The Department of Family & Support Services is accepting applications for the 2017 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Scholarship program. The CSBG Scholarship program provides financial assistance to low-income students enrolled in post-secondary educational programs.
Students who are enrolled full-time in an Illinois college, university or vocational/certificate program by September 15, 2017, may qualify for a scholarship, which can range from $500 to $3,000. Funds may be applied to tuition, books, uniforms and fees related to the individual’s course of study. Recipients must have a primary residence in the city of Chicago and meet income guidelines.
Additional information about program criteria, the income guidelines, and a downloadable application are available HERE. Applications deadline is 5:00 PM on Friday, June 9th.