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Offered by Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
The Annie and Oscar Blackwell Scholarship is open to Black/African-American women who are graduating high school seniors from Rockford Public School District in Illinois. To apply, interested students must submit an essay detailing why they would be the best candidate for the scholarship. If you’re a female, African-American, graduating high school senior from a Rockford Public School (Illinois), we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.
The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL), founded in 1953, is a regional leader in philanthropy. With more than $140 million in assets and more than 400 individual funds, CFNIL makes grants to charitable organizations and scholarships to local students. CFNIL's grant and scholarship programs are made possible by the generosity of CFNIL's donors. Their mission is to inspire endowment and promote philanthropy for the current and future needs of the people of Northern Illinois.
Applicants must be attending a high school within the Rockford Public School District in Illinois, in addition to meeting the eligibility requirements below, to apply.
High School Senior
To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.
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