Peoria, IL, May 4th, 2020 – Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity 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 may be completed online beginning on May 4th, 2020. Applications can be retrieved on the PCCEO website at www.pcceo.org/education or by downloading the CSBG and Scholarship application below. Application must be returned no later than June 5th, 2020. 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 309-671-3900.


CSBG Application

Scholarship Application