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Daniel Edwards Memorial Scholarship

Updated: Jan 5

Supporting students who have a passion for working in the skilled trades.

Applicant must:

- Be a resident of Ogle County, Illinois;

- Intend to pursue a career in a skilled trade that typically does not require a bachelor's degree; and

-Demonstrate financial need.


For the purposes of this scholarship, skilled trades can include fields such as automotive repair, diesel mechanics, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and welding.

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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