Agriculture Scholarship Program
Application Deadline: Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Thirty $2,500 scholarships are available to high school seniors with agricultural career aspirations planning to enroll in an agriculture-based college curriculum next fall. Two student applicants of color will be recognized as Diversity in Agriculture Scholars. Selection criteria includes academic achievement, participation and leadership within school and community organizations, and a commitment to pursuing an agriculture-related career. Recipients must reside – or their family must farm – in one of the 60 central and southern Illinois counties served by Farm Credit Illinois. Recipients receive $1,250 of the scholarship for the Fall 2023 semester and the remaining $1,250 will be available to students who continue pursuing an agricultural degree during the Fall 2025 semester.
Lincoln Land Community College Scholarship Match
Lincoln Land Community College’s agriculture program provides a $1,250 scholarship match to Farm Credit Illinois Agriculture Scholars enrolling fulltime in agriculture in the Fall 2023 semester. More information is available from Lincoln Land agriculture staff.
Contact FCI with scholarship questions at ask@farmcredititIL.com or 217-590-2200.
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How to Apply
All applicants should complete the Application and share the Academic Verification Form link with a school official to submit. The application deadline is February 28, 2023. Contact FCI with scholarship questions at ask@farmcreditIL.com or 217-590-2200.
ROE 40 schools have been invited to attend. Please share with any interested student!
The Collinsville Area Vocational Center’s Criminal Justice program is hosting a Criminal Justice Jamboree. The event is for any high school student who is considering the criminal justice field as a career. There will be dozens of interactive and hands-on stations for students to circulate through and learn about all of the different aspects of this field. The link below the image is to a form where you can register and indicate approximately how many students you intend to bring.
Attention all students: are you interested in a criminal justice career? Would you like to learn more and meet state, local, federal criminal justice employees? Then come join us for the first-ever Collinsville High School Criminal Justice Jamboree.
When: Friday, March 17, 2023
Time: 9: 00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Caseyville Community Center
909 S Main St,
Caseyville, IL 62232
To register please complete the form at the link below.
Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation
CSBG SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Gillespie, IL -Stephanie Stahlhut, Executive Director for Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation has announced that its Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Program funded by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, will award scholarships to up to five income-eligible residents of Macoupin, Jersey, Greene, and Calhoun Counties.
The CSBG scholarships are open to income-eligible residents, who desire to further their education at an Illinois-accredited two-year community college, or four-year college or university. All applicants must be enrolled, or intend to enroll, as a full-time student taking 12 hours or more for the fall 2023 semester. This is a competitive scholarship and is not based solely on economic need.
Anyone interested in applying for the CSBG Scholarships should contact the IVEDC Office in their county. Applications will be accepted through March 15, 2023. Applications and further information are available from your county CSBG Outreach Staff.
In Macoupin County, please call 217-839-4431, Jersey County 618-498-9521,
Greene County 217-942-6824, and Calhoun County 618-276-2218.
Calhoun, Jersey, Macoupin County Fair Associations