To apply for the scholarships, you
must meet and fulfill the following requirements:
Reside in one of
the six counties served by the Community Action Partnership:
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.
A survey must be
filled out in the county where you live. The survey includes
family income for the previous year and Social Security cards
for everyone in the household.
Proof of high
school diploma, transcript of grades, GED certificate or SAT/ACT
reference from last school attended.
acceptance from Illinois school or training institute you plan
autobiographical sketch, including a brief personal history,
hobbies, interests, career goals, educational objectives and how
the scholarship will be used.
One personal reference should be
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Applicants must have all information delivered to Community Action
no later than May 18 at 4 p.m. If you have any questions, please
stop by the office at 1800 Fifth St. in Lincoln or call the office
at 217-732-2159, ext. 225, and ask for Cyndi Campbell.
Community Action serves the low-income and senior populations of
six counties in central Illinois. For more information, visit
[Text from file received from
Community Action Partnership of