Fry Scholarship

Fry Scholarship The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship (Fry Scholarship) pays eligible dependents up to 36 months of the full, 100% level, of the Post-9/11 GI Bill. This includes the tuition and fee payment, a monthly housing allowance, and a books and supplies stipend. For more information on payment rates click here. The Fry Scholarship is available for children and surviving spouses of Servicemembers who died in the line of duty after September 10, 2001. For more information click here.

Illinois Veterans' Grant (IVG) Program


The Illinois Veterans' Grant (IVG) Program pays tuition and certain fees at all Illinois state-supported colleges, universities and community colleges for eligible Illinois veterans. An individual must:
.Be an honorably discharged veteran; and
.Reside in Illinois six months before entering the service; and
.Have at least one full year of active duty in the U.S. Armed
Forces. This includes veterans who were assigned to
active duty in a foreign country in a time of hostilities in that country,
regardless of length of service; and
.Return to Illinois within six months of discharge from the service; and

Applications and additional information are available from the VSO Offices of the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs, college financial aid offices or the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), 1755 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, 60015, telephone 847-948-8550 or 800-899-ISAC, www.collegezone.com.