Divine Redeemer Christian-Athlete Scholarship Foundation

  • Description:
    Mission Statement: "To encourage and reward high school graduates in Waukesha County who have excelled in athletics, academics, and Christian service in their churches and communities."

    For the past thirty one years, Divine Redeemer’s Christian Scholarship Foundation has been proud to award Christian scholarships to high school seniors that will graduate from a Waukesha County high school. We are pleased to announce that we will award five scholarships this year. A $4,000 scholarship will be awarded to a deserving Christian male athlete and one to a deserving Christian female athlete. The Garrett Becker Scholarship will be given to an applicant who has overcome a significant obstacle in their life or if the applicant intends to work in the health care field. The Jean Pordon Memorial Scholarship for $10,000 will be awarded to the candidate who will enter the music or education field. The $11,000 Douglas Baker Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a student for their Christian leadership. The scholarships are to be used to pursue higher education. 

    • Applicant must have a cumulative 3.5 high school GPA through January 1, 2022 (An official transcript must be included with the application)
    • Lettered in one or more Varsity sport(s)
    • Participated in school activities 
    • Active in church, above and beyond weekly church attendance.  Students MUST be members of a Christian congregation.
    • Must have a letter of recommendation from a teacher or a coach and the pastor of the church from which you attend.

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline:  April 1, 2022 by 4:00pm

Pewaukee Area Arts Council Scholarship

  • Description:

    The Pewaukee Area Arts Council (PAAC) offers $500 scholarships to high school seniors in the arts (visual, performing, literary, music, multidisciplinary). To be eligible for a $500 scholarship, applicants must complete the application form in its entirety. 

    PAAC will select scholarship recipients on the basis of quality and creativity of art, potential to benefit from further education, artist’s statement and financial need (where applicable). The committee may also use GPA, recognitions and community service to select recipients.

    • The Student’s completed Application Form
    • One page cover letter with artist's statement. Please limit to 100 words. Please include any comment on a financial need. NOTE: Statement may also be submitted in video form
    • Two samples of your work for viewing (jpg. Recording, video) or flat reproductions.

    Award Amount: $500 
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: 2022 Information Coming Soon

Bethesda Elementary School Scholarship

  • Bethesda students and families value higher education and want to support a graduating senior(s) from Waukesha West and/or Waukesha North High School with money for college. Must have attended Bethesda Elementary for at least four years, have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or above and have been accepted to either a two (2) year or four (4) year college. The Bethesda Scholarship committee will review the applications with the Principal

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: April 9, 2021 to Ms. Wilkum or Ms. Werner in Student Services

WI Restaurant Association Education Foundation Scholarship

  • Description:

    Minimum qualifications for WRA Education Foundation scholarships are:

    • Be a Wisconsin resident.
    • Pursuing post-secondary education in fields related to the restaurant and hospitality industries, such as Culinary, Baking, Hospitality, Food Science and Family and Consumer Science Education.
    • Accepted at a nationally accredited, post-secondary school, enrolled with a minimum of 6 credits for the 2021/22 academic year.
    • Completed application that includes employer or instructor recommendations and school transcripts.

    Application: CLICK HERE 
    Application Deadline: April 2, 2021

Citizens Bank - Warren E. Hansen, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

  • Description:

    Citizens Bank is pleased to provide six annual awards of $1,000 to eligible high school seniors attending school within the area Citizens Bank serves. To qualify for consideration of a scholarship award, students must demonstrate academic excellence, perform community service, and intend to pursue a career in business and/or finance.

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: April 8, 2022

UNICO Milwaukee Scholarship

  • For 2021, the Milwaukee Chapter of UNICO and the Ladies of UNICO will be awarding  $1,000 scholarships.  This announcement should be of interest to every secondary education student of  ITALIAN origin in the community.
    1.  Origin – candidate to be of Italian origin.  Italian origin will be interpreted as proof to the Trustees and  Selection Committee’s satisfaction.  Proof, where any doubt might exist, to be submitted with the completed application and documented.
    2.  Residence – Candidate must reside in the following counties:  Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Waukesha, Racine, Kenosha, Walworth, or Washington.
    3. Academic Qualifications – Bona-fide graduating High School senior who will be attending an accredited 4 year institution of higher learning.  
    4.    Financial Need – Financial need is based on total family income, assets, number of children, age of children, interest income, misfortune, illness, hardship.

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: 2022 Information Coming Soon

Scholastic Fund for Students of Hispanic Descent Scholarship

  • Description:

    This scholarship is open to young men or women of Hispanic descent. Must be a current high school senior within the city of Waukesha and have a desire to attend a university or technical college. Several scholarships will be awarded each year.

    Requirements: Application must include:
    2 letters of reference from either a guidance counselor, teacher, employer, supervisor or clergy member, GPA, Signature of counselor (or counselor’s secretary)
    Response to 2 essay questions
    Incomplete applications will be disqualified.

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: 2022 Information Coming Soon

Ted Kanavas Memorial Scholarship

  • Description:

    Essay Question: Describe the value of public service and what public service means to you. Please describe your community service. Please share a list of organizations, activities, clubs, etc. that you have been involved with- present or past. Please submit at least two letters of recommendation from faculty/staff members from your school or community organizations. Please submit a copy of your high school transcript. (An unofficial version is acceptable.)

    Please email this application and supporting documents to Mary Kanavas m.kanavas@att.net by April 18th, 2021

    Application:  CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: 2022 Information Coming Soon

Anthony J. Bralick Scholarship

  • This scholarship is a memorial to Anthony J. Bralick so his family can continue his tradition of teaching and learning.


    • Applicants must be pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following disciplines: History, Education, Economics, Political Science, Pre-Law or Philosophy.
    • Applicant needs to be a senior in the upper half of their class
    • Applicant needs a letter of recommendation from a past or current Social Studies teacher
    • Requires an essay of 1,000 words or less.

    ApplicationCLICK HERE
    Essay: Essay Information
    Application Deadline: April 15, 2021

Knights of Waukesha

  • The scholarship is being offered by a number of former students who would like to support a college bound applicant for next year. The scholarship will be for at least $500.
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: April 15, 2021

Waukesha County Labor Council Scholarship

  • Description:


    The Waukesha County Labor Council is awarding two $500.00 scholarships for use in any accredited college, university, or business college approved by the selection committee. 

    Eligibility Requirements:  

    1. Scholarships are limited to members of families who belong to a local union affiliated with the Waukesha County Labor Council AFL-CIO. 
    2. Eligible is any student who is a senior in any High School graduating between January 1st and July 1st. whose parent or guardian is a member of a local union affiliated with the Waukesha County Labor Council AFL-CIO. 
    3. The applicant must rank in the upper ½ of their graduating class. 
    4. The scholarship is completely unrestricted as to sex, race, religion or political affiliation. 
    5. Criteria used to determine the winner of this scholarship will be based on academic excellence and need. 
    6. All applicants must take either the SAT or ACT test to qualify. The fee required for the administration of the tests must be borne by the applicant. 
    7. The selection committee, whose decision will be final, will decide all matters pertaining to this contest. No correspondence in relation to this competition can be undertaken. The winners will be notified of the award and will be expected to accept the award during the announcement at the May Labor Council meeting held on the 4th Tuesday of the month. 
    8. Applications are available through the high school counselor, affiliated Local Unions or from the Waukesha County Labor Council Secretary. 
    9. Completed applications must be forwarded to the Labor Council Secretary and be at the office no later than 3:00 pm on the Monday preceding the 4th Wednesday of the month of April. 
    10. The winners of the scholarships will be awarded a check upon presenting evidence of enrollment at an accredited college, university, or business school approved by the selection committee. 

    Application: CLICK HERE  or In Student Services 
    Application Deadline: 2020-2021 Date to be determined

Metro Swimming Officials Association Memorial Scholarship

  • Description:

    This scholarship was created to honor the memory of those individuals who contributed to swimming in our area. Awards are available to any senior boy or girl swimmer who plans to continue formal education or vocational training after high school graduation. Award will be given to one girl and one boy. Please note that if you receive any athletic scholarship related to the sport of swimming, you are not eligible and should not apply.

    Application: CLICK HERE 
    Application Deadline: 2020-2021 Date to be determined

William A. Baumgart “Excellence in Education” Scholarship

  • Description: 

    1. Have completed (or be currently enrolled in) a Waukesha County Technical College Transcripted Credit or Youth Options course- having earned a grade of "C" or better.
    2. Be on-track to graduate from a School District of Waukesha high school during the 2020/2021 school year, with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
    3. Submit a completed scholarship application by the due date below.

    • Application must include TWO Recommendations (see page 3 of application).

    4. Apply for admission to and attend Waukesha County Technical College for the Fall 2020 semester.

    Award Amount: $500.00
    Application: CLICK HERE  
    Application Deadline: 2022 Information Coming Soon

Waukesha Citizens Police Academy Alumni Scholarship (WCPAAA)

  • Description:

    $1000 scholarship for students pursuing a career in Criminal Justice or Police Science. Additional requirements: A one page essay, extracurricular activities, honors, awards won, and community service. Also need a high school transcript and two letters of recommendation. See application for complete details.

    Award Amount: $1,000
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: 2022 Information Coming Soon