Ilona Nicole Memorial Graduate Scholarship Application


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YNPN is pleased to announce the 2020 Scholarship Application. 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 February 15, 2020. Please scroll to the bottom of this page to the application.

The scholarship recipient will be notified by February 28, 2020.

The recipient will be presented with the scholarship at YNPN's 2020 Annual Kick-Off event on March 12th, 2020. The winner or their nominator must be present to accept the award or appoint someone to accept on their behalf. 

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

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