Billy Smith Memorial Scholarship

Updated: Oct 22, 2020

To provide educational resources for graduation high school baseball or softball players who intend to pursue a sports-related college degree.


Applicant must:

- Be a graduating high school senior; - Reside in Winnebago, Boone, Ogle, or Stephenson County; - Have played at least three years of baseball or softball in high school, including senior year; - Major in a sports related field in college; and - Have a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0.


Learn more about the Billy Smith 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.



Photo of Billy Smith and logo for the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois.