TOI will award seven $1,500 scholarships in 2019.

To be eligible, you must meet all of the following criteria:

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  • Must be a graduating Illinois high school senior with a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. Must be a U.S. citizen and resident of Illinois.
  • Must plan to attend a university/college in Illinois.
  • Must have a history of extracurricular activities that demonstrates a willingness to accept leadership responsibil- ities (student government, club officer, etc.) or a commitment to civic responsibility, social consciousness and a willingness to serve the community (community service projects, volunteer activities with local service agencies or charitable institutions, etc.)
  • Must submit a 500-word essay on The Role of Township Government in Today’s Society and in the Futurethat will include information gained from an interview with an elected township official.
  • Must submit two letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, local officials or business people. Must submit an official high school transcript.
  • Must submit a cover letter and completed application form.
  • Must plan to enroll at an Illinois school as a full-time undergraduate student.

To apply, download the application by clicking or tapping HERE.

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