Era L. and Frances L. Walker Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$10,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 1

Monday
Awarded By:

Community Foundation of Northern Illinois

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Varies
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must reside within Boone, Ogle, Stephenson or Winnebago County.
  2. Must be seeking an undergraduate degree (AA, BA, BS, etc.) or certification.
  3. Must attend an accredited institution/Private non-profit or publicly supported institution.
  4. Must be an African-American male.
  5. Must be a graduating high school senior.
  6. Must attend Rockford Public Schools high school.
  7. Must have been involved in community service and volunteerism.
  8. Must have a GPA of 2.9 or higher.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Era L. and Francis L. Walker Scholarship is a named scholarship from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois that aims to help African American males who are graduating high school seniors from a Rockford Public School to pursue higher education.

Application requirements for the Era L. and Frances L. Walker Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: CNFIL scholarship funds offer varying award amounts, most of which range from $500 to $10,000 depending on the size of the particular fund, the number of qualified applicants, the renewability of the scholarship, and the directions given by the donor(s) of the funds. However, the application process is competitive and not all applicants will receive a scholarship award.

Award Amount: Up to $10,000 offered.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $10,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, February 1, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, February 1, 2021

Submit by the deadline no later than 5pm.
Contact: Anna Schiller Scholarship
Address: 946 North Second Street Rockford, Illinois 61107

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