The 28th Infantry Division on the Champs Elysees in the “Victory Day” parade on 29 August 1944.
Established through a bequest from Flora June Fredine in memory of her son who died in 1945 after serving with the Twenty-Eighth Army Division during the liberation of Europe. The scholarship exists to provide awards to “worthy scholars who otherwise might not receive a college or university education.”
- Be graduating seniors from a high school in Boone, Ogle, Stephenson, or Winnebago County;
- Have a GPA of at least 3.25/4.0;
- Have an EFC between 4,800 and 8,000; and
- Plan to attend a college (including technical, business and community colleges) or university.
Taking into consideration the background and criteria of this scholarship, why are you the best candidate to receive it? You may want to discuss your past academic or personal achievements, leadership skills, community and school involvement, or obstacles you’ve overcome.