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~2018/2019

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. Visit https://www.drpeppertuition.com/program-details
 
October 17th-Wendy's High School Heisman:

Eligibility begins with maintaining a GPA of 3.0 (B average) or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community. And applicants must perform in at least one of the 47 school sponsored sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Associations.  Please visit https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/ to see if you qualify and for an application.

October 25th-Horatio Alger Association: To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to attend college. To learn more and apply, visit https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/

October 31st- ACT College & Career Readiness Champions Scholarship: High school seniors who have overcome challenges and can articulate their education and/or career actions. At a minimum students must have a composite ACT score of 22 on a single test date OR a Gold ACT® WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate®. Please visit www.act.org/readinesschampions

October 31st-The Coca-Cola Scholars Program is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 30th class in 2018, the Foundation has provided over 5,550 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $63 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA at the end of their junior year to be eligible. Please visit https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/ for an application and more information.

November 1st-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/

November 4th-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.

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, one from each of the following categories:

  1. Teacher
  2. Counselor or Principal
  3. Community member or family friend who is not affiliated with your school district.

Please visit http://www.kohleducation.org/studentexcellence/ for an application and more information.

November 15th-Elks National Foundation, Inc. Most Valuable Student Scholarship: 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. Applications for the 2019 contest are available online at https://www.elks.org/scholars

November 15th-Hagan Scholarship Foundation, 2018 Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  2. Must attend an Eligible Public High School; see List of Eligible Public High Schools.
  3. Must be a student in the 2019 high school graduating class.
  4. Must have achieved a high school Cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher.
  5. Must have scored 23 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score); or 1,200 on the SAT.
  6. Must enroll in a four-year college the first semester following high school graduation.
  7. Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college.
  8. Must complete the FAFSA in 2018.
  9. FAFSA EFC must be less than $6,500.
  10. Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
  11. Must not have been convicted of a felony.
Please visit https://www.haganscholarships.org/# for more details and the application process.
 
December 14th-AXA Achievement Scholarship: The AXA Achievement Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount of $1,000 will be made to the winner’s school.The 2019 program will be accepting applications until December 14th or until 10,000 applications are submitted, whichever comes first. Your application MUST be one of the first 10,000 submitted electronically by the deadline date. Apply early! Go to https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.htmlfor an application and more information.
 
December 15th-Burger King Scholars Program: Please see the following link for various scholarships offered and requirements.https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/application-information/
 
December 17th-Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers: The 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 intend to enter the profession of engineering upon graduation. The application and all other scholarship information can be found by visiting http://www.wspe.org/efwi.shtml
 
January 4th, 2019-GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute and GE have established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study towards a bachelor's degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. This  program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Please visit https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/ to create an online account and apply. 
 
January 15, 2019-Alltech Continuing Education Scholarship: 

Learning is a lifelong journey. At Alltech, it is our aim to cultivate curiosity and inspire innovation. Therefore, Alltech Wisconsin is pleased to offer one $1,000 scholarship to a student enrolled in a 4-year agricultural or life sciences (i.e. biology, genetics, bio-chemistry) degree program and two $500 scholarships to two students enrolled in vocational agriculture or technical programs.

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS, STUDENTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

Graduating high school seniors and college freshman, sophomores and juniors are eligible for these scholarships. No graduate students are eligible; however, graduate students are encouraged to apply for the Alltech Young Scientist program. The student must be attending, or planning to attend, a 4-year program or a technical program at an accredited college, university or technical school. The student must be in an agricultural- or life sciences-related field.
The student must be in good academic standing (at least 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent). The student must be from the Alltech WI region, which includes which includes Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois (north of highway 70), but can attend any school in the United States.
Past scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply. Please visit https://www.alltech.com/wisconsin-scholarship for more information.
 
 

January 15, 2019-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 of four types of scholarships: 1. Automotive 2. Diesel 3. Auto Collision 4. Motorcycle

Please visit http://www.watda.org/Scholarship to complete the online application. This year all applications must be completed online, no exceptions.
 
February 1st, 2019-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 6th, 2019-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 https://www.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.
February 12th, 2019-Tri-County Communications Cooperative: TCC Inc. will again offer scholarships to the 2019 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 is available for downloading and printing at the bottom of the page.
 
February 15th, 2019-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.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 28, 2019-National Farmers Organization Scholarships: To be eligible for the scholarships you must major in an agricultural field at an accredited college or university.  Please visit http://www.nfo.org/scholarships/  for more information and scholarship application. 
 

March 1st, 2019-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 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 2018. See application and information to the right.

 

March 1st, 2019-Wanek/Ashley Furniture Engineering and Design Scholarship- Students pursuing a degree in the following fields are eligible: Engineering Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Engineering Physics, Materials Science, Engineering Management and Manufacturing Design: Engineering, Industrial, Interior, Product, Visual. Please see application to the right.
 
March 27, 2019-Wisconsin Bankers Foundation-The Wisconsin Bankers Foundation is pleased to announce a new annual scholarship program for high school seniors! This program is for students who will be furthering their education at a Wisconsin state accredited college, university or state-operated technical school. Applications will only be accepted from student bank employees and students with a parent or guardian employed at an in-state location of a Wisconsin Bankers Association member bank.  Please visit https://wisbankfoundation.org/Scholarships/ for more information and an application.
 
March 28, 2019-Mike Rowe Works Foundation, Work Ethic Scholarship Program- The time has come to announce another modest pile of money available through our Work Ethic Scholarship Program for people willing to learn a trade that’s in demand. The 2019 Work Ethic Scholarship Program officially opens on MondayJanuary 28, 2019, and the deadline to submit applications is Thursday, March 28, 2019We’re looking for the next generation of aspiring workers who will work smart and hard.  This program doesn’t focus on test scores, grades, or grammar.  It’s about the people who share our values and understand the importance of work ethic, personal responsibility, delayed gratification, and a positive attitude. If you are going into a trade, this scholarship is for you.  Please visit https://www.mikeroweworks.org/scholarship/ for an application and more information.
 
March 31st, 2019-ProVision Partners Cooperative-Will provide 10, $500 scholarships to graduating seniors that are pursuing either a two or four-year degree or Farm and Industry Short Course Program.  Preference will be given to those individuals pursuing Agriculture related degrees and who are customers of ProVision Partners Cooperative.  Please visit www.provisionpartners/scholarships/ for additional details and scholarship application.
 
March 31st, 2019-Clark County Community Scholarship Fund: The Clark County Community Scholarship Fund program is available to any 2018 high school graduate, whose primary residence (address) is located within Clark County, WI. Applicants must also have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and has been accepted for full-time enrollment (or is in the enrollment process) at an accredited university or technical school pursuing an associate or bachelor degree. Please see application below. You must print out the application and submit it along with a high school transcript and two letters of recommendation. Please visit  www.clarkccf.org for more information and an application.
 
April 1st, 2019-WI Restaurant Association Education Scholarships: The WRA Education Foundation awards scholarships based on future plans in the foodservice and hospitality industry.  Over $39,000 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 application.
 

April 15th, 2019-Partners of Black River Memorial Hospital: There are seven scholarships available this year.  

Two Health Career Scholarships for $2,000 each, to third-year or above college students who have been accepted in a health related program at a non-technical college or university are available.

 

Two Technical College Scholarships for $1,000 each will be awarded to students who have been accepted in a technical college and pursuing a health career.

 

The $400 David and Donna Demask Certified Nursing Assistant Scholarship will be awarded to a student who has been accepted into a certified nursing assistant program.  

 

The Mary Larkin Memorial Scholarship for $1,000 will be given to a student who has been accepted in a healthcare program at a technical college or a university, pursuing a patient-care health career.

 

BRMH Volunteen Scholarship: This 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.

 

Applicants must be residents of Jackson County, a graduate of a Jackson County High School or currently employed at a healthcare facility/agency in Jackson County for a minimum of one year. Has served as a BRMH Volunteen (Volunteen Scholarship)
Please visit https://www.brmh.net/community-resources/community-involvement/scholarships/for more information and an application.
 
April 18th, 2019-Badger Mining Corporation: Two $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to students intending to pursue a degree in a mining engineering curriculum or environmental science.  The two scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students from the Alma Center-Humbird-Merrillan, Blair-Taylor and Black River Falls School Districts.  Please see details and application to the right.
 
April 30th, 2019-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 http://abnicholasscholars.org/