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OCC Scholarships

Complete Your FAFSA

Many times a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a requirement for college scholarship eligibility, so it’s always a good idea to apply each year. Additional information pertaining to the FAFSA is available here. You can complete your 2024-2025 FAFSA starting December 31, 2023. If you have questions or need assistance, our Financial Aid experts can help. For more information, call 618-395-7777, ext. 2017. 

Scholarship Applications

Please check the Current High School Student, Current Olney Central College Student and Nursing & Radiography folders to access scholarship applications.

Make Sure to Complete Your 2024-2025 FAFSA — It Opens December 31

FAFSA Website

OCC 2024-2025 Student Ambassador 

Student Ambassador Application

Olney Central College Student Ambassadors are trained student leaders who are responsible for promoting unity and engagement among the OCC student body; recruiting prospective students; and promoting district- and campus-wide events, activities, and programs. Student Ambassadors act as valuable sources of information and liaisons between students, staff, and faculty. Selected students will receive a scholarship covering up to 16 credit hours for both semesters they serve as an OCC Student Ambassador.

Music Department Waivers

Music Scholarship Auditions

OCC offers full and half tuition waivers to qualifying students who participate in one or more of the OCC bands or choir. Students need not be music majors to qualify. Scholarship auditions are normally held in the spring semester.

Scholarships Due by February 29, 2024

Hoffman Botanical Scholarship

Ruth Henry Performing Arts Scholarship

Scholarship Due March 1, 2024

Godeke Scholarship

Scholarship Due April 1, 2024

Greg Yank Scholarship

OCC 2024-2025 Student Ambassador 

Student Ambassador Application

Olney Central College Student Ambassadors are trained student leaders who are responsible for promoting unity and engagement among the OCC student body; recruiting prospective students; and promoting district- and campus-wide events, activities, and programs. Student Ambassadors act as valuable sources of information and liaisons between students, staff, and faculty. Selected students will receive a scholarship covering up to 16 credit hours for both semesters they serve as an OCC Student Ambassador.

Scholarships Due by February 29, 2024

OCC Foundation - Annual Scholarships

OCC Foundation - Spring Scholarships

Ruth Henry Performing Arts Scholarship

James F. Kelley Memorial Music Scholarship

Douglas Shehorn Health Science Scholarship

Frances L. Stencel Teaching Scholarship

E. Kenton Peak Memorial Scholarship

Mary Lou Brown Art Scholarship

Scholarship Due by March 1, 2024

Godeke Scholarship

Scholarship Due by March 7, 2024

Illinois Retired Teachers Association Scholarship

IRTAF Helen Kennedy Scholarship

Scholarship Due by March 29, 2024

Rotary Club of Olney Scholarship

Scholarship Due April 1, 2024

Greg Yank Scholarship