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Nathaniel Martin "Scared Man Can't Win" Scholarship

Updated: Jan 5

Supporting African American men who are actively involved in their community.

Applicant must:

- Be an African American male;

- Be a graduate of or current senior at a Rockford Public School District #205 high school; and

- Demonstrate a history of being involved in community service.


Academic performance will be given moderate 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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