Financial Aid

Financial Aid
Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. The Office of Federal Student Aid helps make college education possible by providing more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 13 million students paying for college or career school.

Seniors are encouraged to submit the FAFSA as soon as possible after October 1, 2018.

Questions about getting to college, financial aid, or your FAFSA?  Get answers from ISAC’s experts sent directly to your phone! Text your questions and talk with our college mentors, get info on college planning events, and reminders of deadlines! Text your name to 708-252-3890.

FAFSA Completion Workshops on October 26th and November 7th
Please click on the link below to sign up for a half hour time slot to receive assistance in completing your FAFSA from Reavis Guidance Counselors and the Illinois Student Assistance Commission!  The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is a free online form that determines eligibility for federal and state financial aid for college and further training after high school!  Once you click on the link, it will inform you what times are available and what to bring for your appointment.  If you have any questions, please contact Rachael Pearson in Guidance at 708-599-7200 ext 211 or

Register for the for FAFSA Completion Workshop
​Documents needed to complete the FAFSA
Senior Parent Night - Financial Aid Presentation

FastWeb is a free online national scholarship search engine, where students create a profile and are connected to scholarships that match their criteria.  

Local Scholarships
A list of local scholarships, which includes information on steps to apply, due dates, and eligibility.  Paper copies are also available in the Guidance Office.