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Annie and Oscar Blackwell Scholarship

Updated: Oct 21, 2021

To provide educational resources to African-American females to pursue higher educational opportunities.

Applicants must:

- Be an African-American female - Be a graduating high school senior from the Rockford Public School District #205

Financial need and academic merit will be considered.

Learn more about the Annie and Oscar Blackwell 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

Questions about this scholarship? Contact CFNIL Program Officer

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