MCS Community Services offering academic scholarships

MCS Community Services is offering scholarships of $2,000 to income eligible students of Morgan, Cass and Scott counties who are already attending or are planning to attend an accredited Illinois university, college, technical or vocational school. The scholarships are provided by Community Services Block Grant, a program funded by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

Eligibility will be based on the following:

• Must be a high school graduate or GED recipient planning enrollment, or continuing enrollment, in an Illinois post-secondary educational/vocational program;

• Must be a resident of Morgan, Cass or Scott county; and

• Must be economically disadvantaged, according to CSBG income guidelines.

The entry deadline for this year’s program is May 28, 2022. Further information and applications may be obtained by contacting MCS Community Services, 345 W. State St., Jacksonville, Illinois 62650. Telephone is 217-243-9404.

MCS Community Services is a social service agency sponsored by the county boards of Morgan, Cass and Scott counties.

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