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Lake Land College announces foundation scholarship deadline

Monday, January 9, 2017

Lake Land College Foundation scholarship applications for the 2017-2018 academic year are due Feb. 1 at 5 p.m.


Students graduating from high school, adults who are enrolling at Lake Land College and current students are encouraged to apply.  Those students who received a Lake Land College Foundation Scholarship for the 2016-2017 school year and wish to be considered for a 2017-2018 award must reapply.

The online scholarship application is available lakelandcollege.edu/scholarships/. There are four questions a student should be prepared to answer with a 100-word response for each. They are: 1. Describe your career aspirations and your educational plans to meet these goals; 2. Explain how you have helped your family and/or made your community a better place to live;           3. Describe your financial situation and how a Foundation Scholarship can help you achieve your educational goals; and 4. Describe a significant change or experience that has occurred in your life. How did you respond and what did you learn about yourself?

Applicants will be considered for all foundation scholarships for which they qualify. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.

Last year the foundation awarded 432 scholarships averaging $900 each, covering about 25 percent of Lake Land College’s annual tuition. Since 1992, the foundation has awarded more than $5 million to deserving students attending Lake Land College.

For additional information, contact the foundation at 217-234-5363 or foundation@lakelandcollege.edu.

 
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