Deadline to submit the application is 9 p.m. Thursday, February 9, 2023.

Please read the important information below.
This application is for all general and program-specific scholarships awarded by the IVCC Foundation to students attending or plan to attend IVCC for the 2023-24 school year, starting August 2023.

If you need accommodations in an alternate format to complete the application, please contact the IVCC Foundation Office.

Contact Donna Swiskoski in the IVCC Foundation Office at  or (815) 224-0551 if you have questions or need more information.

This is not a 'savable' form

You will be required to complete a series of short answers later in this application.
Below are the 3 areas to be addressed.

**Education and Professional Goals
**Involvement and Community Service
**Financial Need and Special Circumstances.

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* If you are interested in being considered for any of the following three scholarships, a one-page essay is required for each scholarship. Details for each essay are listed below.

NOTE: Prepare your essay(s) prior to continuing filling out and submitting this application.
NOTE: You will upload the essay(s) at the end of the application.

Kristyne K. Curley Memorial
One-page essay describing how animals have enriched your life through either pet fostering/adoption, volunteer work at an animal shelter, rescue organization or rehabilitation center.

Earl Fester Diversity
One-page essay describing life as a LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex, asexual or ally) and/or how a LGBTQIA+ person has influenced your life.

Trevor Melvin Wehner Memorial
An essay (minimum 500 words) addressing both 1 & 2:
1. Areas in your life where you overcame an obstacle either in your school, social or family life and how you demonstrated leadership.
2. Traits you possess which will enhance your education or career.

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