Scholarship Name Category Due Date Amount
WISCONSIN PROFESSIONAL POLICE ASSOCIATION State 2/1/2018 varies
Requirements:

Awarded to a graduating senior from Wisconsin or Upper Peninsula of Michigan enrolling in a college or technical school in a course of study leading to a two- or four-year degree in police science, criminal justice, or a law enforcement related field - which includes law school - is eligible.

Complete the application, enclose a 200-word essay outlining why you have chosen a law enforcement career, 3 letters of recommendation from three different sources, high school transcript, and self-addressed stamped envelope.

Attachments:
Application - http://wppa.com//?s=scholarship
WISCONSIN STATE TELECOMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION State 2/6/2018 25 - $1,500 (4 yr college) or up to 5 - $500 (technical college)
Requirements:

Student and/or student's parents, foster parents or legal guardians must be a permanent resident of the Marquette-Adams Telephone Cooperative's service area and have local telephone, long distance or internet with the Cooperative.

Attachments:
Application - http://www.marquetteadams.com/scholarship-opportunities/
SIMON YOUTH COMMUNITY Regional 2/15/2018 Up to $2,500
Requirements:

Award will be given to one high school senior who lives near Johnson Creek Premium Outlets or nearby community.  The student must plan to attend an accredited university, two- or four-year college, or technical/vocational school.

All applications are submitted online.  As part of the application, student must upload their official school transcript and their parent/guardian's most recently filed income tax return.

All applications are reviewed by International Scholarship and Tuition Services Inc., SYF's third-party administrator.  ISTS considers a variety of criteria, including academic record, leadership skills, participation in school and community activities and financial data.

Awards:

Recipients will be notified in May.

Attachments:
Application - http://programs.applyists.com/syf/
WISCONSIN RURAL SCHOOLS ALLIANCE (WiRSA) State 2/15/2018 $500 from each region
Requirements:

Scholarship will be awarded annually to one graduating high school senior from each of the four membership regions of Wisconsin.  There will be no discrimination made as to this scholarship based on race, color, religion, national origin or sex.

APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE PHS COUNSELING OFFICE BY FEBRUARY 10.  A school-appointed committee will pick the application representing PHS for this scholarship and must submit the finalist to WiRSA.  Do not send the application directly to WiRSA. Deadline for school to submit finalist is February 15.

Scholarship winner will be announced on April 15 to the superintendent of the winner's school district.

 

Attachments:
Application & Qualifications - http://wirsa.org/wirsa-scholarship/
DELTA THETA SIGMA (UW MADISON) State 2/15/2018 $500 (up to 2) & $1,000 (up to 10)
Requirements:

Scholarships are available to male or female high school senior that will be attending either UW Madison or Madison College beginning in the fall semester. 

Other Information:

Note that housing applications are reviewed on a weekly basis.  The academic scholarship will not be awarded until October and the date of the application will not be considered during the review process.

Attachments:
Application - http://www.deltathetasigma.com/scholarship/details
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS CLUB (PIAW) State 2/15/2018 Varies - up to $2,500
Requirements:

Applicants must be sponsored by a PIAW member.  Applicants ARE NOT obligated to have or to obtain insurance by a sponsor.  A list of members can be found at the web site under "Membership/Find an Agency Member" or by looking for the PIA logo on the agency premises, stationery or their advertising materials.  The student must contact their sponsor and have their sponsor write a referral paragraph before they submit their application online.  They may copy and paste their sponsor's referral paragraph onto the online form.

Attachments:
Online Application - https://www.piaw.org/index.php/ypc-college-scholarship
WISCONSIN CATTLEMEN & CATTLEWOMEN ASSOCIATION State 2/19/2018 Up to 10 - $500
Requirements:

Awarded to a graduating senior enrolled or planning to enroll in any university, technical college, and the UW Madison Agricultural Short Course Program.  Applicant must have a background in the beef, veal, or dairy industry, and a Wisconsin resident. Preference given to WCA member's children, grandchildren, and junior members, and majoring in an agricultural-related field. 

Awards:

Payment will be made out to the student after grades are received from the first semester of college.

Attachments:
Application - http://www.wisconsincattlemen.com/resources/scholarships
AMERICAN LEGION - SCOUTING National 3/1/2018 $1,000 - $10,000
Requirements:

The Scout who best meets the qualifications outlined in the Nomination application will be selected as The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year by the Department Scouting Committee. Eligibility requirements and application for the Eagle Scout of the Year may be downloaded from www.legion.org.

 

Awards:

Scholarship Opportunities:

* Department Eagle Scout Scholarship - $1,000
* The Department Winner is also considered for additional scholarship money at the National level.
* National Eagle Scout of the Year Scholarship - $10,000
* Three Runner-Up scholarship - $2,500
Attachments:
Website - http://www.wilegion.org/page/content/programs/eagle-scout-of-the-year
UNITED WISCONSIN GRAIN PRODUCERS (UWGP) Regional 3/1/2018 10 - $1,000
Requirements:

Awarded to graduating seniors who are furthering their education at any college or trade institution (minimum of 2 scholarships are given to students going into trade education) whether as a full-time or part-time student.

Attachments:
Website & Application - http://www.uwgp.com/community
MARQUETTE-ADAMS TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE Multi-County 3/1/2018 8 - $1,500
Requirements:

Student's parents, foster parents or legal guardians must be a permanent resident of the Marquette-Adams Telephone Cooperative service area and have local telephone, long distance or internet service with Marquette-Adams Telephone Cooperative.  

Attachments:
Application - http://www.marquetteadams.com/scholarship-opportunities/
SAUK COLUMBIA SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCES Multi-County 3/1/2018 Up to 4 - $750
Requirements:

The Sauk Columbia SHRM will award up to four $750 scholarships annually to graduating seniors continuing their education at an accredited college, university or technical college on a full-time basis.

The scholarships are awarded based upon several factors, which may include: past academic performance, your application essay, personal need of the applicant and the overall strength of the application. 

Attachments:
Application - http://www.portage.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/Application (1).pdf
AMERICAN LEGION - SCHNEIDER EMANUEL State 3/1/2018 3 - $1,000
Requirements:

Three scholarships are awarded to students that best meet the criteria outlined in the application.  They must have participated in at least one American Legion sponsored activity and have family ties to a living relative that is currently a member of the American Legion or Auxiliary.  The application may also be a member of the American Legion, an SAL member or member of the Auxiliary.

The application is available as a fillable form online.  Eligibility requirements may be downloaded from www.wilegion.org.

 

Attachments:
Website - http://www.wilegion.org/page/content/programs/schneideremanuel-american-legion-scholarship
AMERICAN LEGION - JR SHOOTING SPORTS State 3/1/2018 $250 - $1,000
Requirements:

Jr. Shooting Sports is a three part program that combines the Basic Marksmanship Course, Qualification Awards and Air Rifle Competition to athletes of any gender through the age of 18.  Annually, the Department  conducts a 3-position air rifle "postal" tournament in the "sporter" category.  A postal match is a match in which competitors' fire on their home ranges using targets which have been ordered from Headquarters.  Entry in either the individual or team postal match is limited to competitors who are active members of a Jr. Shooting Sports program that is run by a Post.

Awards:

Scholarship Opportunities:

Postal Match - "Sporter" Senior category      1st Place       $1,000
Postal Match - "Sporter" Senior category      2nd Place         $750
Postal Match - "Sporter" Senior category      3rd Place          $250
Attachments:
Website - http://www.legion.org/shooting
FOUNDATION OF RURAL SERVICE National 3/1/2018 $2,500
Requirements:

Student and/or student's parents, foster parents or legal guardians must be a permanent resident of the Marquette-Adams Telephone Cooperative's serving area and have local telephone, long distance or internet with the Cooperative.

Attachments:
Application - http://www.marquetteadams.com/scholarship-opportunities/
COLUMBIA CO MASTER GARDENER ASSOC. County 3/15/2018 $500
Requirements:

Awarded to a graduating senior planning to attend a two- or four-year institution.  Preferences will be given to students majoring in horticulture, or a related field of agriculture or environmental studies.  Scholarship may be won twice by any one recipient.

Attachments:
Application - http://www.portage.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/2018 CCMGA High School Scholarship Application.doc
Criteria & Rules - http://www.portage.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/2018 CCMGA High School Scholarship Rules.doc
THOMAS S. LUTSEY - WASEDA FARMS National 4/1/2018 $10,000
Requirements:

To apply for the Thomas H. Lutsey-Waseda Farms Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Current graduating senior attending a high school within 150 miles of Green Bay
  • Attending an accredited 4-year college/university
  • Pursuing a career with an agriculture focus that will enhance rural communities
  • Minimum 3.0 high school GPA
  • Minimum 19 ACT composite score
  • Student with a rural or agriculture background
  • Financial need as demonstrated by the FAFSA

Complete the online application, submit a personal statement, list of your extra curricular activities, provide two letters of recommendation, and submit ACT scores.

Attachments:
Online Application - http://lutsey.org/apply/
WYOCENA FARMERS COOPERATIVE County 4/3/2018 $1,000
Requirements:

Awarded to a graduating senior planning to attend a four-year or two-year college.  A GPA of 2.5 (B-) or better is needed to apply.  There are no background or financial requirements in order to receive this scholarships.

Fill out the application form, attach an official transcript, obtain a letter of recommendation from a teacher, and write an essay (1-2 pages) covering these points:  Why are you choosing this college?  What are your reasons for picking this major?  What will this do for you in the future? What other information do you think is important for us to know?

 

Attachments:
Application - http://www.portage.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/180115145305_0001.pdf
AMERICAN LEGION - AMERICANISM & GOVERNMENT State 4/13/2018 45 - $250 to $500
Requirements:

Students from Wisconsin in grades 10 - 12 take the online Americanism and Government Scholarship test during a two-week window from April 2-13, 2018.  This is a timed test and is available to all students that have access to the internet.  Students are tested on their knowledge of U.S. Government, Wisconsin Government, County Government, the Constitution and flag etiquette.  Students are also required to answer a 300-word essay question to qualify.

To access the test, students click on the link found on the www.wilegion.org website.  NOTE:  Test is only available during the time frame state above.

Awards:
11 - $250 scholarships for 10th Grade students
11 - $300 scholarships for 11th Grade students
11 - $750 scholarships for 12th Grade students
Attachments:
Website - http://www.wilegion.org/page/content/programs/americanism-and-government-scholarship-program
LEGAL PERSONNEL OF SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN Regional 4/15/2018 $500
Requirements:

Awarded to a graduating senior who is enrolled in a legal secretarial, legal assistant, paralegal, or other qualifying legal services education program.  Applicant must have 3.0 GPA or higher.  Award will be made on the basis of academic record, financial need, and interested in the legal field.

Awards:

Payment will be made to the college upon certification of enrollment and attendance.

 

Attachments:
Criteria & Application - http://www.portage.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/0405_001.pdf
PORTAGE CENTER OF THE ARTS - VISUAL ARTS Multi-Community 4/15/2018 $500
Requirements:

The Portage Center for the Arts offers a $500 Visual Arts Scholarship dedicated to the support of a visual arts student pursuing an art degree or its equivalent after high school.  This generous gift is from from Eleanor Drury.

We are inviting applications from all area high schools within PCA’s service area.  Students wishing to apply must submit the attached application form with supporting materials to the PCA office by April 15.  The application materials are also available on our website at www.portagecenterforthearts.com.

Attachments:
Application - https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/16c271_2fb3208fbeaf46e2b9377108a7f5e5b1.pdf
VIETNAM VETERANS CHAPTER 221 Multi-Community 4/15/2018 2 - $500
Requirements:

Applicant must be a child, grandchild, niece or nephew of an honorably discharged veteran who has served any branch of service (includes the National Guard and/or Reserve Components between January 1, 1959, and May 7, 1975.  A copy of the veteran's DD214 or certificate of military service must accompany application.  Applicant must give future goals, job history during high school, explain financial needs, include two letters of recommendation, and transcript of high school grades.

Attachments:
Application & Criteria - http://www.portage.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/171116145307_0001.pdf
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
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
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
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
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/
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
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/