The Civil Service Council helps to fund and manage two types of scholarships for employees and their dependents. The scholarship application deadline is June 15. More information and application forms are available at

The Carl Johanson Scholarship was endowed by Al and Elaine Goldfarb and is named for Elaine’s father. The recipient must be an Illinois State Civil Service employee and a student at the University who is working toward a degree.

A scholarship for the dependents of Civil Service staff attending Illinois State was created in 1965. Students are evaluated based on their achievements and needs are. These funds are raised through development initiatives by the Illinois State University Foundation and the Civil Service Council.