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Fred Peterson, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Updated: Jan 5

Supporting Hononegah students who excel in literature, writing, and English.

Applicant must:

- Be a graduate of or a current senior at Hononegah Community High School;

- Plan to enroll at a four-year college or university in the upcoming school year; and

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


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

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. 

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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