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Each year, $200,000 in scholarships are distributed among nearly 200 students by the KCC Foundation. Scholarship applications for the 2017-18 academic year will be available Nov. 1, 2016 to March 1, 2017.

Contact the KCC Foundation at 815-802-8252 to learn more.

Destination Marketing Internship Program

Participate in all the events surrounding the Chicago Bears RC Cola Training Camp! Work directly with the executive director to help promote the Convention and Visitor's Bureau and Kankakee County as a tourist destination.

Applicants must have an energetic personality and excellent verbal communication skills, be able to work well in a team environment, and be able to lift 25-50 pounds. View more details here.

To apply, contact the Kankakee County Convention and Visitor's Bureau at 1-800-747-4837 or

2016-17 scholarships have been awarded

Did you apply for a 2016-17 scholarship? Expect an email from the KCC Foundation. Scholarship recipients will also receive an award letter mailed to their home address. 

You can check the status of your application and/or accept your scholarship award by logging into the KCC Foundation's Scholarship website. Use the same login credentials as when you applied.

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.