In partnership with One Million Degrees
About the Program
The Chicago Opportunity ISA Fund helps One Million Degrees alumni cover the costs of earning a bachelor’s degree and persist to graduation.
You can apply for $2,500—$25,000 in funding to help you cover
Books and Supplies
Specific amounts you qualify for depend on the total cost of attendance at your school. Use the ISA calculator tool for this program to see what your contract terms would be.
One Million Degrees alumna/us
At least 17 years old
U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Full-time status during the term for which you’re seeking funding
Meeting satisfactory academic progress (SAP) criteria at your school
Enrolled in or transferring to a bachelor’s degree program at an eligible institution (below)
Funding is available for enrollment at the following institutions:
Illinois Institute of Technology
Illinois State University
North Park University
Northern Illinois University
Saint Xavier University
Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
Univ. of Illinois at Springfield
Univ. of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Western Illinois University
Text or call to speak to a BFF student manager.
Apply for an ISA
Create an account to begin the application process.
If you’ve already created an account, you can sign in to apply for more funding.
ISA TERMS CALCULATOR
Use the online calculator tool to find out what your ISA terms would be.