ISAC Merit Recognition Scholarships
Graduating high school seniors ranking in the top 5% of their graduating
class may be awarded a scholarship of up to $1,000 for attending a public Illinois college. Letters of eligibility
will be sent from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Checks will be issued to the student when funds are
received by the institution.
This scholarship covers tuition for dependents of Illinois residents who were missing in
action, prisoners of war, 100% service-connected disability rating from the VA, or died from a service connected
disability arising out of active service in the Armed Forces. Applications are available in the Office of Financial
Illinois National Guard Scholarship
This award covers tuition for Illinois reservists on active duty who
have served at least one year. A completed application must be submitted to the Illinois Student Assistance
Commission for each academic year. An eligibility letter is mailed to the student by the state. The student must
bring the letter to the Office of Financial Aid & Veterans’ Affairs. Tuition payments will not be processed until the
original letter is on file in the Office of Financial Aid. Applications may be obtained by contacting ISAC or the
Office of Financial Aid. Standards of Academic Progress must be maintained to receive the scholarship.
Board of Trustee Scholarship
(Academic tuition waiver) This scholarship pays tuition for two academic years
immediately following high school, including summer semester hours between and after the two academic years. Each
in-district high school valedictorian, and salutatorian, or the next highest-ranking student(s) in the upper ¼ of
his/her graduating class may apply. Contact the Admissions Office for more information.
Athletic and Activity Scholarships
These scholarships waive tuition and fees for in-district students for
two academic years contingent upon compliance with the established conditions of eligibility, and may include summer
semester hours, between and after the two academic years. Contact the Director of Athletics for more
Kaskaskia College Foundation Scholarships
Approximately 150 scholarships are awarded each year to current
Kaskaskia College students and entering freshmen by the Kaskaskia College Foundation. Many Foundation scholarships are
based on academic merit. Community service and financial need may also be criteria. Application procedures are posted
in late February and have an application deadline in late March. Most foundation scholarships for the following year
are awarded in April. For information and an application, contact the Office of Financial Aid on the main campus.
Recipients are notified by the Kaskaskia College Foundation Office.
Several community sponsored scholarship applications are available at the Office of
Students in Recruitment (SiRs) Scholarship
This scholarship provides tuition and fees up to 15 credit hours for fall and spring and up to 6 credit hours in summer. Students receiving this scholarship serve as a “peer” recruiter supporting recruitment activities in cooperation with the Kaskaskia College Office of Recruitment. For more detailed eligibility requirements or to access the application, contact the Student Recruitment Specialist at 545-3049