There are two (2) scholarship opportunities available to parents, students and families.  The Conference Stipend Program and the Consumer Involvement Program by the Arc of Illinois.  See below for details of each.  


The Conference Stipend Program:  

The Transition Conference Committee has made provisions for a limited number of scholarships for parents and students who need financial assistance. These funds are available on a first come, first serve basis. This scholarship can be used for needed conference related expenses including registration, hotel, transportation and/or a personal attendant. To apply, complete this application PDF Scholarship Application.  The application is also available in a Word doc Scholarship Application 2019

Contact Tara Dunning of the Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois (SILC) at 217-744-7777 or with any questions. 

Consumer Involvement Program

The Arc of Illinois and Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities Consumer Involvement Program also offer funds to enable people with developmental disabilities and their family members to attend conferences. To apply, complete this application ARC Consumer Stipend Brochure.  The application is also available in Spanish Arc Consumer Stipend -Spanish

Contact Leeann of The Arc of Illinois at 815-464-1832 with any questions about the Arc Consumer Involvement Program.  

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