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Internship/On the Job Training: A limited number of Internship opportunities are available each year for college students or recent college graduates wanting to increase job skills for future employment.

Sholarships—Limited number of scholarship opportunities available each year for non- traditional college junior and seniors who meet income guidelines.

MCCA is proud to offer 2017 Fall Semester Scholarship opportunities to qualified undergraduate students through the Community Services Block Grant funding from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

Scholarship awards are for $1000, and may be used for books, supplies, or other school-related expenses during the Fall Semester 2017. Selection is based on academic progress and career goals, as well as financial aid needs. Scholarships are for low-income, non-traditional students age 24 or older, or younger students who live on their own and have a dependent child in their household.

Applicants for the scholarships must meet the following guidelines:

  • Be residents of McLean or Livingston Counties
  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate student in an Illinois accredited college or university
  • Meet age guidelines
  • Meet income guidelines: 125% of federal poverty level
  • Complete and submit all items listed in the application package by August 1, 2017 for Fall Semester 2017.
  • Provide transcripts, school registration, and class schedule for the semester for which applying
  • Submit an essay of 500 words or less outlining why they believe they are a good candidate for this scholarship
  • Provide a letter of reference AND completed reference form (in application packet) from a faculty or staff member of their college or university
  • Applications will be screened by an internal review committee. Prior to announcement of awards the final candidates will be required to submit proof of income. Applications must be received by August 1. 2017 to be considered for the Fall Semester 2017.

    For a Scholarship Application Package CLICK HERE or please contact Laura at laurag@mccainc.org

    Contact Laura at LauraG@mccainc.org or 309 834-9227 for more information.