To apply for the scholarships,
students must meet and fulfill the following requirements:
Reside in one of
the six counties served by Community Action Partnership of
Central Illinois: DeWitt, Fulton, Mason, Menard, Piatt and
Logan. Applicants who are full-time students outside the county
can still apply as long as their permanent address when not in
school is within the county.
A survey must be
filled out in the county where the applicant resides. This
includes family income for the previous year, income for the
last 30 days prior to the application 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 applicant
plans to attend.
autobiographical sketch with a brief personal history, hobbies,
interests, career goals, educational objectives and how the
scholarship will be used.
Applications will be accepted beginning Monday. Applicants must
have all information delivered to Community Action's offices no
later than May 16 by 3 p.m.
For more information, contact the county office at 217-732-2159
and ask for the resource specialist.
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Community Action serves low-income residents in many capacities,
including these programs: Community Service, LIHEAP, Weatherization,
Senior Nutrition and Transportation, Foster Grandparents, CSBG Small
Business Loan, and Head Start and Early Head Start.
For more information, visit
[Text from file received from
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