Mary Russell is a graduating Senior from Caverna High School and plans on attending South Central Kentucky Community & Technical College. She will be pursuing a degree in nursing in the field of neonatal.

Mary Russell is a graduating Senior from Caverna High School and plans on attending South Central Kentucky Community & Technical College. She will be pursuing a degree in nursing in the field of neonatal.

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.


The Barren County Community Services held a CSBG Educational Scholarship presentation on Monday, July 22 to recognize the 2019 scholarship recipients. Judge Michael Hale presented the certificates. 

Please join me in congratulating our 2019 Barren County CSBG Educational Scholarship recipients.

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Codey Stinson received a $1000 award for the upcoming school year. Codey attends Western Kentucky University Glasgow campus.  He is pursuing a graphic design degree. He hopes to be a cartoonist or design characters for games and movies. Codey is a National Society Honors Scholar and was on the Dean’s list this past year. He currently has a 3.8 G.P.A. Codey is a 2018 graduate of Glasgow High School.


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Kawaljit Gill received a $1000 award for the upcoming school year. Kawaljit attends Sullivan School of Pharmacy. She plans to be a pharmacist here in Barren County. Kawaljit attended WKU for her
pre-pharmacy study where she finished with a 3.7 G.P.A.   Kawaljit is a two time recipient of the CSBG Educational Scholarship.  She received her first CSBG Educational Scholarship in 2017.


Requirements

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.