AB Nicholas Scholarship Foundation
The scholarships are offered to male and female students in basketball programs (student athletes and managers). Approximately 60 scholarships will be offered to Wisconsin public and private high school graduates based on need, academic achievement and character. The annual scholarships ($10,000 for four-year programs and $5,000 for two-year programs) are renewable. Applicants must be basketball program participants in their senior year of high school and planning to attend a University of WI System school. Participation in NCAA sports may require permission. The application deadline is April 30, 2017.
Students of Integrity Scholarships
The Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin awards scholarships to Wisconsin high school students who have demonstrated character, leadership and ethical values beyond their grades and test scores. Integrity is best seen in the decisions we make and how we make them. The application scoring will largely focus on the students' submitted essays and letters of recommendation. Eligibility requirements include: Wisconsin state residency, high school senior, a minimum 3.0 GPA or showing academic improvement consistently over time, planning to attend a WI accredited 2 or 4 year Higher Education Institution. Ten students will receive a scholarship for $2,500. At a minimum, two of the ten scholarships are designated for two students attending a Wisconsin two-year college/technical school. The application deadline is March 1st, 2017 by 4:30 p.m. Selected students will be recognized at the BBB Annual Torch Awards Luncheon Ceremony on Thursday, May 18, 2017 held at the Harley-Davidson Museum ®. The online application can be found on the website along with a FAQ section.
Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship
The Dream Pool Foundation, Inc will be awarding two $2,000 scholarships and two $1,000 scholarships to individuals pursuing education in the visual arts. Interested candidates must possess extracurricular accomplishments and inspirational goals and must be enrolling as an Art Major at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States (includes Art Therapy). Applications, requirements and information about the scholarship can be found here. Students must complete the High School Application and the Scholarship Requirements documents. The deadline is April 24, 2017.
SFM Foundation Scholarship
Scholarships are available to students whose parents were killed or seriously injured in workplace accidents while working for Minnesota, Iowa, or Wisconsin employers. The Foundation provides post-secondary education scholarships to children of parents fatally or seriously injured on the job. Each scholarship recipient is eligible for up to $10,000 per year and can receive scholarships annually through graduation from a 2 or 4-year college, university or vocational school. The application must be submitted by March 31, 2017. The application, guidelines and scholarship information can be found here.
Thomas B. Jones and Grace Stevenson Jones Scholarship Foundation
Students residing in the Wisconsin counties of Grant, Iowa, and Lafayette are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The Foundation awarded $74,700 in scholarships for the 2016-17 school year. Scholarships can range from $1,000 to $3,000 for students enrolled or accepted in a duly accredited four-year college or university in Wisconsin or such other four year college/university as the Trustees approve. Only a total of three students may be awarded scholarships who attend the UW-Platteville. Applications are available in the Counseling Office or online. The application and all supporting materials must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2017.
Wisconsin Towns Association Scholarship
The Wisconsin Towns Association, Rural Mutual Insurance Companies, and Scott Construction, Inc. will be awarding $7,000 in scholarships to high school seniors graduating in 2017 from either a public or private high school in Wisconsin that plan to enroll in a Wisconsin public or private college or vocational college. The winners are determined by independent judging of an essay contest. The essay should address the topic, “A federal republic form of government: What is it? Why does it work? Do we still have one? Why are town governments critical to its success?” Students do not need to be residents of towns. The Counseling Office has copies of the Background Information Form, as well as brochures with scholarship information and guidelines. Essays must be postmarked by May 29, 2017.
Wisconsin and National American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships
Applications for the American Legion Auxiliary, National and Department of Wisconsin scholarships are available on their website. All Wisconsin American Legion Auxiliary scholarship applications must be certified and signed by a local Auxiliary Unit by March 1, 2017. National American Legion Auxiliary scholarship applications must be forwarded to a local Auxiliary Unit for judging. The local Unit will sign and forward one winning application to the Education Chairman. The Education Chairman will judge the applications and forward one application for competition at the divisional level.
Talent Incentive Program (TIP) Grant*
The TIP Grant provides assistance to economically and educationally disadvantaged Wisconsin students who attend an eligible Wisconsin postsecondary school. Students must be first time college freshman and meet criterion (criterion information on application). Funding is limited and allocated on a first come, first served basis. Awards range between $600-$1,800 per year for 10 semesters.
Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Programs Scholarship (GEAR UP)*
The average scholarship award is $2,224/year and is automatically renewable for four years/eight semesters of consecutive enrollment as long as funds are available. Students must be first time college students, under 22 years of age and receive a GEAR UP service prior to graduating from high school (Mrs. Fimreite will be scheduling a GEAR UP service at DHS during the 2016-17 school year). The application must be submitted prior to high school graduation.
*By sending in the application and supporting documents students are considered for both the TIP Grant and the GEAR UP Scholarship. The application can be accessed here. The student letter, which includes general information and outlines needed documents can be accessed here. Please note that the fax number on the application is incorrect. The correct fax number for the Madison area is 608-267-0364.
Amateur Radio Education Fund of Southwest Wisconsin, LLC Scholarship
This is an amateur radio organization, which is offering a scholarship of $1,000 for students who will attend a post-high school institute of learning. Applicants must hold a valid amateur radio license. Scholarship applicants must complete an application and short essay and must be dated June 1, 2017 or earlier. Click here for the flyer.