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2020/2021 School Year

Senior Scholarship Information and Deadlines:
Scholarships will be updated through school announcements, student emails, the Counseling Facebook page and here.
 
Click on links below for scholarship applications, requirements and more details.
 
October 18th: 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 (must be 18 by November 3rd, 2020). Please visit the following website for more information. https://www.drpeppertuition.com/
 
October 20th-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 25th: Horatio Alger Association-To qualify for the state level scholarship, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to attend college. There are other national scholarship opportunities available. To learn more and apply, visit https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/
 
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 32nd class in 2020, the Foundation has provided over 6,150 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $72 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.
 
November 15th-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
 

November 15th-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. Five hundred scholarships will be awarded in April of 2020. Please visit https://haganscholarships.org/ for more information. Also, please see the Hagan PDF brochure on this page.

 

November 17th-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/public/student_application_form.php An account must be created in order to apply.

December 21st-Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin (EFW): The Engineers Foundation of WI provides scholarships available to graduating high school seniors who plan to study engineering at a four-year ABET/EAC accredited program leading to a baccalaureate degree in engineering. Students must also intend to enter the profession of engineering upon graduation. The scholarship application form can be downloaded from the NSPE-WI website in a fillable PDF format. Please visit https://www.wspe.org/scholarships for an application and additional instructions.

January 15, 2021-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 2020 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

No FAFSA or income information is needed for this scholarship. Please visit http://www.watda.org/Scholarship for the online application.

February 9th, 2021- Tri-County Communications Cooperative: TCC Inc. will again offer scholarships to the 2021 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 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 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. Application may be found below and at https://tccpro.net/gettcc/scholarships/