Financial Aid

Welcome to Financial Aid

financialaidThank you for visiting the Financial Aid webpage for Spoon River College (SRC). SRC participates in federal and state programs to assist students in meeting the costs of higher education. Financial assistance is available in the form of grants, scholarships, work opportunities, and loans. Click on the Net Price Calculator to determine your estimated family contribution and net price of attendance. Many of SRC's students live at home with their parents, reducing their cost to attend college by about $6,000 per year.

Apply early to ensure that your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is processed prior to the published deadlines. Funding is limited and application deadlines may be adjusted by the State of Illinois.

Spoon River College School Code for all locations(Canton, Macomb, Havana, and Rushville): 001643

Upcoming Events

 Make it Happen Monday - July 21st from 8AM to 6PM.  Registration Event for NEW and RETURNING students!

  • Complete application 
  • Take placement test
  • Meet with an advisor
  • Learn about courses and career paths
  • Register for classes
  • Talk to Financial Aid staff
  • Sign up for door prizes
  • Enjoy free refreshment

We are gearing up for next year.  Fall semester will be starting before you know it.  We encourage all students, new and returning, to complete a 2014-2015 FAFSA today at  We .  We are requesting needed documents.  Respond quickly and ask questions.  If you have all needed forms to our office by the priority processing deadline listed below, we will guarantee to have your aid in place by the August 1st tuition deadline for Fall 2014.  We continue to process aid all through out the year.  Forms are processed in order according to the date received in our offices. 


Priority Processing Deadlines

SUMMER 2014 - April 1, 2014

FALL 2014 - June 15, 2014

SPRING 2015 - November 1, 2014

SUMMER 2015 - April 1, 2015


The Financial Aid Office cannot guarantee that financial aid will be in place by the tuition due date if you do not submit all requested information and supplemental forms by the priority processing deadlines. The Financial Aid Office will continue processing applications after the priority processing deadline but, cannot guarantee that aid for forms received after the deadline will be in place by the tuition due date. In order to ensure classes will be held, students may set-up a payment plan through FACTS by accessing their My SRC account.



23235 N. Co. 22 Canton, IL 61520
Phone: (309 )649-7030 Fax: (309) 649-6393

Sherry Nelson, Financial Aid Clerk
Jo Branson, Financial Aid/Veteran's Specialist (309)649-7030
Jo Branson, Director

208 S Johnson Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309)833-6073 Fax: (309)833-6062

Holly Lockard, Financial Aid Coordinator
Peggy Roth, Financial Aid Coordinator

If you have questions or comments related to financial aid please feel free to contact a representative either by phone, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. or by e-mail at


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