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Karen and Robert Harter Recruitment Grant

Updated: Jan 5

Supporting future female teachers and nurses.

Applicants must:

- Be a female that resides in Boone, Ogle, Stephenson, or Winnebago County;

- Be current undergraduate sophomore or junior, at a four-year college/university, or enrolled in a graduate program for the upcoming school year; and

- Intend to teach math and/or science at the secondary level, or major in nursing.

This award is offered by the Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, a group of key women educators from Boone and Winnebago Counties

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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