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Scholarships for Kendall and Grundy County Residents

March 11, 2020

The Kendall County Health Department is pleased to make available the Kendall-Grundy Community Action Scholarship. These scholarships provide financial assistance to eligible individuals for education or occupational training at an accredited Illinois educational institution. Applications for 2020 will now be available through June 1, 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria when applying for the Kendall-Grundy Community Action Scholarship:

  • Applicant(s) must be income eligible under DCEO/CSBG income eligibility guidelines.
    Household Size Annual Income
    1 $19,140
    2 $25,860
    3 $32,580
    4 $39,300
    5 $46,020

    For each additional household member, add $6,720.00
  • Applicant(s) must be a resident of Kendall County or Grundy County.
  • Funds must be used to secure formal or occupational training at an education institution accredited in the State of Illinois.
  • Applicant(s) must be pursing short-term training (2 years or less) in occupational training, general post secondary education or in exceptional circumstances consideration will be given to applicants for general education.
  • Applicant(s) must have demonstrated positive community/school involvement.
  • Scholarship funds may be used for books, tuition, fees, etc.

Applications will be evaluated on the basis of financial eligibility, scholarship potential, commitment to civic affairs, career goals and personal interviews. The deadline for application to be received is April 17, 2020.

Applications are available from High School Guidance Counselors or visit Kendall-Grundy Community Actions Services office located at 1802 N. Division St. Suite 602 Morris, (815) 941-3262 or Kendall County Health Department, 811 W. John St Yorkville, (630) 553-9100 to obtain an application.

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