Janet Kjellstrom

Kjellstrom Women's Scholarship Initiative

Supporting women who want to develop personally and professionally through education.

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

Applicants must:

- Be female.
- Be at least 24 years of age as of the application deadline.
- Currently reside in Winnebago County.
- Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Demonstrate financial need.


Applicants with non-traditional backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Work experience, community service, educational and professional goals, and the ability to overcome obstacles will be considered 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

The purpose of this scholarship is to assist deserving women who want to develop personally and professionally and are entering or re-entering the workforce and improving their careers.