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Commission Miscalculates Financial Aid Money, Reduces Grants For 10K Students

A miscalculation by a state agency could cost several thousand Illinois college students are losing some of their financial aid from the state, though colleges might make up the difference.

WBBM Newsradio–05/01/2013

Stack of cash (CBS)

MAP Grant Money Gone, But Federal Pell Grants Available For Illinois College Students

Higher education is not cheap, and a state program that provides financial aid is now diverting people to a federal program.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2013

Money (CBS)

State College Aid Program Runs Out Much Earlier Than Usual

As many as 140,000 college students could be denied financial aid, as a state-operated source of funds has gone dry much earlier than usual.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

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Sunday Deadline For MAP Grant Applications

Students seeking state aid to pay for college next year have until Sunday night to apply for a MAP grant, Illinois’ largest need-based college scholarship program.

03/19/2011