Other Scholarships

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
Available by clicking here

Tool, Die & Machining of WI - Scholarship 1

Requirements
  • Enrolled in a Machine Tool Operations or Tool & Die Program
  • WI Resident
  • Complete Application and Essay
Amount
Up to $500.00
Deadline
Ongoing - Fall semester: June 15; Spring semester: January 15
Application
Available at www.tdmaw.org/trainScholarships.html

Note: Students may reapply.


Tool, Die & Machining of WI - Scholarship 2:  Tools to Succeed Program

Requirements
  • Please see your Tool & Die Instructor
Amount
Kennedy 11-Drawer Steel Toolbox
Deadline
Awarded in Fall semester only

Shawano Area Community Foundation

Requirements
  • Widow who is too young for Social Security assistance
  • part or full-time student
  • preference to Shawano area residents
Amount
 Up to $1000.00 
Deadline
Not supplied, please call 920-830-1290
Application:  www.cffoxvalley.org/scholarships or scholarships@cffoxvalley.org

Joyce Farms Culinary Scholarship

Requirements
  • Scholarship is eligible to current students seeking a career in a Culinary Arts or similar field of study.
  • Considered in academic "Good Standing" at current institution (i.e. not on academic probation or suspension).
Amount
 $1,000.00  
Deadline
November 1, 2014
Application:  http://www.joyce-farms.com/topics/culinary-scholarship/

Note:  Please see website for scholarship requirements


Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Requirements
  • Must be able to validate acceptance and enrollment for the Fall 2015 term at a 4-year university before awards will be disbursed.
  • Currently pursuing first undergraduate program
  • Must complete FAFSA for the 2015/2016 school year.
  • Must be a US Citizen, legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or valid passport stamped I-551, or be granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status.  See more at:  http://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/#sthash.wXRnUWy5.dpuf
Amount
 $1000.00 to $15000.00 
Deadline
Application period opens September 1, 2014 - closing date not available at this time
Application:  www.HSF.net/scholarships

Wisconsin Society of Medical Assistants/Memorial Scholarship Award

Requirements
  • Wisconsin Resident
  • Enrollment in a CAAHEP Medical Assisting Program
  • GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Documented financial need
  • Completed WSMA Memorial Scholarship Award Application
  • Letter of recommendation from academic instructor
 
Deadline
February 1, 2015
Application: Memorial Scholarship application form

Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of WI
  - Lillian Campbell Medical Scholarship

Requirements
  • Applicant or member of her/his immediate family (mother, father, sister, brother, son, daughter, spouse, or grandparent) must have served in the Military.
  • Applicant must be in a college or technical college at least one year prior to applying in one of the following fields:  Nursing, pharmacists, physician assistants, medical and surgical technicians, physical and occupational therapists, dental, radiology, EMT, paramedics or any related medical profession.
  • If awarded, applicant must show proof of at least 6 credits up to a full-time enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • Must submit their most recent scholastic transcript showing a cumulative grade point average.
  • Must show evidence of financial need by supplying copy of most recent Financial Aid Form, FAFSA statement of loans to date, or copy of the first page of income tax form showing family income (SSN should be blackened out).
  • Must submit an essay NOT to exceed 200 words entitled "Why I'm Interested in Studying This Medical Profession".  Essay should be placed in a plastic cover with applicant's name on the cover only.
  • Must have 3 letters of recommendation from reliable individuals qualified to evaluate scholastic achievement and personal character, such as principals, teachers, student counselors, clergy, employers, or supervisors.
Deadline
June 2015
Amount
$1,000 for Medical Scholarship, $750 for EMT or Paramedic Scholarship

Application: Lillian Campbell Scholarship application

Note:  Please see application for additional information.


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.
 
Deadline
TBD
Amount
up to $4,000

Application:  Call UMOS, Inc. for more information and ask for Juan M. Lopez at 414-791-8174.


Gold Cross Ambulance Scholarship

Requirements
  • 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
 
Deadline
December 1, 2014
Amount
$500 (2)
Application: www.cffoxvalley.org/scholarshiplist.  Click on College and Non-Traditional Students

Scholarship America Dream Award

Requirements
  • Must be at least 17 years of age.
  • Must be a US citizen, US permanent resident (holder of a Permanent Resident Card), or an individual granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA).
  • Have received a high school diploma or the equivalent from a US school by September 2014.
  • Have completed or expect to successfully complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by June 2015.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at the sophomore year level or higher at an accredited two or four year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2015-16 academic year.
  • Must be studying to obtain an associate's or first bachelor's degree.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
  • Demonstrate financial need.
 
Deadline
December 15, 2014
Amount
$5,000 - $15,000 annually, growing by $1,000 each year until graduation

Application: Scholarship America Dream Award

Note:  Please see application for additional information.


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Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers Association (WATDA)

Requirements
  • Must be a Wisconsin Resident
  • Have a valid driver's license with a good driving record
  • Be a high school graduate or high school senior graduating in 2015
  • 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
  • Successfully complete a series of assessment evaluations at one of the testing sites
  • 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.
 
Deadline
January 15, 2015
Amount
$750.00 per semester (up to 4 semesters)
Application: http://www.watda.org/proxy/files/Foundation/2015_APPLICATION.pdf

Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation, Inc.

Requirements
  • 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 a 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.
 
Deadline
December 11, 2014
Amount
$500 (15)
Application: click here