Financial Assistance

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) - The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) combines federally-funded job training programs in Illinois into a "workforce development" system where individuals can find a job or train for a new career.

Dept. of Human Services/Division of Rehabilitation Services - DHS's Division of Rehabilitation Services is the state's lead agency serving individuals with disabilities. DRS works in partnership with people with disabilities and their families to assist them in making informed choices to achieve full community participation through employment, education, and independent living opportunities.

Illinois Veteran’s Grant-Visit www.isac.org.  Type in the search bar-"ivg application", click on the first choice of "Application", scroll down to "Illinois Veteran's Grant Program Application, click on ". Application".  Page 2 contains the instructions.  You may also come to the Truck Driver Training Center for an application.  Once you receive your approval letter then you must contact our Financial Aid Office on the main campus to verify eligibility.  Their number is 815-224-0200.  The IVG does not cover lab fees so the student is responsible for the  $237.00 fee required to pay for the physical, drug screen, CDL permit fee and National Safety Test.

Other funding available for Veteran's - G.I Bill and the National Guard Grant are two more funding resources. Contact our Financial Aid Office at 815-224-0200 to see if you are eligible for either of these. Individual semester applications may apply.

Tri-County Opportunities Council Community Services Grant - Eligibility for this program is limited to families having incomes at or below the federal poverty-income guidelines. Contact Tri-County Opportunities Council in La Salle at 815-224-0028.

B.E.S.T., Inc. located on campus at 815-224-0370 or 815-224-0374 in E-317. 

          You may be eligible if you:    

  • Have been laid off or have received notice of a permanent layoff due to a plant closure, company downsizing, restructuring or change in market conditions.
  • Are eligible for or have exhausted your unemployment compensation and are unlikely to return to your previous occupation
  • Were self-employed and are now unemployed as a result of general economic conditions - you must show profit loss statement.
  • Displaced homemakers
  •            Tuition reimbursement from trucking companies.

    IVCC also accepts Visa, Discover, MasterCard, and American Express.