Outside Scholarships

Scholarships are available from many different sources, such as local businesses, employers, financial institutions, local community groups/clubs, and national organizations. Students are highly encouraged to seek as many sources as possible. However, students and families must proceed with caution. Students and families are encouraged to thoroughly read the terms and conditions of scholarships prior to submitting any information. For more information about scholarship scams, please visit the Federal Trade Commission's website, this Guide to Scholarship Scams, or the Department of Education.

The following is a limited list of state and private outside scholarships. Southeastern Illinois College does not guarantee the availability of the scholarships on these sites and is not involved in the selection of the recipients. Questions about an individual scholarship should be directed to the individual scholarship foundation.

AFSCME Union Scholarships
American Indian College Fund

American Legion Scholarship
AmericanSignLetters Scholarship
American Welding Society Foundation
Amvet Post 31 Williamson County Scholarship
Baptist Foundation of Illinois
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
Elks National Foundation
Farm Credit Illinois Scholarship
Ferrell Hospital Scholarship for Nursing Students
Gates Millennium Scholars
Gateways to Opportunity Scholarship Program
General Federated Women's Club of Illinois (GFWC)
Healthcare & Life Sciences Scholarship
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Horatio Alger Association
Hovland Forensic & Financial Scholarship
IAA Foundation Scholarship Program
Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers
Illinois Grant Program for Dependents of Correctional Officers
Illinois Grant Program for Dependents of Police or Fire Officers
Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association
Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation
Illinois Sheriffs Association
Illinois Special Education Teacher Tuition Waiver (SETTW) Program
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Marc Zboch Scholarship
Mediacom World Class Scholars Scholarship Program
Minority Teachers of Illinois Scholarship Program
OppU Achievers Scholarship
Our Military Scholarship
Paul Simon Essay Contest
Scholarships for Military Children Program
Sallie Mae Scholarship Search
Sam Haskell Scholarship
O'Brien-Vrba Scholarship Trust
2020 Straight North STEM Scholarship

For additional help finding available scholarships, you can visit the following links.

Fast Web
College Board
Moolah Spot
Scholarship Monkey