Scholarships

McKendree University is excited to provide academically talented transfer students with scholarship opportunities. Students must be enrolled full time at McKendree to be eligible for the following:


McKendree University/Illinois Community College System Foundation (ICCSF)


ICCSF Scholarships are valued at $14,000 ($12,000 transfer scholarship/ $2,000 PTK) per year and are awarded to two outstanding students from every community college in Illinois.

Students must meet the following criteria to be considered:


·   3.6 GPA or higher

·   Complete the equivalent of four semesters at the community college

·   Phi Theta Kappa Membership

·   State of Illinois resident


To be considered, students must complete and submit the McKendree University/Illinois Community College System Foundation scholarship application and submit a community college recommendation form

This scholarship cannot be paired with the Illinois Community College or Transfer Scholarships.


Illinois Community College Scholarship


Scholarships are valued at $12,000 per year and are awarded to transfer students at the time of admission that meet the following criteria:


·   3.0 GPA or higher

·   Complete the equivalent of four semesters at the community college

·   State of Illinois resident

·   Reside in McKendree University Housing


Illinois Community College Scholarships are awarded at the time of acceptance. This scholarship cannot be paired with the ICCSF, Transfer, or Phi Theta Kappa scholarships.


Transfer Scholarship


Transfer scholarships are awarded to academically talented transfer students from any institution based on the following criteria:


GPA                     Annual Award

4.0-3.00                 $7,000

2.99-2.75               $5,000


Transfer scholarships are awarded at the time of acceptance. This scholarship cannot be paired with the Illinois Community College scholarship or ICCSF scholarship.


Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship


All Phi Theta Kappa members who enroll at McKendree University will receive an annual $2,000 PTK scholarship upon receipt of copy of membership card. This scholarship can not be paired with the Illinois Community College Scholarship.


PICU Community College Transfer Scholarship


PICU will award two scholarships each semester - one $1,000 and one $500 award - to community college transfer students looking to achieve their educational goals at a member institutions. Click here for more details and the application.


To be eligible, students must submit an application and meet the following criteria:


·   Be currently enrolled in an Illinois community college

·   Complete a minimum of 30 credit hours at a community college

·   Submit an application for admission to one of the 47 PICU member colleges or universities (McKendree is a member)

·   Have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or greater