Slaughter Encourages Students to Apply for Illinois Legislative

Black Caucus Foundation Scholarship

CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is encouraging students who are interested in seeking
higher education to apply for the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation (ILBCF) Scholarship.
“Investing in their futures is absolutely critical to the future success of our youth,” said Slaughter. “I encourage
all young people who have their eyes set on either a trade or college to apply for this scholarship to help pay for

For over 15 years, the ILBCF scholarship has served as a gateway to higher education for countless young
adults who have used it to help pay for the expenses of their education. The deadline for the 2021 ILBCF
Scholarship has been extended to Thursday, June 10. The scholarship awards recipients $1,000. The application
is open to students who are Illinois residents and have been accepted or are currently enrolled at a community
college, university or vocational school. To apply for the ILBCF scholarship, interested students can complete
the application online at

“There are many brilliant and qualified young men and women in our community, and I encourage anyone
seeking an undergraduate degree or vocational training to apply for this scholarship,” said Slaughter. “I am
proud of the hard work that the ILBCF has done to support the Black community across Illinois.”



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