Kendall County Health Department announces job training scholarship

Eligibility for the scholarship to accredited Illinois schools to be based on income eligibility and household size.

The Kendall County Health Department has announced occupational training scholarships for Kendall and Grundy County residents who attend accredited Illinois schools.

Kendall-Grundy Community Action Scholarship must be income eligible and pursue occupational training of two years or less. Applications are available through high school guidance counselors, the Kendall-Grundy Community Actions Service office at 1802 N. Division St. in Morris or the Kendall County Health Department at 811. W. John Street in Yorkville.

To be eligible applicants must meet the following brackets of household size and annual income:

- 1 person: $25,760

- 2 people: $34,840

- 3 people: $43,900

- 4 people: $53,000

- 5 people: $62,080

“Applications will be evaluated on the basis of financial eligibility, scholarship potential, commitment to civic afairs, career goals and personal interviews,” the health department said in a press release.

The deadline to apply is April 16, 2021.

Lucas Robinson

Lucas Robinson covers politics, courts, schools and the pandemic in Kendall County and Yorkville for Shaw Media. His work has previously appeared in the Chicago Reader, the Buenos Aires Times, Open Secrets and USAToday. He grew up in Muncie, Indiana.