Other Scholarship Opportunities
Illinois Association for Home and Community Education and Perry County HCEA. 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 www.cwcusa.org 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 .
Crosswalk Community Action AgencyCrosswalk 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.