All Opportunities

The Spring 2022 application period will open on Monday, September 13, 2021. Questions may be directed to the Kishwaukee College Foundation at 815-825-2952 or foundation@kish.edu . Complete details on the Spring 2022 application period can be found at www.kish.edu/kcfscholarships .

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 the 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, 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. Your application will automatically be submitted for any scholarship you qualify for where additional information is not required. 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.

The Spring 2022 application period will open on Monday, September 13, and close on Monday, October 18, 2021.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$645 available AG Communications Endowment
The AG Communications scholarship is designed for students pursuing a degree in electronics.
The AG Communications scholarship is designed for students pursuing a...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $645 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$500 available Altrusa International of DeKalb County Scholarship
The Altrusa International of DeKalb County Scholarship provides support to women who are returning adult learners with financial need. Applicants...
The Altrusa International of DeKalb County Scholarship provides support...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $500 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$1,275 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $1,275 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$3,175 available Beulah & Roberta Hackett Endowment
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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $3,175 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$5,840 available Charles & Mary Roberts Memorial Endowment
For students who maintain satisfactory academic standing and are enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours.
For students who maintain satisfactory academic standing and are...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $5,840 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$5,840 available Charles & Mary Roberts Memorial Endowment for Nursing
For students who are enrolled full-time for the Kishwaukee College Associate Degree in Nursing.
For students who are enrolled full-time for the Kishwaukee College...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $5,840 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$500 available ComEd Endowment
For students pursuing a career in Engineering or Technology.
For students pursuing a career in Engineering or Technology.
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $500 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$1,250 available Compeer Financial Scholarship
The Compeer Financial Scholarship is designed for students who are pursuing agriculture, or agriculture-related degrees or certificates. Open to...
The Compeer Financial Scholarship is designed for students who are...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $1,250 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$2,500 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $2,500 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$500 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $500 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$685 available Donald C. Mack Scholarship
The Don C. Mack Scholarship is designed for students pursuing an A.A.S. degree in Horticulture.
The Don C. Mack Scholarship is designed for students pursuing an A.A.S....
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $685 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$790 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $790 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$600 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $600 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$550 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $550 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$24,000 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $24,000 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$10,000 available 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $10,000 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$3,500 available Enbridge Energy Company Pipeline Industry Awareness Scholarship
The Enbridge Energy Company Pipeline Industry Awareness Scholarship is designed for full or part-time students who are pursuing a career in...
The Enbridge Energy Company Pipeline Industry Awareness Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $3,500 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$500 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $500 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$500 available 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $500 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$545 available Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois Scholarship
The Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois scholarship is designed for students with disabilities. Applicants must submit an essay explaining...
The Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois scholarship is designed for...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $545 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$1,000 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $1,000 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$2,000 available Heartland Bank Community Enhancement Scholarship
Heartland Bank Community Enhancement scholarship is designed for students enrolled (enrolling) in Business, Finance, Education, Nursing, or...
Heartland Bank Community Enhancement scholarship is designed for...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $2,000 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$670 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $670 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$1,200 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $1,200 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$1,500 available James Salomone Fuerst Culinary Endowment
The James Salomone Fuerst Culinary Endowment was created to provide annual scholarships to students actively pursuing a degree or certificate in...
The James Salomone Fuerst Culinary Endowment was created to provide...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $1,500 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$3,000 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $3,000 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$2,500 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $2,500 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$675 available Joyce A. Nicklas Memorial Scholarship
The Joyce A. Nicklas Memorial Scholarship is for newly admitted nursing students with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicants must have graduated from an...
The Joyce A. Nicklas Memorial Scholarship is for newly admitted nursing...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $675 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$500 available KC Engineering Scholarship
The KC Engineering Scholarship fund is designed to support engineering students with financial need.
The KC Engineering Scholarship fund is designed to support engineering...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $500 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$500 available Kenneth and Susan Doubler Scholarship Fund
The Kenneth and Susan Doubler Scholarship Fund is designed to support full-time students who meet the following criteria: 1. Recent high school...
The Kenneth and Susan Doubler Scholarship Fund is designed to support...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $500 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$449 available Kishwaukee College Alumni Association Scholarship
The Kishwaukee College Alumni scholarship is awarded to a resident of the Kishwaukee College district. Students must complete an essay question...
The Kishwaukee College Alumni scholarship is awarded to a resident of...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $449 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$3,150 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $3,150 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$1,500 available Law Enforcement Emergency Medical Services Scholarship
Support for students in the Emergency Medical Services program, with preference given to local police officers enrolling in the Emergency Medical...
Support for students in the Emergency Medical Services program, with...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $1,500 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$1,200 available Mark Joseph Bussone Memorial Endowment
The Mark Joseph Bussone Memorial scholarship is designed for students enrolled in the Radiology Program. Joe and Evelyn Bussone create this fund...
The Mark Joseph Bussone Memorial scholarship is designed for students...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $1,200 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$4,000 available 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $4,000 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$495 available Pat Humo Nursing Fund
The Pat Humo Nursing scholarship is designed for applicants who have been accepted into the Kishwaukee College Nursing Program with a financial...
The Pat Humo Nursing scholarship is designed for applicants who have...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $495 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$2,130 available Philip H. Nye Scholarship
The Philip H. Nye scholarship is designed for students enrolled in Education coursework at Kishwaukee College. Preference is given to those in...
The Philip H. Nye scholarship is designed for students enrolled in...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $2,130 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$410 available Richard Akers Family Endowment
The Richard Akers Family scholarship is designed to support students in history, economics, and/or social sciences who demonstrate scholastic...
The Richard Akers Family scholarship is designed to support students in...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $410 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$4,250 available Robert and Norma Wildenradt Scholarship
The Robert and Norma Wildenradt Scholarship provides scholarship assistance to students enrolled in the A.A.S. Agribusiness curriculum at...
The Robert and Norma Wildenradt Scholarship provides scholarship...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $4,250 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$4,400 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $4,400 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$15,320 available Ruth Ashelford Pollock Horticulture Fund
The Pollock Horticulture Scholarship is for students who have applied to the Kishwaukee College Horticulture Program.
The Pollock Horticulture Scholarship is for students who have applied to...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $15,320 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$23,670 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $23,670 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$36,920 available Ruth I. Hall Nursing Endowment
The Ruth I. Hall scholarship is designed for Kishwaukee College nursing students who have a GPA of 2.75 or greater.
The Ruth I. Hall scholarship is designed for Kishwaukee College nursing...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $36,920 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$1,375 available Stephen P. Irving Family Scholarship
The Stephen P Irving Family Scholarship is for students who have resided in the Kishwaukee College district for over 10 years and have a financial...
The Stephen P Irving Family Scholarship is for students who have resided...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $1,375 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$460 available Stoltz-Caruthers Family Scholarship
The Stoltz-Caruthers Family scholarship is designed for full-time students with financial need who have completed at least 12 credit hours at...
The Stoltz-Caruthers Family scholarship is designed for full-time...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $460 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$1,700 available Sycamore Hospital Physicians Nursing Endowment
The Sycamore Physicians scholarship is designed for students who are currently in the nursing program at Kishwaukee College at the time of the...
The Sycamore Physicians scholarship is designed for students who are...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $1,700 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$1,030 available Tom & Nancy Roberts Endowment
The Tom and Nancy Roberts Scholarship is designed for students who are or were involved in performing arts while in high school. Preference will be...
The Tom and Nancy Roberts Scholarship is designed for students who are...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $1,030 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$570 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: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $570 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$1,000 available Vernon & Dorothy Smith Memorial Endowment
The Vernon and Dorothy Smith scholarship is awarded to a student who is enrolled in a degree or credit program and is taking at least 6 credit...
The Vernon and Dorothy Smith scholarship is awarded to a student who is...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $1,000 available
Deadline10/18/2021
$1,300 available Wayne McIlrath Family Scholarship
A scholarship established for students who are beginning or returning to college as adults. Must complete a 250 word statement describing academic...
A scholarship established for students who are beginning or returning to...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2021
  • Award: $1,300 available
Deadline10/18/2021