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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.

2016-17 scholarships have been awarded

Did you apply for a 2016-17 scholarship?  Scholarship recipients received an award letter mailed to their home address. Scholarship funds will not be completed until recipients have completed a scholarship orientation. If you received notification that you would receive a scholarship, but missed the July 7 Scholarship Orientation, please contact the Foundation Office immediately to schedule an individual session no later than August 18, 2016.

Other funding sources

For information on financial aid through federal and state sources, please visit the Office of Financial Aid website.  For external scholarship opportunities, please visit External Scholarship Opportunities.

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.