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10th Annual Community Scholarship Fair went VIRTUAL!

Rockford Public Library (RPL), Rock Valley College Foundation (RVCF), Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL), and the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) have collaborated on a Community Scholarship Fair for ten years running. On Tuesday, December 7, 2021, the fair went virtual! Participants viewed live presentations and visited individual scholarship webpages to hear from local providers about their scholarship opportunities. Check out videos and resources which were shared during the 2021 Community Scholarship Fair below!

LIVE SESSION 2 - 7:30-8:30PM
LIVE SESSION 1 - 6:30-7:30PM
NAVIGATING THE FINANCIAL AID LANDSCAPE
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Representatives from RVC and ISAC walked students through FAFSA, the financial aid process, and applying for scholarships/financial assistance. 
KEY RESOURCES:
ISAC website
ISAC Student Portal
FAFSA / Federal Financial Aid landing page
CFNIL SCHOLARSHIP PROCESS AND APPLICATION
WALK-THROUGH
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CFNIL administers nearly 100 unique scholarships, with just ONE application! CFNIL staff explained the process of applying including a walk-through of the online application. 
Hear from Featured Scholarship Providers 
in their own words