(20 ILCS 2330/4.1) (was 20 ILCS 710/4.1)
    Sec. 4.1. Illinois Service Education Award Grant. The Commission may, subject to appropriation, award an Illinois Service Education Award Grant to recipients of a national service educational award established under 42 U.S.C. 12602 and awarded by the Corporation for National Community Service. The grant must be awarded only as a partial matching grant. An individual who successfully completes a required term of full-time national service in an approved national service position in this State may apply to receive an Illinois Service Education Award Grant. The Commission shall adopt rules to govern the process for applying for the grant and for determining the amount of the grant and any other rules necessary to implement and administer this Section.
    An Illinois Service Education Award Grant may be used for any of the following purposes:
        (1) To repay student loans associated with attending
    
an Illinois institution of higher learning, as defined in the Higher Education Student Assistance Act.
        (2) To pay all or part of the cost of attendance at
    
an Illinois institution of higher learning, as defined in the Higher Education Student Assistance Act.
        (3) To pay expenses incurred in participating in an
    
approved Illinois school-to-work program.
        (4) Any other purpose for which the national service
    
educational award may lawfully be used.
(Source: P.A. 98-692, eff. 7-1-14.)