2017 Scholarship Information

2017 Scholarship Information

May 2017

The Illinois Federation of Republican Women Scholarship Committee would very much like your enthusiastic participation.  The IFRW Scholarship is a very important method to encourage all Republican women to continue their education and provide motivation for Republican women leadership.

The current IFRW Scholarship Application is available for download below.  Please read the entire application.  Submission process must include all completed required information.  The Scholarship Committee will gladly respond to questions.


IFRW Scholarship Selection Criteria/Standards:

  1. Applicant must be a current IFRW/NFRW member and must have been an IFRW/NFRW member for at least one year; must continue membership during scholarship year.
  2. Applicant must be returning to the college environment; college freshman do not qualify.
  3. Applicant must provide documentation that she is a registered Illinois Republican; Voter Vault must verify applicant is a registered Republican and has voted Republican in the past two primary elections, within the past four years.
  4. Applicant must specify the academic degree pursuing, e.g., Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral, and major curriculum emphasis.
  5. Applicant must provide proof of academic excellence via an Official Grade Transcript [B average minimum] addressed to IFRW Scholarship Committee from current or previous college/university.

Applicant must have participated in extracurricular, community, and Republican Party activities, e.g., working on a campaign; leadership involvement in described activities will be one of the primary underpinnings for determining the IFRW Scholarship recipient.

Completed applications must be postmarked by August 1, 2017 and addressed to IFRW Scholarship Chairman Debbie Monk, 1864 N 400 East Road, Gilman, IL 60938-6041. IFRW Club must keep one signed completed application copy for each candidate applicant.  IFRW Scholarship Chairman will promptly notify the applicant’s IFRW Club President upon receipt of their candidate’s completed application.

*****To Download a Copy of the application Click Scholarship App 2017-2018


Illinois Federation of Republican Women

Scholarship Committee


Debbie Monk                                       Judy Myers                                         Kathy Bennett

815-265-4331                                        217-443-0359                                      217-784-8540

dmonk53@hotmail.com                  judyamyersd@aol.com                  bennettkj@mchsi.comf

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