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Become a Baccalaureate Scholar

Baccalaureate Scholars receive a full scholarship for KCC tuition and fees and $500 per semester for books. As a Baccalaureate Scholar, you will earn a KCC associate degree and be ready to transfer to the four-year college or university of your choice.

You can apply for the scholarship after you've completed the fall semester of your senior year.

To apply:

  1. Complete the Instructor or Counselor Recommendation form.
  2. Complete the Baccalaureate Scholars application form and required essays. Be sure your name and signature appear on each page.
  3. Request your high school transcripts be sent to KCC.
  4.  Request your ACT scores be sent directly to KCC.
  5. Complete a KCC Admissions Form.

For a timely review of your application, use the Application Checklist. Submit all materials by the application deadline to be considered for first-round admission.

If you have any questions about the application process or eligibility, contact Susan LaMore, program coordinator, at 815-802-8208 or