City Of Harvey 1st Ward Community – Service Scholarship Program


To promote community volunteerism in 1st Ward residents, and encourage ongoing continuing education.

Funded by:

Shirley Drewenski, 1st Ward Alderman. Alderman Drewenski, in conjunction with South Suburban College, will offer grant scholarships valued up to $300 per semester at SSC through their Continuing Education Department for individuals over ten years old. Value is based on Continuing Education course/program cost.


  • Applicants must be a 1st Ward resident from the City of Harvey.
  • Applicants must demonstrate community leadership and/or activism.
  • If the applicant is a minor, written parent consent is required.
  • The scholarship is neither refundable nor transferable to another individual.

Application Procedures

  • Applicant shall communicate with the 1st Ward Alderman via email at for pre-approval, to determine eligibility and to confirm funding is still available.
  • Student records will be reviewed by the Foundation staff and the 1st Ward Advisory Committee.
  • The Foundation will contact the applicant within four (4) business days to inform the applicant of the scholarship award decision.