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Gene Bradford Memorial Scholarship

Updated: Jan 5

Supporting Byron students pursuing a science-based career.

Applicants must:

- Be a graduate of or current senior at Byron High School; and

-Intent to teach elementary (K-6) science or pursue a science-based career such as medicine, scientific research, or medical technology.


For the purposes of this scholarship, "science" refers to the hard sciences such as physics, chemistry, or biology.

Preference may be given to students who intend to teach K-6 science.

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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