Nettie and Jesse Gorov Scholarship

Supporting high-achieving students with financial need.

Winter Scholarship - Open Open 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 a current college student or non-traditional student enrolled full-time at a qualified college or university for the upcoming school year.
- Currently reside in Boone, Ogle, Stephenson, or Winnebago County.
- Demonstrate good character.
- Demonstrate a high level of financial need.


Applicant performance will be given moderate consideration in the selection process.

For the purposes of this scholarship, good character includes traits such as integrity, honesty, loyalty, compassion, and accountability.

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.