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YACC Green Committee offers a College Scholarship


The Yorkville Chamber Green Committee announces that it will be awarding $1,000 in college scholarship throughout Yorkville to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2014-2015 academic year. The scholarships are to be applied to tuition, books, and fees only. The student must be enrolled full-time at a certified institution of higher learning within the State of Illinois.

The eligibility criteria to be considered for the scholarship are as follows:

  • enrollment full time as a high school senior, progressing normally toward graduation in the Spring 2014, with plans to enter college no later than the fall following graduation;
  • residence within the Illinois School District 115 boundaries (note: attendance at a high school within this boundary is not required)
  • a commitment to pursuing and completing a bachelor's degree at an accredited institution located in the United States in the following or comparable fields of study: Environmental Engineering, Environmental Policy, Environmental Science, Environmental Protection and Conservation, Urban Planning, etc.; OR planning to continue their work in protecting or promoting the environment or sustainable ecological practices through their college studies or through continued involvement in volunteer organizations.

Applications are now available at the Yorkville Area Chamber Office, high school advising center or on chamber website, www.yorkvillechamber.org.

Deadline for application package to be received is April 7, 2014.

Yorkville Area Chamber

26 W. Countryside Pkwy.

Yorkville, IL 60560

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