Foundation Application - Lake Land College, Mattoon Illinois

Foundation Scholarship Application

You may either complete the application online below, or download and print the application.
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This entire application must be completed and returned to the Lake Land College Foundation office by 5:00 p.m. March 1 to be considered for a scholarship for the following academic year. Applications received after that time will be considered as scholarships become available, funding permits, and individual needs are determined. You may also apply online at

Only one application needs to be submitted for consideration of all scholarships. In addition to this application, a special application is required for the LLC Faculty Association scholarships. Please contact the Foundation Office at (217) 234-5363 for information on these scholarships. Current recipients must reapply.

To be considered for a scholarship, students must submit an application for admission to Lake Land College and be officially enrolled for a minimum of 12 semester hours, or be classified to be full-time by program of study. Students are strongly encouraged to complete a Free Application for Federal/Student Aid (FAFSA). Contact the office of Financial Aid to apply for Federal Financial Aid.

For a listing of scholarships please refer to the Foundation’s website at or the current College Catalog.

Personal Information
First Name:
Middle Initial:
Last Name:
Cell Phone:
Date of Birth:
Marital Status:
Number of Children:
Academic Year Applying For:
I am a student with a disability (Please check all that apply and attach documentation)
Other Disability:
I am a student with ethnic origin (Please check ethnic group)
Please enter the county your resident city is in. Please DO NOT put in your country.
How long have you lived at this address?
School Information
Program of Study:
High School Attended:
High School Graduation Year:
Classification at Lake Land as of next semester:
I plan to enroll in at least one class at the:
Kluthe Center - Effingham
Eastern Region Center - Marshall
Western Region Center - Pana
What four year school do you plan to attend after completion of your degree at LLC?
Award Information
Have you ever received a LLC Foundation Scholarship?
If "Yes", please specify name:
I am currently receiving a Talented Student Award:
If "Yes", please indicate:
Athlete Academic
Livestock Judging
I am a participant in the:
Dislocated Worker Program
I anticipate receiving the following scholarships from
other organizations:
I am receiving financial assistance.
Work Study
Student Loan
High School Seniors
Only current high school seniors who are applying for a Presidential Scholarship and who are in the top 10 percent of their graduating class must complete this section.
Cumulative grade point average (After 7th semester):
ACT Score:
Class Standing (After 7th Semester):
Size of Class (After 7th Semester):
Required Criteria
Scholarships are awarded to Lake Land College students based on the following three criteria. Please complete each with an essay of approximately 100 words each: 1.) Your career goals and aspirations 2.) How would a Foundation scholarship help you achieve your goals 3.) Volunteer activities i.e., school, community, church and family. Please prepare your personal statement carefully by addressing each of the three criteria. Detailed essays and use of proper grammar will dramatically increase your chances of receiving a scholarship through the Foundation. Limit your comments to one page and attach it to your application.
1.) Your career goals and aspirations:
2.) How would a Foundation scholarship help you achieve your goals?
3.) Volunteer activities i.e., school, community, church and family:
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I am a member or spouse/son/daughter or an employee of:
Employee's Name:

I am a member or spouse/son/daughter of a member of:

Members' Name:

I am a currently a member of a Lake Land College student club(s). Please list.

I am currently a member of the following Lake Land College Activities. Please check all that apply.
Student Ambassador
The Navigator
Judging Team

Church Affiliation:

I previously attended St. Michael School, Sigel, IL

I am a spouse, son/daughter, step-child, step-grandchild, grandchild of a veteran:
Yes No
If yes, please list below name of veteran, branch of service, and your relationship to the veteran.

Branch of Service:


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