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Illinois College

Jacksonville, IL
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Illinois College is a private, liberal arts college, affiliated with the United Church of Christ and the Presbyterian Church (USA), and located in Jacksonville, Illinois. It was the second college founded in Illinois, but the first to grant a degree (in 1835). It was founded in 1829 by the Illinois Band, students from Yale University who traveled westward to found new colleges. It briefly served as the state's first medical school from 1843–1848, and became co-educational in 1903.

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  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students

1101 W College Ave
Jacksonville, IL 62650-2299
(217) 245-3000

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Scholarships for Students in Illinois

Name Amount Deadline
Edward Beecher Scholarship Up to $17,000 Varies
Transfer Scholarship - Illinois College Up to $12,000 Varies
Jonathan Baldwin Turner Scholarship $18,000 Varies
Presidential Scholarship - Illinois College $20,000 Varies
Heritage Scholarship - Illinois College Up to $16,000 Varies
Illinois College Opportunity Award $10,000 Varies