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Students must submit at least a one page, typed sheet that answer the questions listed below for full consideration for scholarship funds. Submissions will be reviewed for content, grammar, spelling, and capitalization. Please include your name and LC ID number (if applicable) at the top of each sheet.
Please Note: Applicants may contact the LC Academic Success Center (217-735-7303) for assistance with proofreading.
Copies of your high school and/or other college transcripts are required to be eligible for scholarship funds. Please refer to the guidelines below, and submit the required documentation with this application or have them mailed directly to:
Lincoln College Admissions Office
Attn: Lincoln College Scholarship Committee
300 Keokuk Street Lincoln, IL 62656
fax: (217) 732-7715
All applications must include at least two recommendations from people not related to the applicant but who know him or her well. Ideal candidates might include faculty members, high school teachers, coaches, advisors, and employers. The more they know about the student and his or her successes, circumstances, and/or the challenges he or she has met – the better recommendation they will be able to provide.
Some scholarships may require recommendations from specific people. Any additional requirements are listed as additional application requirements in the scholarship guide, available on the LC Financial Aid website and office.
Completed recommendation forms must be mailed, faxed, or emailed directly to the LC Admissions Office by the student’s references.
Each scholarship application comes with two Recommendation Forms to be submitted to an applicant’s references. Students should also provide their references with the below listed fax number, email address, or a stamped envelope to return to the LC Admissions office:
300 Keokuk Street
Lincoln, IL 62656
Important Note: If financial need is listed as an eligibility requirement of a scholarship for which you are applying, you MUST complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after October 1st. Visit https://fafsa.ed.gov/ for more information.