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Billy Smith Memorial Scholarship

Updated: Oct 21, 2021

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

Questions about this scholarship? Contact CFNIL at

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

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