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IACAC Transfer Scholarship

The Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC) is an organization of counseling professionals dedicated to serving students as they explore options and make choices about pursuing postsecondary education. IACAC members are counselors, admission or financial aid officers, active retirees, or students who are concerned about the future of education in the state of Illinois and in the nation. IACAC is committed to maintaining high standards which foster ethical and social responsibility among those involved in the transition process.

In an effort to support the IACAC Strategic Plan, the Transfer Advisory Committee will award two scholarships (one valued at $1,000 and one valued at $500) to two community college students to further their education at a four-year IACAC member institution in the Fall of 2019.

The Transfer Advisory Committee awarded one $500 scholarship to a community college student to further their education at a four-year IACAC member institution for the Spring 2019 semester.

A separate set of $1,000 scholarships for graduating high school seniors is also available from IACAC.

Past Winners

Fall 2019
Keaira Cox ($500) – Read Keaira’s Thank You Letter to IACAC
Elizabeth Baubkis ($1,000)

Spring 2019
Maram Alnahhas, Moraine Valley Community College

Josie Suter, College of DuPage
Maricela Calderon, College of DuPage


  • Have completed a minimum of 36 semester hours at an Illinois community college
  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA from all institutions attended
  • Be an applicant to an IACAC member four-year institution
  • Submit the IACAC Transfer Scholarship Application

Application Requirements

  • Complete the IACAC Transfer Scholarship Application, including essay
  • Submit unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended
    • Recipient will be required to submit official transcripts
  • Recipient must enroll at an IACAC member post-secondary institution as a new student for fall 2019

Application Deadline

  • Application and transcripts must be submitted by Monday, March 4, 2019
    • Submit application and transcripts online

Evaluation and Notification

  • Members of the IACAC Transfer Advisory Committee will review applications paying particular attention to academic performance and personal statement
  • All applicants will be notified by April 1, 2019


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