The MAP Grant is a state-funded grant awarded by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.
Apply by completing the FAFSA
Students and parents must be Illinois residents
Available to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor’s degree or professional degree
Awards vary from $300 to $4,720
Awards for students with less than 15 credit hours per semester will be pro-rated
Grants may be limited based on FAFSA application date, number of applicants, and funding levels appropriated by the Illinois General Assembly
Eligible students with sophomore standing who have accumulated 75 MAP Eligibility Units become ineligible but may regain eligibility once they attain junior standing and students who have accumulated 135 MAP Eligibility Units are not eligible.