College is a big decision. To help you, we have provided a list of resources below.
Fifteen Scholarship Programs are available to Illinois students with deadline dates from January through April with the first deadline date being January 31. Check in the guidance office for specific information regarding these scholarships and the website to each
Information is available in the guidance office regarding several SIU-C scholarships
Don’t know where to start? Check out:
Need help finding schools you might like to attend?
Big Future – Excellent college search engine
US News Best Colleges – Uses ranking information to help find a match for you
CampusReel – View student & community produced videos about campus life at hundreds of colleges across the country.
Need help navigating a college’s website to find information?
University HQ: We are a free educational resource helping students navigate through higher education.
Need help figuring out how to pay for college?
Lend EDU – Lots of good information (including videos) about student loans and scholarships
Federal Student Aid – Information about federal student grants and loans
FAFSA – To fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA – required at all colleges, no matter how much money your family makes)
Fast Web – A free scholarship database
GoingMerry – A free scholarship common application program
NCAA eligibility and scholarships – Info on athletic scholarships and NCAA eligibility
Local Scholarships – Local scholarships
Maryville University– A nationally recognized private institution offering comprehensive and innovative education.
*If interested in Military Tuition Assistance programs, see the Military page.