Other Scholarships

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

Requirements
  • 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
Available by clicking here

Edwin E. and Janet L. Bryant Foundation

Requirements
  • Be current postsecondary undergraduate or high school graduate. Candidates must have at least a high school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Plan to enroll or be currently enrolled in part-time or full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational technical school for the entire 2015-2016 academic year.
  • Be a student who previously attended or graduated from one of the following Wisconsin community high schools: Arcadia High School, Black River Falls High, Bloomer High School, Mineral Point High, Montello Junior/Senior High School, Neillsville High School, Riverdale Schools, Stoughton High School, Viroqua High School, or Wautoma High School.
Deadline
March 15, 2015
Amount
TBD
Application
https://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/bryantfoundation

Sponsor:  Fond du Lac Area Foundation

Scholarship Offering:  Edmund A. & Margaret A. Anders Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Fond du Lac County resident

·         Seeking undergraduate degree

·         Currently enrolled or planning to enroll in college and have completed (or will have completed) a minimum of 24 college credits during semester of application

Amount:  Multiple Awards

Deadline:  March 31, 2015

Application: http://www.fdlareafoundation.com/scholarshipinformation.html

Sponsor:  Fond du Lac Area Foundation

Scholarship Offering:  Ron Brien Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Graduate of Fond du Lac High School, St. Mary’s Springs Academy, Winnebago Lutheran Academy, Horace Mann High School, or Legal Fond du Lac County resident

·         Currently enrolled in Business and/or Accounting Degree

Amount:  $500.00

Deadline:  April 1, 2015

Application: http://www.fdlareafoundation.com/scholarshipinformation.html


Sponsor:  Fond du Lac Area Foundation

Scholarship Offering:  George and Margaret Corcoran & Thomas and  Catherine Fitzgerald Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Minimum of 60 college credits completed

·         Fond du Lac County resident who graduated from a Fond du Lac County high school

·         Pursuing a degree in a medical field, including nursing

Amount:  Not available

Deadline:  March 31, 2015

Application: http://www.fdlareafoundation.com/scholarshipinformation.html

Sponsor:  Fond du Lac Area Foundation

Scholarship Offering:  Sponsor:  Donald & Marjorie Cummins Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Returning adult who is 28 or older

·         Financial Need

·         Legal resident of FDL County

Amount:  $500.00

Deadline:  April 1, 2015

Application: http://www.fdlareafoundation.com/scholarshipinformation.html

Sponsor:  Fond du Lac Area Foundation

Scholarship Offering:  Lewis Hack & Lois Hack Scholarship Fund

Requirements:

·         Legal resident of Fond du Lac County

·         Must have (or will have completed during semester of application) a minimum 24 credits toward a vocational degree

·         Registered or plan to attend college full-time

Amount:  Multiple Awards

Deadline:  April 15, 2015

Application: http://www.fdlareafoundation.com/scholarshipinformation.html

Sponsor:  Fond du Lac Area Foundation

Scholarship Offering:  Chris Henning Scholarship in Paramedics

Requirements:   

·         Paramedic or EMS Student

·         Recent graduate of High School

·         Legal resident of FDL County

Amount:  $500.00

Deadline:    April 15, 2015

Application: http://www.fdlareafoundation.com/scholarshipinformation.html

Sponsor:  Fond du Lac Area Foundation

Scholarship Offering:  IAM Local Lodge #1947

Requirements:   

·         Paying member or family of a paying member of Local Lodge #1947

·         Applicant must have a 2.5 or greater GPA

Amount:  Multiple Awards

Deadline:    April 30, 2015

Application: http://www.fdlareafoundation.com/scholarshipinformation.html

Sponsor:  Fond du Lac Area Foundation

Scholarship Offering:  Chapter DO, P.E.O. Sisterhood

Requirements:

·         Full-time or part-time student (minimum of 6 credits)

·         Fond du Lac County resident or graduate of a Fond du Lac County high school

·         Available to area women whose higher education has been interrupted and now actively enrolled in a degree program

Amount:  Not available

Deadline:  March 31, 2015

Application: http://www.fdlareafoundation.com/scholarshipinformation.html

Sponsor:  Fond du Lac Area Foundation

Scholarship Offering:  Sigma Scholarship

Requirements:   

·         Female

·         Non-traditional student

·         Legal resident of FDL County

·         Enrolled or plan to enroll for a minimum of 9 credits

·         Minimum of 2.5 GPA

Amount:  To be determined

Deadline:    April 1, 2015

Application: http://www.fdlareafoundation.com/scholarshipinformation.html


Sponsor:  Fond du Lac Area Foundation

Scholarship Offering:  Service League, Inc.

Requirements:

·         Non-traditional student

·         Fond du Lac County resident

·         Seeking a degree at UW-Fond du Lac, Marian University, or Moraine Park Technical College

Amount:  $1,000.00

Deadline:  April 15, 2015

Application: http://www.fdlareafoundation.com/scholarshipinformation.html

Sponsor:  Fond du Lac Area Foundation

Scholarship Offering:  Herman Stieg Scholarship Fund

Requirements:   

·         Fond du Lac County resident

·         Demonstrates financial need

·         Currently enrolled or planning to enroll in college

·         Degree seeking student who has completed (or will have completed during semester of application) a minimum of 24 college credits

Amount:  Multiple Scholarships

Deadline:    April 15, 2015

Application: http://www.fdlareafoundation.com/scholarshipinformation.html

Sponsor:  Fond du Lac Community Theatre

Requirements:

·         Solely based on Fond du Lac Community Theatre involvement

·         High school senior or student currently enrolled in an advance educational institution

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  April 15, 2015

Application:


Fond du Lac Morning Rotary Club

Requirements:

·         Young Adults continuing education after high school, or recent graduate

·         Essay on service

Amount:  $1,000.00  (2 awards)

Deadline:  April 1, 2015

Application:  www.fdlmorningrotary.com


Sponsor:  Forest History Association of Wisconsin Scholarship

Requirements:

·         Lake State (Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota) full time undergrad student who is currently pursuing a degree in any public or private College or University

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  May 1, 2015

Application: www.chipsandsawdust.com

Notes: See Application for additional information on requirements

Great Lakes National Scholarship - STEMS

Requirements: 

·         Majoring in a STEM discipline, eligible majors at MPTC include engineering/Computer/Information Sciences

·         High school or current post-secondary student

·         2.75 GPA of a 4.0 scale

·         US citizen

·         Demonstrate financial need

·         Full time student

Amount:  750 scholarships of $2,500 each to qualifying majors in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) disciplines

Deadline:  April 6, 2015, or until 20,000 applications are received—whichever comes first

Application:  https://www.scholarsapply.org/greatlakes/


Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Requirements
  • Must be able to validate acceptance and enrollment for the Fall 2015 term at a 4-year university before awards will be disbursed.
  • Currently pursuing first undergraduate program
  • Must complete FAFSA for the 2015/2016 school year.
  • Must be a US Citizen, legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or valid passport stamped I-551, or be granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status.  See more at:  http://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/#sthash.wXRnUWy5.dpuf
Amount
 $1,000.00 to $15,000.00 
Deadline
Application period opens September 1, 2014 - closing date not available at this time
Application: 
www.HSF.net/scholarships

Home Builders Association of Fond du Lac & Dodge Counties, Inc.

* Scholarship One

Requirements
  • Student is son/daughter of a current Home Builders Association Fond du Lac & Dodge Counties business member

* Scholarship Two

Requirements
  • Student resides in Fond du Lac or Dodge County
  • Participate in one of the following fields relative to residential construction: Construction Management, Architecture, Building Trades (including qualified apprenticeship programs), Engineering (emphasis on construction trades), Interior Design, or Other related field of study relative to residential construction
Deadline
April 17, 2015
Amount
$600 each
Application
http://www.homebuildersfdldodge.com/201516ScholarshipPackage.pdf

Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of WI
  - Lillian Campbell Medical Scholarship

Requirements
  • Applicant or member of her/his immediate family (mother, father, sister, brother, son, daughter, spouse, or grandparent) must have served in the Military.
  • Applicant must be in a college or technical college at least one year prior to applying in one of the following fields:  Nursing, pharmacists, physician assistants, medical and surgical technicians, physical and occupational therapists, dental, radiology, EMT, paramedics or any related medical profession.
  • If awarded, applicant must show proof of at least 6 credits up to a full-time enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • Must submit their most recent scholastic transcript showing a cumulative grade point average.
  • Must show evidence of financial need by supplying copy of most recent Financial Aid Form, FAFSA statement of loans to date, or copy of the first page of income tax form showing family income (SSN should be blackened out).
  • Must submit an essay NOT to exceed 200 words entitled "Why I'm Interested in Studying This Medical Profession".  Essay should be placed in a plastic cover with applicant's name on the cover only.
  • Must have 3 letters of recommendation from reliable individuals qualified to evaluate scholastic achievement and personal character, such as principals, teachers, student counselors, clergy, employers, or supervisors.
Deadline
June 2015
Amount
$1,000 for Medical Scholarship, $750 for EMT or Paramedic Scholarship
Application: 
Lillian Campbell Scholarship application

Note:  Please see application for additional information.


Sponsor:  Line Mechanic Training Scholarship

Requirements:

·         High School Senior who plans on attending an Electrical Power Distribution program at one of the 5 Wisconsin Technical Colleges

·         Applicant’s parent (s) or legal guardian must be a customer of Waupun Utilities and/or reside in the City of Waupun

Amount:  $1,000

Deadline: April 17, 2015

Application:  http://waupunutilities.com/community_benefits/default.asp?CategoryNumber=3

Memorial Go-Kart Inc. Scholarship

Requirements
  • Applicants must be the child of one of the following: Active duty or reserve U.S. Marine, Veteran U.S. Marine who has received an honorable discharge, or who was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Active duty or reserve U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving, or has served, with a U.S. Marine Unit, or Veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman who served with a U.S. Marine unit and has received an honorable discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Navy as a Corpsman attached to a Marine unit. 
  • GPA of at least 2.0.
  • Family adjusted gross income for the 2014 tax year that does not exceed $94,000.
  • Planning to attend an accredited undergraduate college.
Deadline
March 3, 2015
Amount
TBD
Application
https://libs.morainepark.edu/docs/academic-affairs/financial-aid/2015-memorial-go-kart-scholarship-aApplication.pdf (www.mcsf.org)

P.E.O.  Chapter BD Scholarship

·         Female attending a FDL County School

·         Have been accepted or attending full time post-secondary education

·         Financial Need

·         Written statement of educational and career goals, past and future goals

Amount: 

·         $500.00 (minimum) initial award

·         $500.00 (minimum) additional after successful completion of first year

Deadline:  April 30, 2015

Application:      libs.morainepark.edu/docs/student-affairs/p-e-o-scholarship.pdf

Shawano Area Community Foundation

Requirements
  • Widow who is too young for Social Security assistance
  • part or full-time student
  • preference to Shawano area residents
Amount
 Up to $1000.00 
Deadline
Not supplied, please call 920-830-1290
Application: 
www.cffoxvalley.org/scholarships or scholarships@cffoxvalley.org

Sponsor:  Tool, Die & Machining of WI

Scholarship 1:  Award up to $500.00

·         Must be WI Resident

·         In Tool and Die Program

·         Complete Essay

Deadline Dates:  January 15th for Sping –AND- June 15th for Fall

Application:  www.TDMAW.org   or call 262-532-2440

Scholarship 2: Tools to Succeed Program

Requirements: 

·         Please see Deb in the Student Services Office- West Bend Campus or your Tool & Die Instructor

Amount:  Kennedy 11-Drawer Steel Toolbox

Deadline:  Awarded in Fall semester only

 UMOS National Farmworker Jobs Program

Requirements
  • 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.
Deadline
TBD
Amount
up to $4,000
Application: 
Call UMOS, Inc. for more information and ask for Juan M. Lopez at 414-791-8174.

Wisconsin Educational Institutions

Requirements:

·         Pursuing a career in a non-medical laboratory related field

·         GPA of 3.0 or higher

·         Current Transcript

·         Two letters of recommendation from the student’s instructors

Amount:  $1,000.00  (2)

Deadline:  May 1, 2015

Applications:  www.wisconsinlabassociation.org


Wisconsin Elks Association

Requirements:

·         Student planning to purse an eligible vocational/technical program

·         High school diploma or GED is not required

·         Not limited to high school students

·         Open to training or retraining to compete in work place

Amount:  $500

Deadline: April 1, 2015

Application:  http://wielks.com/uploads/publications/techscholarapplicsingle.pdf

Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation, Inc.  (WHSF)

Requirements: 

  • Must be a WI resident.
  • Must have applied to or be enrolled in an associate level program.
  • Must be a full-time student. (12 credits or more)
  • Must complete a minimum of 20 hours of volunteer service for the WHSF/Mexican Fiesta. (Dates and times to be determined by the Committee)
  • Must be a minimum of 25 % of Hispanic descent.
  • College/University applicant must submit current official or unofficial transcripts.
  • High school senior must submit current official or unofficial transcripts, acceptance letter and copy of ACT or SAT score report.
  • Attend the Student Informational Forum Decisions of Today, Impact of Tomorrow on Saturday, March 28th, 2015.
  • Application due March 31,2015
  • Questions please call:  414-383-7066

Amount / Deadline / Application Assistance:  Must attend the forum on Saturday, March 28, 2015 for information on scholarships, internships and workshops.  Please visit this website to register:  http://www.mexicanfiesta.org/Student-Forum.php

Application:  http://www.mexicanfiesta.org/documents/WHSFMexicanFiestaScholarship2015.pdf


Wisconsin Women's Alliance Foundation Scholarship

Requirements
  • Career path and goals
  • Employment history
  • Volunteer activities
  • Professional and community activities
  • Financial need
Deadline
Not supplied, please call 1-920-830-1290
Amount
Up to $1,000
Application
www.cffoxvalley.org/scholarships or scholarships@cffoxvalley.org

WOMEN IN MANAGEMENT, INC. CHAPTER – FOND DU LAC

REQUIREMENTS: 

·         Women in Management awards scholarship(s) of $500 and up to female students entering or returning to the job market with the goal of obtaining a management position.

·         Applicants must have completed their first year of college with the intention of obtaining a degree.

·         Candidates must be a resident of Fond du Lac County attending school at a location of their choice.

AMOUNT:  $500.00

DEADLINE:    March 27, 2015

APPLICATION:  click here for application

INFORMATION:  gjohnson@dentalassociates.com.


 

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