All Opportunities

Applications will be accepted February 21, 2018 – March 30, 2018.

Below is a list of over 50 scholarships, their qualifications, deadlines, and the amount of each award when applicable. To apply, you must first Sign-in using your personal Kish ID User Name and Password. If you Sign-in using someone else’s account information it will create an error and cancel your application. If you have forgotten your ID and Password, contact the Kishwaukee College Help Desk, 815-825-9888. helpdesk@kish.edu

New Students:
Please fill out the Kishwaukee College Student Information Form prior to applying for Foundation Scholarships: https://www.kish.edu/apply/. Once you filled out form, you will be given a Kishwaukee College student ID number and instructions for setting up your KishID and password. This process may take 2-3 business days. To expedite the process or with questions, please call Enrollment Services at 815-825-9375. After that time period, return to the Kishwaukee College home page and click on myKC. Next, setup your KishID account through the Need Help? Box by following the links. If you get an error stating you cannot be uniquely identified then try again the next day. If you did not enter your SS# on the Student Information Form, you will need to use the Student ID Number that you will receive by mail at your permanent address.

*Current Students: *
Click on the Sign-in blue box in the upper right hand corner on this page with your Kish ID username and password. Fill out the application. All Foundation scholarships use the same online application. Application will automatically be submitted for any scholarship you qualify for. Supporting documents may be required for some scholarships, such as a short essay or letter of recommendation. You may save your application and go back at a later date.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$0.00 AG Communications Endowment
The AG Communications scholarship is designed for students pursuing a career in electronics.
The AG Communications scholarship is designed for students pursuing a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 Arden Perry & Kathryn Cornell Endowment
The Arden Perry and Kathryn Cornell scholarship is designed for graduates of Genoa-Kingston High School. Students must have graduated with a...
The Arden Perry and Kathryn Cornell scholarship is designed for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$350.00 Available Benjamin Harris Scholarship
The Benjamin Harris scholarship is designed for full time Horticulture students pursuing a degree in Floral Design or Landscape Design. This fund...
The Benjamin Harris scholarship is designed for full time Horticulture...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $350.00 Available
$2,900.00 Available Beulah & Roberta Hackett Endowment Scholarship
The Beulah and Roberta Hackett Endowment Scholarship is designed for students who have been accepted into the Kishwaukee College Nursing Program...
The Beulah and Roberta Hackett Endowment Scholarship is designed for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,900.00 Available
$600.00 Available Bill Springer Memorial Scholarship
The Bill Springer Memorial scholarship is designed for full time students pursuing a career in engineering or computer science.
The Bill Springer Memorial scholarship is designed for full time...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $600.00 Available
$500.00 Available Bruce Cobb Horticulture Scholarship
The Bruce Cobb Horticulture scholarship is designed for full time horticulture students who will have completed 30 hours at Kishwaukee College and...
The Bruce Cobb Horticulture scholarship is designed for full time...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00 Available
$910.00 Available Bud & Kay Stocking, Rochelle Rotary Endowment
The Bud and Kay Stocking, Rochelle Rotary scholarship designed for Rochelle Township High School students going to Kishwaukee College. Students...
The Bud and Kay Stocking, Rochelle Rotary scholarship designed for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $910.00 Available
$1,350.00 Available Cliff Caruthers & Linda Stoltz Caruthers Memorial Endowment
The Cliff Caruthers and Linda Stoltz Caruthers scholarship is designed for full-time students with financial need who have completed at least 12...
The Cliff Caruthers and Linda Stoltz Caruthers scholarship is designed...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,350.00 Available
$1,168.00 Available Dean & Betty Burgemeister Endowment
The Dean and Betty Burgemeister scholarship is designed for students who have been accepted into the Kishwaukee College Nursing Program.
The Dean and Betty Burgemeister scholarship is designed for students who...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,168.00 Available
$382.00 Available DeKalb Area Garden Club Endowment
The DeKalb Area Garden Club scholarship is designed for horticulture students from DeKalb County who have a 3.0 GPA or higher. The DeKalb Area...
The DeKalb Area Garden Club scholarship is designed for horticulture...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $382.00 Available
$250.00 Available Don Sanderson Memorial Scholarship
The Don Sanderson Memorial scholarship is designed for students pursuing an A.S. degree with an emphasis in Agriculture.
The Don Sanderson Memorial scholarship is designed for students pursuing...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $250.00 Available
$715.00 Available Doris V. & Suzanne K. Lewis Memorial Endowment
Doris V. and Suzanne K. Lewis Memorial scholarship is designed for students who have been accepted into the Kishwaukee College Nursing Program.
Doris V. and Suzanne K. Lewis Memorial scholarship is designed for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $715.00 Available
$40,000.00 Available Emma Anderson Fund
The Emma Anderson scholarship is designed for students graduating (or have already graduated) from Sycamore High School who were also...
The Emma Anderson scholarship is designed for students graduating (or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $40,000.00 Available
$2000.00 Founder's
“The Founders Scholarship provides financial support to students demonstrating academic achievement, community service, and leadership in...
“The Founders Scholarship provides financial support to students...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2000.00
$475.00 Available Harold C. Flanigan Memorial Endowment
The Harold C. Flanigan scholarship is designed for graduates of the Hiawatha High School who are attending Kishwaukee College.
The Harold C. Flanigan scholarship is designed for graduates of the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $475.00 Available
$2,000.00 Available Heartland Bank Community Enhancement Scholarship
Heartland Bank Community Enhancement scholarship is designed for students enrolled (enrolling) in Business, Education, Nursing, or Technology who...
Heartland Bank Community Enhancement scholarship is designed for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,000.00 Available
$575.00 Available Howard & Martha Mullins Endowment
Howard and Martha Mullins Memorial Scholarship is designed for students preparing to enter the nursing program but have not yet been accepted. ...
Howard and Martha Mullins Memorial Scholarship is designed for students...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $575.00 Available
$800.00 Available Illinois Health Improvement Scholarship
The Illinois Health Improvement scholarship is provided by the Board of Directors of the Illinois Community College System Foundation. This...
The Illinois Health Improvement scholarship is provided by the Board of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $800.00 Available
$250.00 Available Ine Achilles Scholarship for Horticulture
The Ine Achilles scholarship is designed for horticulture students who has completed one year toward a horticulture degree at the time of the...
The Ine Achilles scholarship is designed for horticulture students who...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $250.00 Available
$690.00 Available Jeremy "JD" Davis Memorial Endowment
The Jeremy “JD” Davis Memorial scholarship is designed for a full time Criminal Justice student or a student with a military background who has a...
The Jeremy “JD” Davis Memorial scholarship is designed for a full time...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $690.00 Available
$2,550.00 Available Jesus Romero Hispanic Endowment
The Jesus Romero Hispanic scholarship is designed for students who have lived in the Kishwaukee College district for at least one year, who have...
The Jesus Romero Hispanic scholarship is designed for students who have...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,550.00 Available
$15,000.00 Available K.C. Employees Reaching Forward Endowment
The Reaching Forward scholarship is designed for students experiencing financial hardship. Applicants must submit an essay describing their...
The Reaching Forward scholarship is designed for students experiencing...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $15,000.00 Available
$1,000 Available Kenneth and Susan Doubler Scholarship Fund
The Kenneth and Susan Doubler Scholarship Fund is designed to support students who meet the following criteria: 1. Recent high school graduates...
The Kenneth and Susan Doubler Scholarship Fund is designed to support...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000 Available
$830.00 Available Kishwaukee College Alumni Endowment
The Kishwaukee College Alumni scholarship is designed for Kishwaukee College district residents. Applicants must complete FAFSA and an essay...
The Kishwaukee College Alumni scholarship is designed for Kishwaukee...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $830.00 Available
$500.00 Available Laurie S. Borowicz Dreamers Scholarship Fund
The Laurie S. Borowicz Dreamers Scholarship fund is designed to support recent graduates from an in-district high school who maintain lawful...
The Laurie S. Borowicz Dreamers Scholarship fund is designed to support...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00 Available
$3,090.00 Available LaVerne "Dutch" Johnson Endowment
The LaVerne “Dutch” Johnson scholarship is designed for those who come from a rural background. Applicants must submit an essay describing their...
The LaVerne “Dutch” Johnson scholarship is designed for those who come...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,090.00 Available
$500.00 Available Leah Wach Memorial Endowment
The Leah Wach scholarship is designed for Kishwaukee College students who can demonstrate an extreme hardship. Applicants must submit a FAFSA
The Leah Wach scholarship is designed for Kishwaukee College students...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00 Available
$465.00 Available Marie Ann Pierce Memorial Endowment
The Marie Ann Pierce Memorial scholarship is designed for students accepted in the Kishwaukee College Nursing Program or enrolled in the Radiology...
The Marie Ann Pierce Memorial scholarship is designed for students...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $465.00 Available
$500.00 Available Mark Brisbin Memorial Scholarship
The Mark Brisbin Memorial scholarship is designed for automotive students attending Kishwaukee College’s Automotive Certificate program.
The Mark Brisbin Memorial scholarship is designed for automotive...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00 Available
$1,608.00 Available Mark Joseph Bussone Memorial Endowment
The Mark Joseph Bussone Memorial scholarship is designed for students enrolled in the Radiology Program.
The Mark Joseph Bussone Memorial scholarship is designed for students...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,608.00 Available
$250.00 Available Michael Bennett Scholarship
The Michael Bennet Scholarship is designed for students who are interested in art and enrolled or planning to enroll in Kishwaukee College art...
The Michael Bennet Scholarship is designed for students who are...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $250.00 Available
$650.00 Available O'Meara & Schaeffer Nursing Endowment
The O’Meara & Schaeffer scholarship is designed for students who have been accepted into the Kishwaukee College Nursing Program.
The O’Meara & Schaeffer scholarship is designed for students who...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $650.00 Available
$500.00 Available OJ & Phyllis Cunningham Malta Lions Club Scholarship
The OJ and Phyllis Cunningham Malta Lions Club Scholarship is designed for incoming and currently enrolled students in the Kishwaukee College...
The OJ and Phyllis Cunningham Malta Lions Club Scholarship is designed...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00 Available
$490.00 Available Paul J. Smith Memorial Endowment
The Paul J. Smith Memorial scholarship is designed for DeKalb or Ogle County full-time students who are pursuing a certificate or transfer degree...
The Paul J. Smith Memorial scholarship is designed for DeKalb or Ogle...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $490.00 Available
$0.00 Philip H. Nye Scholarship
The Philip H. Nye scholarship is designed for students enrolled in Early Childhood Development at Kishwaukee College.
The Philip H. Nye scholarship is designed for students enrolled in Early...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$710.00 Available Richard Akers Family Endowment
The Richard Akers Family scholarship is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a transfer degree in History, Economics or Social...
The Richard Akers Family scholarship is designed for students who are...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $710.00 Available
$500.00 Available Richard M. Lewis Sr. & Doris V. Lewis Nursing Scholarship
The Richard M. Lewis Sr. & Doris V. Lewis Nursing Scholarship is designed to be awarded to nursing students who demonstrate a financial need....
The Richard M. Lewis Sr. & Doris V. Lewis Nursing Scholarship is...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00 Available
$630.00 Available Rollan Bonneau Memorial Endowment
The Rollan Bonneau Memorial scholarship is designed for full-time students enrolled in Agriculture, Automotive Technology, Collision Repair...
The Rollan Bonneau Memorial scholarship is designed for full-time...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $630.00 Available
$4,580.00 Available Rowland & Lucille Matteson Endowment
The Rowland and Lucille Matteson scholarship is designed for horticulture students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who have completed 10 or more credit...
The Rowland and Lucille Matteson scholarship is designed for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $4,580.00 Available
$500.00 Available Rufus Brown Memorial Scholarship
The Rufus Brown memorial Scholarship is designed for full time students who graduated from DeKalb or Sycamore High School and who are pursuing a...
The Rufus Brown memorial Scholarship is designed for full time students...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00 Available
varies Ruth Ashelford Pollock Horticulture Internship Scholarship
The Pollock Horticulture Scholarship is for students who have applied to the Kishwaukee College Horticulture Program and should be awarded to full...
The Pollock Horticulture Scholarship is for students who have applied to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
$13,600.00 Available Ruth Ashelford-Pollock Nursing Scholarship
The Pollock Nursing scholarship is designed for students who have applied to the Kishwaukee College Nursing Program. Applicants must submit an...
The Pollock Nursing scholarship is designed for students who have...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $13,600.00 Available
$16,560.00 Available Ruth I. Hall Nursing Endowment
The Ruth I. Hall scholarship is designed for Kishwaukee College nursing students who have a GPA of 3.0 or more.
The Ruth I. Hall scholarship is designed for Kishwaukee College nursing...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $16,560.00 Available
$250.00 Available Shane Meyers Memorial Scholarships
The Shane Meyers Memorial Scholarship is designed for incoming or currently enrolled full-time student pursuing a certificate or degree in...
The Shane Meyers Memorial Scholarship is designed for incoming or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $250.00 Available
$500.00 Available Sue Ann Maki Memorial Scholarship
The Maki scholarship is designed for students accepted into the Kishwaukee College Nursing Program who are experiencing a financial hardship. ...
The Maki scholarship is designed for students accepted into the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00 Available
$1,000.00 Available Sycamore Physicians Scholarship
The Sycamore Physicians scholarship is designed for students currently entered in the nursing program at Kishwaukee College at the time of the...
The Sycamore Physicians scholarship is designed for students currently...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00 Available
$500.00 Available Terry Leffelman Memorial Endowment
The Terry Leffelman Memorial scholarship is designed to be awarded to students enrolled (enrolling) in the Kishwaukee College Marketing &...
The Terry Leffelman Memorial scholarship is designed to be awarded to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00 Available
$2,940.00 Available Tom & Nancy Roberts Theatre Endowment
The Tom and Nancy Roberts Theatre scholarship is designed for students who are currently or will be enrolled in theatre classes at Kishwaukee...
The Tom and Nancy Roberts Theatre scholarship is designed for students...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,940.00 Available
$740.00 Available Velta Smith Nursing Endowment Scholarship
The Velta Smith Nursing Endowment Scholarship is designed for students who have been accepted into the Kishwaukee College Nursing Program.
The Velta Smith Nursing Endowment Scholarship is designed for students...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $740.00 Available
$2,060.00 Available Vernon & Dorothy Smith Memorial Endowment
The Vernon and Dorothy Smith scholarship is awarded to a graduate of Rochelle Township High School who is enrolled in a degree or credit program...
The Vernon and Dorothy Smith scholarship is awarded to a graduate of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,060.00 Available