Scholarship deadline Feb. 8

Current Illinois Valley Community College students, high school seniors and any individuals planning to enroll at the college in fall 2018 have until Feb. 8 to apply for the more than 150 IVCC Foundation scholarships.

The application is available at www.ivcc.edu/foundation, from the Foundation office in Room C202 or from IVCC’s Ottawa Center at 321 W. Main St. The application is also available through all district high school counselor’s offices.

Applicants must also file a 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online by Feb. 8.

Scholarships are available in specific disciplines ranging from agriculture to healthcare to STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). In addition, there are nearly 40 “open scholarships” available to students in any program.

Awards range in value from $500 to $4,500. For information, call Donna Swiskoski at (815) 224-0551.