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William Pigott Memorial Scholarship

Updated: Jan 8

Supporting future engineers from Winnebago and McHenry County.

Applicants must:

- Be a graduating high school senior;

- Currently reside in McHenry or Winnebago County; and

- Intend to major in an engineering field.


Academic performance will be given high priority consideration in the selection process.

Preference may be given to applicants residing in McHenry County, studying metallurgical engineering, or attending the University of Illinois, Illinois State University, Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Iowa, or the Colorado School of Mines.

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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