Other Scholarships and Funding

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

National Military Family Associations – Military Spouse Scholarship

Requirements:

  • 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

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 $4,400
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)

Fond du Lac Area Human Resources Association Scholarship

Requirements

  • Be enrolled in a degree program at an accredited two or four-year college or university or graduate-level program OR enrolled in a Human Resources certification program.
  • Demonstrate interest in Human Resources and have the potential to contribute in the future of Human Resources profession.  They may be a practicing HR professional continuing his or her education in a Human Resources related field, i.e. Management, Leadership, etc. or 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 Fond du Lac area, i.e., Fond du Lac, Calumet or Winnebago counties.

Amount: $1,500 (divided between the amount of scholarships awarded)
Deadline: June 1, 2020
Application: https://www.envisiongreaterfdl.com/fdlshrm/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 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: TBD
Deadline: June 30, 2020
Application: Click here for more information


Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Requirements

  • Child of one of the following:
    • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Marine*
    • A Marine killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps
    • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman who is/was attached to a U.S. Marine Corps unit or who was killed while serving with the U.S. Marine Corps unit*
      • *Veterans must have received an honorable discharge.  A discharge status of other, general, under honorable conditions, dishonorable, etc. are not eligible for an award.
  • GPA of at least 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Family adjusted gross income for the 2019 tax year that does not exceed $103,000.  Non-taxable allowances are not included in the adjusted gross income.
  • Attending or planning to attend a college or career training school listed on the National Center for Education Statistic’s College Navigator website in the 2020-21 academic year.

Amount: TBD
Deadline: Applications are processed every month (the entire process will take about 6-8 weeks)
Application: http://www.mcsf.org/cte/


Shawano Area Community Foundation – Richard Newcomb & Janice Schreiber-Newcomb Education Scholarship

Requirements
  • 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

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

Requirements
  • 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:
Requirements
  • Must be WI Resident
  • In Tool and Die Program
  • Complete Essay
Amount:  Award up to $500
Deadline:  January 15 for Spring – and – June 15 for Fall
Application:  www.TDMAW.org   or call 262-532-2440
Scholarship 2:  
Requirements
  • Contact your Tool & Die Instructor
Amount:  Kennedy 11-Drawer Steel Toolbox
Deadline:  Awarded in Fall semester only

Wisconsin Association for Food Production

Requirements

  • Will be attending or is attending an accredited two-year technical school or college or four-year college or university in Wisconsin or a school with a reciprocity agreement with Wisconsin.  Enrollment in one-year certificate programs also qualify.  If attending a school outside of Wisconsin or without a reciprocity agreement with Wisconsin, applicants having internship experience with a Wisconsin company will also be considered.
  • Majoring in Environmental Sanitation, Culinary Arts, Food Microbiology, or Dairy, Food, Meat Sciences
  • Full time student

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: June 26, 2020
Application: http://www.wifoodprotection.org/scholarships.php


Veteran and Military Dependent Scholarship Opportunities – Click here


Wisconsin Women in Government, Inc.

Requirements

  • 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 15, 2020
Application: Click here for more information
Note: Applications and documents should be submitted to Financial Aid Office by June 15, 2020


Wisconsin Wastewater Operator’s Association (WWOA)

Requirements

  • Majoring in civil, environmental, or sanitary engineering or other wastewater related degree with preference given to students referred by WWOA member
  • Full-time student
  • Cumulative GPA at least 2.5

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 1, 2020
Application: https://www.wwoa.org/member-tools/scholarship-and-tuition-aid/


Women’s Alliance Foundation Scholarship

Requirements
  • 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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