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Institutional Scholarships


Institutional scholarship awards will be provided for recruitment and recognition of academic achievement, service to community and country as well as recognition of skills and talents of prospective students. Student abilities, skills, and talent will be utilized and developed in the College’s wide variety of performance and competition programs. These institutional scholarships are also referred to as activity scholarships and include the following: Board of Trustees scholarships, Dairy Judging and Collegiate FFA scholarships, Fine and Performing Arts scholarships, Students in Recruitment scholarships, Adult Education scholarships, and Athletic scholarships. An Institutional Scholarship manual describing guidelines for each scholarship has been established for interested students and can be found at the link below.

Institutional Scholarship Manual

Board of Trustees Scholarship

(Academic tuition waiver) This scholarship pays tuition for two academic years immediately following high school, including the summer semester hours between the two academic years. Each in-district high school valedictorian, salutatorian, or the next highest-ranking student(s) in the upper ¼ of his/her graduating class may be eligible. Contact the Office of the VP of Student Services at 618-545-3034 or your high school guidance counselor for more information.

Athletic 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 information.

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Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship

Scholarships consist of a waiver of tuition and mandatory fees assessed to students who enroll in classes, maintaining full-time status, at Kaskaskia College. Mandatory fees do not include specific course-related fees. Scholarships are in Instrumental Music, Theater, and Vocal Music. To apply for a Fine and Performing Arts scholarships click the following link https://kaskaskia.smapply.io. For more information or to schedule an audition contact the scholarship sponsor for the area you are interested in:

  1. Instrumental and Vocal Music- Schedule an audition with Cody Paul.
  2. Theater - Schedule an interview with Kevin McCarty

All applicants will submit the following materials before being considered:

  1. KC Application for Admission, if not on file
  2. Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship application
  3. High school transcript/college transcript on file with Kaskaskia College

Applications and other required materials must be received by the sponsor no later than June 30th to be eligible for consideration for fall semesters and no later than January 1st to be considered for the spring semester. Applications received after the deadline will be considered based on the recipient's need and the availability of scholarships.

Student Ambassadors Scholarship

This scholarship provides tuition and mandatory fees for up to 15 credit hours for fall and spring and up to 6 credit hours for 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 Coordinator of Student Recruitment at 618-545-3118.

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