About the Scholarship

The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois provides scholarship programs to students who are Rockford High School seniors to support and encourage them while pursuing higher education.

The Anna Schiller Scholarship is awarded to those students who are committed to improving the community and have been active participants in community service.

As the scholarship is given in the loving memory of Anna Schiller, the applicants are expected to show characteristics like her.


Anna Schiller Scholarship Awards

  • The scholarship program is funded by donations made by different individuals and associations to the organization. Hence, the amount received by the recipients and the number of awards available varies every year.

  • The recipients receive an amount between the range of $500 and $10000. The scholarships may or may not be renewable depending on various factors.


Anna Schiller Scholarship Application

  • The applicants must register and use the Web Portal on the official website of the Community Foundation following the guidelines and instructions given.

  • The applicants must fill every page of the application form available on the portal with accurate details and answers.

  • The applicants must submit an essay based on the instructions given.

  • The students must submit the completed application. The applicants may submit the answers in Word format as well.

  • The students must select the scholarship of choice before submitting the application.

  • The applicant must remember the username and password used to log in the web portal for future uses.

  • The recipients of the scholarship program are selected by the scholarship committee based on the eligibility criteria.


Anna Schiller Scholarship Application Deadline

The students must register and submit the application inclusive of all the required materials on the Web Portal on the official website of the organization by February 1st without fail.

Any application submitted past the deadline will be considered invalid.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant should be a graduating senior from Rockford Christian High School.

  • The applicant should be committed to improving the quality of life for people in school, community or world at large through community service.

  • The applicant should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.


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