how to apply

prior to applying for a foundation scholarship, you will need to apply to icc or be currently enrolled.

the online scholarship application for the 2021-2022 academic year is open

information to gather for the online scholarship application

general information

  • icc eservices username and password
  • icc student id or social security number
  • act score (if applicable)
  • email address is very helpful but not required

Background & Goals

  • you will be asked to share your background, future goals, needs, and activities

financial statements

  • records of income for the previous year; such as w-2 forms for yourself and your parents, per federal guidelines (married students or over the age of 24 do not need his/her parent's information)

letters of recommendation

  • these are to be completed by your chosen references
  • recommendations should be from work supervisors, teachers, or counselors (recommendations from family members are not accepted)
  • recommendations must be submitted online — detailed instructions will be provided within the application process

completing the application

  • the online scholarship application may be completed all at once or section at a time
  • in order for a section to be saved, you must complete a full page and select the save button at the bottom of the webpage
  • corrections and/or additions can be made to your application up till the deadline of 11:59 pm on march 1
  • computers are available for application completion in all icc libraries
  • if you require assistance due to extenuating circumstances, call (309) 694-5324
  • incomplete applications will not be considered

applicants who have a completed application will be considered for each and every scholarship that they qualify for. written notification about whether or not the applicant has been selected for a scholarship will be sent no later than july 15. only one scholarship will be awarded per applicant.