Scholarship Name Category Due Date Amount
STUDENT VIEW National 4/22/2018 $500 - $4,000
Requirements:

Awarded to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.  No minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average, no essay required, no lengthy application forms, and no application fees.  The scholarships will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications.  The scholarship winner will be announced in May.

 

Attachments:
Online Application - http://www.student-view.com/ScholarshipWmap.html
CARRIE CRYSTAL STUCKERT MEMORIAL ART State 4/24/2018 2 - $2,000
Requirements:

Interested candidates must possess extracurricular accomplishments and inspirational goals.  Academically capable students must be enrolled as an Art Major at an accredited institution of higher education located in the United States (this includes Art Therapy programs).  All applicants must be U.S. citizens.  Recipient will be required to provide evident of college acceptance before money is awarded.   

Attachments:
Application - http://www.dreampoolfoundation.org/scholarship_app.html
AB NICHOLAS FOUNDATION State 4/30/2018 $10,000 (4-yr) & $5,000 (2-yr) renewable
Requirements:

Foundation will be offering scholarships to up to 60 Wisconsin public high school graduates who played boys or girls basketball during high school based on need, academic achievement and character.  The annual scholarship are renewable for the length of the program.

Attachments:
Website & Application - http://www.abnicholasscholars.org
TALENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM GRANT (Wisconsin Dept of Public Instruction) State 5/1/2018 $600 - $1,800 per year for 10 consecutive semesters
Requirements:

Grant is given to uniquely needy students.  The grant is designed to help improve the opportunity for access, retention, and graduation, and to lessen the burden of student debt.  To be eligible for an initial TIP Grant award, as student  must be a Wisconsin resident, a first-time freshman student, and meet at least one criterion under Group A (financial need) and one criterion under Group B (nontraditional/disadvantaged).  In addition to returning the completed application, applicant must also submit a copy of his/her Student Aid Report (SAR) and an acceptance letter or class schedule from the college he/she is attending.

Awards:

The minimum award a freshman can receive is $600 and the maximum award if $1,800. The grant will be given for 10 consecutive semesters at a Wisconsin technical college, private or UW campus, as long as you do not take a semester off or drop below half time and remain in good academic standing. 

There is no due date but money is awarded until is is gone.

Attachments:
Application - http://dpi.wi.gov/weop/tip-grant
GEAR UP OUTREACH (WDPI) State 5/1/2018 Up to $2,224 per year for 2-8 consecutive semesters
Requirements:

With our federal GEAR UP grant, we have a number of GEAR UP Outreach Scholarships available for any Wisconsin high school senior planning to attend a Wisconsin technical, UW, four-year private non-profit (WAICU) or tribal college.  It is up to $2,224 for 8 consecutive semesters.  So the TIP Grant application will serve as the TIP Brand and GEAR UP Outreach Scholarship application.  To qualify for the GEAR UP Scholarship, they must qualify for TIP, check the box on page one of the application that they receive free/reduced meals in school, complete Section VI Verification and be a recent Wisconsin high school graduate and first time college freshman.  Also, they must start their application with me before they graduate high school - so not only is it first come first served based on the date they complete their application (with all the supporting documents), but I must receive at least the application before they graduate; supporting documents can follow when available.

Attachments:
Application - http://weop.dpi.wi.gov/weop_fed_gearup
COLUMBIA CO DEPUTY SHERIFF'S ASSOCIATION County 5/1/2018 2 - $1,000
Requirements:
The CCDSA annual scholarship award program was developed to offer financial assistance to full-time students enrolled in Criminal Justice programs at any Wisconsin college or university.
 
Two, $1,000 scholarships will be awarded and winners will be selected on a competitive basis.  Any Columbia County resident that is enrolling in a Wisconsin college, and has a course of study leading to a degree in law enforcement, is eligible.  Relatives of employees of a law enforcement agency are highly encouraged to apply.
 
Members of this Association’s Scholarship Committee will select the scholarship recipients.  All decisions made are final.  The recipient must submit proof of his/her enrollment at an accredited college/university.  Awards are not retroactive and may not be credited to semesters already completed.  Recipient must be enrolled in the fall semester of 2018.  After the student has submitted proof of enrollment, a check for the scholarship award will be given directly to the scholarship recipient.
Attachments:
Criteria & Application - http://www.portage.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/CCDSA Scholarship Application.pdf
ODD FELLOWS (Educational Foundation of the Independent Order) National 5/15/2018 $1,000 - $15,000
Requirements:

The Educational Foundation of the International Order of Odd Fellows began its operation in 1927.  The purpose of the Foundation is to operate a revolving loan fund and to award scholarships to students based on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

Several scholarship opportunities are listed on the website, but these are the general eligibility requirements: 

  • Applicants must have completed High School or have a GED equivalent.     
  • Applicants must be a member of the Order or have a relative who is an active member of an Odd Fellow or Rebekah Lodge. 
  • The application must be signed by the Secretary of the Odd Fellow or Rebekah Lodge to verify membership. 
  • Completed applications are due by May 15th. 
  • Winners will be notified prior to August 1st.
Awards:
Instrom Trust Regional Scholarship - $3,000
Charles & Christine Wirz Scholarship - $2,000
UN Pilgrimage for Youth Scholarship - $1,000
Christine Smith Graduate Studies - $15,000
Continuing Education Career Enrichment - $1,500
Odd Fellows & Rebekahs Vocational Technology Scholarship - $1,000
Glenn Coursey Agriculture Scholarship - $3,000
Non-Traditional Student Scholarship - $3,000
 

 

Attachments:
Application - http://www.ioof.org/IOOF/OurWork/Education/IOOF/Our_Work/educationalfoundation.aspx?hkey=f7882057-7a3d-4c6f-a359-4fa0566f59a6#INgrstrom
B. DAVIS National 5/22/2018 $1,000
Requirements:
 
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.  There is no age restriction.  Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next.  This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.  Please do not send transcripts or letters of recommendation at this time.
Attachments:
Application - http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
WISCONSIN TOWNS ASSOCIATION State 5/31/2018 7 - $1,000
Requirements:

Rural Mutual Insurance Company, Wisconsin Towns Association, and Scott Construction, Inc. are 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.
•  Four (4) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded, one each to two boys and two girls.
•  One (1) $1,000 scholarship to either a boy or a girl who has the highest ranking below the previous four scholarships.

Entrants must prepare an essay addressing the following topic: 
"Why is town road investment important to economic development in Wisconsin?".

Essay should be between 500-1,000 words and double spaced.  Essays must include a bibliographic listing of sources used.  Completed essays should be mailed to Wisconsin Towns Association.

Attachments:
Application - http://www.wisctowns.com/home/scholarship-program
AMATEUR RADIO EDUCATION FUND OF SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN Regional 6/1/2018 $1,000
Requirements:

Applicants must hold a valid amateur radio license.  Scholarship applicants must complete the application form and submit a short essay (100-200 words) stating why they should be awarded this scholarship. The AREFoSW Scholarship Committee will review all applications and essays to determine the successful candidate.  All candidates will be notified of the outcome.

Attachments:
Application - http://www.madisondxclub.org/?page_id=1161
ASPIRING FASHION PROFESSIONAL National 6/1/2018 $1,000
Requirements:

Awarded to students that are interested in pursing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.

Attachments:
Online Application - http://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program
ASPIRING ANIMATION PROFESSIONAL National 6/1/2018 $1,000
Requirements:

Awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.

Attachments:
Online Application - http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program
EAST CENTRAL / SELECT SIRES Regional 6/1/2018 7 - $1,000
Requirements:
Select Sires Inc. is a federation of nine farmer-owned cooperatives. It provides highly-fertile semen as well as excellence in service and programs to achieve its basic objective of supplying livestock breeders with America’s best genetics at a reasonable price. At East Central/Select Sires, we are proud to serve dairy and beef producers in southern Wisconsin.
 
Eligibility:
The applicant must be be a high school senior who will be attending a four-year college or a one- or two-year technical college or shortcourse program in an agricultural-related field. Also, the applicant or their parent(s) must be currently purchasing semen and/or farm products from an East Central/Select Sires representative. 
Attachments:
Application - http://www.eastcentralselectsires.com/library/content/2018ECSSScholarshipApplicationFINAL.pdf
AMERICAN LEGION - SAMSUNG State 6/9/2018 $1,000 - $20,000
Requirements:

The Samsung American Legion Scholarship Program” established a series of scholarships derived from interest and other income from the $5,000,000 principal amount. 

Eligibility:

High school juniors who participate in and complete an American Legion Boys State Program and are a direct descendant, i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc. or a legally adopted child, of a U.S. wartime veteran who served on active duty during one or more of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion by the United States government: 

WW I -- April 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918
WW II -- December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946
Korean War -- June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955
Vietnam War -- February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975
Lebanon and Grenada -- August 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984
Panama -- December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990
Persian Gulf War -- August 2, 1990 to cessation of hostilities as determined by the United States government. 

You can obtain a DD214 form (proves eligibility) through the attached Standard Form 180

Deadline:

Applications can be turned in at the Badger Boys State session. Applications are to be mailed to:

The American Legion, Department of Wisconsin
Attn: Samsung Scholarship
PO Box 388
Portage, WI 53901

 

Awards:

Scholarship:

The scholarship is for undergraduate study only and may be used for: tuition, books, fees, and room and board. The selection of the scholarship winners will be based, in part, upon the following criteria: academic record; involvement in school activities; involvement in community activities; community service; financial need and additional bonus points in the selection process will be awarded to descendants of U.S. veterans of the Korean War. 

Attachments:
Website - http://www.wilegion.org/page/content/programs/samsung-scholarship
HORATIO ALGER ASSN OF DISTINGUISHED AMERICANS National 6/15/2018 1,020 - up to $2,500
Requirements:

To be eligible for the Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program, applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

  • have completed high school 
  • be enrolled in a career or technical degree/certificate granting program in the Fall that will lead to employment
  • demonstrate financial need;  applicants must be Pell Grant eligible
  • be under the age of 30
  • be a U.S. citizen

 

Attachments:
Online Application - https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/
AMERICAN LEGION - BADGER BOYS STATE State 6/16/2018 $500 - $20,000
Requirements:

This unique week-long educational opportunity at Ripon College teaches high school boys the workings of the government structure and the principles of our great American heritage - justice, freedom, and democracy.  Every year, the Departments select two outstanding Boys State graduates to represent them at the American Legion Boys Nation held in Washington DC. It is here that they are introduced to the structure and function of the federal government.  

 

Awards:

Scholarship opportunities are:

  • Keith Kreul Scholarship - $500
  • Clyde Knox Scholarship - $500
  • Badger Boys State Governor Scholarship - $1,000
  • Samsung Scholarship - $1,000
  • National Samsung Scholarship - $20,000
Attachments:
Website - http://www.wilegion.org/page/content/programs/scholarships-and-awards
BIGSUN ORGANIZATION National 6/19/2018 $500
Requirements:

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.

Please send us a short essay answering the following question:  How has your education contributed to who you are today? Why do you want to earn a college education?

All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.  Please include information on the sport(s) you are currently participating in.

All essay submissions should be sent to: athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com

Attachments:
Application - http://www.bigsunathletics.com/
CAR SEAT SAFETY National 6/24/2018 1st - $3,000; 2nd - $1,750; 3rd - $600
Requirements:

It gives the chance for three lucky students seeking higher education to lessen the burden of their financial strain. Our scholarship requires an application and either an essay or a video answering one of three questions

Eligibility Requirements

  1. You must be a U.S. citizen with proof of citizenship. International students may not apply at this time.
  2. You must be a high school graduate at the time of the award, failure to complete a high school curriculum will result in the disqualification and revocation of the reward. If this happens, the scholarship will go to the next person in line.
  3. Anyone who applies must be in high school, home schooled, or a college student who plans to attend an accredited post-secondary institution. Anyone attending schools outside of the United States are ineligible to apply.
  4. You must plan to attend a post-secondary institution or be in pursuit of a post-secondary degree. If you do not attend college, your degree will be revoked.
  5. All applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA when applying and when awarded.
Awards:

Awards

  •     1st Place: One Time $3000
  •     2nd Place: One Time $1750
  •     3rd Place: One Time $600
Attachments:
Application - https://bestcarseathub.com/scholarship-program/
OPPU ACHIEVERS National 6/30/2018 $2,500
Requirements:

To apply, OppU Achievers Scholarship provides $2,500 to high-achieving students for tuition costs.  Submit a short response at opploans.com/scholarship.  The scholarship is awarded four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30.  To be eligible, students must be a U.S. Citizen and have a GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.

Attachments:
Application - https://opploans.com/scholarship/
PECK LAW FIRM National 7/1/2018 $2,000
Requirements:

Scholarship is offered to any student who is interested in pursing a law-related career.  

Awards:

The one-time funds from the scholarship will be paid directly to the school at which the student is enrolled.

Attachments:
Website - http://thepeckfirm.com/peck-law-firm-scholarship/
AMERICAN LEGION - BASEBALL National 7/15/2018 $500 - $5,000
Requirements:

American Legion Baseball enjoys a reputation as one of the most successful and tradition-rich amateur athletic leagues. The program registers more than 200 teams in Wisconsin with over 3,000 athletes participating. Wisconsin baseball is the only state that has 5 leagues - Class AAA, AA, A, 17U, and 16U - and ranks 4th highest in the Nation in the number of participating teams and ball players.

 

Awards:
Department Baseball Scholarship (match) - $500
National Baseball Scholarship - $500
 
The department winner is also considered for additional scholarship money at the national level:
American Legion All-Academic Team (8) - $2,500
All-Academic Team Captain (1) - $5,000
 

 

Attachments:
Application - http://www.legion.org/scholarships/baseball
UNITED ENERGY WORKERS HEALTHCARE National 7/31/2018 $1,000
Requirements:

UEW Healthcare is pleased to offer the UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship. The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester. Special consideration will be given to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in Home Healthcare and knows someone that worked in the nuclear industry and was subsequently approved for benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICPA), but anyone meeting the requirements and can demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in Healthcare will be considered. This Award will be presented to current college students, but high school seniors who will be attending school in the fall semester are also welcome to apply.

This will be a one-time award.  The scholarship will be judged on merit and need. Academic achievements as well as any leadership experiences will be taken in to account.

Requirements:

  • This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit & need.
  • Completed application must be submitted online by July 31. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • Applicant must plan to attend college by fall semester.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
  • A transcript must be attached to application for consideration. 
  • Applicant must submit an un-opened copy of official transcripts if selected as a finalist.
  • This scholarship is a one-time award worth $1,000 to be awarded the fall semester.
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application. 
  • Applicant will be required to demonstrate both their merit and their need for this scholarship
  • Special consideration will be given to applicants who have been affected by EEOICPA and/or have had a loved one who was negatively impacted as a US energy worker.
Attachments:
Online Application - https://www.uewhealth.com/eeoicpa-reca/#scholarship-application
ABODO Regional 8/31/2018 $500
Requirements:

How do I win?

We love our hometown (fun fact – four of our employees share the same hometown) and want to find out what you’re bringing from home to college with you.  It could be a physical object, like your favorite sweatshirt, or a lesson your soccer coach taught you; whatever you’re “carrying” to college, share the significance with us and explain the sentimental value and story behind it. To win, describe this item/experience/lesson in a piece no longer than 1000 words, but please include between 1-5 of your own related pictures.

Who’s Eligible

High School student (18 years old+) who will attend an accredited college or university in Fall 2018.

How to Enter

Write a brief essay (maybe 500-1000 words) about what you’re bringing with you to college and explain the significance. Then submit your essay along with a few pictures for bonus points. We’ll be announcing the winner on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Don’t forget to follow us so we can send you a message when you win!

Attachments:
Application - https://www.abodo.com/blog/high-school-scholarship/
OPPU ACHIEVERS National 9/30/2018 $2,500
Requirements:

To apply, OppU Achievers Scholarship provides $2,500 to high-achieving students for tuition costs.  Submit a short response at opploans.com/scholarship.  The scholarship is awarded four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30.  To be eligible, students must be a U.S. Citizen and have a GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.

Attachments:
Application - https://opploans.com/scholarship/
OPPU ACHIEVERS National 12/31/2018 $2,500
Requirements:

To apply, OppU Achievers Scholarship provides $2,500 to high-achieving students for tuition costs.  Submit a short response at opploans.com/scholarship.  The scholarship is awarded four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30.  To be eligible, students must be a U.S. Citizen and have a GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.

Attachments:
Application - https://opploans.com/scholarship/
COLUMBIA CO PORK PARTNERS County 4/1/2019 2 - $350
Requirements:

Awarded to a high school senior who plans to enroll in agriculture or related field at UW Platteville, UW River Falls, UW Madison, Madison College, or any other accredited agricultural college. 

Attachments:
Criteria & Application - http://www.portage.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/Col. Co. Pork Partners Scholarship Application upd.12.16.pdf