2022 Scholarship recipients

2023 Dates & Deadlines

Friday, January 6, 2023
OPEN Common Application Web Site

The Common Application must be accessed through your OPRFHS Student network account. Always use your school-issued device to guarantee submission.

Friday, January 27, 2023
CLOSE Common Application Web Site
3:30 PM CT

Giving Opportunities

  • A gift in recognition of a graduate, a class reunion, an anniversary or other special occasion.

  • A donation of $1,000 or more each year allows the naming of an annual scholarship in honor or memory of a loved one.

  • An endowed scholarship for a minimum gift of $25,000 ($1,000 first year award – $24,000 endowment). Donors have up to five years to complete the endowment. Donors may also establish selection criteria and name the scholarship.

  • A future planned gift through your estate or beneficiary designation via retirement and/or life insurance plans.


For more information about giving opportunities, please contact Melanie Weiss, Foundation Manager, at scholarshipsoprfhs@gmail.com.

Make a Gift Today

DonateGifts to the Scholarship Foundation are tax deductible and can be made online to any of our individual scholarships or by check payable to OPRFHS Scholarship Foundation and mailed c/o Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation, 1049 Lake Street, Suite 204, Oak Park, IL 60301.

Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation



Oak Park and River Forest High School
201 North Scoville Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302

 Email: scholarshipsoprfhs@gmail.com

Facebook  Oak Park and River Forest High School Scholarship Foundation

Board Members

Patrick Botticelli, Treasurer

Tom Cofsky, Board of Ed. Representative

JoBeth Halpin, Vice President

Katie Kelly

Laurie Lawton

Theresa Lipo, Secretary

Kerry Nelson

Pete Nixen

Carolyn Ojikutu

Dr. Joylynn Pruitt-Adams, OPRFHS Supt.

Wendell Rayburn

John Rigas

Sarah Staszak Miller, President

Cyndi Sidor

Melanie Weiss, Manager