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League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford Scholarship

Updated: Jan 5

Supporting students who are passionate about social studies and civic engagement.

Applicants must:

- Be a graduate or a graduating high school senior from a public high school in Winnebago or Boone Counties;

- Currently reside in Boone or Winnebago County;

- Demonstrate a history of being actively involved in social studies organizations, clubs, and classes such as student government, political campaigns, community organizing, or advocacy; and

- Demonstrate a high level of financial need.


Academic performance will be 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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