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Scholarships

Scholarship recipients supported by the Foundation

Scholarship recipients at HCC Foundation's Celebration of Excellence.

The scholarship application for the 2016-2017 academic year will open on December 1, 2015.

Steps to complete an HCC Foundation Scholarship Application online:

  1. Review the HCC Foundation Scholarship Descriptions for each scholarship. Completion of the application will help determine scholarship eligibility. 
  2. Review the online demonstration to preview the online scholarship application process.
  3. Go to http://www.heartland.edu (HCC home page) and click on the myHeartland link.
  4. Login to myHeartland using your "login name" and "password".
  5. Click on IRIS tab.
  6. Click on the IRIS icon (green diamond on the left hand side of the page)
  7. Click on "Foundation Scholarship."
  8. Start completing your online scholarship application on December 1, 2015! Students may modify their online scholarship application up to the application deadline of March 1, 2016.

Please Note:

  • If you are not a current HCC student, you must first complete an HCC Application for Enrollment to the College and return it to Student Services before you can access the online scholarship. Download a copy of an HCC application for admission* available in PDF format (182 KB, 4 pages) or apply online.
  • Need your Login Name and Student ID Number to set up your myHeartland account? Call Admissions (309) 268-8010.

The Heartland Community College Foundation awarded one scholarship for every four completed applications for the 2014-15 academic year. The application process is simple and the Foundation staff is available to assist you with any questions.

Apply early...the priority deadline is March 1, 2016 for completed scholarship applications. The extended deadline for a select number of scholarships, including nursing scholarships, is July 1, 2016.

*Note: You must download and install Adobe® Acrobat® Reader™ in order to view and print the scholarship descriptions.

If you have any questions, the Foundation wants to help. Please contact Melissa Fasig at melissa.fasig@heartland.edu or 309-268-8102.