Community Foundation of Northern Illinois

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Community Foundation of Northern Illinois

Charles Lee Anderson Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Richard L. Bernardi Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Lindsay Buster Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Joe Carnes Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
May Cassioppi Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Harry H. and Floy B. Chapin Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Community Foundation Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Margaret T. Craig Community Service Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
William R. Durham/Theater Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Helen R. Finley-Loescher Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
John Flynn Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Louise J. Franchini Rockford Police Department Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Susan Kay Munson Gilmore Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Nettie and Jesse Gorov Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Karen Harter Recruitment Scholarship Grant (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Karen Harter Recruitment Scholarship Grant (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Amber Huber Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
International Management Council (IMC) Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Ashley E. Ketcher Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
La Voz Latina Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Leopold Education Project Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Keith Miffioli Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Paul and Ruth Neidhold Business Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Northwest Community Center Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Katharine H. Obye Scholarship Award (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
William Pigott Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Mark A. Reid Memorial Scholarship Grant (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity College Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Rockford Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Deborah Jean Rydberg Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Richard J. Schnell Memorial Scholarship (Postdoctorate/Scholarship)
Bonnie Sorenson Scudder Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Elisabeth Seegmiller Recruitment Scholarship Grant (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Senior Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Ernest and Charlene Stachowiak Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Gary S. Wilmer RAMI Music Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Women of Today’s Manufacturing Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Carolyn Wones Recruitment Scholarships Grant (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Margaret Wyeth Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Zeta Chapter Memorial Scholarships Award (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

946 N 2nd St.
Rockford, IL 61107
Ph: (815)962-2110
Fax: (815)962-2116
URL:http://www.cfnil.org

Charles Lee Anderson Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs. Focus: Education. Qualif.: Applicants must be Rock Valley or Sycamore High School graduating seniors who will enter a college or university to pursue a degree in education. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on demonstrated optimism, determination and love of neighbor.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official college transcript in a sealed envelope and two completed recommendation forms. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Richard L. Bernardi Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be attending or planning to attend Rock Valley College; must be committed to completing a bachelor’s degree; must have an at least 2.0 GPA. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on demonstrated enthusiasm and leadership.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official college transcript in a sealed envelope and two completed recommendation forms. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Lindsay Buster Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating senior athletes from Jefferson High school who have participated in high school sports for a minimum of three years including their senior year; must have 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA; must have plans to attend a two-or-four year college or university. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope and two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Joe Carnes Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating senior students at Crystal Lake South High School with a GPA of at least 3.0. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need and involvement in school, community and/or church activities.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope, two letters of recommendation and a copy of their FAFSA. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

May Cassioppi Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be former Guilford High school swimmers and/or divers; must exhibit character traits of strength, discipline, leadership, teamwork and loyalty. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope, two letters of recommendation and a copy of their FAFSA. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Harry H. and Floy B. Chapin Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating senior students from Du-rand, Dakota or Pecatonica High school; must rank in top 15% of graduating class; must plan to attend a recognized college or university. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need and involvement in school, community and/or church activities.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope and two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Community Foundation Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating senior students and residents of Winnebago county; must have an at least 2.75 or higher GPA and have plans to attend a college, university or trade school. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope, two letters of recommendation and a copy of their FAFSA. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Margaret T. Craig Community Service Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be high school graduates under the age of 23 or graduating seniors with a permanent address in Winnebago County; must have a plan to pursue a two or four-year degree at an accredited college, university or trade school; must have a minimum of 2.75 GPA. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need, community involvement and strong commitment to improving the quality of life for people in their school, community and country.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope and two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

William R. Durham/Theater Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: Theater Arts. Qualif.: Applicants must be high school graduates or graduating seniors with a permanent address within Winnebago or Boone county with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; must plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university to obtain an M.A. or B.A.; must intend to teach theater or work professionally as a performer or technician in theater. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope and two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Helen R. Finley-Loescher Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: Arts. Qualif.: Applicants must be Freeport High School students demonstrating academic achievement, self-motivation and an interest in the arts; must have exhibited artistic talent through participation in the high school arts curriculum; must have plans to pursue education in fine arts. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need and demonstrated active involvement in social studies organizations, clubs and classes such as student government, political campaigns, social service and community service.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must contact a Freeport High school Art Department Instructor for an application form. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

John Flynn Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment; to provide educational resources to Pecatonica High School senior students who are pursuing higher education. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating Pecatonica High School senior students who are pursuing higher education; must have at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and have been involved in community service. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope and two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Louise J. Franchini Rockford Police Department Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: Law Enforcement. Qualif.: Applicants must be high school graduates currently enrolled in an accredited law enforcement program or high school seniors who are planning to pursue a career in law enforcement; must reside in Winnebago County. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope and two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Susan Kay Munson Gilmore Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating senior students or former graduates of a Guilford or Mendota Township high school; must have “C” or better average; and must be pursuing a vocational career. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope, two letters of recommendation and a copy of their FAFSA. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Nettie and Jesse Gorov Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment; to provide educational resources to graduating seniors, current college students or non-traditional students. Qualif.: Applicants must plan to attend an accredited two or four-year school. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need, character and academic achievement.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope, two letters of recommendation and a copy of their FAFSA. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Karen Harter Recruitment Scholarship Grant (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: Education. Qualif.: Applicants must be female Rockford College or Northern Illinois University sophomore or junior students who are pursuing a career in secondary math or science education. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope and two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Karen Harter Recruitment Scholarship Grant (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment; to provide educational resources to students pursuing a career in education. Focus: Education. Qualif.: Applicants must be female Rockford College or Northern Illinois University sophomore or junior students who are pursuing a career in secondary math or science education. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope and two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Amber Huber Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating senior females from Byron High School who have participated in the Byron High School girls track program and/or Byron High School Cheerleading program for at least three seasons including their senior year; must have a minimum GPA of 5 on an 11 point scale or “C” average. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope and two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 31. Contact: [email protected]

International Management Council (IMC) Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment; to provide educational resources to Winnebago County high school graduating seniors to pursue a degree in business. Focus: Business. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating seniors residing in Winnebago County who are pursuing a degree in business; must have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and have been active in community service. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope and two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Ashley E. Ketcher Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment; to provide educational funds to support Auburn High school CAPA students planning to attend an accredited college or university. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating Auburn High School seniors in the CAPA program who have an interest in and prior experience in the performing arts; must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope, two letters of recommendation and a copy of FAFSA. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

La Voz Latina Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: Education. Qualif.: Applicants must be high school graduates of Hispanic origin who reside in Winnebago County; must be enrolled in a post-secondary education program. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form. Deadline: March 14. Contact: 815-965-5784.

Leopold Education Project Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or high school graduates who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time course of study at an accredited four-year college or university in a natural resources filed. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must contact Jackie Falkenstein for more information. Contact: 815-544-2677.

Keith Miffioli Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment; to provide awards to worthy scholars who otherwise might not receive a college or university education. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating senior students from a Boone, Stephenson, Ogle or Winnebago County School who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope, two letters of recommendation and a copy of their FAFSA. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Paul and Ruth Neidhold Business Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: Business. Qualif.: Applicants must be Harvard High School seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.0 ; must have plans to pursue an education or training in a business field. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope, two letters of recommendation and a copy of their FAFSA. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Northwest Community Center Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating senior students or graduates from a Rockford high school who have a GPA of at least 2.0; must have plans to attend a college, university or trade school; must be residents of northwest Rockford or have a history of involvement at the Northwest Community Center as either a volunteer or participant. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope, two letters of recommendation and a copy of their FAFSA. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Katharine H. Obye Scholarship Award (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be female students who are graduating from a public high school within Boone or Winnebago county who have plans to teach at any level or in any field; must have done outstanding work on a high school publication staff such as newspaper or yearbook. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope, two letters of recommendation and a copy of their FAFSA. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

William Pigott Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: Engineering. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating senior students from McHenry, Boone or Winnebago county majoring in engineering. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope and two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Mark A. Reid Memorial Scholarship Grant (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment; to encourage and support other students who are actively involved in extracurricular activities. Focus: Drama. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating seniors at Oregon High School who actively participate in music or drama. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on demonstrated leadership.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must contact Mitch Lauer for more information. Contact: 732-6241.

Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity College Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have plans to attend an accredited junior college or university; must be current homeowner residents or dependents of homeowner residents of a home built by Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity; must be residing in that home at time of scholarship application. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope, two letters of recommendation and a copy of FAFSA. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Rockford Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Winnebago or Boone County pursuing a two or four year degree. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on academic achievement and financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must contact Audrey Johnson for more information.

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating female senior athletes at Guilford High school who have at least a “C” or better average and have plans to attend college. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope and two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Richard J. Schnell Memorial Scholarship (Postdoctorate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must have been accepted into or enrolled in an American Dental Association accredited dental or dental

hygiene program or a graduate post-doctoral program in United States. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope, two letters of recommendation and a copy of their FAFSA. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Bonnie Sorenson Scudder Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: Physical education. Qua-lif.: Applicants must be female senior students at Harvard High School who have exhibited an interest in women’s physical education and who wish to pursue a degree in women’s physical education. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form and must contact Melissa Laffey for more information. Contact: 1103 N Jefferson, Harvard, IL 60033.

Elisabeth Seegmiller Recruitment Scholarship Grant (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be female Rockford College sophomore or junior students who are pursuing a degree in education. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope and two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Senior Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating senior students from a Rockford School District No. 205 high school; must plan to attend a college, university or higher institution of learning. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on academic potential and financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific Amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form. Deadline: March 1.

Ernest and Charlene Stachowiak Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment; to provide educational resources for residents in the four counties of Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating seniors or college students with a permanent address within Boone, Ogle, Stephenson or Winnebago county; must have a GPA of at least 2.5 on 4.0 sale. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope, two letters of recommendation and a copy of their FAFSA. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Gary S. Wilmer RAMI Music Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: Music. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating senior students from Boone or Winnebago County who have a GPA of at least 2.5; must have plans to pursue a degree in music performance, education or composition and be actively involved in school or community musical groups; must be nominated by a music teacher. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope, two letters of recommendation and a five minute or less performance tape or CD. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected] cfnil.org.

Women of Today’s Manufacturing Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: Manufacturing. Qualif.: Applicants must be male or female residents of Ogle, Winnebago, Boone, Stephenson or Rock County who are attending or plan to attend a college, university or trade/technical school; must demonstrate how their course work will impact manufacturing technology in the region. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope and two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Carolyn Wones Recruitment Scholarships Grant (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be females who graduated from a public high school within Boone or Winnebago county; must have plans to pursue a degree in secondary teaching; must exhibit academic potential and have participated in a number of high school activities. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants

must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope and two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Margaret Wyeth Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduating public high school senior students and residing in Boone, Ogle or Winnebago County; must plan to attend a college or university. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need and demonstrated active involvement in social studies organizations, clubs and classes such as student government, political campaigns, social service and community service.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope, two letters of recommendation and a copy of their FAFSA. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

Zeta Chapter Memorial Scholarships Award (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To serve the four county area (Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago) through philanthropy; to provide leadership in meeting charitable needs and to be a responsible steward to the Foundation’s donors and of the Foundation’s endowment. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be females who are graduating from a public high school within Boone or Winnebago county; must have plans to teach at any level; must exhibit academic potential and have participated in a number of high school activities. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need and demonstrated active involvement in social studies organizations, clubs and classes such as student government, political campaigns, social service and community service.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form, verification form, an official transcript in a sealed envelope and two letters of recommendation. Deadline: March 1. Contact: [email protected]

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