ICC among eight community colleges to receive federal grant

Jul 15, 2015

Illinois Central College in East Peoria is among seven state community colleges to receive a share of $2 million in federal funding.

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The grant was announced Wednesday by Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), as part of the TRIO Student Support Services Program.

Bustos says the grants give financial support to students from low-income families first-generation college students and individuals with disabilities.