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Scholarships for the 2018-2019 School Year

Scholarship Opportunities
     
Scholarship Due Date Details
2019 American Legion Scholarships Varies - send on own The American Legion offers a number of scholarships.  Please check their website for scholarship opportunities!  
Link:  https://wilegion.org/page/content/programs/scholarships-and-awards
Horatio Alger Association 10/25/2018 - complete online Criteria for this scholarship are: Critical Financial Need, Minimum GPA 2.0, Be a US Citizen, Be involved in extra curricular and community service activities.  Apply at scholars.horatioalger.org     
Wendy's High School School Heisman 10/17/2018 - send on own Wendy's® High School Heisman® is awarding over $60,000 in scholarships to the nation’s most accomplished scholar-athletes.   
Link:  wendys@scholarshipamerica.org

Qualifications: 

*Have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of a B (3.0) or better.

*Participate in at least one of the 47 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Association and sponsored by your school.

*Be a leader in school and in the community and serve as a role model for underclassman.

Deadlines:

Students must submit their application by October 17 at 8 a.m. in order to be considered. It’s best to complete your application as early as possible to give your reviewer adequate time to submit their review. 
VFW - Voice of Democracy - Patriotic Audio Essay Competition 10/31/2018 - Must send to local VFW office on your own All students grades 9-12th
Foundation of WATDA 1/15/2019 - Must send on own The Foundation of WATDA awards 70 to 90 scholarships per year to students attending Wisconsin Technical Colleges for the following technician program:

*Automotive

*Diesel

*Auto Collision

*Motorcycle

Tuition amounts vary and can be up to full tuition.  Average tuition awards are $3,000 ($750 per semester for four semesters).  Snap-on Tool sets may be awarded independently or in conjunction with tuition awards and have a retail value of $3,905.  Students that are not already working in the automotive industry can receive employment assistance.  The goal is to have all students working part-time while attending school to get on-the-job training and mentoring to enhance their education experience and graduate with a full-time job!

APPLYING IS EASY!

Go to:  http://www.watda.org/Scholarship and click on the “Apply Online” button on our website, or click here.  Supporting documentation will still need to be sent in by e-mail, fax or mail.  See “2019 Full Scholarship Application Information” on our website, or click here for application requirements.

High school seniors and current technical college students that are in their first year of a two-year program are encouraged to apply.

Evaluation Form:  The instructor/employer scholarship evaluation form is a confidential online form.  Just click “Automotive Instructor Scholarship Evaluation” on our website, or click here and submit your evaluation. 
     
Kinnard Farms Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship 3/15/2018 - Must send on own Kinnard Farms is pleased to once again offer the “Kinnard Farms Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship”.   Three scholarships of $1,500 each will be awarded to graduating seniors in good standing from any of the following area high schools:  Algoma, Denmark, Kewaunee, Luxemburg-Casco or Southern Door.

Applicants must be interested in pursuing a career with an agricultural focus at either a (4) year college/university or a (2) year program. 

Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, participation in school and community activities, goals and aspirations, recommendations and work experience. 

Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin (EFW) 12/17/2018 - Must send on own *
Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers is pleased to announce the Engineering Scholarships.  The scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors who plan to study engineering at a four year ABET accredited program leading to a baccalaureate degree in engineering and intend to enter the profession of engineering upon graduation.  Each applicant will be considered for all of the following scholarships. 
---Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin Scholarship, 4 scholarships, each $2,000
---WSPE Past Presidents Scholarship, 1 scholarship, $2,000
---Behling Scholarship, 2 scholarships, each $2,000
---Louis C Geiger Scholarship, 3 scholarships, each $2,000
---Yu-Hwa Terry Ni Prorgram Scholarship, 1-2 scholarships, $2,000

Website:   www.wspe.org/efwi.shtml
FIRE - Foundation for Individual Rights in Education 12/31/2018 - Must send on own *
High school juniors and seniors are eligible to participate in FIRE's essay contest. To enter, students must submit an essay between 800-1,000 words on the topic of free speech.

First prize = $10,000
Second prize = $5,000
Third Prize = $1,000

To enter visit: thefire.org/contest
Mount Mary University Scholarships Varies - send on own Students interested in attending Mount Mary University in Milwaukee are eligible for a series of scholarship opportunities. There are signature scholarships and aademic scholarships. Below are the highlights of the schoalrships offered.

-Caroline Scholars Program - 100% tuition, room and board
-Legacy Award - $1,000/year
-Trustee Award - $500/year
-Badger State Participant Award - $500/year
-Dean's Scholarship - $17,000/year (3.6 GPA or higher and ACT minimum 27)
-Heritage Scholarship - $14,000/year (3.3 GPA or higher and ACT minimum 23)
-Vision Scholarship - $10,000/year (3.1 GPA or higher and ACT minimum 20)
-Achievement Scholarship - $9,000/year (3.0 GPA or higher and ACT minimum 20)

Visit mtmary.edu/scholarships for further information
OMNOVA Solutions Foundation 1/19/2019 *
OMNOVA Solutions Foundation is granting a scholarship for $1,000, renewable for four years to a graduating senior in the Greater Green Bay area who will attend a four year college or university starting in the fall of 2019.

Criteria for the scholarship:
-Major: Science related field such as chemistry, chemical engineering, environmental science
-Cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or higher
-Two letters of recommendation must be submitted, one from a science/chemistry teacher
-Evidence of involvement in school and/or community activities
-Financial Need

Mail application applications to:
OMNOVA Solutions Foundation Scholarship Committee
1701 Cornell Road
Green Bay, WI 54313

Also can email applications to Doreen Thomson at doreen.thomson@omnova.com

Applications can be obtained in the guidance/counseling department
Delta Theta Sigma - UW Madison OR Madison Area Technical College Scholarship Opportunities Only 2/15/2019 - Must sent on own $1000 In House Resident Scholarship - Up to 10 Awarded
$500 Academic Scholarship - Up to 2 Awarded

One application covers both scholarships and is available at: 

http://www.deltathetasigma.com/scholarship
Students of Integrity Scholarship - Better Business Bureau 2/14/2019 by 4:30pm - Must be sent on own *
The Students of Integrity Scholarship focuses on seniors who have demonstrated character, leadership and ethical values.  To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must:

-Be a Wisconsin state resident
-Be a high school senior
-Have at least a 3.0 GPA or show consistent improvement over time
-Plan to attend a Wisconsin-based accredited Higher Education Institution (two or four year degree) starting in the fall of 2019. 

Online application can be found at:  https://www.bbb.org/wisconsin/scholarships/
Trytten Scholarship 1/31/2019 - Must be turned into guidance office The Department of Chemistry at UW Stevens Point urges qualified students to apply for the Trytten Scholarship, which is awarded to an incoming freshman who intends to major in Chemistry at UW Stevens Point.

Criteria for Selection:
-Declared chemistry as your major at UWSP at the time of application
-Received at least a 3.5 GPA in high school
-Demonstrated capacity and potential for excellence in the field of chemistry

To apply: 

1.  Complete all sections of student application (obtained in guidance office)
2.  Letter of recommendation submitted by high school chemistry teacher
3.   Submit transcripts
4.  Mail materials
Wisconsin Professional Police Association 2/1/2019 - Must be mailed on own Eligible:  Any Wisconsin resident enrolling in a college or vocational/technical college leading to a two or four year degree in police science, criminal justice, or law enforcement field

How to Apply:
1.  Complete the application which can be obtained in guidance office
2.  Enclose an essay of 200 words or less outlining why you have chosen a law enforcement career.
3.  Enclose 3 letters of recommendation from 3 different sources. 
4.  Enclose a transcript of high school grades
5.  Mail application materials to WPPA Scholarship Committee at 660 John Nolen Drive, Suite 300 in Madison, WI  53713
Lloyd & Bette Drossart Scholarship 3/15/2019 - Must be turned into counseling department Eligible:  Graduating seniors that will be attending a two or four year college or university.  $1,000 will provided to winner who has a GPA higher than 3.0, record of demonstrated leadership & participation in extracurricular activities, solid record of community service, and demonstrates a financial need. 

How to Apply:
1.  Complete the application
2.  Write a 750 word essay on your career and educational goals, your selected profession and your financial need. 
3.  Complete the application and essay and turn into the counseling department no LATER than 3/14/2019 end of day.  
Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation 4/1/2019 - Must be completed online Scholarships are given to students pursuing post-secondary education in fields related to the restaurant and hospitality industries - Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, or Food Science. 

Application must be completed online at the following link:  http://wirestaurant.org/education-foundation/scholarships