2016 JCCC Scholarships & Grant Applications Available
The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that their scholarship and grant applications are now available online. The deadline for entries is February 10, 2016.
Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Students of the Year: The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Students of the Year award is a $1,000 scholarship to be given to two High School seniors who best meet the selection criteria outlined in the nomination form. The nominee must attend a school which is a member of the Chamber. A one-year scholarship shall be awarded to the candidate deemed most qualified by the Chamber’s Educational Clearinghouse Council.
Rend Lake College Scholarship Program: The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce/Rend Lake College Scholarship is a one-year, $1,000 scholarship to Rend Lake College to be given to the high school senior who best meets the selection criteria outlined in nomination form. The nominee must be a student and attend a school which is a member of the Chamber.
Classroom Grant Program: The Education Clearinghouse Council of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce invites teachers in the district to submit an application for the Classroom Grant Program. During the 2015-2016 school year, the Chamber awarded six $500 grants to educators throughout the county to use for a specified academic purpose. Those whose grants were funded are eligible to apply again this year. The number of grants for the 2016-2017 school year depends on the generosity of their sponsors.
To view the nomination forms for the above scholarships and grant applications visit the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce website at https://southernillinois.com/.
For more information contact the Chamber office at 618-242-5725.