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George Whinna Memorial Scholarship

To honor George Whinna's legacy by providing educational resources to students in Winnebago County, IL, who demonstrate a commitment to the study of history.

Applicant must:

- Be at least a freshman in college at time of application;

- Have graduated from a public or private high school located in Winnebago County, IL;

- Be enrolled at Rock Valley College or Rockford University for the upcoming school year;

- and, be majoring in a history-related field.

Learn more about the George Whinna Memorial 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

Questions about this scholarship? Contact CFNIL at

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