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

Lineworker Scholarship Program

Requirements
  • Any applicant enrolling in a lineworker program or any applicant who can prove they are on a waiting list for the next open enrollment period.  Preference will be given to OEC members, and residents of Monroe, Juneau, Jackson, Sauk, and Wood counties.
Amount
 One $1,000.00 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant pursuing a post secondary education in an electric lineworker program. 
Deadline
Applicant must complete and submit the scholarship application to Oakdale Electric Cooperative by August 29th, 2014.
Other
Recipients must be enrolled in a lineworker program to begin in the fall of each year.  In the event the lineworker program is full and the college of choice is maintaining a student waiting list, the recipient must provide proof in writing in order to hold funds for the next open enrollment period.
Application:  http://www.oakdalerec.com/sites/oakdalerec.coopwebbuilder.com/files/2014_lineworker_scholarship.pdf

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