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Other Scholarships and Funding

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) Scholarship for Youth in Out-of Home Care

  • Have been in out-of home care (OHC) placement for at least six months after the age of 15 and left OHC at age 18
  • Have been in OHC for at least six months after the age of 15 and adopted after the age of 16
  • Have been in OHC placement in Wisconsin as described above
  • Have been in OHC placement in another state but has become a resident of Wisconsin prior to attending a Wisconsin postsecondary institution
  • Be accepted into a postsecondary institution at the time the application is submitted
  • Be age 20 or less, unless enrolled in a post-secondary program on his/her 21st birthday, extending eligibility to age 23
Amount:  Up to cost of attendance and may not exceed $5,000
Deadline:  Ongoing
Application:  Click here

Fond du Lac Area Human Resources Association Scholarship

  • Be enrolled in a degree program at an accredited two or four-year college or university or graduate-level program OR enrolled in a Human Resources certification program.
  • Demonstrate interest in Human Resources and have the potential to contribute in the future to the Human Resources profession. They may be a practicing HR professional continuing his or her education in a Human Resources related field, i.e. Management, Leadership, etc. or person new to the field of Human Resources.
  • Be a US citizen; AND be a resident of the Fond du Lac area OR attending a program in Fond du Lac area, i.e., Fond du Lac, Calumet or Winnebago counties
Amount:  $1,500 (divided between the amount of scholarships awarded)
Deadline:  June 15, 2017
Application:   Click here

Home Depot Orange Honors Scholarship Program

  • Military spouse of a US active duty service member or active reservist
  • At least 18 years of age
Amount:  $10,000
Deadline:  July 12, 2017
Application:  Click here

Jaycees of Wisconsin Foundation – Denise Bertucci Memorial Scholarship

  • Applicant must be at least 22 years of age, having returned to school after at least two years off
  • Applicant must be a continuing student with at least 2 semesters of school completed since returning to school
  • Applicant must be pursuing a minimum of a two-year degree
  • Applicant must be a full-time student
  • Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA
Amount:  TBD
Deadline:   June 30, 2017
Application:  Click here 

National Guard Educational Foundation – The Van Hipp Heroes Scholarship

  • Must be a current or former National Guard member wounded in an operational or training mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, or Operation New Dawn
  • Must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or equivalent
Amount:  $1,000
Deadline:  July 1, 2017
Application:  Click here
Notes:  See application for further details

Shawano Area Community Foundation – Richard Newcomb & Janice Schreiber-Newcomb Education Scholarship

  • Widow who is too young for Social Security assistance and plans to further their education at an accredited technical school
  • Part-time or Full-time student
  • Preference may be given to applicants from the Shawano area
  • Receiving Social Security benefits for dependent children shall not disqualify an applicant
Amount:  Up to $1,000  / $500 for part-time students
Deadline:  Not supplied, please call 920-702-7619
Application: or

T.E.A.C.H. ProgramScholarship

  • Work at least 25 hours per week in a full-time group child care program that is licensed and/or participating in YoungStar Or in a licensed or certified family child care program
  • Have the support of your sponsoring program
  • Have a diploma from an approved high school or have earned a GED
  • Be employed by your sponsoring program for a minimum of three months prior to application
  • Live and/or work in Wisconsin
  • Plan to attend school at a Wisconsin-based college or university
  • Want to complete credit-based coursework
Amount:  TBD
Deadline:  TBD
Application:  T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship Application

Tool, Die & Machining of WI

Scholarship 1:
  • Must be WI Resident
  • In Tool and Die Program
  • Complete Essay
Amount:  Award up to $500
Deadline:  January 16, 2017 for Spring – and – June 15, 2017 for Fall
Application:   or call 262-532-2440

Scholarship 2:


  • Contact your Tool & Die Instructor

Amount:  Kennedy 11-Drawer Steel Toolbox

Deadline:  Awarded in Fall semester only


UMOS National Farmworker Jobs Program

  • Have farm work background or be a dependent of parents who have farm work background during the past 2 years (i.e. Crops, cannery, dairy, nurseries, poultry, Christmas trees/wreaths, farm animal care, greenhouse, hay bailing or any other related farm work).
  • U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • Must be 18 years of age & all males must be registered with the Selective Service
  • Enrolled in a certificate or other short term program, 1 year or less, not covered by federal or state financial aid
Amount:  Up to $4,400
Deadline:  TBD
Application:  Call UMOS, Inc. for more information and ask for  Jaime Flores at 414-389-6118 (Madison Area), Juan Lopez at 414-791-8174 (Beaver Dam Area) or Aurora Grimm at 920-410-9106 (Wautoma Area)

Veteran and Military Dependent Scholarship Opportunities – Click here

Wisconsin Women’s Alliance Foundation Scholarship

  • Female students age 25 or older who reside in Wisconsin
  • Student will be attending an accredited technical college as a full-time student
  • The following are taken into consideration to determine the recipient:  Career path and goals, Employment history, Volunteer, professional and community activities, and Financial need
Amount:  $1,000
Deadline:  Not supplied, please call 920-702-7619
Application: or

Wisconsin Women in Government, Inc.

  • Female with financial need
  • Enrolled full-time or part-time
  • Women who wish to pursue careers in public service, public administration, or governmental affairs
Amount:  up to $3,000
Deadline:  June 16, 2017
Application:  Click here
Notes:  Applications and documents should be submitted to Financial Aid Office by June 12, 2017.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) Funding


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