Wisconsin Towns Association Scholarship

  • Description:

    Wisconsin Towns Association, Rural Mutual Insurance Company, and Scott Construction, Inc. are again offering the following scholarships to winners of an essay contest. Scholarships will be awarded on the following basis:

    • Two (2) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded, one each to the highest ranking boy and highest ranking girl from a town or village insured by Rural Mutual Insurance Company as of May 1, 2021.

    • Five (5) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the top five additional students.

     The essay should address the topic: “What lessons can town governments take from the COVID-19 pandemic to improve their emergency management systems and prepare for and respond to future disasters?” 

    • The typed (not handwritten) essay should be between 500 and 1,000 words and double spaced.
    • Essays must include a bibliiographic listing of sourced used.

    Additional Information: 

    • Essays will be judged independently on originality and subject matter in relationship to the topic. The essays must also contain correct spelling, grammar and punctuation.
    • Judging will be completed by August 13, 2021
    • Recipients will be announced by August 27, 2021. Proof of enrollment in a WI public or private college is required to receive a scholarship.

    Award:

    • Two (2) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded, one each to the highest ranking boy and highest ranking girl from a town or village insured by Rural Mutual Insurance Company as of May 1, 2021.
    • Five (5) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the top five additional students.

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: May 28, 2021