Applicants for the scholarships must meet and fulfill the following
Reside in one of
the six counties CIEDC serves: DeWitt, Fulton, Mason, Menard,
Piatt and Logan. If you are a full-time student out of county,
you can still apply as long as your permanent address when not
in school is within the county.
Fill out a survey in the county where
you live. The survey includes family income for the previous
year and Social Security cards for everyone in the household.
diploma, transcript of grades, GED certificate or SAT-ACT
Letter of reference
from last school attended.
acceptance from Illinois school or training institute you plan
sketch, including a brief personal history, hobbies, interests,
career goals, educational objectives and how the scholarship
will be used.
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Applicants must have all information delivered to CIEDC's offices
no later than June 23, by 4 p.m.
For more information, please stop by the office at 1800 Fifth St.
in Lincoln or call the office at (217) 732-2159 and ask for Kathy
[CIEDC news release provided by Kathy Shepherd, resource