CSC Offering 10 Scholarships for Working Adults

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Carl Sandburg College is offering 10 scholarships intended to assist adults who would like to transition into a new career. Employed adults wishing to change careers are encouraged to apply. Scholarships are available for the Spring 2011 semester, which begins in January, to residents who meet the following eligibility requirements:

· 21 years of age or older

· Employed a minimum 25 hours per week

· Have no prior college experience or have not attended college for five years or more

· Undecided on a career and academic plan

· Available to attend Carl Sandburg College (Main Campus) in Galesburg on Tuesday evenings from 5:30 to 8:20 p.m. from January 11, 2011 to May 11, 2011

· Possess reliable transportation

This scholarship provides for the tuition to enable enrollment in Psychology 151: Occupational Search and Development. This course provides students assistance with the process of making a well-informed and insightful career decision. In addition, the process of learning how to market one’s self effectively will be explored.  

Completed applications must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. Application forms are available in Student Services. For application requests and more information, contact Daniel Yasenko, counselor, at (309) 341-5248 or