All Opportunities

Applications will be accepted September 17, 2019 – October 18, 2019.

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 Student 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
$675.00 available 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $675.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$750.00 available 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $750.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$500.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $500.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$2,850.00 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 or...
The Beulah and Roberta Hackett Endowment Scholarship is designed for...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $2,850.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $500.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$500.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $500.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$0.00 Charles & Mary Roberts Memorial Endowment
For continuing students who maintain satisfactory academic standing and are enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours.
For continuing students who maintain satisfactory academic standing and...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline10/18/2019
$0.00 Charles & Mary Roberts Memorial Endowment for Nursing
For students who are enrolled full-time in the Kish Nursing Program (ADN).
For students who are enrolled full-time in the Kish Nursing Program (ADN).
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline10/18/2019
$700.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $700.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$1,500.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$400.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $400.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$0.00 available DeKalb Fire Fighters Local 1236 Memorial Scholarship
The DeKalb Fire Fighters Local 1236 Memorial Scholarship is designed for students enrolled in Nursing, Radiology, or Therapeutic Massage. An essay...
The DeKalb Fire Fighters Local 1236 Memorial Scholarship is designed for...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $0.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$1,300 available Don C. Mack Scholarship
The Don C. Mack Scholarship is designed for students pursuing an A.A.S. degree in Horticulture. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid...
The Don C. Mack Scholarship is designed for students pursuing an A.A.S....
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $1,300 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$500.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $500.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$700.00 available Doris & Robert Boey Endowment
The Doris and Robert Boey scholarship is designed for students of Asian or Asian American descent pursuing a degree or certificate at Kishwaukee...
The Doris and Robert Boey scholarship is designed for students of Asian...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $700.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$700.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $700.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$500.00 available Edward Deeke Trust
A scholarship established for students who have applied to the Kishwaukee College Horticulture Program. Preference to full time students at...
A scholarship established for students who have applied to the...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $500.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$1,000.00 available Eleanor Anglin Price Scholarship
A scholarship established for students who did not start their college education immediately after High School graduation or have completed an...
A scholarship established for students who did not start their college...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$25,000.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $25,000.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$0.00 Employee Give Scholarship Fund
Employee Give Scholarship Fund was established in 2009 with the intent of funds raised from the annual employee campaign to be distributed for...
Employee Give Scholarship Fund was established in 2009 with the intent...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline10/18/2019
$1500.00 available 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $1500.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$500.00 available Gary Metcalf Memorial Scholarship in Aviation
The Gary Metcalf Memorial Scholarship is designed for full-time or part-time students who are pursuing a career in aviation with a desire to become...
The Gary Metcalf Memorial Scholarship is designed for full-time or...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $500.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$0.00 George Strick Memorial Education Scholarship
The George Strick Memorial Education Scholarship has been established to provide scholarship support to students who meet the following criteria:...
The George Strick Memorial Education Scholarship has been established to...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline10/18/2019
$400.00 available Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois Scholarship
The Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois scholarship is designed for students with barriers. Applicants must submit an essay explaining the...
The Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois scholarship is designed for...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $400.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$400.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $400.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$2000.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $2000.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$600.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $600.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$2400.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $2400.00 Available
Deadline10/18/2019
$2000.00 available Jeanne M. Henderson Memorial Endowment
The Jeanne M. Henderson Scholarship is designed for students interested in pursuing a transfer degree in English or Journalism. This fund was...
The Jeanne M. Henderson Scholarship is designed for students interested...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $2000.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$400.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $400.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$1,400.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $1,400.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$1,000 available KC Engineering Scholarship
The KC Engineering Scholarship fund is designed to support second-year engineering students with financial need. Student must have successfully...
The KC Engineering Scholarship fund is designed to support second-year...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $1,000 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $1,000 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$481.00 available Kevin Jensen Memorial Scholarship
The Kevin Jensen Memorial Scholarship is designed for students interested in going into the field of Computer Science. An essay question describing...
The Kevin Jensen Memorial Scholarship is designed for students...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $481.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$400.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $400.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$600.00 available Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees Endowment
The Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees scholarship is designed for students who demonstrate a financial need. Applicants must submit a FAFSA and...
The Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees scholarship is designed for...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $600.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$2,200.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $2,200.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $500.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$500.00 available Les & Deanie Springmire Endowment
The Les & Deanie Springmire scholarship was designed for students who are experiencing financial hardship. FAFSA submission and an essay describing...
The Les & Deanie Springmire scholarship was designed for students who...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $500.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$450.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $450.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $500.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$1,380.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $1,380.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$1100.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $1100.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $250.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$1,000.00 Nancy D. Castle Scholarship
This scholarship is committed to helping Kish College students who are unable to receive federal financial aid due to their residency status,...
This scholarship is committed to helping Kish College students who are...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/18/2019
$0.00 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 have...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $0.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$0.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $0.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$2,100.00 available Pat Humo Nursing Fund
The Pat Humo Nursing Fund is designed for applicants who have been accepted into the Kishwaukee College Nursing Program, have demonstrated a...
The Pat Humo Nursing Fund is designed for applicants who have been...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $2,100.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$450.00 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $450.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019
$1000.00 available 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: 10/18/2019
  • Award: $1000.00 available
Deadline10/18/2019