21st Century Scholars Society

The 21st Century Scholars Society currently has 36 members who each contribute $500 annually to this scholarship fund. The Society rewards some of IVCC’s most promising second-year students who will graduate or transfer to an institution of higher education in May 2023.

The application can be accessed by clicking the below "Apply to be the Scholar"

An essay is required to be uploaded as a DOC or DOCX document (max. 16 MB) with the application.
Essay Requirements-please discuss the following in detail:
1. Your educational goals and career aspirations
2. Individual(s) who have helped guide and inspire your academic goals and/or successes
3. Leadership abilities
4. Past or current involvement in campus organizations or activities
5. Involvement in community service external to IVCC
6. Financial concerns or specific circumstances that may merit consideration
7. Personal obstacles you overcame (if applicable)

Essay Guidelines
Length: minimum of 1,000 words but no more than 4 pages
Typed, double-spaced
Put your first and last name on each page; top right corner
Font Style & Size: Times New Roman, 12
All margins: 1 inch

Contact Donna Swiskoski in the IVCC Foundation Office for more information at donna_swiskoski@ivcc.edu or (815) 224-0551.

Become a member! Apply to be the scholar!