All Opportunities

Welcome to the Richland Community College Foundation Opportunities (Scholarships) information page.

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THE SPRING 2023 SCHOLARSHIP CYCLE IS NOW OPEN!
All Students need to register for classes and complete the FAFSA BEFORE applying for scholarships.

The Spring 2023 Scholarship Deadline for Early Consideration is November 27, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted after the deadline if funds remain available.
Once you submit your application, the system will prompt you to complete any recommended opportunities that you qualify to apply for.

Before you start:

1. New students: To apply for a scholarship, you must be enrolled in the College and have activated your Richland e-mail account.

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3. Sign in with your Richland email and password.

If selected to receive a scholarship, you will be notified via your Richland OUTLOOK student email account.

Your application status will show on your “My Applications” tab.
If your status is not listed as “submitted”, you have not fully completed your application.
Log back in to see what is missing.

If you are selected to receive a scholarship:

• You will receive a preliminary offer sent to your Richland student email.

• Post-Acceptance process must be completed before awarding will occur.

For assistance, email scholarships@richland.edu

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Air King Inc. Heating & Cooling Scholarship
This scholarship is for tuition, fees, books, and/or supplies for...
Varies Al and Anne Swartz Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, available to all majors. May be full- or...
Varies Albert M. Andreas Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition only, awarded to a student pursuing a degree in...
Varies Alden B. and Margret W. Foley Scholarship
This scholarship is for tuition, fees and/or books. Student may be full...
Varies Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, or equipment awarded to eligible...
Varies Andreas Family Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, and supplies awarded to a student...
Varies Archer Daniels Midland Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, or equipment awarded to a student...
Varies Arlene G. Mills Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, and equipment/supplies awarded to...
Varies Association of Facilities Engineers Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, or books for a student enrolled full-time...
Varies Barbara Jean Bechtel Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, or books awarded to a student attending...
Varies Bhadra Daftary Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, and/ or books. Preference given to a...
Varies Billy Guyse, Sr. Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students with demonstrated financial need...
Varies Boys and Girls Club Scholarship
Scholarship to be used for tuition, fees, or books for a degree-seeking...
Varies Brandon Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, or books. Students may be enrolled full-...
Varies Brenda K. Garrett Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, or childcare, for a student who...
Varies Brix Farm Christmas Spectacular in honor of David & Dawn Brix
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, or supplies. Students must be...
Varies Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois Charitable Fund Scholarship
A scholarship for tuition, fees, books, or supplies awarded to a...
Varies Captain William J. Horve Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, books, or fees awarded to a student majoring in...
Varies Cary Platzbecker Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, and equipment awarded to a student...
Varies College Book Store Scholarship
Scholarship for books. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5. May be full...
Varies Curtis and Patricia Sears Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition. Student may be enrolled full- or part-time. A...
Varies Darrell and Ursula Beck Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, or books to a recent graduate of St....
Varies David Cooper Memorial Scholarship for the Culinary Arts
Scholarship for tuition, fees, and books. Students may be enrolled...
Varies Decatur Earthmover Credit Union Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition awarded to a member of Decatur Earthmover Credit...
Varies Dell and Evelyn Carroll Scholarship
Scholarship for standard tuition (unless only offered online) for up to...
Varies Donald and Joanne Baird Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, or books awarded to a student pursuing a...
Varies Dr. Hal Gronlund Book Fund Scholarship
Scholarship for required books and instructional materials. Preference...
Varies Dr. Joseph and Martha Schrodt Nursing Scholarship
Tuition scholarship for a student pursuing an Associate Degree in...
Varies Dr. Thomas Fulbright Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, and/or books for students majoring in...
Varies Duane and Joan Avis Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, or books awarded to a student seeking a...
Varies Elfreda Virginia Jacobson Witzeman Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, learning resources, and/or books awarded...
Varies Emmett Sefton Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, and/or books. Student must be enrolled in...
Varies EnRich HealthCare Program - DMH
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, and supplies for students enrolled...
Varies Follett Bookstore Scholarship
Scholarship for books. Students may be enrolled full- or part-time. This...
Varies Francis and Alice Weir Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition. Student may be enrolled full- or part-time and...
Varies George and Lillian Walden Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition and fees. Must be a full-time student pursuing a...
Varies George M. Barnett and Emerald Ritchie Barnett Education Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, and/or books awarded to a student...
Varies Gilbert Breighner Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition to a student pursuing an Associate Degree in...
Varies Glenn Family Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition at Richland Community College (no summers)....
Varies Glenn Family Transfer Scholarship
Student must have received the Glenn Family Scholarship at Richland and...
Varies Grow Your Own Teachers Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, and supplies for students enrolled...
Varies Health Professions Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, supplies, or books. Awarded to students...
Varies Howard E. and Helen R. Brown Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, or books, awarded to a recent graduate of...
Varies Investing in the Future Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, study guides, or materials for all...
Varies Jacqueline Scott Severns Nursing Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, and/or books. Student must be accepted...
Varies James Millikin Estate Special Fund for Nursing Essentials Scholarship
One time award for students in the Registered Nursing Program for...
Varies James Millikin Estate Tuition or Book Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition and books for full or part-time students...
Varies Janet Little Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, books, or fees for all majors. Preference is...
Varies John and Lena Klarner Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, and books for eligible Richland Community...
Varies John and Lena Klarner Memorial Transfer Scholarship
A portion of the dividends available each year from the Klarner...