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The Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Scholarship is a competetive scholarship designed to provide financial assistance to low-income and disadvantaged persons to obtain higher education or occupational training through an accredited Illinois educational institution, with particular consideration given to study in high technology areas or other growth occupations. 

 To qualify, applicants must be (1) DuPage County residents enrolled or planning to attend an Illinois accredited higher educational or occupational training institute, and (2) 200% of the federal poverty income level.  Applications are available at the Community Services Department at 421 North County Farm Road in Wheaton, on the 3rd floor.  The application packets can also be downloaded from

The completed applications are due by Friday, June 18th, 2021.

For more information on the application process, call 630-407-6500.  Information is also available from the following YouTube video: Community Services Block Grant Scholarship. Information is also available in Español.