Richard L. Bernardi Memorial Scholarship

Updated: Oct 22, 2020

To provide educational resources for students pursuing higher education, especially at the community college level.

Applicants must:

- Be attending or planning to attend Rock Valley College in the upcoming school year;

- Have a minimum GPA of at least 2.0/4.0; and

- Demonstrate enthusiasm and leadership.

Financial need will be considered.

Learn more about the Richard L. Bernardi 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 Program Officer Ciara Stahly.

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