Dorothy Cleland

Dorothy Cleland Memorial NSDAR Scholarship

Supporting Winnebago County students who demonstrate leadership.

Winter Scholarship - Closed Closed This scholarship is part of the Winter application cycle. The application is open December 1st to February 1st every year. How to Apply

Eligibility Criteria

Applicant must:

- Be a graduating high school senior.
- Currently reside in Winnebago County.
- Demonstrate outstanding leadership, dependability, and citizenship.
- Demonstrate moderate financial need.


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

Written Prompt

Each CFNIL scholarship is created with a specific purpose in mind. As you complete the application, the system automatically matches you with every scholarship for which you are eligible and will present you with a specific written prompt for each. You're encouraged to craft a unique response to each prompt to show the reviewers why you're the best candidate for that scholarship. 

Scholarship Background and Intent

Dorothy was a gentle soul with a passion for teaching. The intent of this scholarship is to honor her by supporting a graduating senior who lives in the county she called home.