Scholarships - Student Financial Aid - Lake Land College, Mattoon Illinois Financial Aid and Veterans Services


What is a scholarship?

Scholarships provide money for college that does not have to be repaid.

What types of scholarships are available?

Lake Land College Foundation

Each year the Lake Land College Foundation awards scholarships to more than 500 recipients.  Awards range from $100 to $2,000 per year.  All current students and students planning to attend Lake Land College are encouraged to apply.  Applications are due by March 1 of each year.  Visit the Lake Land College scholarship page for more details.

Private Scholarships

Many community organizations, banks, credit unions, clubs, fraternal orders, businesses, and employers sponsor a variety of private scholarships.  Students are encouraged to contact these organizations about scholarship opportunities.  High school guidance offices are an excellent resource for scholarship listings, searches, and assistance.  Many private scholarships are awarded well before the Fall semester begins, so students should start the search and application process early and pay close attention to deadlines.

Where do I search for scholarships?

Avoid scholarship searches that charge a fee.  Instead, try these FREE online scholarship searches:


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Financial Aid on LLC Hub/IRIS

You can now check the status of your FAFSA application and documents on the Hub/IRIS. Simply log in, and click on Financial Aid "Status and Documents". Awards can also be viewed there.

Check Your Lake Land E-mail!

Important financial aid updates and information is being sent via LLC e-mail. Be sure to check it regularly!

Get Your Refund Faster!

Sign up for Direct Deposit! Log on to IRIS, click on Student Refunds-Bank Info, and enter your info.

Important Dates

8/25/14 - Fall Semester Begins

9/19/14 - Pell Refunds of Credit Issued

10/3/14 - Loan Refunds of Credit Issued

10/21/14 - Fall Bills Due in Full

12/1/14 - Final Day to Request Fall Loan

12/12/14 - Fall Semester Ends

1/1/15 - 2015-16 FAFSA Available

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