Gary S. Wilmer / RAMI Music Scholarship

Updated: Oct 22, 2020

To honor the memory and continue the legacy of Gary Wilmer by awarding scholarships to students who wish to pursue an education in music.


Applicant must:

- Be a college-bound student in Boone, Ogle or Winnebago County; - Be 19 years old or younger as of the application deadline; - Be attending or planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year college/university; - Have a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0; - Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to further their musical education throughout college; and - Be actively involved in school or community musical groups. - Past recipients are not eligible to reapply.


Learn more about the Gary S. Wilmer / RAMI Music 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.


Logos for RAMI (Rockford Area Music Industry) and the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois