CSBG Scholarship

Community Action of Southern Kentucky, Inc. accepts applications each spring for our annual Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Scholarship. There are $1000 scholarships available, one in each of the ten counties.

Our CSBG Scholarship helps provide training or retraining required for the local job market. The CSBG Scholarship is open to income-eligible individuals wanting to return to school or continue their education. Scholarship benefits can be applied to fees, tuition, or textbooks at a college/university, vocational/technical school, or trade/professional program.


Applicants must live in the Barren River Area Development District (in Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson, or Warren county), have a high school diploma or equivalent, show proof of household income within federal poverty guidelines, and complete an application form.

Applications must be received by March 31, 2018 to be considered!

For more information contact your local Community Services Office.

Download the scholarship packet here! (PDF format)

Individual Forms (Word format)

Instructions and Checklist
Recommendation for Applicant
Photo Release and Consent
Scholarship Application Household Income
To be completed by Guidance Counselor or Youth Service Center Coordinator
Educational Scholarship Fact Sheet