Fred Peterson, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

To provide financial encouragement for Hononegah Community High School students to pursue higher education.


Applicant must:

- Be a graduating senior or graduate of Hononegah Community High School District 207;

- Have a cumulative unweighted GPA of at least 2.5/4.0;

- Attend a 4-year college or university;

- Demonstrate a commitment to their community through service and activities.


Preference will be given to those that demonstrate proper grammar and organized thoughts in their essay in honor of Mr. Peterson's dedication to clear communication and the written word. 


Past recipients may reapply. 


Learn more about the Fred Peterson, Jr. 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 www.cfnil.org/scholarships

Questions about this scholarship? Contact CFNIL Program Officer Ciara Stahly.