American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships (Wisconsin and National)

  • Description:

    CHILDREN OF WARRIORS NATIONAL PRESIDENTS’ SCHOLARSHIP

    Fifteen scholarships will be awarded for the 2020-2021 Auxiliary year. Three scholarships will be awarded in each Division of the American Legion Auxiliary: one in the amount of $3,500, one in the amount of $3,000 and one in the amount of $2,500. All are gift scholarships and not loans. Candidates for this award shall be daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, great-grandsons of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion. 

    • April 6, 1917 through November 11, 1918 (WWI) 
    • December 7, 1941 through December 31, 1946 (WWII) 
    • June 25, 1950 through January 31, 1955 (Korea) 
    • February 28, 1961 through May 7, 1975 (Vietnam) 
    • August 24, 1982 through July 31, 1984 (Grenada and Lebanon) 
    • December 20, 1989 through January 31, 1990 (Panama) 
    • August 2, 1990 to the date of cessation of hostilities (Persian Gulf to present) 

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline:  March 1, 2022

American Legion Schneider-Emanuel Scholarship

  • Description:

    The American Legion, Department of Wisconsin Schneider-Emanuel scholarship offers to three (3) deserving graduates the sum of $1,000 to be applied to the cost of continuing education. 

    Applicant must either be;

    • A SON/DAUGHTER whose Father, Mother, or Legal Guardian is living and a current member of The American Legion, The American Legion Auxiliary, or The Sons of The American Legion at the time of application.
    • A GRANDSON/GRANDDAUGHTER whose Grandfather, Grandmother, or Legal Guardian is living and a current member of The American Legion, The American Legion Auxiliary, or The Sons of The American Legion at the time of application.
    • APPLICANT is a current member in good standing, in The Sons of The American Legion or The American Legion Auxiliary/Junior Auxiliary at the time of application.

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: March 1, 2022 

The Wisconsin Title I Association

  • Description:

    Every year the Wisconsin Title 1 Association is proud to help graduating seniors pursue their dreams by awarding up to four $1,500 scholarships.  All recipients have been in a  Title 1 program sometime in their school career.

    Applications must be postmarked by midnight, March 1, 2022.  Applications should be sent to:
     
    Linda Bruun
    S1291B E Redstone Drive
    LaValle, WI 53941
    lbruun21@gmail.com

    APPLICANT MUST:

    • 1. Be a resident of Wisconsin
      2. Be a graduate of an accredited high school
      3. Show a sincere desire and interest in furthering his/her education
      4. Plan to attend an accredited university, college, or two-year technical college
      5. Have been in a Title I Program between early childhood and grade 12
      6. Submit the completed scholarship form postmarked by midnight, March 1, 2022.

    Award Amont: $1,500
    ApplicationCLICK HERE 
    Application Deadline: March 1, 2022

Wisconsin Association of Cheer & POMS Coaches (WACPC)

  • Description:

    WACPC is proud to offer up to twenty-individual-$1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors who are involved in the sport of CHEER or DANCE TEAM.

    REQUIRED CRITERIA:

    • Team Coach must be a current member of WACPC
    • Academic Achievement
    • Extracurricular Activities
    • Graduating Senior
    • Cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale

    MATERIAL SUBMISSION:

    • Completed Scholarship Application Online
    • List of School/Work/Community Activities - list of activity and total number of hours from 9th through 12th grade.  (Document Upload Required)
    • Evaluations from Coach and one other Teacher/Administrator/Community Representative click below for evaluation forms.  These are to be emailed by writer directly to registration@wacpc.com.
    • Personal Essay - 500 word limit.  (Document Upload Required)
    • Copy of High School Transcript - must show seven COMPLETED semesters through the end of semester one senior year. (Document Upload Required)
    • Wallet size senior class picture - vertical head shot is required. (Document Upload Required)
    • All materials must be completed by March 31st, 2022

    Award Amount: $1,000
    ApplicationCLICK HERE 
    Application Deadline: March 31, 2022

Better Business Bureau- Students of Integrity

  • Description:

    In 2022, there will be a total of 15 scholarships, each in the amount of $2,500. 

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this award, the student must:

    • Be a high school senior  
    • Be a Wisconsin state resident    
    • Have a 3.0 or show GPA improvement consistently over time    
    • Plan to attend a Wisconsin-based accredited Higher Education Institution (2 or 4 year)

    Judging Criteria

    Entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges comprised of Wisconsin business leaders and members of the academic community, and scored based on five elements: 

    1. Essay (50%),Letters of reference (20%), 
    2. Community involvement/employment (10%),
    3. Academics (15%),
    4. And first generation (5%).

    At least 2 of the scholarships will be awarded to students in the Milwaukee Public School District and at least 2 of the scholarships will be awarded to students planning to attend a 2-year college in Wisconsin.

    Award Amount: 15 scholarships in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline:  March 15, 2022 at 4:00pm CDT

Wisconsin State USBC Scholarship Application

  • Description: 

    ELIGIBILITY RULES

    1. Must be a graduating high school senior.
    2. Is currently a certified member of the Wisconsin State USBC and actively bowling in a certified youth league within the jurisdiction of the Wisconsin State USBC.
    3. Applicant must have a good record in USBC and WIAA in high school activities.
    4. Application must be filled out in a concise and orderly manner with complete information as required before March 15, 2022
    5. Incomplete applications will not be scored. Refer to page 8 for more information

    Award Amount: 25- $2,000
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: March 15, 2022

Wisconsin Security Association (WISA)

  • Description:

    The Wisconsin Security Association (WISA), is pleased to announce the availability of two college scholarships for graduating seniors whose parents are full-time, active members of a Wisconsin police or fire department. One $1,500 Youth Scholarship will be awarded to a son/daughter of an active-duty police department member and one to a son/daughter of an active-duty fire department member. Since 2010 WISA has awarded $28,000 in scholarships.

    What you'll need to complete the application:

    • Official High School Transcripts
    • Official SAT/ACT Scores
    • Letter of Recommendation
      (from high school counselor, teacher or outside agency.)
    • College Acceptance Letter
    • Resume
    • Proof of Parent’s Occupation
      (copy of ID or supervisory letter on station letterhead is acceptable.)
    • Essay: “What it means to me to have my parent/guardian involved in securing our community.” (500-1,000 words)
    • Completed Community Service Form

    Award Amount: $1,500 – Son/Daughter of Fire Service
                              $1,500 – Son/Daughter of Law Enforcement
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: March 4, 2022

American Legion Department of WI Americanism and Government Scholarship

  • Description:

    What is it? 
    The test consists of 50 questions; true/false, multiple choice, matching, and an essay question that must be answered in order to qualify for the scholarships. Students are not allowed to use outside resources for answers while taking this test.

    When is it?
    Test may be taken anytime between March 14-25, 2022

    Who is eligible?
    Any student in the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade, who is enrolled in any public, private, parochial or home-school, in the State of Wisconsin may participate. Students may only take the test 1 time per year; however, students may participate all 3 years and be eligible for the scholarships for multiple years.

    What are the scholarship opportunities?
    Annually, 33 students throughout the State of Wisconsin are awarded scholarships selected by the Americanism Committee of The American Legion, Department of Wisconsin. The following scholarships are awarded:
                                        11 students in Grade 10 receive $250 scholarships

                                        11 students in Grade 11 receive $300 scholarships

                                        11 students in Grade 12 receive $750 scholarships

    Registration and test link: CLICK HERE
    Test Date Window: March 14-25, 2022

Advia Foundation Youth Scholarship

  • Description:

    Advia Credit Union takes pride in supporting the educational goals of our members and their families. We believe education plays a critical role in the future strength of our communities. We are committed to building long-lasting relationships with our members and contributing to the promotion of financial health for a lifetime. Giving back through our annual scholarship program is an example of this commitment.

    Please submit the following:
    • A complete application with all supporting documents. Partial applications will not be reviewed.
    • A typed, double-spaced essay in a Word or PDF document – 500 words or less (see instructions below).
    • Official high school transcript.
    • Letter of acceptance from an accredited college/university or trade school (copies only).
    • 1-3 sentences stating what the scholarship would mean for your future educational goals. Word or PDF documents only.
    • 1-2 supporting documents explaining your leadership, community involvement, and/or academic achievements (copies only).
    All applicants must meet the following criteria:
    • Must be a member in good standing of Advia Credit Union.* Listing the account of a parent or guardian does not qualify,
    and the application will be considered void.
    • Must be accepted for enrollment in a college or trade school (minimum 9 credit hours per semester).
    • Graduating high school senior in 2022.
    • All entries must be received by March 11, 2022. Scholarship applicants will be notified of award status on or before April 30, 2022. 

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: March 11, 2022

Kohler Credit Union

  • Description:

    • Student or parents must be Kohler Credit Union members prior January 1, 2022.
    • Student must have a cumulative high school grade point of at least 3.25 (on a 4-point scale).
    • Student must have definite plans to attend a 4-year college or university full-time in the state of Wisconsin.
    • Student must have a high school record that indicates achievement and high standards in scholarship, character, leadership, citizenship, and involvement in school and community activities.

    The digital application will become available to students on our website on January 3, 2022 (kohlercu.com/scholarships). The application deadline for the 2022 scholarships is March 14, 2022.

    Award Amount: $10,000 (The $10,000 scholarship will be awarded to students in renewable installments of $2500 each school year for up to four years.)
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: March 14, 2022  (Application available January 3, 2022)

4-H Foundation Scholarships

  • Description:

    The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation will award more than $15,000 in scholarships to outstanding Wisconsin 4-H members and alumni pursuing higher education in 2022.  To be considered for financial support, applications must be received by the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation via email by Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 5:00 pm.

          Wisconsin 4-H Foundation scholarships are awarded to students based on demonstrated personal growth through 4-H, development and leadership in 4-H, academic performance and future educational goals. 

          To be eligible for Wisconsin 4-H Foundation scholarships students must have been a Wisconsin 4-H member for at least three years; should have a grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, and be enrolled or planning to enroll at a university, college or technical school during the 2022-2023 academic school year.  Scholarship winners from previous years are not eligible to receive a second 4-H Foundation scholarship.

           All applications must adhere to the conventions outlined below.  Any application that does not meet these requirements will not be considered.  All documents must be emailed to the 4-H Foundation as one, two-page PDF.  Any other cloud/internet shared documents will be NOT be accepted (do NOT use Google Docs, for example).

          The application materials represent what youth may be asked to submit when applying for jobs. We encourage applicants to treat this process as if applying for a position.

    *For help with creating cover letters and résumés, applicants should reach out to their club leaders, county educator or a teacher or parent.

    Applications must be emailed to scholarships@wis4hfoundation.org.  Applications will consist of a résumé and a cover letter.  These two documents must be saved as one, two-paged PDF with page one the cover letter and page two the résumé.

    1. Cover Letter
      1. Applicant’s name and contact information (including county where the applicant is/was a 4-Her) at the top of the page
      2. One page only – do not exceed one page
      3. No less than 3/4–inch margins and using type no smaller than 10 points
      4. Use this document to briefly describe your 4-H experience; to share how 4-H made an impact in your life, and to explain how you will be using lessons learned in 4-H as you move to higher education and into a career.
    2. Résumé
      1. Applicant’s name and contact information (including county where the applicant is/was a 4-Her) at the top of the page
      2. One page only – do not exceed one page
      3. No less than 3/4–inch margins and using type no smaller than 10 points
      4. Suggested résumé headings include: Career Goals, School Experience, Work Experience, 4-H Projects and Activities, Leadership Experience, Activities Outside of 4-H
      5. Include probable school choice and major on your résumé
      6. Include a brief list of 4-H projects and activities that were most influential to you

    Cover letter and résumés must be submitted via email as one, two-page PDF; must be named ApplicantLastName Application 2022 (example: Smith Application 2022), and must be attached to the transmittal email.

    Résumé/cover letter PDFs must be received by the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation on or before March 15, 2022, 5:00 pm.  Applications received after 5:00 pm, March 15, 2022 (as time stamped in the email), and any USPS mailed applications will not be considered.  Apply early to avoid any confusion.

    Award Amount: Varies
    Application:  CLICK HERE    
    Application Deadline: March 15, 2022 by 5:00pm

Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin, Inc.

  • Description: 

      • You must be sponsored by an active PIA Member
        • If you need a sponsor, visit the PIAW website to find a PIAW member in your area who would be willing to sponsor you: www.piaw.org/membership/Find an Agent.
        • Make contact and request a sponsorship.
        • There is NO obligation to purchase insurance from your sponsor.
      • You must be a High-School Senior or College Freshman

      What You Will Need

      • Ask your sponsor to write a referral statement of up to 750 characters.
      • Have your sponsor contact information available.
      • Prepare a statement of up to 1500 characters telling us about your post-graduation career plans.

    Award Amount: $3,000
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: March 15, 2022

Wisconsin FFA Foundation Scholarship

  • Description:

    • Applicants must use the current year Wisconsin FFA Foundation Post-Secondary Scholarship Application to be eligible for scholarship selection.
    • Please complete the electronic application, proof it carefully for errors, print and get the required signatures, and mail the complete application to the Wisconsin FFA Foundation.
    • Do not change the font size to less than 10 pt in any part of the application.
    • Use only the space provided plus a one page statement of support.
    • Do not place application in any type of binder or cover.
    • Application must be postmarked and digital photo received by March 15, 2022.

      Mail applications to:        Wisconsin FFA Foundation
    •                                       Attn: Scholarships
    •                                       1241 John Q. Hammons Dr., Ste. 200
    •                                       Madison, WI 53717
    1. Only one application is needed per applicant. The scholarship selection committee will consider all applicants for any scholarships for which they qualify.
    2. All scholarship recipients will be listed in a press release that will contain their name, scholarship awarded, and chapter affiliation after the selection process.
    3. Scholarships will be paid after successful completion of the first semester and upon receipt of second semester registration. An official college transcript is required. The full amount of Short Course Scholarships will be paid after successful completion of the course.
    4. Eligibility Requirements:
    5. The applicant must be a member in good standing of the Wisconsin Association of FFA through membership in a recognized FFA Chapter.
    6. The applicant must be at least a senior in high school, or already enrolled in college, and have maintained a satisfactory scholastic record in school.
    7. The applicant must major in a program offered through an accredited university or technical college with special consideration given to students with interests in agriculture, unless specified by the sponsor.

    Application: CLICK HERE 
    Application Deadline: March 15, 2022

UW-Credit Union Scholarship

  • Description:

    At UW Credit Union, we see the potential in every member and we take pride in supporting them as they strive to achieve their goals. Through our Community Values Scholarship program, we support undergraduate students who see the potential in themselves, the promise in their communities, and are striving to achieve great things.

    Each year, UW Credit Union awards ten $3,000 scholarships to student members who share our commitment to making our communities stronger and better places to live.

    Eligibility:

    • All applicants must be:

      • New or returning full-time undergraduate students
      • Enrolled in a UW System school, Madison College or Edgewood College in the fall of the application year
      • Members in good standing of UW Credit Union for at least 3 months from the application deadline (either individually, or joint on an account with a parent or guardian)

      Candidates will demonstrate commitment to their community through volunteerism, community-centered employment and/or school activities.

      UW Credit Union employees, board members, volunteers and their family members are not eligible to apply. Previous recipients of the Community Values Scholarship are not eligible to apply.

    Award Amount: 10- $3,000
    ApplicationCLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: March 31, 2022

Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

  • Description: 

    • Must be a Wisconsin resident.
    • Must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA
    • Must have applied to or be enrolled in a Wisconsin college/university.
    • Must be a full-time student. (12 credits or more)
    • Must complete a minimum of 20 hours of volunteer service for the WHSF/Mexican Fiesta. (Dates and times to be determined by the Committee)
    • Must be a minimum of 25 % of Hispanic descent.
    • College/University applicant must submit current official or unofficial transcripts.
    • High school seniors applicant must submit current official or unofficial transcripts, acceptance letter and copy of ACT or SAT score report.
    • Attend the Student Informational Forum Decisions of Today, Impact of Tomorrow (Not mandatory)

    Please visit the link below for more information and to access the application.

    Award Amount: Amount Varies 
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: March 31st, 2022