Financial Aid

Financial Aid, Scholarships & Payment Plans

At the EAC, we believe art is for everyone. No student is turned away on the basis of financial need.

Financial aid, scholarships, and payment plans are available each term for adult and youth classes on the basis of financial need. Click here for a pdf formatted financial aid application and policy statement. Applications are also available in-person at the EAC front desk.

Please submit completed application and financial documents outlined with your registration. For more information, call 847-475-5300.

If you're in a position to donate, please help fund our Education Scholarships.

Financial Aid Sliding Scale

Total (Gross) Income / Number of Family Members

Subsidy 1 2 3 4 5 6
75% $16,240 $21,985 $27,730 $33,475 $39,220 $44,970
50% $19,675 $26,725 $33,395 $40,555 $47,520 $54,480
25% $23,110 $31,285 $30,460 $47,640 $55,815 $63,990