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Heartland Community College

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. 


First-Generation College Student Scholarship 

$1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who demonstrates a deep appreciation for what it means to be a first-generation student. 

Deadline for Application: June 15, 2022 


Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority 

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.  

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Deadline for Application: March 15, 2022 


Illinois Sheriff’s Association College Scholarship 

Sheriff John Sandage, McLean County, will be awarding one scholarship in the amount of $500. 

Scholarship Application Template 2003 ( 

Deadline for Applications: March 15, 2022 


AmericanTrucks Scholarship

2 scholarships for $2,500 each are awarded twice a year (2 scholarships total) to students who are currently enrolled full-time in a secondary vocational school, technical institute, or are high school seniors who are enrolled in one of the aforementioned institutes. 

Application Deadlines: June 15, 2022 and October 15, 2022 


Sygma Technology Scholarship 

This $1,000 scholarship program has been created with the purpose of assisting underrepresented students who have an interest in STEM and believe in the merits of using technology and creativity to enhance our everyday lives. Domestic, International, or undocumented student may apply. 

Deadline for Application: August 15, 2022 


California Contractors Insurance Services, Inc. Scholarship 

$750 Scholarships for graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students who are interested in pursuing a career as a contractor. 

Deadline for Application: January 31, 2022 


Soroptimist Live Your Dream: Education & Training Awards for Women Scholarship 

$1,000 to $16,000 award. Helping women around the world since 1972. This program provides cash grants to women who are working better their lives through additional schooling and skills training. 

Deadline for Application: August 1, 2022 


Workplace Rights Law Group Annual Scholarship Contest 

(3) $500 scholarships are available. 

Deadline for Application: August 1 Annually 


AdvancedPoint Capital Scholarship 

$1000 scholarship for undergraduate students that are getting their first step on the ladder. Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply, and students attending online universities are welcome to apply. 

Deadline for Application: August 1 Annually 


Chegg Scholarships 

Chegg Scholarships is a completely free scholarship search engine used by over 4 million students nationwide. With over 25K scholarships with personalized filters like GPA, Age available for students in high school, college, grad school & beyond, it’s one of the biggest out there. 

Deadline for Applications: VARIES 


Coleman Furniture Scholarship 

Business and interior design students that will be awarded $1,000 per semester scholarship. Current or future interior design, furniture design, or business majors are eligible to apply. 

Deadline for Application: May 1, 2022 


Huggable Supermom Scholarship 

The will be awarding a $2000 scholarship to single mothers that are in the process of getting their undergraduate or graduate degree. Scholarship winners will also receive a year of free high-quality formula from Huggable. 

Deadline for Application: June 30, 2022 


Uncommon Goods Scholarship 

Uncommon Goods will be awarding $1,000 scholarship for each spring and spring semesters. Applicants must be studying at an accredited school. You may be domestic, international, and undocumented student may apply. 

Deadline for Fall: July 15, 2022 and December 15, 2022 


Fob James Law Firm Scholarship Contest 

This is an essay scholarship contest that would be awarding the winner $1,000 scholarship. The student will explain a personal challenge they experience and how the experience molded them into the person they are. 

Deadline: December 15, 2022 


Starpoint Law Scholarship 

Starpoint Law is offering a $1000 scholarship. This is to increase the awareness of dangers of texting and driving. 

Deadline: August 1, 2022 


BrewerLong Future Business Leaders Scholarship  

This is a $1,500 scholarship that will be awarded based on the ability to write a well-crafted essay exploring the topic in a unique and creative way based off the topic of a reflective quote by President, Abraham Lincoln. 

Deadline: October 1, 2022 

Mary Rohrscheib Teaching Scholarship 

This is a scholarship for two students that will receive $1,000 scholarship. This scholarship is in memory of Mary Rohrscheib whom was the grandmother of Josh Rohrscheib that was a devoted third and fourth grade teacher. 

Deadline: July 22, 2022 

Deadline for subsequent years: April 30th 


Nursing Scholarships for Veterans. If you’re a veteran or family member of a veteran or deceased military member who plans on attending a CNA program or continuing with nursing education. 


CE Shop Annual Scholarship  

The CE shops scholarship will be awarding to one student of $1,000 scholarship. 

Deadline: July 31, 2022 


Illinois Retired Teachers Foundation Scholarship 

The Illinois Retired Teachers Foundation is offering (6) $1,500 scholarships for aspiring educators entering their junior or senior year of college. 

Deadline Date: March 7, 2022 


Abbott & Fenner Scholarship 

This scholarship is $1,000 for high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in an accredited post-secondary education program. For more information and application procedures 

Deadline Date: January 31, 2022 


ISL Midwest Senior Scholarship 

This scholarship will award (10) $1,000 college scholarships to students. To be eligible you must be a current high school senior from Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, or Wisconsin who attend college in Fall 2021. 

Deadline Date: April 29, 2022 


Paragon remodeling Scholarship 

This is a $1000 scholarship for college students of all majors. This scholarship is merit-based, requires an essay submission. 

Deadline Date: February 28 and July 31 Annually 


Henry County Soil and Water Conservation Scholarship: 

This scholarship is for (1) $500 scholarship to college student presently in their sophomore year or junior year at an institution of high learning who is pursuing a career in the area of conservation and/or the environment. First consideration is given to residents of Henry County.  

To request application please contact Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District at 309-937-3377 x 101. 

Deadline Date: 5/5/2022 


Bloomington-Normal IL Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Assocation: 

This scholarship is for $1,000 funded through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Education to female students will be attending accredited U.S. colleges, universities, and community/vocational schools. Applicants must be citizens of the United States; residents of Illinois; entering (high school graduating seniors, college freshman, sophomore, etc.) in August 2022 and attending Heartland Community College, with a GPA of (2.5- 4.0) or higher. Eligible women interested in applying for the scholarship should contact: 

Gwendolyn S. McRill 

Bloomington-Normal IL Charter Chapter of the ABWA or 6 Berenz Place – Bloomington, IL 61701 

Applications must be completed by May 1, 2022 at A minimum of three (3) eligible completed applications are required for the scholarship to be awarded. 


LERMI Support Law Enforcement Scholarship: 

Scholarship must be a high school senior or recent graduate who is pursuing a post-secondary education in criminal justice. Student with a parent* presently serving in law enforcement or Student with a parent* who retired, or a student with a parent* in the law enforcement who lost their life in the line of duty, or a student with a parent* in law enforcement who passed away. 

*sworn or civlian 

To Apply or to download the application please visit our website at or Email: 

Deadline: April 1, 2022 


Judge Jeanne E Scott Scholarship:  

One $2,000 scholarship will be awarded in 2022. This scholarship is nonrenewable and funded by the Central Illinois Women’s Bar Association (CIWBA) and the Sangamon County Bar Association (SCBA). This is a discretionary monetary award to be used for school expenses. 

For details on how to apply: Scholarship — Central Illinois Women's Bar Association ( 

Deadline: April 30, 2022 Scholarship:

Scholarship for students who have a passion for raising awareness about the dangers associated with substance abuse and addiction.

For detals on how to apply:

Deadline: January 31, 2023


Contact Us

Financial Aid Office

Community Commons Building (CCB), Room 1106
1500 W. Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761

Phone: 309-268-8020