Other Scholarships

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   

Don Curtes, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Applicant must be enrolled in a one year or two year HVAC study program
  • Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Applicant must sign an agreement stating they will complete their one or two year program (cannot job out of program)
Amount:  $500 – $1,000
Deadline:  June 15, 2016
Application:   Click here

Fond du Lac Area Human Resource Association Scholarship

  • Enrolled in a degree program at an accredited two or four-year college or university 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 must be a practicing HR professional continuing his or her education in a Human Resource related field, i.e., management, leadership, etc., or a person new to the field of Human Resources.
  • Be a U.S. citizen; AND be a resident of the Fond du Lac area OR attending a program in the Fond du Lac area, i.e., Fond du Lac, Dodge, Calumet or Winnebago counties.
Amount:  $1,500
Deadline:  July 15, 2016
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 two 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.
Deadline:  June 30, 2016
Application:   Click here

Master Shield Gutter Guard Scholarship


  • Resident of U.S.
  • Enrolled full-time at an accredited two- year college
  • Hold a minimum GPA of 2.5


DeadlineJune 30, 2016

Application:  Click here for application

Tool, Die & Machining of WI

Scholarship One – Award up to $500

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

Scholarship Two – Tools to Succeed Program

  • 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

  • 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
Juan M. Lopez at 414-791-8174.    

Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) Funding

Available to eligible students interested in targeted Individual Training Account (ITA) approved programs in an effort to meet the workforce development needs in the local area.  Click
here for more information on eligible programs.

Possible Benefits for Eligible Students (among others
if eligible):
  • Tuition, fee, and book assistance (up to $1500 per semester)
  • Transportation and childcare assistance (up to $500 per semester)
  • GED/HSED testing fees and transportation assistance for students with a career plan
  • Referrals for employment preparation and placement services
  • Extended employment follow up

Eligibility Information

In order to be eligible, a student must
  • be at least 18 years old (except for youth programs),
  • reside in Dodge, Dane, Marquette, Columbia, Jefferson, or Sauk Counties,
  • be eligible to work in the United States, and
  • if male, be registered with Selective Service.
In addition, the student must fall into one of three categories:
1.  Adult:
  • Low Income
  • Receiving Federal, State, or Local Public Assistance
  • Basic Skill Deficit (<8.9 on the TABE in Reading, Writing, or Math)
  • Veteran
2.  Dislocated Worker:
  • Defined as one who has been laid off due to no fault of his or her own (ie, business closing or downsizing
  • 3.  Out of School Youth (OSY):
  •      Defined as one who is age 16 to 24 and not attending any school other than an adult education program (GED/HSED or Adult Basic Education), a YouthBuild program, or a Job Corps program and possesses one of the following barriers:
  • Low income with a high school credential and either basic skill deficit or ELL
  • Subject to the juvenile or adult justice system
  • Foster child, homeless, or runaway
  • Pregnant or parenting
  • Disabled
  • Compulsory school age (16 to 18 years old) and not attending high school
  • Low income and needs additional assistance

Students are required to attend a Worksmart Network orientation session and complete an application as well as supply supporting documents.

To sign up for a required information session:

Go to www.worksmartnetwork.org

Click on “Register Now”

Click on “Sign Up Now”; find the session of your choice and complete registration by clicking “Proceed to Finalize Registration”

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