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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”.

Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association Scholarship


  • Student who is or who has a parent that is an active shipping member of Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association
  • Student who has not previously received an Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association Scholarship
  • Student who has completed two or more semesters at an accredited college or university, or completed at least one semester at a technical college
  • Student who has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, on a 4.0 scale

Amount: $750
Deadline: December 2, 2019
Application: www.equitycoop.com

Gold Cross Ambulance Scholarship


  • Students enrolled in a Paramedic Program
  • Academic Achievement with a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Volunteer or other experiences within health-related fields
  • Community Service
  • Financial Need
  • Scholarship will be paid for the student’s second semester

Amount: $1,000 (2)
Deadline: December 1, 2019
Application: https://www.cffoxvalley.org/scholarship-type/college-and-non-traditional/

National Military Family Associations – 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)

Allied Van Lines Scholarship


  • U.S. Citizen
  • Enrolled (or enrolling) as a full time student of accredited college/university within the U.S. for completion of undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: December 15, 2019
Application: https://www.allied.com/scholarship

The Milwaukee/NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) Foundation, Inc.


  • Students must be a United States Citizen residing in southeastern Wisconsin
  • Students must successfully complete high school
  • Student must be enrolled in an institution within Wisconsin in one of the following programs: Architecture, Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC, Interior Design, Landscaping, Masonry, or Plumbing

Amount: $2,500 scholarship to an eligible institution when taking at lest six credits during the second semester of the 2019-2020 academic year
Deadline: November 15, 2019
Application: http://narimilwaukeefoundation.org/nari-foundation-scholarship-online-application.html

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
  • Be in good standing at school and in the community

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 22, 2020
Application: See attached

SMART (Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation) Scholarship-Department of Defense


  • Citizen of the United States
  • 18 years of age or older as of August 1, 2020
  • Willing to participate in summer internships at a DoD facility
  • Willing to accept post-graduate employment with the DoD
  • In good standing with a minimum GPA of a 3.0
  • Pursuing a technical undergraduate degree in one of the disciplines (see website)

Amount: TBD
Deadline: December 3, 2019
Application: smartscholarship.org

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Scholarship


  • All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (kindergarten through graduate school) in the United States.  All applicants must be ages 5-25 and meet the age requirement by October 5, 2019.
  • All applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months.
  • All applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States who reside in the contiguous United States, Alaska, and Hawaii only.
  • Volunteer services performed by applicant must help non-family members.

Amount: TBD
Deadline: December 5, 2019
Application: http://us.stop-hunger.org/home/grants.html

Soroptimist International of Fond du Lac – Live your Dream Award


  • Provides the primary financial support for yourself and your dependents
  • Has financial need
  • Is enrolled in or has been accepted to a vocational/skills training program
  • Is motivated to achieve your education and career goals

Amount: TBD
Deadline: November 15, 2019
Application: www.simwr.org/awards

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 16 for Spring – and – June 15 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

Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities


  • Have an identified disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more life activity)
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Be a high school senior or graduate who plans to enroll (or who is already enrolled) in full or half-time undergraduate study at an accredited two or four year college or university in the U.S. for the entire 2020-2021 academic year

Amount: Up to $2,500 for full-time students, up to $1,250 for half-time students
Deadline: December 6, 2019
Application: scholarsapply.org/pwdscholarship

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 2020
  • 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, 2020
Application: http://www.watda.org/Scholarship

Veteran and Military Dependent Scholarship Opportunities – Click here

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 Rural Opportunities Foundation, Inc.


  • Acceptance into one of the following programs: Nursing Associate Degree, Practical Nursing or Nursing Assistant
  • WI Resident
  • Full-time (12 or more credits) or part-time (6-11 credits) student
  • Must apply for financial aid and have financial need
  • Applicant must have been or currently be a member of a family operating a Wisconsin farm.  A family farm is defined as an agricultural entity of any size with the majority of the family income derived from the farm operations.  This does not include hobby farms.  Farms in other states do not qualify.
  • If there are not a sufficient number of approved applicants involved in a Wisconsin Family Farm, consideration may then be given to a person from rural Wisconsin area.  Rural is defined as a township, village or city with a population of less than 20,000, based on the most recent Federal Census.

Amount: $500 (17)
Deadline: Due to Financial Aid November 15, 2019
Application: See Attached

Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) Funding