Sorensen Memorial Music Scholarship

Updated: Oct 22, 2020

To provide four-year scholarships to high school graduating seniors residing in Boone and Winnebago Counties.

Applicants must:

- Be a graduating high school senior;

- Have a permanent residence in Winnebago or Boone County;

- Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a four-point scale;

- Be involved in community service;

- Demonstrate financial need (unable to pay for college without taking on debt);

- Intent to major in the field of Music.

The scholarships are renewable for up to three years as long as the student maintains full-time enrollment and a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a four-point scale.

Learn more about the Sorensen Memorial Music 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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