Friday, June 13, 2008
APPLY NOW FOR FREE COLLEGE CLASSES; Deadline: August 1
The Illinois Humanities Council (IHC) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for The Odyssey Project, a free, eight-month college humanities course for adults living on low incomes. Classes will begin in mid-September at Donoghue School on the south side of Chicago and at the Howard Area Community Center in Rogers Park on the north side of Chicago.
The Odyssey Project requires that applicants be at least 18 years old, live in a household with income at or below 150% of the Federal poverty level, and be able to read a newspaper in English. Tuition, books, on-site baby-sitting, and bus cards are free. Bard College grants a certificate of achievement to any student who completes the course and awards six transferable college credit hours to those who complete it at a high level of achievement. To apply download and complete the application.
For more information on The Odyssey Project, visit prairie.org/OdysseyProject or call Amy Thomas Elder at 312.422.5580.
Posted by mcl at 5:23 AM