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 application. The 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 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.