Tuition Exchange Lottery Application Period Opens August 25

Illinois Institute of Technology holds a lottery each fall for Tuition Exchange scholarships. The number of scholarships will be based on the number of students from the Tuition Exchange program from other participating institutions who enroll at Illinois Tech each year. Faculty and staff may apply for a scholarship for an eligible dependent as long as they meet the criteria below. To be considered a candidate for a tuition exchange scholarship through Illinois Tech, the family member must be an eligible dependent of an eligible employee at Illinois Tech.

Illinois Institute of Technology is a member of the Tuition Exchange, a nonprofit organization of more than 600 colleges and universities that agree to a reciprocal scholarship program. Visit for a listing of participating schools and more details about how the exchange works.

Eligible Employees

Any full-time faculty or staff member in good employment standing and meeting the minimum of two years of full time employment at Illinois Tech by January 1 of the year for which the dependent is a candidate (for the 2021-2022 academic year, hire date must be January 1, 2019, or earlier).

Eligible Dependents

Any born or adopted child of an eligible Illinois Tech employee. The child must be a dependent as defined by the IRS. (Appropriate proof may be requested).

The award is for new first-year students and continuing students, although preference will be given to new first-year students.

Application Process for Awards for academic year beginning fall 2021

Employees wishing to apply for Tuition Exchange should complete the online application available here: TE EZ Application.

Please select 2021-2022 for the Application Year.

The application period will begin on August 25 and will close on Friday, September 25. Only applications submitted by 5 p.m. on September 25 will be considered. Questions, comments, or concerns can be directed to