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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”.

    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

    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/

    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/

    Marine Credit Union


    • Marine Credit Union member or the child of a MCU member
    • Enroll for the next academic year as a full-time student

    Amount: $1,000 (eight scholarships)
    Deadline: February 10, 2019
    Application: www.marinecu.com/scholarships

    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/

    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)

    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

    Sheboygan Area – SHRM Chapter


    • Be a Sheboygan, Calumet, Fond du Lac, Ozaukee or Manitowoc County resident.  Sheboygan County residents will be given preference
    • Senior in High School or entering the second year or higher at an accredited post-secondary institution
    • Full-time student
    • Have a declared major or emphasis in human resources management or business major with an emphasis on human resources management

    Amount: $1,000
    Deadline: February 22, 2019
    Application: See attached

    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

    WSHC Equine Foundation – Jan Spencer Scholarship

    • Attend college on a part-time basis
    • Are financially independent and make less than $25,000/year
    • Has child(ren) or dependents other than spouse
    • Is a single parent
    • Has a GED, not a high school diploma
    • Did not continue with higher education immediately after high school
    Amount:  $1,500
    Deadline:  February 19th, 2019
    Application:  https://www.wisconsinhorsecouncil.org/programs/scholarship.php

    Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers Association (WATDA)


    • WI Resident
    • Have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record
    • Be a high school graduate or high school senior graduating in 2019
    • Plan on attending or currently enrolled in an automotive, auto collision, or diesel technician program at a NATEF-Certified Wisconsin Technical College
    • Plan to pursue a professional career in the automotive, diesel, or auto collision industry
    • High school students must submit their ACT or Accuplacer test scores and complete two additional on-line tests
    • Current technical college students do not need to complete the assessment tests, but they will need to send in their transcripts from their first semester as soon as it is available

    Amount: $750 per semester (up to 4 semesters)
    Deadline: January 15, 2019
    Application: http://www.watda.org/Scholarship

    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

    Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) Funding


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