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GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS

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~2019/2020

Senior Scholarship Information and Deadlines:
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October 17th: Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway: Dr. Pepper is awarding over $1,000,000 in tuition to help students reach their biggest goals. They are looking for students ages 18-24 to enter this year's tuition giveaway. https://www.drpeppertuition.com/
 
October 25th-Horatio Alger Association: To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to attend college. There are both state and national scholarships available. To learn more and apply, visit https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/
 
October 29th-High School Heisman Scholarship: The Heisman High School Scholarship program honors the nation’s most accomplished, community-minded high school senior athletes. By inviting students from schools across the country to share their stories of leadership and impact, the program aims to inspire all students to harness their potential, push their limits, and use their talents not only to advance their own futures, but to improve the communities and world around them. To apply, visit 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 31st class in 2019, the Foundation has provided over 6,150 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $69 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 Cokeurl.com/Apply2019 to apply to be a Coca-Cola Scholar
 
November 4th-Xello and Method Test Prep High School Scholarship: The Wisconsin School Counselor Association (WSCA), in partnership with Xello & Method Test Prep, has established the WSCA High School Scholarship Program to assist students with their post-secondary education. FOUR $1,000.00 Scholarships Will Be Awarded

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen in the United States for other than a temporary purpose.
  • Be a Wisconsin resident. Residency is defined by WSCA when:
    • An independent student or the parents of a dependent student have continuously resided in Wisconsin for the previous 12 months.
    • A student has continuously enrolled a minimum of one academic year within the past 12-month period at a Wisconsin high school.
    • Be a graduating Wisconsin high school student during the current academic year.
  • Are attending a public or private high school in Wisconsin
  • Will be attending a post-secondary education program during the 2019-2020 school year.

Please visit the following link for the online application. https://www.wscaweb.org/awards-scholarships/scholarships/xello-method-test-prep-high-school-scholarship-2018-2019-2/

November 5th-Elks National Foundation Scholarships: The MVS Scholarship is available to high school seniors who are United States citizens.  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
 
November 5th-Kohl Educational Foundation-Student Excellence Scholarship:

Who is eligible to apply?  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. One hundred scholarships valued at $10,000 will be awarded across the state.

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/ Detailed instructions may be found in the PDF document on this page.  An account must be created in order to apply.  

 

December 2nd, 2019-Wisconsin Pork Association Scholarships:  Multiple scholarships for students interested in pursuing agriculture, animal science and pork industry programs.  Please visit the following link for all application material and information.  http://www.wppa.org/scholarships/

 

December 15th-Burger King Scholars Program: Please see the following link for various scholarships offered and requirements. https://bk-scholars.com/

 

January 15, 2020-America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders-Monsanto Fund:

  1. Make sure you’re eligible! Students must:
    • Be high school seniors or enrolled as full-time students in college.
    • Plan to pursue a degree or certification in specific areas of agriculture and eligible majors (a complete list of areas/majors is available in the America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Program Overview.
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
    • Obtain two endorsements from Eligible Farmers
    • Students do not have to be FFA members to apply.
  2. Apply at ffa.org/scholarships
  3. Gather your farmer endorsements! To be considered, each applicant is required to receive endorsements from at least two local farmers.  Once you complete the application, each farmer will receive an email containing instructions for completing the endorsement form. If the farmer does not have an email address, you can print the instructions and deliver them to the farmer.

 

January 15, 2020-Wisconsin Automotive and Truck Dealers Association (WATDA):The Foundation of the Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers is pleased to announce that scholarships will be available in 2018 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.

There are four types of scholarships: 1. Automotive 2. Diesel 3. Auto Collision 4. Motorcycle

Please visit http://www.watda.org/Scholarship for the online application.

 

January 16, 2020- The Better Business Bureau Students of Integrity Scholarships: There are ten, $2,500 scholarships to be awarded in Wisconsin. Visit https://www.bbb.org/wisconsin/scholarships/about/ for an application and more information. To be eligible for this award, the student must:

  • Be a high school senior        
  • Be a Wisconsin state resident    
  • Have a 3.0 or show GPA improvement consistently over time    
  • Plan to attend a Wisconsin-based accredited Higher Education Institution (2 or 4 year)

 

February 3rd, 2020- Wisconsin Professional Police Association: Any Wisconsin resident enrolling in a college or vocational/technical school in a course of study leading to a two- or four-year degree in police science, criminal justice, or a law enforcement-related field – which does not include law school – is eligible. Please visit http://wppa.com/resources/scholarship-program/ for scholarship application and details.

 

February 11th, 2020- Tri-County Communications Cooperative: TCC Inc. will again offer scholarships to the 2020 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. Application may be found below and at https://tccpro.net/gettcc/scholarships/

Telecommunications Field Scholarship

This is a NEW scholarship 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 offering TWO $1,000 scholarships being awarded for 2020. Scholarships will be randomly drawn and then announced at the TCC Annual Membership Meeting on March 30, 2020. Qualified applicants who do not win the Telecommunications Scholarship will be automatically entered for a General Scholarship. Application may be found below and at https://tccpro.net/gettcc/scholarships/

February 14th, 2020-WiRSA-Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance: 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. The scholarship will be awarded annually to five graduating high school seniors: one from each of the four membership regions of Wisconsin as specified in the organization’s bylaws plus one additional scholarship statewide. There will be no discrimination made as to this scholarship based on race, color, religion, national origin or sex, either by WiRSA or participating member schools. All applications will be screened and one will be sent to WiRSA for review. Please visit https://wirsa.org/wirsa-scholarship/for an application and more information (application may also be found on the right side of the page). WiRSA has always provided five scholarships to member school students, but beginning in 2018, they added an additional five scholarships for students specifically going into the field of education.

 

February 25th, 2020- National Farmers Organization Scholarships: To be eligible for the scholarships you must major in an agricultural field, natural resources, nutrition, biochemistry, pre-vet and more at an accredited college or university.  Please visit http://www.nfo.org/scholarships/  for more information and scholarship application.

 

February 28th, 2020- Badger Mining Corporation Scholarship: Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors from the area school districts where BMC has facilities, and is pursuing a Bachelor Degree in Mining Engineering or other Engineering curriculum and/or Environmental Science. Please visit http://www.foxriverscholarshipcenter.org/finder/search/scholarship/?id=506 for a scholarship application.

 

February 29th, 2020- College Board Opportunity Scholarships: Turn your efforts into scholarships. The College Board has launched a new scholarship program with $5 million of scholarships each year, beginning with the class of 2020.  To earn scholarships and learn more, visit https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/ .  Students must create an account with College Board before applying.  

 

March 1st, 2020-Ashley Grants-in-Aid: The Program represents the company's support of academic excellence in American manufacturing and is a benefit to our employees to help assist their children to achieve their dreams.  Students are eligible to receive a one time scholarship in the amount of $2,000. The scholarship applicant must be a high school senior, be a dependent of an Ashley employee and planning to enroll in an accredited technical school, college or university for an associate or bachelor degree program on a full-time basis in the fall of 2020. Application is available to the right.

 

March 1st, 2020-Wanek/Ashley Furniture Engineering and Design Scholarship: Scholarship applicants must be high school seniors who will be attending a technical college or university full-time, planning a career in a qualifying engineering or design field. Please see application and other information to the right.

 

March 31st, 2020-Clark County Community Foundation: The Clark County Community Scholarship Fund has been created to provide financial support to local students from Clark County, WI who meet the following criteria:

1. Students must have a primary residence (address) that is located within Clark County, WI

2. Students will graduate with a GPA of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale

3. Students will be graduating from a high school that enrollment includes Clark County

4. 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 http://clarkccf.org/cccf%20scholarship.htm for more details and an application.

 

March 31st, 2020-ProVision Partners Cooperative Scholarship (formerly Federation Cooperative): Must be a graduating high school senior within our Central Wisconsin trade territory and pursuing either a Two or Four year degree or Farm and Industry Short Course Program. A $500 scholarship awarded to high school seniors; based on scholastic achievement, leadership, and written essay. Preference to Agriculture related degrees and Customers of ProVision Partners Cooperative. A scholarship application may be found at http://www.provisionpartners.coop/pdf/pvp-scholarship-application.pdf

 

April 1st, 2020-Jackson County Farm Bureau Scholarship:

  1. Parent or guardian must be Jackson County Farm Bureau member in good standing. 
  2. High school seniors and first-year college and technical college students can apply for this $500 scholarship.
  3. Scholarship will be awarded with proof of GPA above 2.5 for first semester or first two semesters. Also show re-enrollment for the upcoming semester. 
  4. Students seeking an agricultural major are strongly encouraged to apply. However, all first-year students pursuing secondary education are welcome to apply. Applicants can be enrolled at a University or Technical College.
  5. Winner and their family will be invited to the Jackson County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting on in September for a special presentation of the award certificate and the opportunity to speak to the group.
  6. Please include an up-to-date resume with your application.

Completed applications are due April 1, 2020. Any questions about the application can directed to Savannah Brown at ssbrown@landolakes.com or 715.896.8780. An application can be found to the right.

April 1st, 2020-WI Restaurant Association Education Scholarships: The WRA Education Foundation awards scholarships based on future plans in the foodservice and hospitality industry.  Over $40,000 in scholarships are awarded annually to food science, culinary arts and hospitality management students across the state.  Minimum Requirements: Must be accepted at a nationally accredited post-secondary school and completed an online education. Please go to https://www.wirestaurant.org/education-foundation/scholarships for more information and an application.

 

April 15th, 2020-Partners of Black River Memorial Hospital

ONE HEALTH CAREER SCHOLARSHIP: This 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 2020 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 2020 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 2020 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.

 

Please visit https://www.brmh.net/community-resources/community-involvement/scholarships/ for an application packet.

 

April 30th, 2020-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/

Varying deadlines: CVTC Foundation Scholarships are available for seniors attending CVTC in the fall of 2020. Students should Login to MyCVTC, select "PAY FOR COLLEGE" tab, and select "Scholarships." Call: 715-833-6479 or email: cvtcscholarships@cvtc.edu Please refer to the link on the right for more specific scholarship information.