Paying for College


Illinois Student Assistance Commission

ISAC provides students and families with assistance through the financial aid process. For assistance regarding financial aid and/or FAFSA completion, please contact one of our ISACorps Outreach Specialists:

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Financial Aid Application Workshops

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) is hosting several virtual statewide financial aid application workshops. After a brief introduction and overview, individuals will be able to work at their own pace and have their questions on the FAFSA or the Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid answered privately via the chat function.  There will also be staff available to answer questions in Spanish.

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One Stop - Harper College Financial Aid

Even if you (or your student) are not planning on attending Harper College, you are welcome to utilize their One Stop department for assistance.  For one-on-one FAFSA completion support, financial aid assistance, and Harper registration information, utilize Harper's One Stop Office.  Use the "Chat Live" button to ask any questions or schedule virtual appointments.

ONE STOP - Harper College Financial Aid Support / Registration Questions

Monday-Thursday: 8am-7pm
Friday: 8am-4:30pm


The Local Scholarship Packet for the Class of 2023 will be available electronically on February 1, 2023. These are generously offered from local Barrington businesses, organizations and individual families. The deadline for these applications will be March 1, 2023. Questions? Contact Mrs. Galvan at cgalvan@barrington220.orgClick here to begin your scholarship search

National Scholarship Links