Scholarships

Heartland Faculty Association Scholarship

This year, the Heartland Community College Foundation will award over 215 scholarships to local students.

Types of scholarships

We have a wide variety of scholarships available for students including those who are:

  • Entering high-demand fields including technology, business, engineering, nursing and welding

  • Experiencing financial need

  • Active volunteers in our communities

  • Non-traditional aged (22+ years)

  • High achieving learners including valedictorians and salutatorians

  • The first member of their family to attend college

Get more information

Check out our Apply for Scholarships tab where you can get step-by-step directions as to how to apply.  You can also check out our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page or just give us a call.

External Scholarships

Many organizations outside of Heartland offer additional scholarship opportunities. The availability of these scholarships is subject to change. HCC does not endorse or sponsor these external scholarships. 

  • Clarence and Marie Medley Convservation Scholarship
    The Henry County Natural Area Guardians is offering one $500 scholarship. You must be enrolled in your sophmore or junior year in college.
    Deadline Date: February 28

  • Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship
    Parentinn created the Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship to prevent cyberbullying. This $1000 scholarship is for high school,;undergraduate and graduate students and students planning to enter college.
    Deadline Date: February 28

  • Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundations Scholarship
    he IRTA Foundation awards one full-time student in each IRTA Foundation area a $1500 scholarship. You must be an incoming junior or senior in college and pursuing a degree in education.
    Deadline Date: March 7

  • Illinois Sheriffs' Association College Scholarship
    One $500 scholarship will be awarded by McLean County Sheriff Jon Sandage.
    Deadline Date: March 15

  • Best Reviews Hunt Internet Marketing Scholarship
    If you are studying in the areas of Marketing, Business, Information Technology, Programming or Communications, you could receive a $1000 scholarship from BestReviewsHunt.com. You do not need any expertise in this area. You just need a passion for creating internet marketing content.
    Deadline Date: March 31

  • Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority Scholarship
    The Education sorority of Alpha Delta Kappa, Mu Chapter, is offering a $500 scholarship to Education majors who graduated from a high school in Logan or DeWitt County. You must be a junior or senior at a college or university in the 2017-18 school year.
    Deadline Date: April 1

  • The Best 10 Website Builders Web Design Scholarship
    Write a 750-word essay on one of web five topics, and you can win a scholarship with a grand prize of $1500, $1000 for second place, and $500 for third place.
    Deadline Date: April 17

  • Point Foundation Scholarship
    Point Foundation empowers promising lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential.;Recipients will receive up to a $3,700 tuition scholarship and access to a variety of support, education and community resources dedicated to seeing LGBTQ students succeed.
    Deadline Date: May 1 11:59p.m. PST

  • The Bike Challenge Scholarship
    Aurumania is providing a $1000 scholarship ($500 for Fall and $500 for Spring) if you are enrolled in courses related to: engineering, medicine, nursing, applied sciences and arts.
    Deadline Date for Fall Scholarship: June 30
    Deadline Date for Spring Scholarship: November 30

  • Goedeker's Appliances Scholarships
    Goedeker's Appliances is offering two $500 scholarships for books. Two $100 honorable mention scholarships will also be rewarded.
    Deadline Date: July 9 12am CDT

  • The Quit Smoking Movement Scholarship
    Share your stories, struggles and ultimately successes in battling your addiction. You could an inspiration for others trying to quit smoking, and you could win one of three scholarships up to $1,800 for first place.
    Deadline Date: July 25 11:59 EST

  • Garage Gym Planner's Scholarship
    Garage Gym Planner is awarding a scholarship of $3000.
    Deadline Date: November 10

  • SEO Expert Scholarship
    SEO Expert is offering a $10,000 scholarship for business, communication, journalism, and/or web-based technology majors.
    Deadline Date: December 31

Contact Us

Heartland Foundation
CCB 2300
1500 W. Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8110
Email: foundation@heartland.edu 

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Chris Downing

Executive Director
Phone: 309-268-8587
Email: Chris.Downing@heartland.edu

Melissa Fasig

Scholarship Questions
Phone: 309-268-8102
Email: Melissa.Fasig@heartland.edu

Larissa McIlvain

Event Questions
Phone: 309-268-8125
Email: Larissa.McIlvain@heartland.edu