Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin Engineering Scholarship
Scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors who plan to study engineering. The State’s EFW Scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled in an ABET accredited program leading to a baccalaureate degree in engineering and who intend to enter the profession of engineering upon graduation. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, community involvement, extracurricular activities and need. In addition to several scholarship offered in the State Scholarship Program, several local chapters of the WSPE organization also award scholarships to students in their area. Each scholarship application should be sent to the local chapter scholarship chairman identified on the last sheet of the application form. Applications should be postmarked no later than Monday, December 19, 2016. Click here for a memo to high school seniors.
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.
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 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 tomust 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.
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.
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 full tuition Average award is $750 per semester for up to four semesters Tool Awards have a retail value of over $3,600!