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GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS

2023-2024 School Year
 
Senior Scholarship Information and Deadlines:
Additionally, scholarships will be updated through school announcements, student emails, the Counseling Facebook page.
 
Click on links below for scholarship applications, requirements and more details.
 
October 2nd-Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship: The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to students in their final year of high school. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 35th class in 2023, the Foundation has provided over 6,750 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $81 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.
Apply now! High school seniors may visit https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/ to apply to be a Coca-Cola Scholar. Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
 
 
October 17th-High School Heisman Scholarship: Eligibility begins with maintaining a weighted GPA of 3.0 (B average) or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community. Applicants must participate or have participated in grades 9, 10, or 11 in at least one recognized sport. Please visit https://heismanscholarship.com/application/ for an application and more information.
 
November 7th-Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship:

Applicants must be graduating high school students who intend to enroll in a postsecondary institution, which may be a public or nonpublic university, college, or vocational/technical college.  Students who are residents of the State of Wisconsin, are in good standing, and who demonstrate probable success in postsecondary education are eligible to apply.  This is a competitive scholarship. Eligibility is not limited by GPA, class rank, or any other school or program conferred status (ex. National Honor Society). Any student who meets the above eligibility criteria may apply.

Selection Criteria: Students will be evaluated on their leadership, citizenship, school and community involvement, and academic achievement.  In addition, students will be evaluated on their ability to clearly articulate goals in each of four areas: future educational goals, personal life goals, community/society service goals, and career goals. Each student must submit three letters of recommendation. 

 

To learn more and apply, please visit https://www.kohleducation.org/studentexcellence/

An account must be created in order to apply.

 
November 13th-Elks National Foundation Scholarships: The MVS Scholarship is available to high school seniors who are United States citizens and pursuing a four-year degree on a full-time basis at a college or university next year.  Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks. Males and females compete separately and are judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. There are 500, four-year scholarships ranging in amounts of $1,000- $7,500 each year. For an application and more information, please visit https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
 
December 1st-Hagan Scholarship Foundation:

The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship designed to help high-achieving students from small towns and rural areas graduate college debt-free. Recipients must graduate from a public high school located in a county having fewer than 50,000 residents or graduate from a remote rural high school located in a county having more than 50,000 residents.

**Students must have achieved  a 3.5 GPA in order to apply.

Please visit https://haganscholarships.org/application/ for more information and an application.

Lincoln HS had a Hagan Scholarship recipient in 2021!

 

December 18th-Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin:

Only for high school seniors entering a four-year EAC/ABET accredited engineering program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering with an intent to enter a professional engineering field upon graduation:

  1. GPA equal to, or greater than 3.2
  2. ACT Composite Score equal to, or greater than 26
  3. Neither Engineering Technology nor Computer Science majors are acceptable

Please visit https://www.wspe.org/scholarships for an application and more information. An informational sheet is below.

 

February 20th, 2024-Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance (WiRSA):

The scholarship will be awarded annually to one graduating high school senior from each of the four membership regions of Wisconsin as specified in the organization's bylaws. Each recipient will receive a one time scholarship of $750 to be used by the student to help defray the costs of post-secondary education and related expenses. A written essay is required for the application that expands on the following information:

  1. The benefits of attending a rural school
  2. Your college and career goals
  3. The value of growing up in a rural community and what personal values you have gained from your experience

Lincoln will choose one application to submit to WiRSA for scholarship consideration. The student chosen will have to complete a Google form and upload the necessary documents for eligibility.

Please visit https://www.wirsa.org/wirsa-senior-scholarship for additional scholarship information.

 

February 20th, 2024-Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance (WiRSA) Post-Secondary Teacher Education Scholarship:

In recognition of the tremendous efforts put forth by Wisconsin’s rural schools to provide their students with quality education in an ever-changing environment, it is with pleasure that the Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance (WiRSA) offers an annual scholarship program. This year a second set of scholarships will be offered to students entering the field of Teacher Education.

The scholarship will be awarded annually to one graduating high school senior from each of the four membership regions of Wisconsin as specified in the organization’s bylaws. An additional at-Large scholarship will be given to the next highest-scoring applicant. Each recipient will receive a one-time cash scholarship of $750 to be used by the student to help defray the costs of post-secondary education and related expenses.

A written essay is required for the application that expands on the following information:

  • The benefits of attending a rural school.

  • Why you are choosing the field of Teacher Education?

  • The value of growing up in a rural community and what personal values you have gained from your experience.

 

Lincoln will choose one application to submit to WiRSA for scholarship consideration. The student chosen will have to complete a Google form and upload the necessary documents for eligibility.

Please visit https://www.wirsa.org/wirsa-postsecondary-teacher-education-scholarship-details for additional scholarship information.

 

February 26, 2024-Tri-County Communications Cooperative: TCC Inc. will again offer scholarships to 2023 High School graduates who plan to further their education at a Technical College or University.  Twenty-Five lucky graduates will receive $500.00 scholarships in a random drawing. The drawing will be conducted in February, scholarship recipients will be notified in writing and will be presented at our Annual Membership Meeting. The parents, guardians or foster parents of the recipients must reside in the TCC Cooperative's service area and be a member of the Cooperative. For a copy of a scholarship application, please see Mrs. Schulte or visit https://tccpro.net/gettcc/scholarships/

TCC-Telecommunications Field Scholarship This scholarship is being offered to students going into fields related to the telecommunications industry, including Internet Technology, Cable Systems, Server Management, Underground Cabling or other related fields.  We are offering TWO $1,000 scholarships being awarded for 2021. Scholarships will be randomly drawn and then announced at the TCC Annual Membership Meeting on March 30, 2021. Qualified applicants who do not win the Telecommunications Scholarship will be automatically entered for a General Scholarship. For a copy of a scholarship application, please see Mrs. Schulte or visit https://tccpro.net/gettcc/scholarships/

 

 

February 28th, 2024- Black River Falls Area Foundation-Jackson County Schools

The following scholarships are available using the BRF Area Foundation Application. Please visit https://www.brfareafoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/Senior-Scholarship-Listing.pdf for more information and an application. An application is also included below.

Applications must be emailed to [email protected] with all necessary documents listed on the BRF Area Foundation Application.

Additional scholarships for only Lincoln students will be made available at a later date with an April deadline (Ransom, M. Powell, A. Brenengen, and "Knuckles").

 

Available Scholarships with a deadline of 2/28/2024:

 

Ann Krohn Peterson

-Graduating senior or alumni of a Jackson Cty. High School

-Majoring in education; preference given to early childhood or elementary education

-Financial need considered

 

Dean Nortman Memorial

-Jackson Cty. graduating senior or alumni

-Majoring in Fire Science or EMT-related field

 

Krohn Clinic Physicians

-Graduating senior or alumni of a Jackson Cty. School-or a person living and/or working in Jackson Cty.

-Pursuing an education in a medical field

-Preference given to a student interested in rural medicine

 

Lt. Terry Preston Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

-Majoring in Police Science or Law Enforcement

 

Richard Hilliker Memorial Scholarship ($2,000)

-Graduating senior or alumni of a Jackson County High School

-Majoring in Natural Resources, Environmental Science, or Conservation

-Financial need and academic achievement will be considered

 

Rick Millis Memorial Scholarship

-Lincoln or BRFHS graduating senior or alumni

-Extracurricular involvement or work experience and financial need

Additional application requirements:

1. Essay: "The Life Experience that has had the most impact on my educational goals and objectives."

-must be 250 words or less and address the issue of financial aid in your essay

2. Two letters of recommendation

 

March 6th, 2024-Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation, Inc.

Five outstanding high school seniors from rural Wisconsin, will each receive a $3,000 scholarship award to pursue post-secondary education through their Premier Scholarship Award Program. 

 Applications will open on Friday, Jan. 5, 2024, and close on Wednesday, March 6.

Please visit https://www.wrof.org for more information. Only online applications will be accepted. 

 Scholarship selection criteria: 

  • The high school senior has lived in rural Wisconsin for at least two years. "Rural" is defined as traditional rural areas and rural towns with a population of 25,000 or less.

  • The high senior is attending a public or private school in Wisconsin.

  • The high school senior is pursuing post-secondary education and plans on returning to rural Wisconsin upon graduation.

  • The high school senior will pursue a degree in a field that will support the economic health and well-being of rural communities in Wisconsin. This includes fields in agriculture, healthcare, large animal veterinary care, environmental studies, and sustainable practices.

  • The high school senior has financial need.

Three letters of recommendation are requested and help in the selection process but are not required.

 

March 1st, 2024- Security Financial Bank Scholarship

Recipients are chosen on a variety of factors including involvement in school, youth organizations and community events with particular preference given to students pursuing a career in finance, accounting or business administration. Please visit https://www.sfbank.com/scholarships.phtml for additional information and a scholarship application. Applications may also be found below.

Requirements include:

  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior.
  • Applicant must be continuing education at a four-year university or two-year technical college.
  • Applicant or parent/guardian of applicant must be an account holder at SFB.
  • Applicant must have a high school accumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

  

March 15th, 2024-Jackson Electric Cooperative Scholarship

To qualify, the student must be a child (or under legal guardianship) of an active member (primary residence) of Jackson Electric and reside in the same household. The scholarship award will be based on merit (combination of academics, extra-curricular activities, and community service) and financial need. Jackson Electric will award up to ten $1,000 scholarships. The application deadline is March 15, 2024, no later than 4 p.m and all applications should be mailed to: Jackson Electric Cooperative, Attn: Scholarships N6868 Cty. Rd. F, Black River Falls, WI 54615. An application can be found below or at: https://jackelec.com/sites/default/files/JEC%20Site/YOUR%20COOPERATIVE/Community/Scholarships/2024_Youth%20Scholarship%20Application_Fillable.pdf

March 15th, 2024- Ashley Scholarship Program: Grants-in-Aid

  • $2,000 scholarship
  • Student has a parent/guardian employed by Ashley Furniture (or student is employed)
  • Student is enrolled at a technical college or university in Fall 2024
  • Available to all fields of study
 
Ronald & Joyce Wanek Foundation, Inc Scholarship-found at  https://www.ronaldandjoycewanekfoundation.com/scholarship
    • Up to $5,000 scholarship
    • Currently attends one of the specified high schools listed
    • Student is enrolled at a technical college or university in Fall 2024
    • Must be a qualifying field of study:

Automation Technology, Automation & Robotics, Carpentry, Commercial Driving, Construction, Diesel Technology, Electrical, Electromechanical, Engineering(Automation, Computer, Design, Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical) Heavy Equipment Operation, HVAC, Interior Design, Information Technology (IT), IoT (Internet of Things) Machine Tooling, Manufacturing, Mechatronics, Pipefitting, Plumbing, Welding & Fabrication

 

Application Process

Both scholarships require submission of the following documents:

  1. Completed application and questionnaire (specified questions are included on the application)
  2. Official high school transcript with GPA based on 4.0 scale (must have a school administrator signature)
  3. Resume that includes job experience (if applicable) and extra-curricular activities 

Completed applications and supporting documents must be submitted via the online application by Wednesday, March 15, 2024, at 11:59pm.

 

March 22, 2024- UW HELP Emma D. Boettiger Scholarship: 

  • The UW HELP Emma D. Boettiger Scholarship was established to encourage the pursuit of a post-secondary degree in the Universities of Wisconsin. The scholarship will award two academic scholarships to Wisconsin high school students who plan to enroll at a Universities of Wisconsin institution beginning Fall 2024 term. The scholarships are given in the memory of Emma Boettiger’s sister, Nettie Dieckmann, and nephew, Freddie Dieckmann.
  • The scholarship is a four-time award of $2,000 (awarded in two disbursements each year over the course of four consecutive years – $1,000 for the fall semester and $1,000 for the spring semester). Recipients will need to provide proof of enrollment each year, once for the fall term and again for the spring term before scholarship funds are disbursed.
  • ELIGIBILITY AND SELECTION GUIDELINE:

    • The following qualities will be taken into consideration in the selection process:
    • Applicant must currently be a Wisconsin high school senior (12th grade) student.
    • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (unweighted) of 2.0 out of 4.0.
    • Applicant must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.
    • Applicant demonstrates financial need.
    • Applicant plans to attend a Universities of Wisconsin institution as a full-time, new freshman student beginning Fall 2024.
    • Preference will be given to applicants planning to major in a health-related field.
  • SUBMISSION:
    Please choose ONE option for submission:

    • Option #1 – Email: Create one email message attaching the application along with all required application materials and submit to [email protected] by 4:30 PM CST on Friday, March 22, 2024.
    •  Option #2 – Electronic Submission: Submit the application along with all required application materials and submit electronically using THIS LINK by 4:30 PM CST on Friday, March 22, 2024.

 

March 31st, 2024-Allied Cooperative Scholarship: Allied Cooperative will offer 25 - $1,000 scholarships to full-time students pursuing a two- or four- year degree or farm and industry short course program. Twenty of the scholarships will be designated for students pursuing careers in agriculture. Five of the scholarships will be designated for students pursuing non-agricultural careers. The number of scholarships awarded may vary based on quantity and quality of applications. 

$1,000 Scholarship Eligibility/Instructions

1. Applicant shall be an Allied Cooperative member or a dependent of an Allied Cooperative member at the time of application. 2. Applicant shall be a full-time student that has been accepted into a college program.

3. Scholarships are based on scholastic achievement, leadership, and a written essay.

4. Applicant must submit: • Completed application form • Your high school and current grade transcript • A short essay on the importance of cooperatives and your future career goals. • A photo for follow-up publicity. (Digital photos preferred. Photos may be submitted to [email protected]. Reference scholarship application when emailing photo.) Please visit https://www.allied.coop/about-us for more information. An application may be found on the website, and listed below. 

 

March 31st, 2024-Clark County Community Foundation Scholarship: 

Eligible applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

1. The Clark County Community Scholarship Fund program is available to any 2024 high school graduate whose primary residence (address) is located within Clark County, Wisconsin

2. Who will graduate with a GPA of at least 2.00 (as of the scholarship application date)

3. Who is graduating from one of the following School Districts: Abbotsford, Loyal, Pittsville ,Alma Center – Humbird – Merrillan, Marshfield, Spencer, Colby, Neillsville, Stanley-Boyd, Granton, Osseo-Fairchild, Thorp, Greenwood & Owen-Withee.

4. A student who complies with the admission requirements for full-time student status and has been accepted for enrollment (or is in the enrollment process) at an accredited university or technical school pursuing an associate or bachelor degree.

 

To Apply:

1. Complete and submit the attached Clark County Community Scholarship Fund Application (pages 2-5) attaching any additional information as required or necessary to complete the Application in its entirety.

2. Include one letter of reference from an educator within your school district.

3. Include one letter of reference from a non-family, non-school affiliated adult member of the community who knows you personally.

4. Applications must be received or postmarked on or before March 31, 2024 at: SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS Clark County Community Foundation, Inc. 301 N Main St. PO Box 116 

 

 

April 5th, 2024-Character Lives Scholarship The Coulee Region Whole Child Scholarship Fund will be awarding six, $750 scholarships to students in CESA #4. If you have excellent character and leadership skills, please consider applying. You can find the scholarship application and further details on the selection criteria here: Character Lives Scholarship Application

 

 

April 15th, 2024-Partners of Black River Memorial Hospital Scholarships:

ONE HEALTH CAREER SCHOLARSHIP: This 2024 scholarship is to be awarded to a qualified third year, or above, college student who has been accepted into a health-related program (OT, PT, Pharmacy, Nursing, etc.) at a non-technical college or university. AMOUNT: The amount will be $2,000.00, payable on or before August 15 to one selected recipient.

ONE TECHNICAL COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP: This 2024 scholarship is to be awarded to a qualified student who has been accepted into a Technical College and is pursuing a health career. AMOUNT: The amount will be $1,000.00, payable on or before August 15 to one selected recipient.

MARY LARKIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: This 2024 scholarship is to be awarded to a qualified student who has been accepted in a health care program in a Technical College or a University and is pursuing a patient care health career. AMOUNT: The amount will be $1,000.00 payable on or before August 15.

BRMH VOLUNTEEN SCHOLARSHIP: This 2024 scholarship is to be awarded to a qualified graduating high school student who has been accepted into a two- or four-year college, university or technical school, and has served as a Black River Memorial Hospital Volunteen.

AMOUNT: The amount will be $1,000.00, payable on or before August 15 to a selected recipient.

APPLICANT QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Resident of Jackson County or Graduated from a high school in Jackson County OR
  • Currently employed at a health care facility/agency in Jackson County for a minimum of one year OR
  • Has served as a BRMH Volunteen (for the Volunteen Scholarship).

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application forms are available on the Black River Memorial Hospital website at https://brmh.net/scholarship-opportunities or by writing to Sarah Osegard at Black River Memorial Hospital, 711 West Adams Street, Black River Falls, WI, 54615, or e-mail at [email protected].

Phone requests can be made by contacting Sarah at 715-284-3606. Applications must be completed and submitted to the Scholarship Committee by April 15th. A copy of your most recent transcript is required with your application (unofficial is accepted).

The application packet and information can also be found below.

 

April 19, 2024-Clark County Law Enforcement Scholarship Program: The Clark County Law Enforcement Association (CCLEA) scholarship program is intended to encourage and financially assist those students who are interested in pursuing a career in the Criminal Justice System.  Our goal is to help develop qualified students into exceptional professionals. CCLEA will be awarding a total of $1000.00 in scholarships this year.  The recipient(s) will be selected by the CCLEA administration.  All decisions made by the Association are final.  CCLEA is an equal opportunity organization and encourages everyone to apply.

CCLEA scholarship applicant requirements:

 

The applicant must currently be a Clark County resident or graduated from high school as a Clark County resident.
The applicant must be accepted as a full time student at a Wisconsin Technical College or a public or private University in Wisconsin.
The applicant must be enrolled in a Criminal Justice System related program such as Law Enforcement, Probation/Parole, Social Work, Child Protective Services, etc.
Scholarships will be awarded upon completion of one college semester (with minimum GPA of 2.5) and submission of college transcript from that semester.

To apply:

 

Complete and submit a CCLEA Scholarship Application.
Enclose two letters of recommendation from separate sources which may include teachers, neighbors, clergy, employers, civic organizations, law enforcement, etc. No relations/relatives.
If a high school senior, submit letter of acceptance to a college.
Enclose a transcript of high school and/or college grades.
Scholarship applications must be postmarked no later than

April 19, 2024 and mailed to:  Clark County Law Enforcement Association

                          Attn:  Tasha Davis

                                                 517 Court Street, Room 308

                                    Neillsville, WI 54456

 

If you should have any questions please contact CCLEA President Tasha Davis at (715) 743-3157, or email the association at [email protected]

 An application can be found below. 

 

April 22nd, 2024-Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship (Dream Pool): The family of Carrie Stuckert has created Dream Pool Foundation, a non-profit organization providing assistance to individuals pursuing education in the visual arts. Interested candidates must possess extra-curricular accomplishments and inspirational goals. Academically capable students must be enrolled as an Art major at an accredited institution of higher education located in the United States (this includes Art Therapy Programs). An application and additional form may be found below. Please visit http://67.199.66.213/scholarship_app.html for more information. 

 

April 30, 2024-AB Nicholas Scholarship Foundation

The AB Nicolas Scholarship Foundation offers scholarships based on need, academic achievement and character for high school senior basketball players and managers, both boys and girls, who plan to attend the University of Wisconsin school system. Students must have participated in basketball during their senior year. The application window opens February 1st. Please visit the following link for the application and requirements https://abnicholasscholars.org/

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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