Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois Board of Directors has established an Employee Scholarship Program using funds from the Mackenzie Scott gift.
In support of our mission and the communities we serve, Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois will invest in the education of our employees. Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois believes that when we invest in our employees by helping them gain skills, we are re-investing in the larger communities in which they live and work as well as investing in the educational institutions located within those communities.
The Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois Employee Scholarship Program will provide up to $3,000 per year in scholarship funds to each eligible employee. Scholarship funds may be used at any accredited institution of higher education or trade school.
The Goodwill Human Resource Department will respond to any questions regarding this scholarship. However, for questions regarding the application process and required materials, applicants are asked to contact the Community Foundation of Central Illinois at 309-674-8730 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will open February 1st. There is no deadline however, applications are reviewed on a first come first serve basis. Once all available funding has been awarded, no new applications will be accepted until the following February. Applicants will be notified of scholarship awards via mail within 3 weeks of submitting their application. The award process will include payment from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois directly to the institution of higher education or trade school identified during the application process once the scholarship request form and enrollment verification are received.
Employees who meet the following criteria will be eligible for a scholarship: