ICCFA Student Scholarship

The Illinois Community College Faculty Association (ICCFA) is pleased to announce the availability of up to six (6) $1000 scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. The scholarships will be presented at the annual ICCFA Teaching and Learning Excellence Conference held in Springfield, Illinois in November 2017.

Congratulations to our 2016-2017 Winners:
Melanie M. Adams - Lake Land College $1500 Dr. Stephen W. Charry Memorial Scholarship
Rebekah A. Kaeb - Heartland College $1000
Katie A. Kuska - Parkland College $1000
Liesl LaDuke - Parkland College $1000
Tiffani K. McCormick - Lake Land College $1000
Suzanne R. Peterson - Parkland College $1000

Scholarship Criteria

  1. Applicants must maintain full-time status during the Spring 2017 and Fall 2017 semesters at an Illinois community college verified by official transcripts through the end of the Spring 2017 semester and a copy of Fall 2017 registration. Full-time status is defined as enrollment in a minimum of 12 semester hours.
  2. Applicants must have completed 30 semester hours by the end of the Spring 2017 semester with a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.5 on a 4-point scale. Cumulative GPA must be verified by an official transcript received in a sealed envelope with the registrar’s signature or seal to guarantee authenticity. Only college level work and grades will be considered.
  3. Applicant must provide proof of Illinois residency. (Photocopy of Illinois Drivers License or other such document).
  4. Applicant must provide a brief statement of his/her academic and personal goals, along with a description of unpaid, voluntary community service and campus activities.
  5. Applicant must provide a letter of recommendation, on official college letterhead, from a community college faculty member. The letter should address the candidate’s academic achievement, character, and ability to meet his/her goals.