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Higher Ed offers three scholarship opportunities

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Cook County Higher Education is once again offering three scholarship opportunities for local residents who are pursuing training or college coursework. Deadline for applications is April 15.

The Wes Hedstrom Scholarship was created in honor of longtime resident and former Cook County commissioner Wes Hedstrom, and is for Cook County residents who are enrolled or in the process of enrolling in a distance degree program. This scholarship is a resource that can be used for full or partial tuition assistance, and can be applied towards summer and fall 2014 coursework. Awards are up to $300. Scholarship application deadline is April 15.

The Michel Beaupre Scholarship was created in honor of longtime resident and former electrical inspector Michel Beaupre. This scholarship is for Cook County residents who are pursuing a training course, certificate or higher degree in a skilled trade area such as electrician, welding, automotive, etc. Awards are up to $300 and can be used towards fall tuition. The scholarship application deadline has been extended to April 15.

The Lloyd K. Johnson Scholarship was created in 2013 thanks to a grant from the Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation. This scholarship is a resource that could be used for full or partial tuition assistance, and can be applied towards fall 2014 coursework. All full-time year-round Cook County resident students enrolled in an accredited distance certificate, diploma or degree program are eligible to apply. Awards are up to $2,000 per year. Scholarship application deadline is April 15.

Awards for the scholarships are determined by the Cook County Higher Education Scholarship Committee and awarded until funds are exhausted. The application process varies for each scholarship, and students are encouraged to apply early. Applications are available at Cook County Higher Education.

For questions regarding the application process contact Kirstin or Paula at Cook County Higher Education, 387-3411 or email kvandenberg@northshorecampus.org.


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