Scholarship Opportunities

***Unless noted otherwise, scholarship opportunities will open Monday, January 8th.***

How to Apply

Our online application process makes applying easy.  The following scholarships are part of our Universal Scholarship Application: BCDI Green Family Scholarship*, Chief William T. Bauer Scholarship Fund, Dr. Valentine Jobst III Educational Fund Scholarship, Epilepsy Scholarship Fund, Illinois Mutual Employees’ Children Scholarship Fund*, Jean M. Brown Nursing Scholarship Fund (Occupational and Non-Occupational), Joyce and Thomas H. Stanisic Scholarship Fund, MidAmerica National Bank’s Employees Children Scholarship Fund, Peoria Chiefs Scholarship (Tri-County and Sports Administration), Sue Aplington Kreutz Scholarship, Vietnam Veteran’s Moving Wall Fund, and the Women in Leadership in Central Illinois Scholarship Fund.

By completing the Universal Application, students will be notified of all scholarships for which they are eligible. Supplemental information will be required based on eligibility.


We have transitioned to new scholarship software. You can access a scholarship applicant tutorial here: SLM Scholarship Applicant Tutorial.

Contact Sarah Fletcher with any questions:

From the list of CFCI Scholarship Funds below, click on the name of the scholarship.  Click the link “click here to apply” to preview an application.  To apply, click on “apply” and you will be asked to create a username and password.

NOTE for online applications, please allow extra timeMost online scholarships, especially references and letters of recommendation, have fields that require input from others; therefore applications cannot be submitted until these fields are completed.  Students are able to save and come back to the application at any time. 

All information submitted will become the property of CFCI and will be kept confidential.  Applicants will be notified of award status by mail.  Additionally, recipient names will be posted on the CFCI website.  By applying for a CFCI scholarship, the applicant agrees to these terms and conditions.

List of CFCI Scholarship Funds

Peoria Public Schools Foundation Scholarship Funds

Below is a list of all Peoria Public Schools Foundation Scholarship funds held at CFCI.

Click here to access Peoria Public Schools Foundation’s scholarship applications.