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Hazel Mortimer Hyde Memorial Conservation NSDAR Scholarship

Updated: Jan 5

Supporting students pursuing conservation-related careers.

Applicant must:

- Be a resident of Boone, Ogle, Stephenson, or Winnebago Counties;

- Intend to pursue a degree in a conservation-related field; and

- Demonstrate financial need.


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

For the purposes of this scholarship, "conservation-related field" includes majors such as environmental science, environmental engineering, ecology, sustainability, and natural resource management.

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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