MCS Community Services Scholarships

MCS Community Services is offering scholarships of up to $1,000 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 school 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 upon the following:

• Must be a high school graduate or GED recipient planning enrollment, or

continuing enrollment, in an Illinois post-secondary educational/vocational


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

• Must be economically disadvantaged, according to CSBG income


The entry deadline for this year’s program is June 2, 2017. Further information and applications may be obtained by contacting MCS Community Services, 345 West State St., Jacksonville, IL 62650. Telephone: 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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