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:  Click here

Building Inspectors Association Southeastern Wisconsin Region Scholarship

Requirements
  • Entering second year, or greater, of college
  • Enrolled in a construction related field of study
  • Enrolled in a technical or four year College/University in the State of Wisconsin
  • Full-time
  • GPA of 2.0 or higher
Amount:  $1,500 maximum per recipient
Deadline:  May 1, 2015
Application:  Click here

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:  Click here

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:  $500.00
Deadline:  May 1, 2015
Application:  Click here

Notes:  See Application for additional information on requirements


Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Requirements
  • Must be able to validate acceptance and enrollment for the Fall 2015 at a 4 year university before awards will be disbursed
  • Currently pursuing first undergraduate program.
  • Must complete FAFSA for the 2015/2016 School year
  • US Citizen, or meet other criteria established
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

 Jaycees of Wisconsin Foundation - Denise Bertucci Memorial Scholarship

Requirements
  • 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:  $1,000.00
Deadline:  June 30, 2015
Application:  Click here

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 programs: 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.
Amount:  $1,000 for Medical Scholarship $750 for EMT or Paramedic Scholarship
Deadline:  June 2015
Application:  Click here

P.E.O. Chapter BD Scholarship

Requirements
  • 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:  Click here

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 $1,000.00 / $500.00 for part time students
Deadline:  Not supplied, please call 1-920-830-1290
Application:  Click here

Tool, Die & Machining of WI

Scholarship One - Award up to $500

Requirements
  • Must be WI Resident
  • In Tool and Die Program
  • Complete Essay
Amount:  $500.00
Deadline:  January 15th for Sping –AND- June 15th for Fall

Scholarship Two - 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
Application:  Click here or call 262-532-2440

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

WHPRMS – Wisconsin Healthcare Public Relations & Marketing Society  Carol Scaife Memorial Scholarship

Note:  Attendance: Conference held in Wisconsin Dells

Requirements
  • Marketing student interested in healthcare industry
  • Resume
  • Essay
  • Letters of Recommendation
Amount:  Up to $750.00 in scholarship money, plus registration fees and stay in Dells
Deadline:  August 3, 2015
Application:  Click here

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
Application:  Click here

Wisconsin Women in Government, Inc.

Requirements
  • Female with financial need
  • Enrolled full-time or part-time
  • Leadership and Public Service
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation
Amount:  $3000.00
Deadline:  May 20, 2015

Application:  Click here

Note:  Applications and documents should be submitted to Financial Aid Office by May 15, 2015.

Wisconsin Women of Color Network, Inc.  -  Mabel Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund

Requirements
  • High School or GED equivalent graduating senior
  • Member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American, American Indian, Asian, Latina, or Biracial
  • Wisconsin Resident
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Attend a technical, vocational, or community college to obtain an occupational skills certificate or degree
  • Exhibit financial need
Amount:  TBD
Deadline:  May 31, 2015
Application:  Call WWOCN Office 608-244-6581 or email wwwocnagc@gmail.com

Wisconsin Women’s Alliance Foundation Scholarship

Requirements
  • Career path and goals
  • Employment history
  • Volunteer activities
  • Professional and community activities
  • Financial need
Amount:  Up to $1,000.00
Deadline:  Not supplied, please call 1-920-830-1290
Application:  Click here

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