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Name Community Services Block Grant Scholarship
Number of Awards
Award Value
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until May 16
Renewable
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Application

Contact Information

Contact DuPage County Human Services
421 North County Farm Road
Wheaton, Illinois 60187
Phone (630)682-7000
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Email

Scholarship Description

The CSBG Scholarship is designed, in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs, to provide financial assistance to low-income and disadvantaged persons 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, with particular consideration given to study in high technology areas or other growth occupations. Education and training made possible through the scholarships include either general education to achieve short-term training (2 years or less) in growth occupation skills, or general post-secondary education.

Applicants must be:

* CSBG income eligible, see guidelines in application.
* DuPage County resident.
* Enrolled or accepted at an Illinois accredited higher educational or occupational training institute.

Stipulation:

* This award will be retracted if it causes a reduction in any other financial aid.
* This award will be retracted if not utilized for educational related purposes.
* Recipients must provide proof of enrollment in an institution of higher learning.