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Lieutenant Kelli Ingardona Memorial Scholarship

Updated: Oct 6, 2021

To provide financial resources for students who are pursuing a post-secondary degree.

Applicants must:

- Be enrolled in a minimum of nine semester hours;

- Have a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0;

- Have financial need;

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

- Be a member or a family member of a member of IAFF Local 413 Firefighters, or studying fire science or to be an EMT.

Learn more about the Lieutenant Kelli Ingardona 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

Picture of Lieutenant Kelli Ingardona rappelling off a building. Logos of the International Association of Firefighters and the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois.

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