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Geoffrey R. Laird Memorial Scholarship

Updated: Jan 5

Supporting high-achieving men pursuing careers in math and science.

Applicants must:

- Be a male under the age of 23;

- Currently reside in Winnebago County;

- Intend to pursue a degree in math, science, or computer technology; and

- Demonstrate financial need.


Academic performance will be given high priority consideration in the selection process.

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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