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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
- 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:
- Counselor or Principal
- 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:
- Must be a U.S. Citizen.
- Must attend an Eligible Public High School; see List of Eligible Public High Schools.
- Must be a student in the 2019 high school graduating class.
- Must have achieved a high school Cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher.
- Must have scored 23 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score); or 1,200 on the SAT.
- Must enroll in a four-year college the first semester following high school graduation.
- Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college.
- Must complete the FAFSA in 2018.
- FAFSA EFC must be less than $6,500.
- Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
- Must not have been convicted of a felony.
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.
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. MotorcyclePlease visit http://www.watda.org/Scholarship to complete the online application. This year all applications must be completed online, no exceptions.
- 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.
- Apply at https://www.ffa.org/scholarships
- 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.
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.
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)