Plainfield Township Accepting College Scholarship Applications
Plainfield Township's Youth Committee is pleased to announce that applications for TOI's (Township Officials of Illinois) high school senior scholarships are available at
To be eligible for a Township Officials of Illinois Scholarship, you must meet all of the following criteria:
-Must be a graduating Illinois high school senior with a minimum grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.
-Must be a U.S. citizen and resident of Illinois.
-Must have a history of extracurricular activities that demonstrates a willingness to accept leadership responsibilities (student government, club officer, etc.) or a commitment to civic responsibility, social consciousness and a willingness to serve the community (community service projects, volunteer activities with local service agencies or charitable institutions, etc.)
-Must submit a 500-word essay on The Role of Township Government in Today’s Society and in the future that will include an interview with a township official.
-Must submit two letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, local officials or business people.
-Must submit an official high school transcript.
-Must submit a cover letter and completed application form.
-Must plan to enroll at an Illinois school as a full-time undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor's degree.
Please contact Matthew C. Starr, Plainfield Township Tax Collector and Youth Committee Chairman at email@example.com with any questions pertaining to the application or interviewing a township official, or visit www.toi.org