Credit union taking scholarship applications


For the fourth consecutive year, Illinois Community Credit Union is awarding $5,000 in four scholarships to area students attending Illinois colleges and universities.

ICCU is granting two scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each to selected graduating high school students and two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to continuing education students who will be attending an accredited college or university within Illinois.

Using the hashtag #ICCUCollegeCash, ICCU is promoting and funding the scholarship program, dedicated to helping its young members achieve their academic dreams and reach their full potential. Applicants are required to be qualified members of the Illinois Community Credit Union.

Interested students are asked to complete an application by April 23. Applications and information are available at the ICCU branches in Sycamore, DeKalb and Plano or can be downloaded from the ICCU website at

For information, contact Lisa Hendrickson at