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Nearly 200 KCC students are awarded $200,000 in scholarships by the KCC Foundation each year. Applications for the 2016-17 academic year are being accepted now through March 1, 2016.

Browse our complete list of scholarships, including award amounts, requirements and subject areas. You can apply for as many scholarships as you are eligible by submitting just one application!


Contact Aindrea Hogan at 815-802-8251 to learn more.

Other funding sources

For information on financial aid through federal and state sources, please visit the Office of Financial Aid website.

Recognizing academic excellence since 1969

Since 1969, the KCC Foundation has sponsored scholarships to recognize the academic excellence and outstanding achievements of KCC students. The program is supported by donations from private individuals, corporations and benevolent organizations. The Foundation's board members provide invaluable guidance and support to nurture the college's scholarship program.