To provide educational resources to students with physical disabilities within Boone and Winnebago Counties.


Applicants must:

- Be a graduating senior from a public high school within Boone or Winnebago County;
- Have a physical disability and be eligible for special education services as defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Improvement Act and verified by public school system in one of the following eligibility areas: deaf-blindness; deafness; hearing impairment; orthopedic impairment and or visual impairment; and
- Attend a four-year college or university, community college, junior college or vocational school.

Financial need will be considered. Applicants must provide a letter from a school official verifying eligibility for special education services at the time of application.


Your essay should demonstrate your financial need.

Deadline: February 1

Would you like to support the “It’s Up To Me” Scholarship? You can make a donation directly to this fund, to help grow its impact and ability to provide educational resources for students in our community — forever!

Online Application


Unless otherwise noted, scholarships have a deadline of February 1 at 5 p.m.

How to Register & Apply

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