WCRTA – Adam Prymak Scholarship

Supporting students pursuing a career in teaching.

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

Applicant must:

- Currently reside in Boone, Ogle, Stephenson, or Winnebago County, or have attended a high school in Boone, Ogle, Stephenson, or Winnebago County.
- Intend to pursue a degree in education.

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

Adam served in the National Guard and then dedicated himself to teaching elementary students at Spring Creek, White Swan, and RESA in the Rockford Public School District. The intent of this scholarship is to honor the spirit of Winnebago County Retired Teachers Association membership and Adam's passion for education by supporting a student who plans to follow in his footsteps and study to be a teacher.