Scholarships for In-District HS Students

Scholarships for In-District HS Students

The following scholarships are available for students graduating from in-district high schools or residing within the Kish district and graduating from a private high school or home-schooled in the 2023-2024 academic year. 

Note:  Students who apply to Kishwaukee College and meet eligibility requirements are automatically awarded these scholarships. GPA will be confirmed upon receipt of final transcript and official awards made on Monday, Aug. 12.

Academic Achievement

Academic Achievement Scholarships are awarded for four consecutive semesters to students who meet specific GPA requirements upon completion of their high school diploma. There are two types of awards:

Dual Credit

The Dual Credit Scholarship is available for students who have successfully completed (grade of C or better) a minimum of three credit hours of college-level course work where Kish credit was earned while in high school. This includes dual credit at the high schools, dual credit through KEC, or dual enrollment offered at Kishwaukee College.

A $250 scholarship is awarded each consecutive semester the student is enrolled for up to four semesters, with a maximum $1,000 total.

Scholarship Criteria

The following must be met for the Academic Achievement and Dual Credit scholarships: 

Important Dates

  • April 15 — Priority deadline to apply to Kish for scholarship award to be included in high school award nights.
  • April 19 — Priority award letters sent to students.
  • July 3 — Award letters sent to students who applied to Kish between April 16-June 30.
  • July 18 — Deadline to apply to Kish to be eligible for the Kish Academic Achievement and Dual Credit scholarships.
  • July 22 — Award letters sent to students who applied between July 1-18.
  • July 31 — Deadline to register for classes for students who receive Academic Achievement and Dual Credit awards.           
  • August 12 — Scholarship awards applied to student account.

Contact Us

Finanial Aid OfficeEfinaid@kish.eduO815-825-9493

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