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Katrina Smith Memorial Scholarship

To provide educational resources to Northern Illinois students who have lost a parent or step-parent.

Applicant must:

- Have a permanent address in Boone, Ogle, Stephenson, or Winnebago County;

- Have experienced the death of a parent or step-parent before they graduated from high school.

Learn more about the Katrina Smith 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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