RLC Foundation scholarship application deadline approaching fast

INA, Ill. (Jan. 17, 2014) – Only a few weeks remain for future college students to submit applications for a number of Rend Lake College Foundation scholarships. The application, which helps students apply for numerous scholarships, is due by Friday, February 28.

Last year, over 525 scholarships and $370,000 were awarded to RLC students through the Foundation. The application can be found at www.rlc.edu/rlcf and takes only minutes to complete. In addition to the online form,students must also submit their most recent transcript and one letter of recommendation. Examples of recommendations are employers, teachers, pastors, and coaches. More information on how to apply can be found here: www.rlc.edu/foundation.

Interested students are also required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To complete the FAFSA, visit www.fafsa.ed.gov or contact the RLC Financial Aid Office.

Scholarship recipients are selected based on the criteria set forth by each scholarship. High school students will be informed of their awards at their high school honors nights, with letters being sent out after May 1, 2014. Applications will be accepted after Feb. 28; however, preference will be given to students who meet the due date.

For additional scholarship opportunities visit the Other Scholarship Opportunities website at www.rlc.edu/otherscholarships. For more information, contact the RLC Foundation at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1214.

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