Walter and Alice Scherer Transfer Scholarship

Scholarship for selected Scherer scholars who graduate with a 3.5 GPA from Richland Community College with at least 60 credit hours and accepted as a junior at the Illinois public four-year university or Millikin University. The award for tuition will be paid directly to the transfer institution. The student must be enrolled in 12 semester hours of 100-level or above courses. Students will be required to provide documentation that includes class schedule and tuition bill. A 3.25 GPA must be maintained following graduation from Richland to be considered for future awards.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you enrolled in an Illinois Public University or Millikin University for the upcoming semester and planning to take at least 12 credit hours?
  2. Essay 1 for transfer: How has your Richland experience impacted you and prepared you to successfully continue on your collegiate path?
  3. Essay for Scherer Transfer: How has your involvement in the Scherer Honors Program challenged you as a student and allowed you to develop as a person?
  4. Please provide the name and email address of a Richland faculty or staff member who can provide a recommendation on your behalf.