If your application is initially approved, you will receive an e-mail message containing a link to an online payment system that will enable you to pay the processing fee of $75 using a credit or debit card. After we receive that payment, we will send you an e-mail message confirming final approval and containing various materials, including a press release template and an audience evaluation survey.
If you prefer to send a check, you must download and complete the paper application
. Mail payment and application to Illinois Humanities, attention: Road Scholars Program, 125 South Clark Street, Suite 650, Chicago, IL 60603-5200. Please be aware, however, that all paper applications will have a considerably longer processing time.