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Gary S. Wilmer / RAMI Music Scholarship

Updated: Jan 5

Supporting students who are involved in the local music scene.

Applicant must:

- Be a college-bound student in Boone, Ogle or Winnebago County; - Be 19 years old or younger as of the application deadline; - Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to further their musical education throughout college; and - Be actively involved in school or community musical groups.


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

Applicants must provide a recorded audition and reference from a music teacher to be considered.

Past recipients are not eligible to apply.

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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