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Reservation Night 2020

As a reminder, reservations for a 2020-2021 Empower Illinois tax credit scholarship will open on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.

Like last year, the application process will include two steps: a reservation and an application.

Parents who applied for a 2019 scholarship should have received an email from Empower Illinois reminding them to use the same email as last year to log into their EmpowerXChange portal to complete the application.

This year, the reservation will form will be available at 6:30pm, to give families time to enter their information before submission at 7pm. More information about preparing for reservation night can be found on our website under, “How Do I Apply.”

2020-2021 Application

The 2020-2021 scholarship application will be available on Friday, January 17. Families who have completed their reservation by 9 a.m. on Thursday, January 16 will receive an email from Empower Illinois on Friday morning notifying them the application is live. If families complete their email after this date and time, they will receive their notification email the following week.


Application Previews and Guides

  • Preview of the reservation and application pages in both English and Spanish
  • Step-by-step application instructions in both English and Spanish.
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