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Billy Smith Memorial Scholarship

Updated: Jan 5

Supporting students with a passion for sports.

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; and - Major in a sports related field in college.


Academic performance will be given high priority consideration in the selection process.

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

Questions about this scholarship? Contact CFNIL at


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