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Welcome to the online Grant Program for Exonerees application.
Please read this important information about the program and how to make sure your application is completed correctly before it is submitted. If you have a Student Portal profile, some of the application information will be prepopulated for you. If you need to create a profile, click the Login above.
If the Governor of the State of Illinois has issued you a pardon on the grounds of innocence of the crime for which you had been imprisoned, or you have received a certificate of innocence from a circuit court, you may be eligible to receive funds from the Grant Program for Exonerees.
This grant provides assistance toward tuition and mandatory fees. In addition, the grant may be used to pay costs associated with obtaining:
Costs paid on or after January 1, 2016, will be considered for reimbursement.
More information about this program, including the latest processing updates, may be found at the Grant Program for Exonerees page of the ISAC website (isac.org).
Use the information below to help gather and organize the documents needed to complete your application.
Because you will be providing confidential information about yourself while completing this application, be sure to protect your personal data by closing the browser when you are finished. In addition, do not set a bookmark for application pages.