Family Fellowships

  • Family Fellowship Information


    A family fellowship provides parents of children with disabilities the opportunity to be reimbursed for expenses up to $150.00 per family to attend an in-state workshop, seminar or conference that will benefit their family.



    You must be a parent/guardian of a child with an IEP under the age of 6and live in the counties of Grundy, Kankakee, Kendall, LaSalle, Will or South Suburban Cook.


    Applications must be submitted at least one month prior to the event.


    A copy of your registration form and other workshop information must accompany your Award Application.

    Fellowships are limited to a maximum of $150.00.


    It is your responsibility to send in your own registration.


    Reimbursement form is to be returned with original receipts. These must be received no later than two (2) months after the event.


    Claims for child care must have receipts from the provider.


    The destination must exceed 200 miles (round trip) to qualify for lodging expenses.


    Family Fellowship Application