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Ardis W. Cook Social Work Scholarship

To provide educational resources for African American students who plan to pursue a career in social work or human services, which includes fields such as case management, counseling, or community outreach and advocacy.

Applicant must:

- Must be an African American male;

- Be a graduating senior or graduate of a Rockford Public Schools District #205 high school;

- Plan to pursue a career in social work or human services;

- Have a history of community service; and

- Have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.0/4.0

Learn more about the Ardis W. Cook Social Work 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 at

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