Scholarship Name Category Due Date Amount

Wisconsin Cattlemen's and Cattlewomen's Scholarship Program

Agriculture 2/19/2018 $500.00
Requirements:
    • Applications must be post-marked no later than February 19, 2018.
    • The Wisconsin Cattlemen’s Association scholarship is available to any high school senior enrolled or planning to enroll in any university, technical college, community college in the United States, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Agricultural Short Course Program.
    • Must have a background in the beef, veal, or dairy industry.
    • Applicants must be a resident of Wisconsin.
    • Preference may be given to WCA member’s children and grandchildren and WCA junior members.
    • Preference may be given to those majoring in an agriculture-related field.
    • Preference may be given to those students attending a Wisconsin school.
    • Scholarship payments will be made to the student after verification of enrollment from the college with first semester grades and completion of Master of Beef Advocacy online training program.
    • Information and application form for the Masters of Beef Advocacy program can be found on the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association website at www.beef.org/MBA or http://www.beef.org/mastersofbeefadvocacy.aspx
    • Please mail application, essay, three letters of recommendation, and high school office enrollment verification form to Wisconsin Cattlemen’s Association, 632 Grand Canyon Drive, Madison, WI 53719

     

    If you have any questions, please call Kathy Miller at (262) 857-7168 or e-mail at kjmiller7@frontier.com
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Application

VFW Post 1037 Scholarship

General 2/28/2018 Up to $500
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Application

Fox Valley Technical Promise

General 3/1/2018 Varies
Requirements:
  • Select an FVTC career program. Not sure what program is right for you? We can help. Talk with your high school counselor or check out these resources.

  • Apply for admission to Fox Valley Technical College. You can do this when an FVTC representative visits your school, online or by visiting any Fox Valley Tech location.

  • Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).

  • Once all three steps have been completed by March 1, 2018, we’ll do the rest to determine your eligibility for the Promise scholarships and more than 50 other scholarships that are available for incoming high school seniors.

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Promise Scholarship

Ellington Mutual Insurance Company

General 3/1/2018 $500.00
Requirements:
  • High school seniors who are the children of the policy holder
  • Attending a college or technical college
Other Information:

Application

Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin

General 3/1/2018 Various amounts and scholarships
Requirements:
  • There are several Central Wisconsin scholarships through this site. Various amounts and criteria. 
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Applications and requirements

 

CHS Larsen Cooperative Scholarship

General 3/15/2018 Various
Requirements:
  • The parents, parent, guardian, or individual applicant must be a patron (with a personal or business account number, cash account #000019 is not accepted) of CHS Larsen Cooperative. They must have purchased at least $3,000 worth of goods or services from CHS Larsen Cooperative from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.
  • Applicants must be furthering their education by attending a two-year agricultural short course program, technical school, a two-year school, or a four-year college.
  • Applicants will be required to complete a scholarship application (and possibly an interview) provided by CHS Larsen Cooperative. This information will be evaluated by a scholarship committee which will consist of board members and patrons of CHS Larsen Cooperative.
  • Scholarships will be paid as follows:
    • Graduating high school seniors must complete their first year of education and provide the cooperative with proof that they compiled at least a “C” average in their course work.  The scholarship will then be paid and must be used toward expenses incurred during their next year of post high school education.
    • For those applicants already attending post high school classes, they must have completed at least one year and maintained a “C” average, and their scholarship will be paid and must be used toward expenses incurred during their next year of post high school education.
    • Applicants are only eligible to receive one CHS Larsen Cooperative scholarship.
  • The scholarship forms will also be available at local high school guidance offices through out CHS Larsen Cooperative’s trade territory, CHS Larsen Cooperative’s main office at 1104 Mulligan Drive in New London, by calling 920-982-1111 or 1-800-924-6677, email at anne.moore@chsinc.com, and selected CHS Larsen Cooperative locations
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Application and requirements

WEAC Regional 2 Scholarship

General 3/16/2018 $500.00
Requirements:
  • The applicant must be a senior, graduating from a Wisconsin public high school. 
  • The applicant’s parent or legal guardian must be one of the following: 1) an active member of WEAC Region 2; 2) an active retired member who retired from a current WEAC Region 2 local; or 3) a deceased member who died while holding an active membership within a current WEAC Region 2 local. 
  • The applicant must be a public high school senior planning to pursue a post secondary degree at an accredited post high school institution (college, university, or technical school). 
  • The applicant must rank in the top 25% of his/her graduating class or have achieved a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (based on a non-weighted 4.0 scale) at the time of application. 
  • The applicant must show evidence of involvement in school and community activities. 
  • The selection committee shall give consideration to the following criteria which are to be weighted equally: 1. grade point average; 2. the applicant’s essay; 3. letters of recommendation; 4. school and community activities. The selection committee may consider other criteria such as special needs or extenuating circumstances as might appear on the application. 
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Information and Application

 

Forest County Potawatomi Scholarships

General 3/16/2018 Up to $10,000
Requirements:

For UW College or Technical College students.

Please see applications below for criteria. The various scholarships have different criteria. Possible $5000 or $10,000 scholarships.

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Applications

Waupaca County Association for Home and Community Education

General 3/21/2018 2 - $1000.00
Requirements:
  • Students currently attending a Waupaca County high school 
  • Pursuing a degree from any college in the University of Wisconsin system or a Wisconsin technical college
Other Information:

Application

Waupaca County Master Gardeners Scholarship

Horticulture Industry 3/22/2018 $1000.00
Requirements:
  • Waupaca County high school senior who will be attending an institution of higher learning

  • Pursing a degree in Horticulture Industry
Other Information:

Application

State Fair Dairy Promotion Board Scholarship

Agriculture 3/23/2018 Various
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Application and Details

Money Smart- Fox Cities Scholarship

General 3/29/2018 $1,000
Requirements:

• Be a graduating high school senior.

• Have knowledge of money manage-ment skills (decision-making related to spending and saving, investing, use of credit, etc.) appropriate for their age and grade level.

• Live in Northeastern Wisconsin

 

 

Other Information:

Application

SFM Foundation

Parent Killed or seriously injured in Workplace 3/31/2018 Up to $10,000 per year
Requirements:
  • Must be the natural, adopted, step-child or full dependent of a worker injured or killed in a work-related accident during the course and scope of employment with a Minnesota-, Wisconsin-, or Iowa-based employer and entitled to receive benefits under the Minnesota Workers' Compensation Act, Worker's Compensation Act of Wisconsin or Iowa's workers' compensation law.
  • Must be a Minnesota, Wisconsin or Iowa resident between the ages of 16 and 25 at the time of the application.
  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or be a high school student in good standing. Academic achievement, aptitude, extracurricular activities, and community service of the applicant are considered.
  • Grade point average will be reviewed against the number of hours the applicant works and his/her community involvement.
  • Must be pursuing a primary college or university degree (bachelor's or associate's) or vocational education and training (certificate or license) from any accredited school.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.
Awards:
Uses of scholarship
  • Tuition, books, and fees (excludes room and general living expenses).
  • Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the educational institution in two equally apportioned installments during the school year (timing may vary by school).
  • Amount awarded may range between $1,000 and $10,000.
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Application

ALS/Cancer Awareness Committee Scholarship

General 3/31/2018 Various $500.00 Awards
Requirements:
  • The ALS/Cancer Awareness Committee is pleased to announce the following $500 scholarships available to local graduating seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Please read the criteria carefully before applying for each scholarship. Applicants may only receive one of the scholarships, but may apply for more than one. Applicants must be enrolled or intend to enroll in an accredited university or technical school, pursue a program of one year or more, and carry at least twelve (12) credits/semester. A minimum GPA of 3.0 after first semester of college is required to receive scholarship money.

     

  1. The Tom Zinda Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an individual who plans to pursue a post-high school education in agriculture or business. Applicants must be a graduating senior from Almond-Bancroft High School or Amherst High School.
  2. The Eugene Shulfer Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an individual who plans to pursue a post-high school education in the music or medical field or also those going to be a mechanic. Applicants must be a graduating senior from Iola High School or Portage County High Schools.
  3. The Robert “Bobby” Gavin Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an individual who plans to pursue a post-high school education. Applicants must be a graduating senior from Almond-Bancroft High School, Amherst High School or the Stevens Point Area High Schools.
Other Information:

Application

 

Thomas H. Lutsey-Waseda Farms Scholarship

Agriculture 4/1/2018 $10,000
Requirements:
  • Current graduating senior attending a high school within 150 miles of Green Bay
  • Attending an accredited 4-year college/university
    • Students can apply if they plan on attending a 2-year technical school first to then transfer to a 4-year program as a full-time student
  • Pursuing a career with an agriculture focus that will enhance rural communities
    • Examples include dairy science, animal science, agriculture engineering, veterinary medicine, agriculture economics, biotechnology, environmental science, agri-business
  • Minimum 3.0 high school GPA
  • Minimum 19 ACT composite score
  • Student with a rural or agriculture background
  • Financial need as demonstrated by the FAFSA
    • Families with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $20,000 or less are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Should your EFC fall above $20,000, you may still apply for the scholarship. Please review the Financial Information Requirements for further details. 
Other Information:

Application

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation Scholarships

Hosipitality 4/1/2018 Various
Requirements:
  • Accepted at a nationally accredited, post-secondary school, with a minimum of 6 completed credits
  • Completed application that includes employer or instructor recommendations and school transcripts
Other Information:

Application

Charles Van Sickle Scholarship

Law & Justice 4/1/2018 $2000
Requirements:
  • Pre-law or law students who reside in Wisconsin and have an interest in cooperative law are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to students whose parents or grandparents are members of cooperatives, credit unions or mutual insurance companies.
  • Applicants may be awarded this scholarship only once.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point of 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale.
  • Applicants will be judged on leadership, scholastic achievement, extracurricular activities while working on his or her undergraduate degree, personal motivation, academic and life goals.
  • To be eligible, all areas of the application form must be filled out and submitted together.
  • Attach to your application transcripts through your most recently completed semester (undergraduate or law school) and a copy of your Spring 2018 course schedule.
  • Scholarship applications will be judged by a selection committee appointed by the Foundation.
  • All applications are due at the Federated Youth Foundation office no later than April 1, 2018.
Other Information:

Application

ThedaCare Family of Foundations Scholarships

Health Care 4/1/2018 Various
Requirements:
  • A student accepted at or attending a school of higher education in a healthrelated program may be eligible to apply for a Volunteers of ThedaCare Waupaca scholarship. Application forms must be typed and completely filled out. Applications must be submitted by April 1, 2018.
  • Applicants must be a graduate of a high school within the ThedaCare Waupaca service area or currently live within this area.
  • The student must have maintained at least a 3.0 average in high school and continue maintaining a 3.0 average in the health related program.
  • Scholarships will be announced by May 2018.
  • A transcript of grades, credits and two recommendations must accompany scholarship applications. One letter must be from a High School Math or Science Teacher and one from a non-related interested person.
  • One-half of the scholarship will be sent to the school for the first semester. The remaining half will be sent to the school in December for the second semester.
  • Scholarship applicants are to provide a recent photo of themselves for possible use in press release of recipients.
  • The recipient must notify the scholarship committee of any change of address or a change of major outside of the health care field.
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Applications and requirements

Golden Sands Home Builders Association Scholarships

General 4/2/2018 Various
Requirements:
  • 1. Application is due in the Golden Sands Home Builders Association office by April 2 nd , 2018.
  • 2. Application must be completed in a legible manner to be given consideration
  • 3. No other application form will be accepted and none will be returned.
  • 4. A photo is requested, but not required.
  • 5. Statement (no more than 250 words) Present your case for scholarship/financial consideration as completely and convincingly as possible. Comments on why you need this scholarship. Elaborate on your education and occupational goals. Be specific as to your career aspirations. Scholarship and award donors will read this “Statement” exactly as written, so take your time, check your spelling and grammar and do a good job. Confine your information to the application.
  • 6. Attached with this application your most current, complete school transcript showing your classes taken, GPA and class rank.
  • 7. Attached also a maximum of 2 letters of recommendation, of which not more than 1 is from a current or past teacher. If letters of recommendation are coming in a separate, please inform us to this. The deadline for the recommendations letter is also April 2 nd , 2018.
  • 8. The successful applicant must be a permanent resident of the central Wisconsin area.
  • 9. Preference will be given to family members of the GSHBA membership.
Awards:

GSHBA Scholarship of Excellence - $1000

Origin Family Homebuilders Scholarship - $750

Jeff Nygaard Memorial Scholarship - $500

Henry Knoll Memorial Scholarship Fund - $500

The Portage County Bank and Best Excavting & Trucking Scholarship - $500

Other Information:

Application

CWEC Operation Roundup Scholarship

General 4/2/2018 Various
Requirements:
  • 1. Scholarships will be available to college, vocational, or technical school bound students through
    the CWEC Operation Roundup program.

  • 2. Both traditional and nontraditional students are encouraged to apply.

  • 3. To be eligible, either the student or parents must have their primary residence located on CWEC
    lines and participate in Operation Roundup.

  • 4. Scholarship winners must maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average and full time student
    equivalent (12+ earned credits) during their first quarter or semester of their fall 2017 college or
    vocational-technical school year.

  • 5. Payment will be made upon completion of the first quarter or semester of their fall 2018
    college, vocational, or technical school year. Each recipient will need to provide the cooperative
    with a copy of his or her grades and proof of enrollment for second semester.

  • 6. If you do not meet the requirements, you can reapply the next year.
Other Information:

Application

Challenge the Outdoors Scholarship

Disability or Pursuing an education in working with persons with Disabilities 4/10/2018 $500.00
Requirements:
  • Individuals living in Brown, Calumet, Green lake, Kewaunee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara, and Winnebago counties in Wisconsin
  • A Challenge The outdoors member may also be a recipient and he or she may live in any county in Wisconsin
  • An individual with a physical challaenges prusuing a post-secondary education OR a non-disabled individual pursuing a post-secondary educatino toward a career working with persons with a physical disability
  • High School Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 or above
Other Information:

Application

Mid-State Football & Cheerleading Conference Scholarship Fund

General 4/16/2018 Up to 5 - $250.00 Awards
Requirements:
  • Completed at least one (1) year in a Mid-State Program
  • Be accepted into an accredited college and plan to attend in the fall of the year the scholarship is awarded. 
Other Information:

Application

Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship

Art 4/24/2018 Various
Requirements:
  • Visual Arts Program Major including Art Therapy
  • Evidence of involvement in activities in the school or community
  • autobiography: submit a 1-2 page qutobiography recognizing your activities, community service awards, reasons for pursuing a degree in teh visual arts and how you plan on using your knowledge and skills upon graduation
  • 2 letters of recommendation (At least one from an art instructor)
Other Information:

Application

AB Nicholas Scholarship Foundation

Basketball Scholarship 4/30/2018 Various
Requirements:
  • Resident of Wisconsin
  • Public and private high school students
  • Basketball program participants in thieir senior year
  • Planning to attend a University of Wisconsin System school
  • Participation in NCAA sports may require permission
Other Information:

Application

CWEC Electric Utility Worker Scholarship

General 5/4/2018 $1000
Requirements:
  • Any applicant enrolling in a line worker program or any applicant who can prove they are
  • on a waiting list for the next open enrollment period.
  • Applicant must be a resident of Marathon, Portage, Waupaca, or Shawano County.
  • Preference will be given to CWEC members.
  • Dependents of employees and directors are not eligible to participate in this scholarship
  • program.
Other Information:

Application

Wisconsin Towns Association, Rural Mutual Insurance Company and Scott Construction, Inc. Scholarship

General 5/31/2018 Various
Requirements:
  • High School Seniors graduating in 2018
  • Plan to enroll in a Wisconsin public or private college of vocational school

 

Other Information:

Application

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

General 6/14/2018 Various
Requirements:
  • See site for details. There are scholarships and grants available.
Other Information:

Application Process

Horatio Alger Scholarship

General 6/15/2018 Several and Various Due Dates
Requirements:

See website for each Scholarship's Criteria

Various due dates

Other Information:

Application

2018 Americanism Programs and Scholarships

General 7/15/2018 Various
Requirements:

Various Requirements

Other Information:

Scholarships available

2018 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

Nursing 8/31/2018 $1000
Requirements:
  • Applicants must be in good academic standing and on track to graduate from high school at the conclusion of the 2017-18 academic year.
  • Only one application entry is accepted per student.
Other Information:

Information

Application