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Scholarship available for low-income students

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 11:51 a.m. CST

The DeKalb County Community Services Department and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity announce the 2014-2015 Community Services Block Grant college scholarship program.

To be eligible, the applicant must be a permanent DeKalb County resident, and be a member of a family whose gross income from the past 90 days does not exceed 125 percent of the poverty level.

Deadline for applicants is 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 18.

For complete information on how to apply, contact the DeKalb County Community Services Department, 2550 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb, or phone 815-758-3910. Applications are available and to be completed online only at

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