Types of Financial Aid

Explore ways to pay for tuition

Invest in your future—in more ways than one. Federal and state aid, military and veteran’s benefits, CLC Foundation Scholarships, private grants and more—there are many ways to get help paying your college expenses at CLC.

We'll help you ease your worries about paying bills so you can focus on what really matters—getting a good education to prepare for your future.

Grants & work study

Federal grants, loans and work-study are available to help you pay for college expenses, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, personal expenses and transportation.


Search through available scholarships to find the right ones for you.


Take advantage of Lancer Emergency Assistance Fund (LEAF), your sustainable access to resources in an emergency.

Military and veteran benefits

Demystify how to obtain and use your benefits.


Financial aid questions?

Office of Financial Aid
Phone: (847) 543-2062
Email: finaid@clcillinois.edu

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