hardships.
Illinois State University has received funding through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The money helps students with expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Career Center hosts the Part-time Job Fair to help students succeed financially and as professionals.
In this video, Cory Washington, a financial aid counselor at Illinois State, answers questions about what to expect when pursuing financial aid as a Redbird.