CISCO Launches 2017 Scholarship Program;  Deadline For Applications – Feb. 17, 2017

scholarship-smallerCISCO is now accepting applications for its 2017 Scholarship Program.  CISCO offers (3) four-year scholarships ($2,000/year) to high school seniors; (2) two-year awards ($1,000/year) for seniors planning to attend community college; and (2) two-year continuing education awards ($1,000/year) to union members or contractor employees.

All applications and accompanying documents MUST be postmarked by February 17, 2017 to be eligible for consideration.  For judging criteria, application information and eligibility requirements, please click on any of the three application forms that follow: 1) 4-year scholarship; 2) 2-year community college scholarship; and 3) 2-year continuing education scholarship.

2016 Scholarship Winners Recognized During CISCO Luncheon 

Pictured below are the 2016 class of scholarship winners:  Back row/from left: Daniel Garza (continuing education), Kyle Zielinski (4-year), Diana Martinez (2-year), and front row/from left: Samantha Perez (4-year), Rilea Petersen (4-year) and Kaitlin Boers (2-year).



CISCO Board Announces 2016 Scholarship Award Winners

Four-year scholarships:

Kyle Zielinski – Prospect High School

Rilea Petersen – Richmond-Burton High School

Samantha Perez – Downers Grove South High School

Two-year scholarships:

Diana Martinez – Argo Community High School

Kaitlin Boers – Lamoille Community High School

Continuing Education scholarship:

Daniel Garza – Indiana University Northwest

CISCO’s long-standing Scholarship Program added a third, 4-year scholarship for high school seniors who are planning on attending a 4-year university or college.  The other two categories are for seniors who plan on attending a two-year community college, and for building trade or contractor employees who are returning to school for continuing education purposes.  To read the official press release that announces the winners, please click here.



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