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Era L. and Frances L. Walker Scholarship

Updated: Jan 5

Supporting African American men who treat others with compassion.

Applicant must:

- Be an African-American male; - Be a graduating senior from a Rockford Public School District #205; and - Have been involved in community service and volunteerism.


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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