Tuition Assistance


Eligible full-time team members can apply for tuition assistance up to $4,000 per calendar year and part-time team members can apply for up to $2,000 per calendar year. Lawson provides an online process for submitting tuition assistance requests for quick turnaround and automatic deposits.


Carle Health has partnered with area and online colleges and universities to provide additional grants, scholarships and discounts.

To learn more about the higher education institutions Carle Health partners with on tuition discounts, visit CLICK>Human Resources>Career Center.

Parkland Scholars

The Carle Foundation is pleased to offer financial assistance for educational expenses to students enrolled in health careers and office professional programs at Parkland College. Students may apply for an initial installment of $2,500 per semester, and an additional application may be submitted for a total assistance amount of $5,000. Please contact Parkland College, Office of Financial Aid and Veteran Services at (217) 351-2222 or for more information.

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 Good to Know

Human Resources can tell you more about the following programs:

  • Student Loan Resources - So many graduates have significant student loan debt and not many resources for help. We're with you, working on partnerships to help evaluate your options from adjusting repayment plans to refinancing to Public Loan Forgiveness.
  • Center for Talent Development - Professional development opportunities are available for all employees, leaders, advanced practice providers and physicians in all roles at Carle Health. Course offerings include a variety of core-skills classes and leadership development coursework for new and existing employees.
  • Carle Career Center - Career planning and development to support all employees within the Carle system and throughout the community.