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    The Foundation represents a partnership between public and private interests for the benefit of Rend Lake College students. We invite and encourage your participation, interest, and support. Please join the many generous individuals, corporations, and foundations who have given their support to the Foundation and the mission of Rend Lake College.

    Why support the Foundation?

    The Rend Lake College Foundation does not merely seek gifts or donations. It asks that you consider investing in:

    • Campus Growth
    • Economic Development
    • Community Growth

    The Foundation asks that you invest in the individual growth of the many students who attend the college. Thanks to the generosity of our contributors, Rend Lake College has been able to help students see their dreams turn into reality and will continue to be able to do so in the years ahead.

    The Foundation represents a partnership between public and private interests for the benefit of Rend Lake College students. We invite and encourage your participation, interest, and support. Please join the many generous individuals, corporations, and foundations who have given their support to the Foundation and the mission of Rend Lake College.
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    Some of the many ways to invest in the Foundation and Rend Lake College include:

    Student Scholarships
    Corporate Contributions
    Gifts Pledged over time
    Life Insurance
    Contingent Beneficiary
    Bequests & Trusts
    Life Estates-Real Estate
    Tangible Personal Property
    Click here for a helpful 5-minute video on how to successfully complete your RLCF scholarship application. To apply for Rend Lake College Foundation scholarships, please click the button that applies to you below.      When she turned 18, she was dropped off at a Walmart with nothing but the clothes on her back and the little money she had saved from selling eggs. Today, through her own strength and perseverance, Suzanna Wilkie is studying to become a music therapist at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Hear Wilkie describes her harrowing childhood and journey to success, thanks in part to scholarship opportunities through the Rend Lake College Foundation. Dr. Gary Sweeten talks about the impact Rend Lake College made on him as a student and why his family has supported future students at RLC for decades with the Thomas J. and Leota L. Sweeten Christian Memorial Fund Endowment, and the Dr. Gary Sweeten Isaiah 61 Scholarship. Additionally, students studying music at RLC walk down the Sweeten Corridor daily. It was named that in 2013 when Dr. Sweeten gave to a project to boost the program and renovate the music facilities.   Important Dates: FAFSA opens October 1, 2020. Rend Lake College Foundation Scholarship Application opens November 1, 2020. All Rend Lake College Foundation Scholarship applications must be turned in by March 1, 2021.

    How to Apply for a Scholarship

    Applicants are selected based on the criteria as set forth by the donors. Complete the application thoroughly as different scholarships emphasize different categories, such as financial or educational need, community and school involvement, and academic record.

    Application Requirements How to Apply for RLCF Scholarships - A Guide Click the link above that fits your student description. Click "First Time Here" for RLC students or click "Register" under "Don't Have an Account?" Use your Warriormail login if you are an RLC student. Your Warriormail address is your last name, first initial, last four digits of your [email protected] (Example: [email protected]). You will then be prompted to create a password. An email will be sent to your Warriormail. Click the link to verify, and you will be sent back to the dashboard. New students: Use an email address that you check regularly. Do NOT use your high school email address. Register your account.
    Complete the entire scholarship application. Only one application needs to be completed for consideration of RLC Foundation scholarships.

    Ask Student Records or your high school guidance counselor to submit a transcript via the transcript upload option. If you request from Student Records, list your birthdate in the email being sent.

    Submit at least two letters of recommendation to the Rend Lake College Foundation. These letters cannot be from a family member. Students will be able to send an automated email to their recommender via the scholarship software. RLC Foundation cannot accept hard copies of letters of recommendation. 

    Applications will not be processed without all three pieces: completed application, two letters of recommendation, and transcript.

    All students applying for Rend Lake College Foundation scholarships are required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You may apply online at or the Rend Lake College Financial Aid Office.
    Scholarship Awards
    The final scholarship recipients will be selected by the RLC Foundation Scholarship Committee. Scholarship award recipients will be notified at their high school awards program, graduation, or by email. Scholarship applications will be kept on file for the academic year if additional funds become available. The RLC Foundation reserves the right to review a scholarship recipient’s performance and revoke the scholarship if deemed necessary.

    Contact information
    If you move or change phone numbers, please remember to contact the RLC Foundation so we can contact you if chosen for a scholarship. 

    Scholarship FAQ

    Student Scholarships
    Scholarships totaling approximately $240,000 annually are awarded to Rend Lake College students each academic year. These scholarships are made possible by generous local businesses and individuals who care about the future of our students and community. Scholarships, for the most part, range from approximately $500-$1,500 annually. Students must reapply each year to qualify for scholarships as there are no two-year awards.

    The Foundation Board invites and in fact, encourages all interested students to apply for these scholarships. Each year more than 300 scholarships are awarded by the Foundation. Scholarship awards include endowed scholarships, annual scholarships, or one-time scholarships.
    For the 2021-22 academic year, the scholarship award will be handed out to high school seniors / incoming RLC freshmen during their respective high school awards and honor's night or during graduation. Returning RLC students and other incoming sophomores will receive scholarship award emails at the end of May and after. For specifics, contact the RLC Foundation Office.

    Other Types of Scholarships & Awards

    Presidential Scholarships and High Achievers Scholastic Awards are issued through the Financial Aid Office.  Presidential Scholarships
    High Achievers Scholastic Award Academic Awards are issued through RLC Departments. Academic Awards  

    Alumnus of the Year

    2019 — CHAD W. KERN ('91), Whittington
    President & CEO, Schirm USA 2018 — CURTIS SMITH ('82), Benton
    (Awarded posthumously)
    RLC Basketball legend and local coach, Correctional Officer - IL Dept. of Corrections
    2017 — BOB KELLEY ('69), Mt. Vernon
    Retired Director of Marketing & Public Information, Rend Lake College 2016 — RODNEY CABANESS ('90), Sesser
    Co-Owner, Black Diamond Harley-Davidson 2015 — DR. BRIAN KERN ('94), Ewing
    Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Institute of Western Kentucky 2014 — JAMES "JIM" MOUNIER ('72), Caledonia
    Senior Vice President & Wealth Management Advisor, Merrill Lynch
    2013 – TRISH REED (’87), Scheller
    President, GM, UpTime Parts LLC 2012 – PETER JOHNSON (’85), Mt. Vernon
    Instrumentation Engineer, NASA 2011 – RON SMITH (’74), Benton
    Assistant Basketball Coach, SIUC; Entrepreneur 2010 – HON. MIKE D. McHANEY (’77), Salem
    Judge, Fourth Judicial Circuit of Illinois 2009 – JIM MUIR (’97), Sesser
    Publisher, Southern Illinois Sports Connection, Marion Living & Saluki Illustrated; Radio Broadcaster 2008 – RANDY RUBENACKER (’78), Dahlgren
    Co-Owner, Rubenacker Farms/4R Equipment, McLeansboro 2007 – BRAD GESELL (’80), Benton
    Co-Owner, Gesell’s Pump Sales & Service Inc., Whittington 2006 – CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON (’98), Valier
    Distribution Center Manager, Walgreens, Mt. Vernon 2005 – BILL SHIELDS (MVCC ’58), Mt. Vernon
    Assistant Professor/Workforce Ed Coordinator, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale 2004 – LINDA L. SANDERS (’82), Mt. Vernon
    Warden, Federal Correctional Complex, Forrest City, AR  2003 – DONALD H. DAME (’72 / ’76), Sesser
    Vice President/Human Resources & Government Relations, Freeman unity Coal Mining Company 2002 – ROSE M. MYLES (’68), Mt. Vernon
    Manager / Network Services, AT&T 2001 – CARL ROWLEY (’77), Sesser
    Team Leader / Building Management Systems, Panduit Corporation 2000 – HOLLY McCANN (’76), Benton
    Acting National Director, Internal Revenue Service Office of Interest and Penalty Administration 1999 – LAIRD D. WISELY (’71), Benton/Mt. Vernon
    (Awarded posthumously)
    Owner, Therapy Resource Associates & Physical Rehab Works 1998 – MARK MICHALIC (’78), West Frankfort
    Special Agent, U.S. Department of the Treasury/Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms 1997 – JOHNATHAN W. THOMAS (’71), Sesser
    CEO (Executive Dean), Ivy Tech State College, Madison/Lawrenceburg, IN 1996 – TIM WILLS (’84), Benton
    Associate Professor of Health/A.D./Coach, RLC 1995 – COURTNEY COX (’72), Benton
    Partner, Hart and Hart Attorneys-At-Law, Benton 1994 – FLO DUDLEY (’76), Bonnie
    Retired elementary school teacher
    Mt. Vernon City Schools District 80
    1993 – SEN. J. BRADLEY BURZYNSKI (’79), Benton
    Illinois State Senator / 35th District, Sycamore 1992 – CINDA CHULLEN (’79), Benton
    Technical Manager, NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 1991 – CRAIG M. SINCLAIR (’74), Mt. Vernon
    Vice President of Advertising, The Walgreen Company 1990 – GLORIA J. SLOAN-REEL (’74), McLeansboro
    Product Brand Manager, Phone-Poulenc Ag Company, Research Triangle Park, NC 1989 – KEVIN DAVIS (’72), Mt. Vernon 
    Comptroller/Treasurer, Rend Lake Conservancy District 1988 – CAROL DILLEY-JAUDES (’75)
    Stage actress, St. Louis and New York 1987 – DR. MARY KAY WITGES BENGTSON (’71), Scheller
    Staff/Athletic Physician, N. Carolina State U. 1986 – DR. GARY R. SWEETEN (MVCC ’60), Ina
    Minister of Christian Growth, College Hill Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati 1985 – DR. HALE E. RYDER JR. (MVCC ’58), Mt. Vernon
    Professor of Economics/Director of Graduate Studies, Brown University 1984 – DR. LESLIE JOHNSON (’74), Thompsonville
    Family Practitioner, Mt. Vernon (now in Peoria) 1983 – ROBERT L. BROWN (MVCC ’66), Mt. Vernon
    Guidance Counselor, Mt. Vernon Township H.S./Part-time Rend Lake College GED Instructor 1982 – DAVID N. JUNKINS (’71), Mt. Vernon
    Social Worker, Illinois Dept. of Children & Family Services

    Major Gift Awards

    Diamond - $250,000 +

    Continental Tire the Americas, LLC
    William K. Crawford Jr.
    Crosswalk Community Action Agency
    Farrar Oil Company *
    Marjorie S. Farrar
    James and Margaret Fornear *
    Dr. Barbara Luchsinger Estate
    Mariah Boats, Inc.
    Jim & Carole Mounier †
    Department of Veterans Affairs Marion, IL Office of Information & Technology
    Howard L. Payne
    Dr. Warren and Phyllis Petty *
    Southern Illinois Healthcare
    SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital – Mt. Vernon
    William Wood Estate

    *Includes Gift-In-Kind
    **Includes Employer Matching Gift
    † Legacy Society Founders

    Platinum $100,000 - $249,999

    Gene "Mr. A" Alexander
    Dr. and Mrs. Allen Y. Baker *
    Bank of Illinois
    Joe P. and Lois Ferne Boyle
    Crossroads Community Hospital *
    Marlene Edwards
    Fraternal Order of Eagles 2699
    Hamilton Co. Telephone Co-Op & Its Subsidiaries
    Joy Global *
    Lena Juanita Lichtenberger Estate
    M-Class Mining, L.L.C. Sugar Camp Energy, Cline Resources
    Coyn and Pat Mateer
    Murphy-Wall State Bank Navistar*
    Peabody Energy
    Peoples National Bank, N.A.R & B Inc.* Schweinfurth Foundation George and Mary Slankard
    Wayne City High School Foundation

    *Includes Gift-In-Kind
    **Includes Employer Matching Gift
    † Legacy Society Founders

    Gold $50,000 - $99,9999

    Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks – McLeansboro
    Black Diamond Harley-Davidson
    Bluford FFA Alumni
    Hunt Bonan
    Robert Bornheimer
    David & Rebecca Busby Mary Cecil
    Timothy Keith Chamness Memorial
    City of Anna *
    Community First Bank of the Heartland
    Clara A. Crocker Brown Family Trust
    Eggemeyer Associates Architects, Inc.
    First Cellular of Southern Illinois
    Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity
    Kendrick Paper Stock Co.
    Mark S. and Pat Kern
    Stan and Jean Koziara Estate
    L.E. and Helen Lindsay *
    Mt. Vernon Elks Lodge #819
    Mt. Vernon Township High School
    Curtis W. Mundell Estate
    National Railway Equipment Co.
    Pillar Innovations, LLC *
    Pinckneyville Community Hospital *
    RLC Students for Students Art League
    Rend Lake Conservancy District
    Dr. Charles “Bill” and Mary Roe
    Society Fraternal of Miners / DBA The Italian Club
    Dr. and Mrs. Gene Stotlar
    Belva Madelyn Vercillino Estate
    US Bank – Mt. Vernon
    Walgreens Distribution

    *Includes Gift-In-Kind
    **Includes Employer Matching Gift
    † Legacy Society Founders

    Silver $25,000 - $49,999

    4 R Equipment
    John D. and Mary Ellen Aiken
    All Stars-N-Stiches, Inc. Dave & Penny Severin
    Allen Trucking LLC
    Mrs. Dolores Ames
    AMVETS SadSacks
    Anheuser - Busch, Inc. *
    Bank of America – Benton Branch
    Bank of America – Mt. Vernon Branch
    Benton Lions Club
    Benton Elks Lodge No. 1234
    Biomarine NTRON, Inc.
    David and Andrea Boucher
    Robert Carlock
    Caterpillar Dealer Excellence Matching Grant Charities Foundation
    Charities Foundation Christian Chapel Church
    Dr. Evelyn Claxton
    Country Companies
    Draeger Safety, Inc. *
    E. T. Simonds Construction Co. *
    Engelhardt Family Foundation
    F.W. Electric, Inc.
    Fifth Third Bank
    First United Methodist Church
    Mildred Fitzgerrell
    Franklin Hospital Auxiliary
    Brad and Susan Gesell
    Milford and Mary Ann Harrell
    Harold Hutchins Trust
    Illinois Community College System Foundation
    International Scholarship & Tuition Services, Inc.
    Drs. Leslie and Kathleen Johnson
    Angie Kistner
    Market Street Bancshares, Inc.
    Wendell E. and Betty L. Maulding
    Mt. Vernon Junior Women’s Club
    Mt. Vernon Rotary Noon Club
    National FFA Foundation, Inc.
    North Carolina Coal Institute, Inc.
    Ribella Palada
    Dr. Robert and Marilyn Parks
    Don, Jerry, and Zaunda Peacock **
    Polk Lodge No. 137
    Rend Lake College
    Rend Lake College MarketPlace
    Rend Lake College Physical Plant Department
    Rend Lake College Practical Nursing Program
    H.B. Reynolds Trust
    Richard Rubenacker Family
    State Bank of Whittington
    State Farm Companies Foundation
    Dr. Gary & Mrs. Karen Sweeten
    Tanglewood Apartments - Kathryn (Kitty) Irvin
    Carlos & Bonnie Tolbert
    Mr. Bob and Dr. Sue Santoro Tomlin
    Tri-County Electric Cooperative
    Rickey and Vickie Trout
    US Bank – Benton
    US Bank National Association
    WaterFurnace International, Inc. – Illinois Region *
    Webber Township High School
    Doris Welch
    Terry and Kim Wilkerson
    John H. Wininger
    Russ and Dana Withers
    Rich and Donna Yunkus *Includes Gift-In-Kind
    **Includes Employer Matching Gift
    † Legacy Society Founders

    Bronze $10,000 - $24,999

    Alpha Services, Inc.
    American Environmental Group LTD
    American Red Cross
    ARDL – Dr. Val Gibbons
    Benton Business and Professional Women Organization
    Big Chief Auto Truck Plaza
    David and Nancy Bigham
    Eric & Linda Black – Medicine Shoppe Mt. Vernon
    Bluford American Legion Post 1193
    Boneyard Boccie Ball Club
    Shirley Bradley & Ellyn Messersmith
    William J. Brinkley
    Buntin Brothers
    Professor Cindy Caldwell
    Millie Caldwell
    Caring & Sharing Thrift Shop
    Christopher High School Alumni Association
    Christopher Lions Club
    Tim and Amy Claxton
    Cindy Corn
    David, Deborah, and Robert Crawford
    Phyllis Crawford
    George R. Cybulski, MD, MBA – Healthcare Management Consulting
    Cindy Dame and Chrissy Vickers
    Peggy Davis – In Memory of Adam & Alyssa Lorance
    Jimmy Dean
    Bryan Drew and Family
    Richard Doherty Family
    Du Quoin Community Unit School District 300
    Laura Eader
    Elks Lodge 1882
    The Evilsizer Family – Mary Ann and Melody
    Ewing-Northern Fire Protection District
    F.C.H.S. Academic Trust Fund
    First Bank and Trust
    First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust
    Franklin Co. Medical Society
    Gaither, Koewler, Rohlfer, Lucket, and Co. *
    GLS Corporation
    Good Samaritan Hospital Auxiliary
    Gordon Research & Development
    Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star
    Greater Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce
    GTE Foundation
    Hamilton County Booster Club
    Hamilton County Farm Bureau
    Hamilton County Loan Company, Inc.
    Hamilton County Schools Foundation
    Mrs. Dell Hill Housing Authority of Jefferson County
    Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation
    Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association
    Illinois Department of Public Health
    Illinois Elks Association
    Illinois Network of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies
    Illinois Restaurant Assoc. Educational Fund
    Illinois Sheriff’s Association
    International Police Association, Region 57
    John H. Stelle Post 106 American Legion
    K.A.R.E. Foundation
    Bob and Kendi Kelley
    W. Juanita Kern
    Maurice P. Kirsch Estate
    Kiwanis Club of Mt. Vernon
    Krehbiel & Associates
    George J. and Paula (Mace) Kuhn
    Laborers’ International Union of North America
    Robert Lahr
    Cindy Leeck
    Man-Tra-Con Corporation
    Virginia Crawford Mason
    Tom and Flo McHugh
    Lloyd and Florence Middleton
    John and Mary Moreland
    Mt. Vernon Business & Professional Women's Club
    Mt. Vernon Township High School Education Association
    Chris and Raylene Nielsen
    North Hamilton County Coal Association
    Lisa Payne
    Gateway East Development, LLC. - Mary B. Pericolosi
    Emil Perpich
    Pinckneyville High School Dollars for Scholars
    Dr. Lisa Price
    Lori Ragland
    Randolph County Farm Bureau Foundation
    Victor and Betty Rapp
    Trish Reed
    William and Linda Regenhardt
    Rend Lake College Golf Outlet
    Rendway Enterprises, Inc.
    Robert and Rose Rice
    Rick Basso Memorial Golf Tournament
    John and Betty Riley
    Mabel Rodenbush
    Rodney & Carmin Rubenacker
    Cheri Rushing
    Ruth O. Smith Scholarship Trust
    Janet Crawford Schwartz
    Mr. and Mrs. Salah Shakir
    Jerry and Nellie Shell
    Shelter Insurance Foundation
    Bobbye and Jerry Sloan – Hand in Hand Foundation, Inc.
    South Central Home Builders Association
    Scott & Jenifer Spears
    St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
    St. Paul United Church of Christ
    Carroll and Jerilyn Turner
    United Illinois Bank of Marion *
    Wabash Area Development Inc.
    Family of Merritt and Ileeta Walker Philp
    Wal-Mart Foundation
    Waltonville FFA Alumni
    Jim and Lila Waugh
    Tracey Lee Webb
    Ada Whittington
    Tony & Julie Wielt **
    Andrea Witthoft
    Wood Energy, Inc. – Mt. Vernon, IL
    Woodlawn High School Booster Club
    Pamela Archer Yarbrough
    Don and Shirley York
    *Includes Gift-In-Kind
    **Includes Employer Matching Gift
    † Legacy Society Founders


    Annual Scholarships Adam Lee Lorance Memorial Art Scholarship
    AGE Scholarship AJ Wellen Memorial Scholarship
    Alyssa Dawn Lorance Memorial Theatre Scholarship
    Amanda Peyton Memorial Scholarship
    AMVETS SadSacks #10 Scholarship
    Andrea Bradley Memorial Scholarship
    Benton Lions Club Scholarship
    Black Diamond Harley-Davidson Scholarship
    Brenda Scarber Memorial Scholarship
    Clifford A. & Mary E. Gunter Memorial Scholarship
    Community First Bank Scholarship
    Continental Tire the Americas Scholarship
    Crossroads Community Hospital Scholarship
    Curtis Smith Memorial Scholarship
    Dave and Penny Severin Scholarship in Memory of Rowland Schwarz David Scott Memorial Scholarship Dr. Charles "Bill" and Mary Roe Scholarship
    Eggemeyer Associates Architects Scholarship
    Frankie Allan Minor Memorial Scholarship
    Gene N. & Dortha Bailey Scholarship
    George Cybulski Memorial Scholarship
    Hamilton County Telephone Foundation Scholarship
    Jane Waugh Memorial Scholarship Jornd Family Scholarship Joshua Hurst Memorial Scholarship Kelley Family Scholarship
    Kevin and Beth Pyatt Scholarship
    Kingsmen Auto Club Scholarship Leeck Family Scholarship
    Legence Bank Merit Scholarship
    Merritt and Ileeta Walker Philp Memorial Scholarship
    Mr. A Scholarship Mt. Vernon Gun & Sportsmanship Club Scholarship
    Mt. Vernon Rotary - Noon Club Scholarship
    Mt. Vernon Rotary - West Club Scholarship Mt. Vernon Unitarian Universalist Scholarship Murphy-Wall State Bank & Trust Co. STRIVE Award
    Nina Peacock Art Scholarship
    North Carolina Coal Institute, Inc. Scholarship Oza Family Scholarship
    Pinckneyville Chamber of Commerce Vocational Scholarship Rita Greer Busby Memorial Scholarship
    RLC Advanced Technology Department Scholarship
    RLC Automotive Car Show Scholarship
    RLC Caring & Sharing Scholarship
    RLC Criminal Justice Scholarship
    RLC Early Childhood Education Scholarship
    RLC Financial Aid Department Scholarship
    RLC Foundation Scholarship RLC Physical Plant Scholarship
    RLC Theatre Scholarship
    Rounds Family Scholarship
    Sandy Jordan Scholarship
    Shirley and Jerry Jenkins Memorial Nursing Scholarship SSM Scholarship
    State Bank of Whittington Scholarship
    The Armed Barber's Scholarship
    The Manor at Mason Woods Scholarship
    Tony Wielt State Farm Insurance Scholarship Women United Scholarship Endowed Scholarships & Challenge Grants Allen Trucking LLC Scholarship
    Andrea K. Boucher Memorial Scholarship
    Ann M. Santoro Memorial Scholarship
    Arnistine Tolbert Memorial Scholarship *
    Austin-Welch Scholarship
    Bank of Illinois Scholarship
    Benton BPW Scholarship
    Benton Lions Club Scholarship ◊
    Blake Trout Memorial Scholarship *
    Bill B. and Ruth O. Smith Memorial Scholarship
    Brad and Brian Evilsizer Memorial Scholarship ◊
    Brandon Dame Memorial Scholarship *
    Brian C. Fleri Memorial Scholarship
    Busby Family Scholarship
    Caldwell Family Scholarship ◊
    Carlos and Bonnie Tolbert Scholarship *
    Charles and Martha Dee Ritchey Memorial Scholarship
    Christian Chapel Church Scholarship *
    Clara A. Crocker Brown Family Trust
    Clayton Charles Ragland Memorial Scholarship ◊ Cletis & Imogene Reed Memorial Scholarship Coach Jim Waugh Memorial Scholarship Coach Mike McClure Scholarship Coach Wayne Arnold Scholarship
    Continental Tire the Americas LLC Scholarship
    Craig V. Rudofski Memorial Scholarship *
    Dallas Carl and Anna Mae Bargesser Nursing Scholarship *
    David E. Hill, M.D. Scholarship
    Delta Theta Tau Vermadel M. Wood Scholarship
    Donald E. Peacock Nursing Scholarship *
    Doris Welch Nursing Scholarship
    Doug Leeck Memorial Scholarship
    Douglas S. Carlson Memorial Scholarship
    Dr. Allen Y. Baker Scholarship
    Dr. Bill and Mary Roe Scholarship
    Dr. Carl L. Schweinfurth International Travel Award
    Dr. Evelyn Claxton Art Scholarship
    Dr. Evelyn E. Claxton Memorial Scholarship
    Dr. Gary Sweeten Isaiah 61 Scholarship
    Dr. Leslie Johnson / Ed Kownacki Scholarship Dr. Oliver D. Spitler Memorial Scholarship
    Dr. Richard Doherty Scholarship
    Dr. Robert and Marilyn Parks Scholarship *
    Dr. Warren E. Petty Memorial Scholarship
    Drew Family Scholarship
    Emil Perpich Family Memorial Scholarship
    Everett “Boogie” and Dolores Ames Scholarship
    First Cellular of Southern Illinois Scholarship
    Frank and W. Juanita Kern Memorial Scholarship *
    Franklin County Medical Society Scholarship
    G. William “Billy” Rector Memorial Scholarship *
    George / Anna Orshak and Paul / Bernice Petty Memorial *
    Henry and Fern Peacock Nursing Scholarship Housing Authority of Jefferson County Scholarship
    Howard L. Payne Nursing Scholarship
    Howard L. Payne Vocational Scholarship
    Illinois Manufacturer’s Association Scholarship
    International Police Association, Region 57 Scholarship
    Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
    Jim and Carole Mounier Golf Scholarship
    Joe P. Boyle and Lois Ferne Boyle and His Ancestors Who Lived in
    Belle Rive Scholarship
    John C. Riley IV Scholarship
    John D. and Ada D. Whittington Scholarship
    JRS Scholarship
    Judge Roy O. Gulley Scholarship
    Julie Trout Memorial Scholarship *
    Karen L. Bertschi Memorial
    Keith Bauman Memorial Scholarship
    Kelley Family Scholarship
    Leeck Family Scholarship *
    Mark S. Kern Scholarship *
    Maurice P. Kirsch Memorial Scholarship
    Mel Farlow Memorial Scholarship
    Michael Dean Memorial Scholarship *
    Mr. A Scholarship Mt. Vernon Kiwanis Scholarship
    NAPA John’s John H. Wininger Scholarship
    Norma Harrell RN Scholarship
    North Hamilton County Coal Association Scholarship
    Pat Kern Endowment
    Polk Lodge No. 137 - McLeansboro Scholarship
    Rachel R. Nielsen Engineering Scholarship
    Ribella Palada Family Scholarship
    RLC ADN Scholarship
    RLC Foundation Student Scholarship
    RLC Physical Plant Department Scholarship
    RLC Students for Students Art Scholarship ◊
    RLCF Pathway to Success Scholarship
    Robert and Rose Rice Scholarship
    Rodney Rubenacker Memorial Scholarship
    Rubenacker Family Scholarship *
    Rountree Family Scholarship
    Stan and Jean Koziara Scholarship
    Stella M. Baker Scholarship
    Thomas B. Harrell Memorial Scholarship
    Thomas J. and Leota L. Sweeten Christian Memorial Scholarship * THF Keep on Learning Scholarship
    Timothy Keith Chamness Memorial Scholarship
    Tommy Mundell Memorial Scholarship
    Tony Wielt State Farm Insurance Scholarship
    Tri-County Electric Co-Op Scholarship
    US Bank Scholarship
    Venita Brinkely Memorial Scholarship
    Victor and Betty Rapp Scholarship
    Wayne Fitzgerrell Memorial Scholarship
    Willard & Brandon Dame Memorial Scholarship William Crawford Memorial Endowment Zeigler United Methodist Scholarship Minimum investment of $10,000
    * indicates Challenge Grant II Scholarship
    ◊ indicates Endowment & Challenge Grant II Scholarships  
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    Rend Lake College Foundation
    Phone Number: (618) 437-5321 Ext. 1214
    Email: [email protected]
    Address: 468 N. Ken Gray Parkway, Ina, IL 62846 Attn: Foundation
    Fax Number: (618) 437-5677 Attn: Foundation


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