Scholarships available at Community Action
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[May 03, 2012]
Community Action is accepting
applications for $1,000 Community Services Block Grant scholarships.
The CSBG scholarships, offered in cooperation with the Illinois
Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, are designed to
provide financial assistance to low-income and disadvantaged
individuals of high academic attainment or potential. Scholarships
will go toward providing formal education or occupational training
in an accredited Illinois educational institution to CSBG-eligible
To be considered, applicants must be income-eligible and reside in
DeWitt, Fulton, Logan, Mason, Menard or Piatt counties, and must be
enrolled or accepted at an Illinois accredited higher educational or
occupational training institute.
Applications will be accepted through June 15. Interested
applicants should visit their local Community Action office or
contact Kathy Shepherd, community services director, at
1-877-588-7189, ext. 246, for details.
Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois is a
not-for-profit organization serving low-income and senior
populations in six central Illinois counties. To find out more about
the services offered, visit
www.capcil.org. For updates, like the agency on Facebook.
[Text from file received from
Community Action Partnership of