Lake Land College


Perkins Program - Lake Land College, Mattoon Illinois

The Perkins Program - Student Assistance

The Perkins Program provides services to help students enrolled in career programs successfully complete an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree or Certificate in their chosen career field and enter the workplace in that field immediately afterward.

It is intended for students who are academically or economically disadvantaged. This may include students who are:

Students meeting the qualifications may be eligible for:   

  • Tutoring opportunities
  • Assistance with the purchase of required supplies, workbooks and/or uniforms (specific programs)
  • Loan program for tools (specific programs)

Students who feel they may qualify for the Perkins Program should call 217-234-5225 with questions. Qualification and eligibility can usually be determined within a few minutes.


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