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Betty Harlan Memorial Art Scholarship

Updated: Jan 5

Supporting students pursuing a career in the visual arts.

Applicant must:

- Be a graduating high school senior; - Reside in Boone, Ogle, or Winnebago County; - Plan to pursue a degree in Visual Arts, Visual Art Education, or Visual Art History; and - Be involved in organizations and activities that focus on the visual arts.


Academic performance will be given moderate priority in the selection process.

For the purposes of this scholarship, visual arts is defined as creative art whose products are to be appreciated by sight, such as painting, sculpture, and film.

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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