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Dr. Constance L. Goode Memorial Scholarship

Updated: Jan 5

Supporting future African American teachers.

Applicant must:

- Be an African American

-Be a graduate of or current senior at Rockford Public School District #205; - Intent to pursue a career in teaching; and - Be actively involved in community service.


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

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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