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Offered by Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
Are you a graduating African-American high school senior from a Rockford Public Schools high school? If so, consider applying for the Era L. and Frances L. Walker Scholarship! The Era L. and Frances L. Walker Scholarship is open to graduating, African-American male high school seniors from a Rockford Public Schools (Michigan) high school who have been involved in community service and volunteerism.
The scholarship is offered by the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL), a regional leader in philanthropy that makes grants to charitable organizations and scholarships to local students. One of these grants is the Era L. and Frances L. Walker Scholarship that was named after Era Louis Walker and his wife for 61 years, Frances. Era was a loyal employee of the Rockford Head Start program who drove children to and from the program for 37 years. In honor of his legacy, each year, the scholarship awards up to $10,000 to multiple graduating, African-American high school seniors from a Rockford Public Schools (Michigan) high school. If this sounds like a good opportunity to you, we encourage you to apply!
In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must be a male graduating African-American high school senior from a Rockford Public Schools (Michigan) high school. Students who have been involved in community service and volunteerism. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.
High School Senior
US Citizens, Permanent Residents
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