All Opportunities

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

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE SPRING 2022 SEMESTER.

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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The application deadline has been extended through February 2, 2022, as long as funds remain available. If selected to receive a scholarship, you will be notified via your Richland 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 Andreas Family Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition awarded to a student pursuing a degree or...
Deadline02/02/2022
Varies Captain WIlliam J. Horve Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, books or fees awarded to a student majoring in...
Deadline02/02/2022
Varies David Cooper Memorial Scholarship for the Culinary Arts
Scholarship for tuition, fees, and books. Students may be enrolled...
Deadline02/02/2022
Varies Dell and Evelyn Carroll Scholarship
Scholarship for standard tuition ( unless only offered online) for up to...
Deadline02/02/2022
Varies James Millikin Estate Special Fund for Nursing Essentials Scholarship
One time award for students in the Registered Nursing Program for...
Deadline02/02/2022
Varies James Millikin Estate Tuition or Book Scholarship
James Millikin Estate Tuition Scholarship available each semester for...
Deadline02/02/2022
Varies John and Lena Klarner Memorial Transfer Scholarship
A portion of the dividends available each year from the Klarner...
Deadline02/02/2022
Varies John Ullrich Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees or books. Scholarship for those in the...
Deadline02/02/2022
Varies Marianna Eichenauer Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to the top nursing student graduating from Richland...
Deadline02/02/2022
Varies T.S. and Juanita Ballance Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees and/or books. Students may be enrolled...
Deadline02/02/2022
Varies Tate & Lyle Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, or books to a student who is related to a...
Deadline02/02/2022
Varies The Community Foundation of Macon County CDL Scholarship
Scholarship for students enrolled in the CDL program at Richland....
Deadline02/02/2022
Varies Travis Stanley Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, or books. Student must be pursuing a...
Deadline02/02/2022
Varies Walter and Alice Scherer Transfer Scholarship
Scholarship for selected Scherer scholar who graduated with a 3.25 GPA...
Deadline02/02/2022
Varies Alumni Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books equipment, and /or supplies....
Ended
Varies Cancer Federation Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees or books for those majoring in biology,...
Ended
Varies Cary Platzbecker Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees ,books and equipment awarded to a student...
Ended
Varies Caterpillar Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition and books, awarded to those who are pursuing any...
Ended
Varies Decatur High School Class of 1950 Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees or books awarded to a student attending...
Ended
Varies Decatur Memorial Hospital Heart & Lung Institute Charitable Fund
A scholarship for tuition, fees, books, study guides or clinical program...
Ended
Varies Dr. Jeanelle Norman Nursing Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment. Students...
Ended
Varies Emily Braden Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship to be awarded to Richland students who are involved in...
Ended
Varies Harry S. Johnston Early Bird Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to a student with a proven financial need who is...
Ended
Varies HSHS St. Mary's Hospital Health Education Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees and books to a student enrolled in Nursing...
Ended
Varies Jolene Wiegard SUAA Book Scholarship
Book scholarship to assist current Richland employees who are pursuing a...
Ended
Varies Martha Bates-Perry Scholarship for Nursing Professions
Scholarship for tuition, fees and/or books awarded to a student enrolled...
Ended
Varies Military Order of the Purple Heart
Scholarship for fees and/or books. May be enrolled full- or part-time...
Ended
Varies P.E.O. Chapter B.C. Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books and/or other academic needs awarded...
Ended
Varies Straka Theatre Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees or books awarded to a full-time Richland...
Ended
Varies Prairie Land Kiwanis Scholarshhip
Scholarship for tuition, fees, uniforms or books awarded to students in...
Ended
Varies Follett Bookstore Scholarship
Summer 2021 Scholarship for books. Students may be enrolled full- or...
Ended
Varies Sue Clark Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, supplies, or books awarded to a student...
Ended
Varies Al and Anne Swartz Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, available to all majors. May be full- or...
Ended
Varies Alden B. and Margret W. Foley Scholarship
This scholarship is for tuition, fees and/or books. Student may be full...
Ended
Varies Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, or equipment awarded to eligible...
Ended
Varies Bhadra Daftary Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, and/ or books. Preference given to a...
Ended
Varies Brandon Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, or books. Students may be enrolled full-...
Ended
Varies Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois Charitable Fund Scholarship
A scholarship for tuition, fees, books or supplies awarded to a student,...
Ended
Varies Cornelius Diggs Frontiers Service Club Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students with demonstrated financial need...
Ended
Varies Darrell and Ursula Beck Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, or books to a recent graduate of St....
Ended
Varies Decatur Area SHRM Chapter #0555 Scholarship
A scholarship for tuition and/ or books awarded to a student attending...
Ended
Varies Donald and Joanne Baird Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, or books awarded to a student pursuing a...
Ended
Varies Dr. Thomas Fulbright Scholarship
Scholarship for those majoring in science/research, health sciences, or...
Ended
Varies Elizabeth Query Smith Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition awarded to a Richland Community College student...
Ended
Varies Emmett Sefton Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, and/or books. Student must be enrolled...
Ended
Varies Everett Ryan Early Bird Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to students with a proven need who are pursuing a...
Ended
Varies Francis and Alice Weir Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition. Student must be enrolled full-time and maintain...
Ended
Varies Garden Club of Decatur Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition or books. Student must be pursuing a degree in...
Ended
Varies GFWC Dectur Woman's Club Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition or fees for students in any medical field of...
Ended
Varies Gilbert Breighner Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition to a student pursuing a Associate Degree in...
Ended