Chicago Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Scholarship Program

Scholarship Description

You are eligible to apply for the CSBG Scholarship if you meet the following requirements:

Resident of the City of Chicago
Enrolled full-time in an Illinois college/university/trade school.
Income eligible and provide proof of income for 3 months (13 weeks) (see table in the website)

Scholarship Awards are based on the following criteria:

Application Completeness: all data requests (blanks on 4-page application) and documents provided
Grade Point Average
One Personal Essay
Scholarship Awards may be used for ONLY the Fall semester/quarter:

Tuition costs for the Fall semester or quarter
Purchase of uniforms, payment of fees, books or other costs related to education/training

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, Trade/Technical,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2021-06-01


Sponsoring Organization Chicago Department of Family and Support Services
CSBG Scholarship Program ATTN: Jenny Schuler 1615 W. Chicago Avenue - 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60622

Contact Person:

Phone: 312-746-7291