To help single parents improve their career opportunities through higher education.
Be a single parent;
Be a permanent resident of Winnebago County;
Demonstrate financial need; and
Plan to attend college, university, or trade school, in the upcoming school year.
The Elsie Jefko Carlson Scholarship recipient may attend a college, university or trade school. Past recipients may reapply.
Learn more about the Early Childhood Educators 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.