Scholarships applications deadline March 23

MALTA – Kishwaukee College annually offers over $550,000 in scholarship funds to students. The application process is now open and the deadline to apply is March 23.

Applications for Kishwaukee College Foundation scholarships for the Fall 2018 semester are now being accepted. The Kishwaukee College Foundation awarded 409 scholarships totaling over $307,000 in the 2017-18 academic year. Students are selected on a competitive basis according to each scholarship’s specific requirements.

Foundation scholarships are available for current students and new students who will be attending in Fall 2018. The Foundation offers a convenient online application process. Scholarships offered through the Foundation are made possible by the generous donations of community members as well as the faculty and staff of Kish College.

Kishwaukee College also offers Academic Achievement Scholarships for in-district high school seniors who are 2017-18 graduates and will be attending Kish College beginning in Fall 2018. In-district high schools are: Cornerstone Christian, DeKalb High School, Genoa-Kingston High School, Hiawatha High School, Indian Creek High School, Oregon High School, Paw Paw High School, Rochelle Township High School, and Sycamore High School.

There are two types of Academic Achievement Scholarships: President’s Scholar and College Scholar. President’s Scholars receive a $1,000 scholarship per semester for four semesters and are awarded to students with a 3.75 or higher GPA at time of application. College Scholars receive a $500 scholarship per semester for two semesters and are awarded to students with a cumulative GPA between 3.25 – 3.74 at time of application. Academic Achievement scholarships are non-competitive and all high school seniors who meet the GPA requirement are encouraged to apply.

For more information and applications on these and other scholarship opportunities at Kishwaukee College, visit