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2016-2017 Scholarships




National Wild Turkey Federation’s Dr. James Earl Kennamer Academic Scholarship Program

Scholarships are available at the local, state and national level.  Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and plan to pursue a degree at an accredited institution of higher education.  Students must actively participate in hunting sports, hold a current NWTF membership, be involved in school activities and demonstrate leadership qualities and/or community involvement.  Additional guidelines can be found on the applicationThe application must be submitted to your local NWTF chapter no later than January 1, 2017.  Applications sent directly to NWTF National Headquarters will not be considered.


Foundation of the Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers Association (WATDA) Scholarship

Scholarships are available for graduating high school seniors, adult students and continuing technical college students who are pursuing a career in the auto and truck industry.  Current technical college students must be in their first year of a two year program to be eligible. The four types of scholarships: include Automotive, Diesel, Auto Collision, Motorcycle.  Applications can be found on the website (linked above).  Carefully review the website to ensure all materials are included.  The application deadline is January 15, 2017.  Tuition awards vary and can be up to full tuition  Average award is $750 per semester for up to four semesters  Tool Awards have a retail value of over $3,600!


Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship (RMHC)

Four RMHC Scholarships in the amount of $1500 will be awarded for high school seniors residing in one of 13 counties (Iowa County is one) who will be attending a 2 or 4 year school in the 2017-18 school year may apply.  Students are selected based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, community involvement and work ethic. The student’s written personal statement is the most important part of the application.  Students apply online by January 18. 2017.


Badgerland Financial High School Scholarship Program

Twenty-two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors who are continuing their studies at a short course, technical/trade school or university.  This scholarship is based on students’ leadership in academics, agricultural, extracurricular, and rural community activities.  The application and qualifications can be accessed on the website.  The application must be typed, completed with the appropriate signatures and submitted by mail, postmarked by January 27, 2017.


Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship

Hammett, Bellin & Oswald, LLC in Appleton, Wisconsin is offering a $750 scholarship for a first-year college freshman who will be attending an accredited college/university during the 2017-2018 school year.  Special consideration will be given to a student who is interested in pursuing a career in law and meets the requirements.  Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be enrolled in and plan to attend a Wisconsin college/university during the 2017-2018 school year.  

The application deadline (only online applications will be accepted) is January 31, 2017.  LATE and INCOMPLETE applications will not be considered.


Wisconsin Professional Police Association Scholarship Program

Any Wisconsin resident enrolling in a college or vocational/technical school in a course of study leading to a 2 or 4 year degree in political science, criminal justice or a law enforcement-related field (does not include law school) is eligible.  Financial need is not a criterion for selection.  The application deadline is February 1, 2017.  Instructions and the application can be accessed here.


Wisconsin and National American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships

Applications for the American Legion Auxiliary, National and Department of Wisconsin scholarships are available on their websiteAll 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.




Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship

In an effort to prevent cyberbullying, the Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship was created for a high school student.  The applicant must write an essay of 600-1000 words and must include “Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?” and “How has cyberbullying personally affected teens?”  Selection is based on creativity, content and a commitment to the cause of preventing cyberbullying.  The award is $1000 and the deadline is February 28, 2017.  This scholarship is run annually.


America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship

This scholarship, sponsored bythe Monsanto Fund, gives students the chance to earn a $1500 scholarship in an ag-related field of study.  Application information is available on the website.  Applications must be submitted by February 1, 2017.  The program is managed by the National FFA Scholarship Program, but applicants are not required to be FFA members.


Innovative Ag Services Scholarship

Eight recipients will receive a $750.00 Ag Scholarship. Criterion include the following:  A parent or guardian must be an active patron of Innovative Ag Services, having purchased production supplies from the cooperative or sold grain to the cooperative within the past year.  The student must be a graduating high school senior who will be majoring in an agricultural related field of study at an accredited college or university.  Guidelines and the application can be accessed here.  Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2017.


High school seniors are eligible for $10,000 in renewable scholarships--up to $40,000 per student! DEADLINE: January 5, 2017




UW Milwaukee Alumni Association Scholarships

Several scholarships are available, ranging in value from $2,000 to $5,000, for Wisconsin high school seniors who plan to attend UWM in Fall 2017.  For full program details and scholarship applications, please visit the website.  Application Deadline is January 16, 2017.


Trytten Scholarship

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is offering a 44000 Trytten Scholarship to be awarded to an incoming freshman who intends ot major in Chemistry at UWSP.  Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 in the first 7 semesters of high school.  The application can be accessed on the website and must be postmarked by January 31, 2017.


Delta Theta Sigma Scholarship

Housing and academic scholarships are available to high school male or female high school seniors that will be attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison or Madison Area Technical College beginning in the fall semester of 2017.  Students do not need to be in the fraternity to accept the scholarship.  There are two types of scholarships available.  Up to ten $1000 In-House Resident Scholarships will be awarded in which leadership positions, sports and activities, community involvement and academic achievement will be considered equally.  There are also up to two $500 Academic Scholarships.  The application can be accessed here.  One application covers both scholarships.  The deadline is February 15, 2017.


Chancellor’s Scholarship (CS) and Powers-Knapp Scholarship (PKS) Programs (University of Wisconsin-Madison)  

These scholarships are for academically outstanding and talented high school seniors from groups underrepresented in postsecondary education, including students from rural communities with a farming background, urban disadvantaged communities, underrepresented minority backgrounds, and socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds.   

The Scholarship Programs offer a four-year merit based tuition scholarship.  Eligibility for the scholarships include demonstrated outstanding academic performance, enrolling as a new freshman the fall after high school graduation, a U.S. citizen and a member of one underrepresented groups (Socio-economically disadvantaged- e.g. Rural farming or urban disadvantaged communities, underrepresented minority- African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Southeast Asian).  Scholars are selected based on several criteria including demonstrated academic success in high school, strong leadership skills, a commitment to volunteer service, and potential to excel in the university’s rigorous educational environment.   

The scholarship application is online and available via Scholarships@UW-Madison.  Please refer to the following provost.wisc.edu/csp.htm website for complete instructions on how to apply.  The application deadline is February 1, 2017.


Art and Design Major Scholarships at UW-Whitewater

These awards are designated specifically for new Art majors and are based on scholarship, artistic ability and participation in student programs.  Students must submit a portfolio of 8-10 digital images and must showcase at least two studio disciplines (drawing, painting, graphic design, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, animation, video production, web design, etc.).  All materials must be submitted by March 1, 2017.  Information can be accessed here.