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Susan Kay Munson Gilmore Memorial Scholarship

Updated: Jan 8

Supporting students pursuing vocational careers.

Applicants must:

- Be a graduate of or current high school senior at Guilford High School or a Mendota Township High School;

- Intend to pursue a vocational career; and

- Demonstrate financial need.


Academic performance will be given moderate consideration in the selection process.

For the purposes of this scholarship, vocational career is defined as a specialized occupation that requires hands-on skills training, rather than a four-year college degree. Examples may include automotive repair, building trades, hospitality management, CNAs, dental hygiene, or machining.

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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