Illinois Tax Credits and Scholarships

Learn about redirecting your State of Illinois Income Tax to provide scholarships for students to attend Calvin Christian School


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Scholarship Seekers

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To apply for a scholarship, you will need these documents:

  • Copy of your family’s 2016 federal tax return
  • Proof of IL residency (Utility Bill or Driver’s License)
  • Proof of student’s age (Birth Certificate, Passport, or Federal/State ID)
  • Report card from prior semester (unless beginning school for the first time.)
  • Upon availability, letter of acceptance from the school of choice.

* You will want to apply at both Children's Tuition Fund and Empower Illinois to increase your chance of success.

Important Links

State of IL Invest in Kids Website

SGO-IL Children's Tuition Fund (accepting applications starting January 22nd)

SGO-Empower Illinois (accepting applications starting January 31st)

Setup an IL My Tax Account and Request a Scholarship Contribution Credit

Tutorial Video on Setting up an IL My Tax Account


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