Apply for Scholarships

We are happy to help you through the scholarship process.

Please refer to the online demonstration to get step-by-step instructions on how to apply.  You can also watch a presentation of the online demonstration.

Take a look at all of the available scholarships! only need to fill out one application and you will be sorted into all of the scholarships for which you qualify. 

Get to the online application

You must apply to Heartland Community College before you are able to complete the scholarship application. You will receive login information for myHeartland after you apply to HCC.

  1. Go to and log in.
  2. Click on IRIS tab on the upper left side.
  3. Click on the IRIS icon (green diamond on the left hand side of the page)
  4. Click on Foundation Scholarship on the lower right side

Complete the online application

  1. Answer the survey questions. These questions determine your eligibility for various scholarships.
  2. Complete the three required essays. The system will time out after 30 minutes. We highly recommend writing your essays in a word document and cutting and pasting the answers into the response area.
  3. Upload two letters of recommendation.  If you cannot upload the letters or your letter writer prefers to send the letter directly to the Foundation, you can mail the letter to:
    Melissa Fasig
    Heartland Community College
    1500 W. Raab Rd.
    Normal, IL 61761
  4. Make sure the Heartland Community College records department has your transcripts.
  5. Make sure you hit the Submit and I am Done buttons to complete your application.
  6. You can go back to change your survey answer or essay questions any time before 11:59 pm on March 1, 2018.

Contact Us

Heartland Foundation
CCB 2300
1500 W. Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8110

Make a Gift

Chris Downing

Executive Director
Phone: 309-268-8587

Melissa Fasig

Scholarship Questions
Phone: 309-268-8102

Larissa McIlvain

Event Questions
Phone: 309-268-8125