Ilona Nicole Memorial Graduate Scholarship Application


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YNPN is pleased to announce the 2019 Scholarship Application which will open on Monday, November 5, 2018. We are honoring a former board member and encouraging other nonprofit professionals to pursue advanced degrees through a $1,000 annual scholarship gift.

Applications will be evaluated on:

  • Current enrollment in a graduate program.
  • Current involvement in the nonprofit sector.
  • Future plans to remain actively involved in the nonprofit sector.
  • Leadership qualities.
  • A letter of recommendation.

Applications are due January 1, 2019. Please scroll to the bottom of this page to the application.

Scholarship recipient will be notified by Friday, January 11, 2019.

Recipient will be presented with the scholarship at YNPN's 2019 Annual Kick-Off event. Attendance at the Kick-Off event is required for the recipient. The February date, time and location of the event are TBD.

This scholarship is only open to candidates in Southeast Wisconsin (including Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington, Kenosha, Racine, and Ozaukee counties).

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