Scholarships available at Community Action
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[May 14, 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 clients.
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.