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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: Application is available from the Wisconsin DCF forms page. Search for “scholarship”.

    Adams-Columbia Electric Cooperative Jon Steinhaus Line Worker Scholarship Program


    • Student who is a high school senior or older
    • Enrolled in an Electric Power Distribution program
    • Preference will be given to members of the Adams-Columbia Electric Cooperative

    Amount: $1,500
    Deadline: April 12, 2019
    Application: https://www.acecwi.com/co-op-programs/scholarship/

    American Association of University of Women (AAUW Re-entry Scholarship) Fond du Lac Branch


    • Be a female who has been out of mainstream education for at least 2 years
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited institution of higher learning
    • Pursue a course of study that will result in a baccalaureate or associate degree
    • Preference will be given to a legal Fond du Lac County resident

    Amount: $1,000
    Deadline: March 31, 2019
    Application: http://www.fdlareafoundation.com/scholarshipinformation.html

    Officer Craig Birkholz Law Enforcement Scholarship


    • Have graduated from an accredited high school in either Fond du Lac County or Kenosha County Wisconsin
    • Completed 30 credit hours (if in a two year program) and proof of a 3.0 overall GPA
    • Pursuing a two-year degree in Criminal Justice

    Amount: $2,500
    Deadline: April 15, 2019
    Application: https://www.birkychallenge.com/

    Edwin E. and Janet L. Bryant Foundation


    • Be current post secondary 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 2019-2020 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.

    Amount: TBD
    Deadline: April 15, 2019
    Application: https://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/bryantfoundation

    Epilepsy College Scholarship Program


    • Diagnosis of epilepsy
    • Preference given to those currently residing within the Epilepsy Foundation Heart of Wisconsin’s service area
    • High School Student, undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in Fall 2019
    • Currently pursuing a career or professional job and your goal requires a post-secondary education
    • GPA of 3.0 or above

    Amount: $1,200
    Deadline: May 3, 2019
    Application: http://www.epilepsywisconsin.org/

    Fond du Lac Community Theatre


    • Solely based on Fond du Lac Community Theatre involvement
    • High school senior or student currently enrolled in an advance educational institution

    Amount: $500
    Deadline: March 31, 2019
    Application: Fond du Lac Community Theatre Scholarship

    Kid’s Chance of Wisconsin Scholarship


    • A child of a parent who sustained a work-related serious injury or fatality, covered by the worker’s compensation laws of Wisconsin.
    • The parent’s injury or death had a financial impact on the family.
    • Student between the age of 17 to 24
    • Must have a high school diploma, GED/HSED, or a high school student in good standing (who will graduate in academic year)

    Amount: Up to $5,000
    Deadline: May 1, 2019
    Application: https://kidschanceofwi.org/scholarship/

    Milwaukee Art Museum Garden Club Scholarship


    • Enrolled in a program in horticulture, landscape design or environmental studies
    • Student who has completed their freshman year and are working towards these degrees and career opportunities

    Amount: $1,000
    Deadline: March 30, 2019
    Application: https://www.mamgardenclub.org/projects.html

    National Military Family Association- Military Spouse Scholarship


    • Can be used towards degrees, certifications, licensure, clinical supervision for mental health licensure, CEUs and more
    • Are a spouse of a member of the seven Uniformed Services with a military ID
    • Are married to an active duty, reserve, guard, retired, medically retired, wounded or fallen service member (must be a service-related wound, illness, injury or death that took place after September 11, 2001)
    • Are a dual service military spouse
    • Are a divorced spouse, but ONLY if you receive 20/20/20 benefits

    Amount: Up to $1,000
    Deadline: Applications open year-round
    Application: https://scholarships.militaryfamily.org/offers/nmfa-spouse-scholarship/

    Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs (NBT) Scholarship


    • Currently enrolled in or entering a certificate or degree program which leads to a manufacturing career
    • Full-time enrollment (12 or more credit hours)
    • Have a 2.5 GPA

    Amount: Up to $2,500
    Deadline: March 31, 2019 for Fall 2019 term awards
    Application: https://www.nutsandboltsfoundation.org/scholarships

    Professional Women’s Connection – Fond du Lac Chapter


    • Female student entering or returning to the job market with the goal of obtaining a management or leadership position
    • Applicant must have completed their first year of college with the intention of obtaining a degree
    • Resident of Fond du Lac County

    Amount: $500
    Deadlie: March 31, 2019
    Application: https://pwcwi.org/content.aspx?page_id=5&club_id=377932&item_id=44348&

    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)

    Sam Hennessee Scholarship


    • Enrolled in a program for an Associate Degree in Applied Science or greater in the Medical field
    • Student must be a resident of Green Lake, Marquette, or Waushara counties, or have graduated from a high school located within listed counties

    Amount: $1,000
    Deadline: May 24, 2019
    Application: See attached

    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:  www.cffoxvalley.org/scholarships or scholarships@cffoxvalley.org

    SPE – Society of Plastics Engineers Scholarship


    • Demonstrate or express an interest in the plastics industry
    • Majoring in or taking courses that would be beneficial to a career in the plastics industry
    • Must be in good standing with the college

    Amount: Varies
    Deadline: April 1, 2019
    Application: https://www.4spe.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3313

    T.E.A.C.H. Program Scholarship

    • 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 2019 for Spring – and – June 15, 2018 for Fall
    Application:  www.TDMAW.org   or call 262-532-2440
    Scholarship 2:  
    • Contact your Tool & Die Instructor
    Amount:  Kennedy 11-Drawer Steel Toolbox
    Deadline:  Awarded in Fall semester only

    Veteran and Military Dependent Scholarship Opportunities – Click here

    Wisconsin Elks Association


    • Student planning to pursue 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, 2019
    Application: http://www.wielks.com/publications-forms/forms/

    Wisconsin Laboratory Association (WLA)


    • Pursuing a career in a non-medical laboratory related field
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher

    Amount: $1,000 (2)
    Application: www.wisconsinlabassociation.org

    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:  www.cffoxvalley.org/scholarships or scholarships@cffoxvalley.org

    Wisconsin Women in Government, Inc.


    • Female with financial need
    • Female resident of Wisconsin
    • Enrolled, at the time of application, full-time or part-time
    • Plan to enroll full-time or part-time for the fall semester
    • Women who wish to pursue careers in public service, public administration, or governmental affairs

    Amount: Up to $3,000
    Deadline: June 14, 2019
    Application: http://wiscwomeningovernment.org/undergrad-scholarship/
    Note: Applications and documents should be submitted to Financial Aid Office by June 10, 2019

    Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) Funding