The application deadline for the CSBG Scholarship has been extended to August 21st, 2020. Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity (PCCEO) is offering Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Scholarships to eligible applicants living in Peoria County to assist in obtaining formal or occupational training at an accredited higher education institution in Illinois.

Applicants must meet income guidelines and have demonstrated positive community/school involvement. Students applying for a scholarship who have completed one year of college or training must have at least a 2.5 grade point average. All eligible applicants will be interviewed prior to scholarships being awarded.

Applications can be retrieved on the PCCEO website at www.pcceo.org/education. If you are unable to complete the application online and would like a scholarship application mailed to you, email rgathers@pcceo.org. Include your Name, Complete Address, and Phone Number. Scholarships will be awarded in the fall. For more information please call PCCEO at 671-3900.