Amanda Reed Memorial Scholarship

Updated: Oct 22, 2020

To provide educational resources for students who have a commitment to ending dating violence and or domestic abuse.


Applicants must:


- Be a graduate or graduating senior from a public or private high school located within Boone, Ogle, Stephenson or Winnebago County in Illinois;

- Have a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0;

- Reflect Amanda’s compassionate and caring nature; and

- Demonstrate a commitment to domestic violence prevention in their school or the wider community through volunteering, advocacy, projects, or other activities.


Strong preference will be given to applicants who provide a reference from someone familiar with their work in domestic violence prevention, such as a volunteer site supervisor.


Learn more about the Amanda Reed Memorial Scholarship.

This scholarship is administered by the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL). CFNIL's scholarship application opens December 1 and closes February 1 every year. Learn more about CFNIL's scholarship program and application process at www.cfnil.org/scholarships

Questions about this scholarship? Contact CFNIL Program Officer Ciara Stahly.


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