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CGTI Scholarship

Feb 10, 2015

The Illinois Sheriff's Association is extremely proud to once again be named as a principal sponsor for the annual Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute on Substance Abuse (formerly Illinois Teen Institute).  The ISA will be awarding scholarships to cover the cost for students to attend this exceptional, award winning program.


CGTI is a week-long youth leadership training for middle and high school students who want to learn leadership skills, meet other youth from around the state, and become empowered to create change in their schools and communities!  With a focus on personal responsibility, decision-making, and leading to change-this conference is for future leaders who want to make a real difference in their community.


CGTI teens will learn to:


Develop skills to be an advocate for positive change

Make a difference in their community

Communicate more effectively

Prevent drug and alcohol abuse


This years' conference will be held at Eastern Illinnois University July 19-23, 2015.


The ISA will be awarding 60 scholarships statewide.  Scholarships are filled quickly.  Any sutdent who wishes to attend, please contact your local Sheriff's office or the Illinois Sheriff's Association for an application and or further information.  For scholarship considereation applications must be submitted to your local Sheriff's office or ISA, not directly to CGTI. 


As a partipant the following will be furnished:  tuition, lodging, t-shirt, workshop materials, recreation and meals.  Transportation will not be included.


Please click on the link below to download the application.




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