Illinois RISE Act

Retention of Illinois Students & Equity (RISE) Act and Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid

Illinois RISE Act

The Retention of Illinois Student and Equality (RISE) Act was signed into law, June 21, 2019, allows access to state financial aid [i.e. State of IL MAP Grant (Est)] to students who were previously ineligible.

For additional information, including a link to the Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid, please visit: Retention of Illinois Students & Equity (RISE) Act and Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid, or contact the Kishwaukee College Financial Aid Office.

Students are able to decline to use the State of IL MAP Grant (Est), if they wish to use these funds at a later time. For instance, someone may want to decline to use the remainder of their State of IL MAP Grant (Est) so that they may use it to obtain their Bachelor's degree. If you wish to decline your State of IL Map Grant (est), please complete the Request to Decline State of IL MAP Grant (Est) Award Form.