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GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS

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2022-2023 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 18th-High School Heisman Scholarship: The Heisman High School Scholarship program will recognize a winner from each high school in the nation that has student participation in the Program by way of application. The top male and female applicants from each state will be awarded $1,000. Among the top male and female applicants from each state, the twelve (12) most outstanding will be identified as national finalists and win at least $2,000. Of the national finalists, a male and a female winner will be selected as the winner of the $10,000 National Heisman High School Scholarship. Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA and have participated in at least one sport. Community-minded scholar-athletes can learn more and apply at https://heismanscholarship.com/
 
October 31st-Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship: The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. 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 34th class in 2022, the Foundation has provided over 6,300 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $75 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/to apply to be a Coca-Cola Scholar. Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
 
November 8th-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/public/student_application_form.php

An account must be created in order to apply.

 
November 14th-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. 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 19th-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. 
 
January 12, 2023-Grow Ag. Leaders Scholarship Program: 

Grow Ag Leaders exists to make youth aware of the various career opportunities within the industry of agriculture by providing scholarships that help further their education. The Bayer Fund, a philanthropic arm of Bayer, offers $1,500 scholarships to students pursuing a career in various sects of agriculture. For additional information and to apply, please visit: https://www.ffa.org/participate/grants-and-scholarships/scholarships/

In order to apply for this scholarship, students must meet the below criteria:

  • Must be a high school senior (public, private or home-schooled) or enrolled in college full time (minimum of 12 credit hours).
  • Must be planning to pursue a degree in a qualifying area of study.
  • Must be planning to attend a vocational, 2-year or 4-year qualifying agriculture related study program after high school.
  • Must meet a minimum 2.5 GPA requirement.
  • Must obtain no less than two electronic endorsements from qualifying farmers.
 

February 20th, 2023-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. An additional at-Large scholarship will be given to the next highest scoring applicant. 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, 2023-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 24th, 2023: Rick Millis Memorial Scholarship: The Rick Millis Memorial Scholarship was established by the Millis Family in memory of their son/brother who passed away in 1988.  The Black River Area Foundation manages the scholarship fund and the income from the fund is designated to provide scholarships for Black River Falls and/or Lincoln High School students who indicate a financial need and will be attending a four-year university or two-year college/technical school or other post-secondary program. 
Scholarship Award: Up to $3,000
Please include the following with this application: 
-An essay (up to 250 words) on a "life experience that has had the most impact on your educational goals and objectives"
-A list of community service, athletic, extra-curricular, or additional activities in which you have participated in; or work experience
-Two letters of recommendation
-A statement of the applicant's financial need, to include funding sources
-Verification of satisfactory academic progress, including transcript and GPA information
 
The application may be found below. Please email the application and supporting documents to [email protected] by Friday, February 24th. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. 
 
February 27, 2023-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. Applications may be found below and outside of Mrs. Schulte's office.
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. Applications may be found below and outside of Mrs. Schulte's office.
 
 
March 1, 2023-Security Financial Bank (SFB) 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 the 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 24, 2023-Jackson Electric Cooperative: Jackson Electric will award up to ten $1,000 scholarships to qualified students who demonstrate a desire to continue their post-secondary education at either a technical college or university. Students must be a child (or under legal guardianship) of an active member (primary residence) of Jackson Electric and reside in the same household. Students must complete and submit a scholarship application to the address below. To learn more and apply, visit  https://www.jackelec.com/scholarships-0 Students must complete and submit a scholarship application to

 

Jackson Electric Cooperative

Attn:  Scholarships

N6868 County Road F

Black River Falls, WI 54615

or email to [email protected]

 

March 31, 2023-ProVision Partners Cooperative: ProVision Partners Cooperative will again award a minimum of ten scholarships to graduating high school seniors in our trade territory pursuing two-or four-year degrees, as well as farm and industry short course programs. Short course programs, two-year technical or technical college scholarships will be $500 and four-year or university scholarships will be $1,000. Preference will be given to individuals pursuing agriculture related degrees and who are customers of PVP Cooperative. Please visit https://www.provisionpartners.coop/scholarships.php for an application and additional information. Applications may also be found below. The completed scholarship form must be returned to the below address by March 31, 2023, for consideration:

ProVision Partners Cooperative, Attn: Christina Johnson PO BOX 988, Marshfield, WI 54449

 
March 31st, 2023-Clark County Community Foundation Scholarships: The Clark County Community Scholarship Fund has been created to provide financial support to graduating High School students from Clark County, WI - who meet the following criteria:
1. Students must have a primary residence (address) that is located within Clark County, Wisconsin; and
2. Students will graduate - with a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 (4.0 scale); and
3. Student has been accepted for enrollment (or is in the enrollment process) as a full -time student, at an accredited university or technical school pursuing an associate or bachelor degree.
Please visit https://www.clarkccf.org/cccschol.htm for additional information.  An application may be found below.
 
 
April 14, 2023-Black River Country Bank Scholarships: Black River Country Bank is pleased and proud to be able to continue support and positively reinforce the academic and extracurricular achievements of our local high school students' careers as well as their future goals as they pursue their next level, post-secondary education through a variety of educational Scholarships offered. Please click below for our $1,000 Black River Country Bank Scholarship Application, as well as the $1,000 Wesley & Helen Meek Scholarship Application (Administered by BRCB). You do not need to be an account holder at Black River Country Bank to apply for these scholarships. https://www.brcbank.com/who-we-are/scholarships

Completed Scholarships can be returned to Mrs. Schulte in the School Counseling Office,  or to Black River Country Bank directly. 

Black River Country Bank

Attn: Robert Becker, President

221 Main Street

Black River Falls, WI 54615

(Email: [email protected])

 

April 15th, 2023-Partners of Black River Memorial Hospital Scholarships:

ONE HEALTH CAREER SCHOLARSHIP: This 2023 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 2023 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 2023 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 2023 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 www.brmh.net/about-us/join-our-team/volunteers 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. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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