Scholarship Name Category Due Date Amount
Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin Career Related 12/18/2017 4-$2,000
Requirements:

Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin
Since 1988, the Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin (EFW), has been dedicated to providing scholarships and support to outstanding high school and college students pursuing engineering as a professional career.

Sponsored by the Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers, the EFW promotes engineering education through annual scholarships. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, community involvement, extracurricular activities and need.

  1. Applicant must be enrolling in a 4-year ABET accredited university program, leading to a baccalaureate degree in engineering with a plan to enter the practice of engineering after graduation.      A degree in Computer or Software Engineering does not qualify.  
  2. Academic requirements are: GPA:  Minimum – 3.0, ACT Composite Score: Minimum – 24
Awards:

Up to 4 $2000. scholarships

Other Information:

5 scholarships available

  • The Engineering Foundation of Wisconsin Scholarship, 2 scholarships, each $2000
  • The WSPE Past Presidents Scholarship, 1 scholarship, $2000
  • The Behling Scholarship, 1 scholarship, $2000
  • The Louis C Geiger Scholarship, 2 scholarships, each $2000
  • The Yu-Hwa Terry Ni FREE Program, $2000 awarded in 1 or 2 scholarship
  • Application can be found: http://www.wspe.org/efwi.shtml
Attachments:
Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin Scholarship - http://www.amherst.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/2013-2014 EFW scholarship.docx
EFW - http://www.amherst.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin.pdf
UWSP Dept. of Chemistry Trytten Scholarship State 1/31/2018 $4000
Requirements:

Trytten scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman at UWSP, majoring in Chemistry.  

Awards:

1 - $4000

Other Information:

Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.50 in high school (including the last semester of senior year).  PDF application can be found at Scholarship Link

 

Attachments:
UWSP Chemistry Trytten Scholarship - http://www.uwsp.edu/chemistry/Pages/scholarships.aspx
Wisconsin Education Association Council Scholarship State 2/1/2018 5,800
Requirements:

High school seniors whose parent(s) are one of the following:

1) Active WEAC (Wisconsin Teachers) member

2) active WEAC retired member

3) deceased parent who died while holding a WEAC membership are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

4) plan to pursue an education major or minor, and intend to teach in Wisconsin.

 

Student must be in the top 25% or his/her class or a minimum GPA 3.0

 

 

Awards:

Scholarship winners will receive grants of $1,450 per year for four years of college or university study, if they remain eligible.

Other Information:

Application and scholarship guidelines are available online: WEAC Scholarships

Attachments:
WEAC application and guildelines - http://www.amherst.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/WEAC Scholarship Application 12-13.pdf
WASBO Foundation- Student Scholarship Program State 2/1/2018 multiple scholarships- up to $4,000
Requirements:

Application Guidelines

Two $4,000 scholarships, one $3,000 scholarship, one $2,000 scholarship, and one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to  graduating high school seniors. The scholarship recipients may pursue any course of study. The scholarships will be awarded to students attending any accredited college or university (public or private). The objective of these awards is to provide financial assistance to deserving students.

The information supplied by each scholarship applicant shall include the following:

  • Completed Application.
  • Personal letter stating your goals and career objectives.
  • High school scholastic record.
  • One-page resume describing your participation in co-curricular activities, community service and employment.
  • Two letters of recommendation including one from a community member or employer.
  • Answer to the essay question listed on the scholarship application after interviewing the Superintendent (Mr. Toelle), Business Manager, or Bookkeeper (Becky Galvin) from your school district.
  • Recent photograph (original, reprint on photo paper, or .jpg emailed to Áine Calgaro at calgaro@wasbo.com) to be used in the WASBO newsletter, Taking Care of Business.  (The photograph will not be used in the selection process, and will not be returned).
Awards:

$1,000-$4,000

Other Information:

Procedure for Applying for high school is page 3 and 4

Application and information found online: WASBO Scholarships 

  • Submit all application materials in one 9”x12” envelope to: WASBO Foundation Scholarship, Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials, 4797 Hayes Road, Suite 101, Madison, WI 53704
  • Envelope must be postmarked no later than March 3, 2014

Scholarship awards will be paid upon confirmation that the recipient is enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited institution of higher education. Confirmation due by June 1, 2018. Contact KristinHauser at  608.729.6632 if you have questions regarding the application process.

Wisconsin Title 1 Scholarship State 2/1/2018 $1,500
Requirements:
The 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
.
Awards:

4-$1,500

Other Information:

Click here for the Wisconsin Title 1 Scholarship

Ab Nicholas Scholarship- basketball scholarship State 2/1/2018 up to $40,000
Requirements:
  • Live in Wisconsin and attend a Wisconsin public high school
  • Participate your senior year in your school’s boys or girls basketball program, as a player or manager
  • Demonstrate financial need

*Due to NCAA financial aid regulations, individuals who receive a Nicholas Foundation Scholarship will not be permitted to participate in intercollegiate athletics at any NCAA Division I, II or III institution.

Awards:
  • $10,000 for a four-year program/$5,000 for a two-year program
  • Renewable yearly for the length of the program, for a total of $40,000/$10,000
  • Up to 60 scholarships awarded each year
Other Information:

The scholarship application can be found online:

http://abnicholasscholars.org/

America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship National 2/1/2018 $1,500
Requirements:

 Eligibility for America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders scholarships: o Students must:

1. Be high school seniors or enrolled in college.

2.  Plan to pursue a degree or certification in specific areas of agriculture or chemical/ electrical/mechanical engineering (a complete list of majors is available in the America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Program Overview or at GrowAgLeaders.com).

3. Live in a specific state/county (a complete list of majors is available in the America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Program Overview or at GrowAgLeaders.com).

4. Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

5. Obtain two online farmer endorsements – visit GrowAgLeaders.com for the complete requirements.

6. Students do not have to be FFA members to apply.

7. Students do not have to live in the same county as the endorsing farmer. 

Awards:

$1,500

Other Information:

Application found online: America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship

 

Attachments:
American's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship - https://www.ffa.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/sch_AFGAL_student-instructions.pdf
Wisconsin Professional Police Association Scholarship Career Related 2/1/2018 Dependent on # of applicants
Requirements:

Who is eligible for the WPPA scholarship?
Any Wisconsin or Upper Peninsula of Michigan resident enrolling in a college or vocational/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 does not include law school – is eligible.

 

Awards:

How many scholarships will be awarded?
The Scholarship Committee reserves the right to determine the number and amount of scholarships to be awarded in a given year.

 

Other Information:

How do students apply? Go to: http://wppa.com/resources/scholarship-program/

  • Complete the Scholarship Application Form in its entirety.
  • Enclose a typewritten essay (on 8½ x 11 paper) of 200 words or less outlining why you have chosen a law enforcement career. Include any special projects relating to your interest in law enforcement and any other factors you wish the committee to consider.
  • Type in the top right corner of each page of the essay your full name and complete address.
  • Sign and date the essay.
  • Enclose three (3) letters of recommendation from three different sources (i.e., not more than one letter from any one source). Sources may include family, school, neighbor, clergy, employer, civic organization, law enforcement, etc. (For example, send one letter of recommendation from your school, one from a police officer, and one from a family member.)
  • Enclose a transcript of high school and/or college grades.
  • Enclose a self-addressed, stamped, No. 10 envelope.
  • Scholarship applications must be postmarked on or before February 1 and mailed to:
    WPPA Scholarship Committee, 660 John Nolen Drive, Suite 300, Madison, Wisconsin 53713.
Attachments:
WPPA Application - http://www.amherst.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/WPPA Scholarship.pdf
Amherst Telephone Company/WI Telecommunications Foundation Scholarship Local 2/6/2018 $500-$1,500
Requirements:

ANY High School Senior planning to attend technical or 4 year college may apply.

 

Awards:

$500-$1,500

Other Information:

Application is found online at: Amherst Telephone Company/WSTF Scholarship 

Return completed applications to Mrs. Swanson or directly to the Amherst Telephone Company

Attachments:
Amherst Telephone Company Scholarship - http://www.amherst.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/Amherst Telephone company Scholarship_Application_2016.pdf
Elks U.S. Constitution Contest Local 2/9/2018 $300 - $3,000
Requirements:

High school senior who is a U.S. citizen is eligible to submit an application.  Student must take the U.S. Constitution Contest, a one-hour multiple choice test (with essay tie-breaker) in February. Winners are selected based on test scores. Top scoring student is invited to compete at the state level for additional scholarship awards. 

Applications must be submitted on or before the posted deadline, to the Elks Lodge (Mail to: Stevens Point Elks Lodge, 1132 Clark Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481. Attention: U.S. Constitution Scholarship Contest).  Applicants must complete in the local contest.

 

 

 

 

Awards:

Local scholarship prizes will be awarded to the top 3 local receive $100-$300

The highest local score will continue to the state competition for up to further scholarship money

Other Information:

See attached registration form

For additional information contact Tom Weller, 715 345-2832, mbweller@charter.net

See attachments for rules and registration or go online to www.elks641.org

Attachments:
Registration form-Local Elks Constitution contest - http://www.amherst.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/Constitution contest for 2018.pdf
American Legion Oratorical Scholarship State 2/10/2018 $600 - $14,000
Requirements:

Participants in the American Legion Oratorical Contest develop leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and are better prepared for the acceptance of the duties and responsibilities, for the rights and privileges of American citizenship.  High School students 9th through 12th grade may participate.

A single main speech topic related the United States Constitution will be required with a length of 8 to 10 minutes, as well as an "Assigned Topic" that must consume 3 to 5 minutes  of presenter's delivery. 

Eligible participants in the contest shall be citizens of or lawful permanent residents of the United States.
The prepared oration must be on some aspect of the Constitution of the United States with emphasis on the duties
and obligations of a citizen to our government. The same subject and oration used in the department contest must be used in the national contest.The prepared oration must be the original effort of each contestant and must not take up less than eight minutes or more than 10 minutes for delivery.  

More specific information may be found on the web link:    http://www.legion.org/oratorical/request

Awards:

$600 - $14,000, varies by award received. Additional scholarship awards are presented to participants speaking at the Regional, then National level.

Online  form expressing interest may be sent in at this time.

http://www.legion.org/oratorical/request

Other Information:

 

Assigned Topics for 2018 Oratorical Contest

Amendment 2

A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.

Amendment 3

No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.

Amendment 15

Section 1.
The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.

Section 2.
The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

Article 2 Section 4

The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.

Attachments:
American Legion Oratorical Scholarship - http://www.wilegion.org/page/content/programs/oratorical-scholarship-program
Portage County -Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin Local 2/15/2018 varies
Requirements:

The application process is completed entirely online.  When you first visit our online application process you will need to create an account to continue.  You will then be asked to complete an online Eligibility Quiz which will help narrow down which applications you may qualify for.  Once you’ve completed one application, you can copy previous answers on subsequent applications. This makes the process of applying for multiple scholarships quick and easy.

The online system also provides an easy, electronic process for requesting your Letters of Recommendation. For more information on how to set up an account and submit an application, click here.

 

Awards:

Scholarship awards vary due to the number available

Other Information:
You may apply for as many scholarships as you like, as long as you meet each scholarship’s criteria. After you submit your first application, you can choose to select the “Use Previous Answers” button at the top right of the screen to save time. Please note, some scholarships require supplemental material in addition to the general application questions – if those questions are not answered, the program will not allow you to submit the application.

Visit our Scholarship Applications section to find the scholarships that are available.

*NOTE: Each scholarship may have its own eligibility requirements and criteria.

Please be sure to read the instructions throughout the application carefully. Be sure to answer each question, including non-required fields that are applicable to your situation.
Please note, once you submit your application, you cannot make changes.

Many scholarships are limited to residents of specific counties or graduates of specific high schools.

If you are a Non-Traditional Student and applying for a scholarship be sure to see the definition in the glossary section for more information as to whether or not you qualify.

 

 

Delta Theta Sigma- UW Madison University/College/Tech College 2/15/2018 $1,500
Requirements:

Scholarships are open to male and female high school seniors who will be attending the                  University of Wisconsin-Madison or Madison Area Technical College.

 

Awards:

 Up to $1,500

Other Information:

Apply online: Scholarship Link

$1000 In-House Resident Scholarship - Up to ten awarded

• Leadership positions, sports and activities, community involvement, and academic achievement will be considered equally.

• Applicant will be notified of results within two weeks of completing the application.

$500 Academic Scholarship – Up to two awarded

 

 

 

Patrick J. Cassidy Memorial Scholarship Local 3/1/2018 $500
Requirements:

This scholarship is named for Patrick J. Cassidy, a community volunteer who exemplified community service as part of the original Hunger Prevention Partnership and Empty Bowls committees.  Selection of the scholarship winners are based on applicants':

  • academic achievement
  • volunteer service
  • work experiences
  • personal essay
  • references
  • financial need of the applicant
  • Portage County resident
Awards:

2 - $500 Scholarships

Other Information:

Learn more about Portage County Hunger & Poverty Prevention Partnership at:

PCHPP

Application is in the attachments.

Attachments:
Patrick Cassidy Scholarship - http://www.amherst.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/Patrick Cassidy Scholarship 2017-2018.pdf
AgCountry Farm Credit Services Scholarship Career Related 3/1/2018 $1,000
Requirements:

AgCountry Farm Credit Services is offering scholarships for high school seniors entering college in the fall. Scholarship awards are $1,000 each. Applicants must be from an actively farming or ranching family OR must be planning to pursue a career in farming or some other aspect of agriculture such as agricultural extension, agricultural education, soil conservation, farm and ranch management, agricultural finance, veterinary medicine or agribusiness.

Applicants must be residents of a county served by AgCountry in ND, MN or WI.

Selection is based on academic aptitude, vocational promise, personal attributes, leadership and financial need. Children of AgCountry FCS employees and board members are not eligible to apply.

Awards:

$1000

Other Information:

Apply online: AgCountry Scholarship

WEAC Region 2 Scholarship Local 3/16/2018 $500
Requirements:

Region 2 will grant scholarships to two high school seniors, who are the children of WEAC Region 2 members, and are planning to continue their education after graduation by attending a University or Technical College program.

High school seniors, graduating from a Wisconsin public high school, are eligible if their parent(s) or legal guardian qualifies in one of the following membership categories:  

1.active member of WEAC Region 2,

2.active retired member who retired from a current WEAC Region 2 local,

3.or a parent who died while holding an active membership with a current WEAC Region 2 local.

The parent or guardian’s membership must be confirmed by the local union treasurer.  In addition, the student must rank in the top 25% of his/her class or have achieved a 3.0 cumulative grade point average

Awards:

2- $500

Other Information:

Scholarship applications must be received by the WEAC Region 2 office no later than the close of business on Friday, March 16, 2018.  Scholarship recipients will be notified in mid-April, and the scholarships will be presented at the WEAC Region 2 Representative Assembly on May 10, 2018.

 

Application is attached

Attachments:
WEAC Region 2 Application - http://www.amherst.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/WEAC Region 2 Scholarship Application.docx
Golden Sands Home Builders Association- Scholarships Local 4/2/2018 several scholarships available- money varies
Requirements:
  • Applicants must be entering the building industry, finance or health care
  • Jeff Nygaard Scholarship available for students entering a health care related field
  • Portage County Bank and Excavating Scholarship available for students entering a field related to finance/banking
Awards:

$500-$1,000

Other Information:

 

Applications available online:http://www.gshba.org/scholarships.html

 

 

 

 

Attachments:
Golden Sands Home Builders Scholarship - http://www.amherst.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/Golden Sands Scholarship application form 2018.pdf
Pop Warner Football and Cheer leading Conference Scholarship State 4/16/2018 5-$250
Requirements:

1. Completed at least 1 year in the Mid-State Program  (Pop Warner program)

2. Accepted to an accredited college and plan to attend in the fall of the year the scholarship is awarded

3.Complete an essay that includes:

-Benefits derived from participation in their respective activity at the Mid-State Conference level

-Benefits derived from participation at the high school level

-Anticipated benefits later in life as a result of participation

Awards:

5-$250

Other Information:

See attachment below for the application

Attachments:
Mid-State football and cheer leading scholarship - http://www.amherst.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/Midsate football and cheerleading scholarship.pdf
Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship State 5/31/2018 750
Requirements:

Requirements: 

  • - Applicant must be enrolled in and plan to attend a college/university during 2018-2019 school year.
  • - Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
  • - Attach school transcript to verify enrollment
  • - Completed application must be submitted online by May 31, 2018. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • - INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • - Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
Awards:

750

Other Information:

How to Apply: Click here for the Law and Justice Scholarship

 

Via the form below, you will be required to submit the following: 

  • - Your personal information, including name and contact information.
  • - A 450+ word essay about what "justice in our society" means to you and how you have or will work to provide peace and justice for all members of our society.
  • - A digital copy of your school transcript.
  • - Recommendation letter and/or resume. (Optional)