Heartland Community College Foundation extends scholarship to home school students

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NORMAL, Ill.– The Heartland Community College Foundation is extending the eligibility of the trustee scholarship to home school students.

The Trustee Scholarship award is for tuition and fees for 12-18 credit hours per semester and a maximum of 36 credit hours per academic year for up to 4 semesters at Heartland Community College.

Traditionally one Heartland Trustee Scholarship is awarded to a high academic student from each of the District 540 area high schools.

Because home school students did not have a traditionally defined graduating class, they had not been eligible for the award. In meeting with representatives from the home school community, we were able to finalize a process to award the Home School Trustee Scholarship.

Chris Downing, Foundation Executive Director

Eligible home schooled students must submit a completed trustee scholarship application by March 1 prior to full-time enrollment at Heartland.

Applications are available online at: www.heartland.edu/foundation/scholarships/apply

Incorporated in 1992, The Heartland Community College Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation dedicated to the enhancement and support of student learning and success at Heartland Community College. The Foundation annually awards over a half-million dollars in scholarship assistance to 280 students or more in District 540.

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