Financial Assistance for College

Illinois Student Assistance Corporation Representative

Simone Bridgeforth

cell: (309) 408-4175


  1. *Create an FSA ID. It is a username and password that gives you access to Federal Student Aid’s online systems and can serve as your legal signature.

  2. *Completing FAFSA is the first step the financial assistance for college.

  3. Apply for national, state and local scholarships

  4. Meet the scholarship deadlines for the schools you are applying to.

*Steps 1 & 2 are a graduation requirement. See Mrs. Self if you cannot fulfill this commitment.

Also according to ICC there is an extensive amount of money for students who qualify for free/reduced lunch or have qualified for the Pell Grant from CareerLink to pursue education in technical fields. Ask about career link at the college you plan to attend.

You may also contact our CareerLink representative Tami Rouse 309-364-4120 or