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Other Scholarship Opportunities

Crosswalk Community Action Agency

Crosswalk Community Action Agency Scholarships

Crosswalk Community Action agency is awarding scholarships to Franklin, Williamson, Jefferson, and Jackson county residents. These funds are provided by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Scholarships range from $1,500 to $4,000. Each student must meet the list of requirements to be eligible for a CCAA scholarship, including proof of income for all household members. Applicants can send copies of income directly to Crosswalk. CCAA will not consider any applications which are not complete and accurate. To view the list of income requirements, click here. A complete checklist of requirements needed to apply for the CCAA scholarship can be found here.

Applications can be downloaded by clicking here. All applications are due by April 1, 2019 and returned to Crosswalk Community Action Agency, 410 West Main Street, West Frankfort, Illinois 62896. For more information, contact Rayeanne Miller at 618-937-3581, Ext. 133.

Illinois Association for Home and Community Education and Perry County HCE

A. IAHCE Member Education Scholarships:
These scholarships are awarded by the IAHCE Scholarship Committee according to the guidelines found in the IAHCE Guidebook. Full scholarships of $500 each will be awarded annually, if funds are available. Click here for IAHCE Educational Scholarship Guidelines. To download the application, click here.

B. Perry County HCE Education Scholarship:
Perry County uses the same information form as the IAHCE above. Perry County awards two $500 scholarships.

The IAHCE Member Education Scholarships and Perry County HCE Education Scholarship application is one application form for both scholarship opportunities. Completed applications should be mailed to the Perry County Extension Office, 3764 State Route 13/127, Pinckneyville, IL 62274 or emailed to IAHCE State President Jane Chapman at .

C. Ruth B. Sayre Scholarship:
This scholarship is offered by IAHCE affiliate CWC. Click here for Ruth B. Sayre Scholarship Guidelines. To download the application, click here.

More information can be found on the website. There are four $500 scholarships available. the applications are open to females only. The application form can be found online and a completed form must be mailed by March 1 to IAHCE State President Jane Chapman, 936 Hollyhock Rd., Coulterville, IL 62237 or .

All scholarships are renewable to qualified applicants. For questions, contact Jane Chapman at 618-317-2727 or .

Jefferson County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship

Jefferson County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship

The Jefferson County Retired Teachers Association is awarding scholarships to students who have graduated from a Jefferson County High School for the 2019-20 academic year. These graduates may be planning to attend an accredited college or university, and must be working toward a major in teacher education. Students can be already enrolled and partially through a program or straight out of high school.

Applications are due April 1, 2019. A completed application includes a cover page for the application documents and an information sheet explaining required student qualifications, application procedure and documentation. Applicants must meet all requirements to be eligible for the scholarship. Submit applications to Larry Pearson, JCRTA Treasurer, 17530 E. Knox Rd., Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Finalists will be selected by the JCRTA Scholarship Committee, after which arrangements will be made for an interview with each finalist. The interview is mandatory. Nortification of results will be prior to Honors Day at each high school.

To download the cover page, click here. To review the scholarship guidelines, click here.

Chase Rubin Grant

Chase Rubin Grant

Chase Rubin is offering a $1,200 grant opportunity to eligible students toward their higher learning education each year. Eligible students can enter by submitting a 500-word essay on the following topic: What is something that hasn't been invested yet that you think the world can benefit from? Sibmissions are due November 1, 2019. A winner will be selected and contacted during December 2019 by Chase Rubin or his representative. Once contacted, the winner has two weeks to respond before a winner-up is selected. Once the winner responds, the scholarship will be sent to their school's financial aid office.

Eligibility Requirements:
Current high school students graduating in 2019 who have already been accepted into an accredited college or university.
Current college or university students who haven’t reached their final year of school.

Complete the application online at

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