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University of Michigan Scholarship

Updated: Sep 25

To provide educational resources for local students who attend the University of Michigan and exhibit academic excellence.

Applicants must:

- Be a graduating high school senior, current college student, or graduate student;

- Reside in Boone, Ogle, Stephenson, or Winnebago County;

- Attend the University of Michigan in the upcoming school year; and

- Have a minimum GPA of 3.85/4.0.

Financial need is not a consideration and past recipients may apply.

Learn more about the University of Michigan 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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