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West Gateway Coalition Scholarship

Updated: Jan 8

Supporting residents of the West Gateway neighborhood with a drive to succeed.

Applicant must:

- Reside within the West Gateway Coalition (WGC) boundaries, currently defined as Kilburn Avenue, Pierpont Avenue, Preston Street, and Auburn Street.


Academic performance will be given low priority consideration in the selection process. Preference may be given to students with lower GPAs.

Preference may be given to applicants who provide a reference from a current member of the West Gateway Coalition (WGC) Board of Directors that discusses the applicants' participation in WGC activities.

Learn more about the West Gateway Coalition 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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