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Rod Bennett Memorial Scholarship

Supporting students pursuing careers in the building trades.

Applicant must:

- Currently reside in Winnebago County, IL, or have attended Pecatonica, Durand, Winnebago, or Dakota High Schools in Illinois; and

- Intend to pursue a career in the building trades.


Preference will be given to applicants pursuing a career in building or construction-related trades. For the purposes of this scholarship, construction-related may include such careers as construction management, but not automotive mechanic.

Learn more about the Rod Bennett 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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