All Opportunities

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

The Fall Scholarship application is Open.

Students should register for classes and complete the FAFSA BEFORE applying for scholarships.

To get started, click on the “SIGN IN” button and log in with your Richland email and password

Visit the Foundation Scholarships Canvas Course to find step-by-step instructions to complete the scholarship application in both text and video format.

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. Make sure your transcript is sent to Richland to be considered for scholarships.

2. It is best not to use Internet Explorer as your browser. Switch to any of the newer browsers, such as Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Apple Safari.

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 Grow Your Own Teachers Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, and supplies for students enrolled...
Deadline08/01/2024
Varies Marianna Eichenauer Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to the top nursing student graduating from Richland...
Deadline08/09/2024
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 Al Dobbins Decatur Frontiers Service Club Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students with demonstrated financial need...
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 American Legion Post #105 Veterans Scholarship
Scholarship for any veteran or their dependent seeking a degree or...
Varies Amos Fonville Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students with demonstrated financial need...
Varies Andreas Family FFA Promise Program Dual Credit Scholarship
Scholarship for students enrolled in Transfer Academy and involved in...
Varies Andreas Family FFA Promise Program Dual Credit Scholarship
Scholarship for students enrolled in Transfer Academy and involved in...
$0.00 Andreas Family FFA Promise Program Scholarship
Scholarship for graduating seniors involved in their high school FFA...
Varies Andreas Family Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, and supplies awarded to a student...
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 Arends Family Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books or required supplies/equipment for...
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. Decatur Frontiers Service Club 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, or books for a student who recently...
Varies Brix Farm Christmas Spectacular in honor of David & Dawn Brix
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, or supplies. Students must be...
Varies Brix Farm Christmas Spectacular in honor of GaBrielle Brix
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, or supplies. Students must be...
Varies Brix Farm Christmas Spectacular Scholarship in honor of Briana Mayfield (Brix)
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books, or supplies. Students must be...
Varies Burl Stoner Decatur Frontiers Service Club Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, books, and required learning resources awarded...
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. May be enrolled...
Varies CDR Tool Scholarship
Scholarship for tools for students in the automotive program, with...
Varies Charles Mack Memorial Scholarship for Returning Adults
Scholarship for tuition, fees, and books awarded to a student who is...
Varies Chuck and Mary Jo Novak Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition awarded to a Richland Community College student...
Varies Clarence Taylor Early Bird Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to a student with a proven need who is pursuing a...
Varies Clarence Taylor Early Bird Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to a student with a proven need who is pursuing a...
Varies College Bookstore Scholarship
Scholarship for books. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5. May be full...
Varies College Bookstore Scholarship
Scholarship for books. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5. May be full...
Varies Cornelius Diggs Decatur Frontiers Service Club Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students with demonstrated financial need...
$0.00 Crystal Family Scholarship
Scholarship for Tuition, Fees, Books, and Supplies for students in the...
Varies Curtis and Patricia Sears Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition for a student pursuing a degree. Student may be...
$0.00 Daisy Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for Tuition, Fees, and Books for part-time students with 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...
$0.00 David Holtfreter Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for books for students in electronics or engineering. ...
Varies David P. and Eileen A. Wetzel Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for tuition, fees, books awarded to a student in...
Varies Decatur Area SHRM Chapter #0555 Scholarship
A scholarship for tuition and/or books awarded to a student attending...
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...