Scholarship Name Category Due Date Amount

Burger King Scholar

General 12/15/2017 Various
Requirements:

High school seniors, BURGER KING® employees, their dependent children, spouses or domestic partners in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the 2018-2019 school year!

High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible, and must be active in their community through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations.

Other Information:

Application

Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin (EFW)

Engineering 12/18/2017 Various $2000 scholarships
Requirements:
  • Applicant must be accepted as a high school senior.
  • Applicant shall enroll in a four-year ABET accredited program leading to a baccalaureate degree in engineering and shall intend to enter the profession of engineering upon graduation.  
  • Payment of the award will be submitted directly to the university after successful enrollment, or the payment of the award may be directly sent to the student with confirmation of completion of the fall semester.
  • Only applications with a documented high school transcript and ACT test scores attached will be considered.  The transcripts and the ACT test scores may be mailed separately, by policy of the high school.  Be sure to include all 6 sheets of the application form.
  • Academic requirements are:
    • GPA:  Minimum – 3.0
    • ACT Composite Score: Minimum – 24
  • Only current year WSPE application forms are acceptable.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and Wisconsin resident.
Other Information:

Application

American Legion Riders District 8 Scholarship

General 12/31/2017 $1000
Requirements:

See Application for Criteria

Other Information:

Application

GE-Reagan Foundation

General 12/31/2017 $500.00
Requirements:
  • The scholarship is judged primarily on academic achievement, but financial need may also be considered.
  • The scholarship application must be submitted, in full, by December 31, 2017. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • Applications for the scholarship can be submitted by any high school senior or high school graduate nationwide in United States of America.
  • Applicant must be accepted to a college and enrolled in courses full time.
  • Special consideration will be given to those whom are pursuing entomology or a related field.
  • A student aid report showing household income status will be required to be mailed in by finalists upon notification.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0. A transcript must be attached with counselor or school representative signature for application to be considered.
  • An unopened copy of transcripts, sent from the applicant’s high school will be required from finalists before award is presented.
  • This scholarship is a one-time award worth $500.
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
Other Information:

Application

ACT College and Career Readiness Champions

General 12/31/2017 $500
Requirements:
  • A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions
  • Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale
  • Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.
Other Information:

Apply

GE-Reagan Foundation

General 1/4/2018 $10,000 up to $40,000
Requirements:
  • Demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
  • Demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
  • Demonstrate financial need;
  • Be citizens of the United States of America;
  • Be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
  • Plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.

In addition, semifinalists must be nominated by an eligible community leader, such as a high school principal, elected official or executive director of a nonprofit organization, and must provide documentation to certify academic performance and financial need. 

Other Information:

Application

Foundation of WATDA

Automotive, Diesel, Auto Collision and Motorcycle Technician 1/16/2018 Various Amounts
Requirements:
  • Be a Wisconsin resident.
  • Have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Be a high school graduate or high school senior graduating in 2018.
  • Plan to attend or currently be enrolled (with an anticipated graduation date no earlier than the spring of 2019) in an automotive, auto collision or diesel technician program at a NATEF-certified Wisconsin technical college.
  • Plan to pursue a professional career in the automotive, diesel or auto collision industry.
  • High school students must submit their ACT (or ACCUPLACER) test scores and complete two additional on-line tests. Testing should be completed by January 16, 2018.
  • Current technical college students do not need to complete the assessment tests, but they will need to send in their transcripts from their first semester as soon as it is available.
Awards:

Scholarship amounts vary and may be valued up to full tuition. Scholarships are based on funding availability.

  • Scholarships are paid each semester depending on the specific program. For example a $3,000 scholarship will be paid over 4 semesters (fall & spring) at $750 per semester. A semester grade point average of 2.8 must be maintained to be eligible for payment. 
  • Tool awards valued over $3,600 are provided by Snap-on Corporation, Kenosha, WI.
  • Auto Collision Technician Scholarships funded by Wisconsin Auto Collision Technicians Association, Ltd. (WACTAL) are available to students planning to attend a Wisconsin technical college that is a member of WACTAL.
Other Information:

Application

Wisconsin Education Association Council

Education 2/1/2018 $1,450 per year for four years
Requirements:
  • High school seniors who are planning to go into the field of education.
  • Parent(s) are a WEAC member, a WEAC retired member or who died while holding a WEAC membership are eligible to apply. 
  • Must rank in the top 25% of your class
  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA
Awards:

Winners of the scholarship will receive a grant of $1,450.00 per year for four years of study.

Other Information:

Information and application

Wisconsin Professional Police Association Scholarship Program

Police Science/Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement 2/1/2018 Various
Requirements:

Any Wisconsin resident enrolling in a college or vocational/technical school in a course of study leading to a two- or four-year degree in police science, criminal justice, or a law enforcement-related field – which does not include law school – is eligible.

Other Information:

Application

Dane County Farmers Market Scholarship

Agriculture 2/1/2018 $1100
Requirements:
  • Recipient should be planning on choosing a major or a minor in an Agricultural science
  • Recipient should have a minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
  • Demonstrated interest or experience in local food production or markets is preferred.
Other Information:

Application

Wisconsin State Telecommunications Foundation Scholarship Program

General 2/6/2018 Various
Requirements:
  • A photostat or certificate, verified by the proper authority stating the applicant's ACT/SAT test scores, Grade Point Average (GPA) and history, including courses taken and grades received from the first year of high school to date of application. (Transcript) Please include on the transcript the courses that the student will be taking [credits to be earned] for the second semester of their senior year. 
  • A NEATLY TYPED statement by the applicant containing no more than 500 words answering these questions: • What is your primary goal in life? • Why did you choose that goal? • How do you expect to achieve that goal? • Where do you plan to be five years after college? 
  • A letter of recommendation from a teacher, school counselor or administrator covering character, personality, scholarship and other relevant information concerning the applicant. (THIS LETTER IS TO BE ON HIGH SCHOOL LETTERHEAD.)
  • Photo of applicant – prefer senior year photograph.
Other Information:

Application

Elks' US Constitution Scholarship

General 2/9/2018 $300 local and up from there
Requirements:

See links below

Other Information:

Poster

Application

Contest Rules

Announcement

Mediacom World Class Scholarship

General 2/16/2018 $1,000
Requirements:
  • Children of directors, officers, employees or agents of Mediacom are not eligible.
  • Applicants must be legal residents of a community that is being served by Mediacom (see list on pages 6-8).
  • Scholarship awardees may attend any accredited two-year or four-year college, university, technical or vocational school within the United States.
  • Applicants must intend to pursue a course of study at a qualified post-secondary institution.
  • Applicants must be accepted by the qualified post-secondary institution prior to actually receiving a scholarship.
  • Applicants must commence their post-secondary education or training in the first academic year following their senior year of high school.
  • Applicants must be in their senior year of high school, must be high school graduates or persons who have achieved equivalent certification. If an applicant is awarded a scholarship while in his or her senior year of high school and does not graduate at the end of his or her senior year, he or she is no longer eligible to receive a scholarship.
  • Students completing high school in fewer than the normal four years are eligible to apply.
  • Students entering a qualified post-secondary institution in the middle of their senior high school year are permitted to apply the following year.
  • All scholarships will be awarded without regard to race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation or social or economic status.
  • Scholarships are not renewable.
Other Information:

Application

VFW Post 1037 Scholarship

General 2/28/2018 Up to $500
Other Information:

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.

Other Information:

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. 
Other Information:

Applications and requirements

 

CHS Larsen Cooperative Scholarship

General 3/15/2018 Various
Requirements:
  • The parents, parent, guardian, or individual applicant must be a patron of CHS Larsen Cooperative and have purchased at least $2,000 worth of goods or services from CHS Larsen Cooperative from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015.
  • 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.
Other Information:

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. 
Other Information:

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.

Other Information:

Applications

State Fair Dairy Promotion Board Scholarship

Agriculture 3/23/2018 Various
Other Information:

Application and Details

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.
Other Information:

Application

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

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

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