Waukesha County Labor Council Scholarship

  • Scholarships are limited to members of families who belong to a local union affiliated with the Waukesha County Labor Council AFL-CIO. Needs to be a senior and ranked in upper ½ of their graduating class. Criteria will be based on academic excellence and need.  All applicants must take or have taken either the SAT or ACT to qualify. Award is 2 @ $1,000 for use in any accredited college, university, or business college approved by the selection committee.

    Application: Student Services

    Deadline: June 20, 2019

Waukesha County Farm Bureau

  • Description:

    The Waukesha County Farm Bureau is making available a number of scholarships of at least $500, to students who will be beginning or continuing on in higher education, and who meet the qualifications below:

    • The scholarship may be used at any accredited technical school or university for continuing education in agriculture or an agriculture related field.
    • Consideration will be given to non-agricultural field applications; however preference will be given to those that are agriculturally related.
    • The scholarship is at least $500 per student, per school year, and will be available to students in any year of their higher education.
    • Students are eligible and encouraged to apply every year, scholarship may be received more than once.
    • Scholarships will be awarded at the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee with approval of the Waukesha County Farm Bureau Board of Directors.
    • If no worthy candidate is found, the Scholarship Committee reserves the right to withhold the scholarship(s).
    • Recipient(s) will be asked to attend the Waukesha County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting (Thursday, September 3rd, 2020) or a Waukesha County Farm Bureau Board Meeting to receive the scholarship.
    • Payment of scholarships will be made to the recipient(s) after their first term of the current year and after they have submitted a copy of their first semester grade transcript showing a 2.5 (C+) grade point average or better (due by January 5th, 2021).
    • The Scholarship Committee will base their selection upon:
        • Activities (including participation in 4-H, school, community and employment)
        • Leadership Positions Held
        • Essays
        • Letters of Recommendation
        • Transcript of higher or continued education grades
    • Preference will be given to students, or students of families, who have Waukesha County Farm Bureau memberships. Applicants 22 years of age or older must have their own membership.
    • Preference will be given to students who are Waukesha County residents.

    The application form must be filled out and submitted to the Scholarship Committee by Tuesday, June 30, 2020, along with an essay and at least two letters of recommendation. References shall return their written recommendations to the Scholarship Committee in a sealed envelope.

    SEND COMPLETED APPLICATION TO:
    Ken Rosenow
    Scholarship Committee
    N67W36845 County Road K
    Oconomowoc, WI 53066

    For additional forms visit the Waukesha County Farm Bureau Website

    http://wfbf.com/countyfarmbureaus/waukesha/

    Award Amount: Amount Varies
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: June 30, 2020