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External Scholarships

Many organizations outside of Heartland offer additional scholarship opportunities. The availability of these scholarships is subject to change. HCC does not endorse or sponsor these external scholarships. 

Last Updated: 05/11/2018  


PNC Bank Financial Literacy 101 Scholarship
12 scholarships of $2,000 will be awarded.
Deadline Date: May 21, 2018 for fall semester, November 30, 2018 for spring semester

SallieMae Scholarship
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Commerce Bank Scholarship
4 scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded for the 2018-2019 school year.
Deadline Date: August 31, 2018

Illinois Sheriffs' Association College Scholarship
One $500 scholarship will be awarded by McLean County Sheriff Jon Sandage.
Deadline Date: March 15, annually

Streator Onized Credit Union
Five scholarships will be awarded to recipients in the amount of $500.00 each and three scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $250.00 each. 
Deadline Date: April 1, annually

Point Foundation Scholarship
Point Foundation empowers promising lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential. Recipients will receive up to a $3,700 tuition scholarship and access to a variety of support, education, and community resources dedicated to seeing LGBTQ students succeed.
Deadline Date: May 1

First Art Gallery Scholarship
wanting to enable Art and Liberal Arts students to further their education, First Art Gallery is offering one $1,000 scholarship.
Deadline Date: May 31

Imroving Senior Living Scholarship
One $1,000 scholarship.  Open to students in any major, although it is ideal for students in any health care major.
Deadline Date: October 17, annually

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Transfer Scholarship
This scholarship for top community college students seeking to complete their bachelor's degrees.
Deadline Date: October 24

Knapp Burn Foundation Scholarship
The Foundation desires to help students with tuition expenses by making funds available through the Knapp Burn Foundation - John Bennet Saviano Educational Grant for $2000 per semester.
Deadline Date: October 31, May 15, biannually
Horatio Alger Association Career and Technical Scholarship
Receive up to $25,000 for college, to qualify you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to attend college. 
Deadline Date: October 25, will reopen for Fall 2018 on March 15

Education Justice Project Scholarship
EJP offers $500 scholarships for people who have paroled from an adult IDOC facility, paroled from a juvenile IDJJ facility, students who have a family member incarcerated in an IDOC facility, and students who are family members of IDOC staff.
Deadline Date: November 1 Scholarship
Do you share an interest in using Texas Instrument calculator technology?  Any are of study qualifies for the scholarship, however, students in Mathematics, Science, Business and Engineering may be particularly interested.
Deadline Date: December 15 Veterans Benefits Scholarship
A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to three students who write the most compelling essay. 
Deadline Date: December 31, annually


Christian Community Credit Union Scholarship for Success
Awarding multi-year scholarships of $1,000 per year. This scholarship will reopen February 1, 2018.

HyVee Foundation Scholarship
The scholarship award is payable in a lump sum to be applied to normal college expenses including tuition, room and board, book purchases and rentals, awarding $1,000 to each recipient.
Deadline Date: February 10, annually

Parentinn's Scholarship
In an effort to increase awareness and prevention of cyberbullying, the Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship has been created.  You could earn $1250 as an undergraduate or $1250 for high school seniors.
Deadline Date: February 28, annually

IAA Foundation
Provides college scholarships to Illinois Farm Families, Illinois Farm Bureau members, spouses, or their children who major in agriculture, agribusiness, or an ag-related course of study. The 2018-2019 Scholarship application period will begin December 1st, 2017. 

P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education
Earn up to $3,000 for tuition.  P.E.O. is a need based grant program providing one-time financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification.
Deadline Date: None

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