Northwest Community Center Scholarship

Supporting students who have benefited from the resources at the Northwest Community Center.

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 graduate of or current seniorĀ at a high school in Rockford, Illinois.
- Demonstrate a history of involvement with Northwest Community Center as a volunteer or participant.
- Demonstrate financial need.


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

Applicants must provide a reference from an employee or volunteer at the Northwest Community Center.

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 intent of this scholarship is to support someone who is passionate about, has involvement with, or has benefited from the services and resources at the Northwest Community Center.