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Tri-County Opportunities Council 2018 scholarships

At least 12 scholarships will be awarded by Tri-County Opportunities Council to income-eligible students residing in the agency’s service area. The scholarships are worth up to $1,250 and have been made available by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) through its Community Services Block Grant funds. All low-income students, racial or ethnic minorities and previous scholarship winners are encouraged to apply.

To be eligible for the scholarship competition:
The applicant must be a member of an income-eligible household.
The applicants must be attending an Illinois accredited post-secondary educational institution of higher learning during the fall of 2018. 
Applicants must be a resident of Bureau, Carroll, La Salle, Lee, Marshall, Ogle, Putnam, Stark or Whiteside counties.
Students must be considered full-time (minimum of 12 semester hours) to qualify for the full $1,250 scholarship. Part-time students will be considered in the competition, however, scholarship awards will be pro-rated if they are selected as a winner. 

Application deadline has been extended to Friday, March 30. Further information and application forms may be obtained by contacting Tri-County Opportunities Council at 800-323-5434, ext. 15 or on our website at tcochelps.org.

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