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General Scholarships - Open to all students in any program

Underlined scholarships require a completed addendum (last page of application)

Anderson-Woest
Eligibility Requirements
1. IVCC district resident
2. 2018 graduate of Putnam County High School, St. Bede Academy or home-schooled
3. Demonstrated volunteer service in the community
4. Intentions of transferring to a four-year institution to earn a bachelor's degree
5. Minimum 3.00 GPA
NOTE: The award may be renewable for the student's second year.

Walter Durley & Hazel Marie Boyle
Eligibility Requirement
1. 2018 graduate of Putnam County High School
Contact PCHS counseling department for application details.

William & Loretta Byerly
Eligibility Requirement
1. Maximum GPA 2.99

Bud Connelly (part-time eligible) (tuition, fees & books only)
Eligibility Requirement
1. IVCC district resident

Connie Dzierzynski Skerston Memorial
Eligibility Requirements
1. Minimum 2.50 GPA
2. Demonstrated extensive volunteerism and community service

Edward Jones: Helio Ruvalcaba & Family (part-time eligible)
Eligibility Requirement
1. IVCC district resident
NOTE: Preference may be given to home-schooled graduates.

Earl Fester Diversity
Eligibility Requirements
1. Current IVCC student (high school students excluded)
2. Submit an additional one-page essay describing life as a lesbian, gay, bi-sexual or transgender (LGBT), or how a LGBT person has influenced your life.

Tom & Patty Godfrey (part-time eligible)
Eligibility Requirement
1. IVCC district resident

Dr. Jean & Steve Goodnow
Eligibility Requirement
1. IVCC district resident

Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois (part-time eligible)
Eligibility Requirements
1. Incoming or current student with a physical, learning, and/or mental disability
2. Disability must be documented by the IVCC Disability Services Department

Hope Scholarship (part-time eligible) (tuition, fees & books only)
Eligibility Requirements
1. Student must be a single female parent with children (age 18 or younger) living at home
2. Student must claim dependent children on the FAFSA
3. Minimum 2.75 GPA

IVCC - GED Award (part-time eligible)
Contact the IVCC Adult Learning Center to verify if your GED exam scores are eligible to receive this scholarship.
Cindy Lock, 815-224-0358, cindy_lock@ivcc.edu

Illinois Valley Girls Fastpitch Softball
Eligibility Requirements
1. Female student
2. Permanent IVCC district resident with fast-pitch experience
NOTE: Preference may be given to former Illinois Valley Girls Fastpitch Softball players or current IVCC softball players.

Illinois Valley Women's Club
Eligibility Requirements
1. Student must be a single female parent
2. Student must claim dependent children on the FAFSA
3. Sophomore status (30+ credit hours completed by end of Spring 2018)
4. Minimum 3.00 GPA

Dr. Henry Jacobs Memorial
Eligibility Requirements
1. IVCC district resident
2. Minimum 3.00 GPA 

Lester Klinefelter Memorial (part-time eligible)
Eligibility Requirements
1. IVCC district resident
2. Must have completed 6 credit hours of 0800 or 0900 math, reading or English courses while attending IVCC and earned a grade of C or better or passing
3. Minimum cumulative 2.50 GPA

LaSalle American Legion Post #426: Romulus Meehan Memorial
Eligibility Requirements
1. Current LaSalle American Legion member or child/grandchild of member
2. Minimum 2.50 GPA 

LaSalle Rotary Club
Eligibility Requirements
1. LaSalle resident
2. Minimum 3.00 GPA 

Earl V. Lieske, Sr. Memorial
Eligibility Requirement
1. IVCC district resident

Joe Marchiori Family
Eligibility Requirements
1. 2018 graduate of Putnam County High School
2. Minimum 2.50 GPA
3. Recommendation letter must be submitted with application from a person familiar with student's academic achievements, extracurricular activities and/or community service
NOTE: Preference may be given to residents of Hennepin Township.
NOTE: The award may be renewable for the student's second year.

Marseilles Bank
Eligibility Requirements
1. Marseilles resident
2. Minimum 3.00 GPA 

Marseilles Masonic Lodge #417
Eligibility Requirements
1. Resident of LaSalle County
2. Current Marseilles Masonic Lodge member or child/grandchild of member
OR
1.Resident of LaSalle County
2. Applicant can be sponsored by a current member of the Marseilles Masonic Lodge; a letter of support must be submitted with application

Samuel B. McCartney Memorial
Eligibility Requirements
1. 2018 graduate of L-P Township High School
2. Minimum 3.00 GPA 

A.C. Muhlstadt Memorial
Eligibility Requirements
1. 2018 graduate of Streator Township High School or Woodland High School
2. Minimum 3.00 GPA 

Jackie Norris
Eligibility Requirements
1. IVCC district resident
2. Student must be a single female parent
3. Student must claim dependent children on the FAFSA
4. Minimum 3.00 GPA 

Sharon O'Brien (part-time eligible) (tuition, fees & books only)
Eligibility Requirements
1. Student must be a single parent
2. Student must claim dependent children on the FAFSA

Christin R. Pappas Women's Soccer
Eligibility Requirements
1. Female student
2. Student must have previous soccer experience
3. Minimum 2.00 GPA
NOTE: Preference may be given to current IVCC soccer players.

Pappas Family: McDonald's Restaurants (part-time eligible)
Eligibility Requirement
1. Current or former employee of the McDonald's restaurant chain

Peru Rotary Club: Ken Howe Memorial
Eligibility Requirements
1. Peru resident
2. Minimum 2.75 GPA 

C. Stephen Rhoades Memorial
Eligibility Requirements
1. Currently or previously enrolled in philosophy courses at IVCC
2. Minimum of 12 credit hours completed at IVCC
3. Minimum 3.00 GPA

Steven W. Rigazio Memorial
Eligibility Requirements
1. 2018 high school graduate of an IVCC district high school, GED or home-schooled
2. Minimum 2.75 GPA
3. Recommendation letter must be submitted with application from a high school instructor, counselor, administrator or community member addressing the student's character and potential to succeed in their educational goals
NOTE: The award may be renewable for the student's second year.

Lorena & Thomas Robinson
Eligibility Requirement
1. Minimum 2.00 GPA 

Henry & Hazel Roda Family
Eligibility Requirements
1. IVCC district resident
2. Minimum 2.00 GPA 

Anthony A. Ruda Veteran's Award
Eligibility Requirements
1. Veteran of the armed services
2. Minimum 2.75 GPA 

Nora & Mennow P. Smith
Eligibility Requirements
1. IVCC district resident
2. Minimum 3.00 GPA
NOTE: Preference may be given to residents of Lostant, IL.

Sunrise Rotary Club of Ottawa
Eligibility Requirements
1. Ottawa resident
2. Minimum 2.75 GPA

Helen Taylor Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to 2018 graduates from an IVCC district high school who earned Valedictorian, Salutatorian or ranked in the top two percent of their graduating class and choose to attend IVCC for the fall and spring semesters immediately following graduation.

Each qualified student is automatically awarded $1,000 for the 2018-2019 school year with disbursements of $500 per semester, fall and spring only, for the student's first year at IVCC.

Contact your high school guidance counselor for a submission form.

Today's Dream, Tomorrow's Triumph
Eligibility Requirements
1. Freshman status (completed less than 30 credit hours while attending IVCC)
2. Intentions of transferring to a four-year institution to earn a bachelor's degree
3. Maximum GPA 2.99

Tri-City Recreational Association
Eligibility Requirements
1. Resident of LaSalle or Peru
2. Minimum 2.00 GPA 

Malcolm & Doris Ann Whipple (part-time eligible)
Eligibility Requirements
1. IVCC district resident
2. Student must be a single parent
3. Student must claim dependent children on the FAFSA 

Harry L Wilmot Memorial
Eligibility Requirements
1. IVCC district resident
2. Minimum 2.00 GPA

21st Century Scholars Society Scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year
This scholarship is for current IVCC students who will graduate or transfer to an institution of higher education in May 2019.

Eligibility Requirements:
1. Student must have completed 12 credit hours* or more in Fall 2017
2. Enrolled in 12 credit hours* or more in Spring 2018 and all credits must be completed
3. By the close of Spring 2018, a total of 24 IVCC credit hours or more must have been completed
4. By the close of Spring 2018, a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or above must be documented on an IVCC transcript; maximum completed hours cannot exceed 72 credits

*Students formally accepted in the LPN or RN program, full-time hours may vary

NOTE: If chosen as a recipient, you are expected to enroll full-time in Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 (12 hours*)
NOTE: Students previously awarded the 21st Century Scholars Society Scholarship are not eligible to apply

Separate application for the  21st Century Scholars Society Scholarship
will be available March 20

Contact the IVCC Foundation Office, Room C-202 , 815-224-0551