Other Scholarships

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
Up to cost of attendance and may not exceed $5,000
Available by clicking here

Building Inspectors Association Southeastern Wisconsin Region Scholarship


·         Entering second year, or greater, of college

·         Enrolled in a construction related field of study

·         Enrolled in a technical or four year College/University in the State of Wisconsin

·         Full-time

·         GPA of 2.0 or higher

Amount:  $1,500 maximum per recipient

Deadline:  May 1, 2015

Application:  click here

Fond du Lac Area Foundation

Scholarship Offering:  IAM Local Lodge #1947


  • Paying member or family of a paying member of Local Lodge #1947
  • Applicant must have a 2.5 or greater GPA

Amount:  Multiple Awards

Deadline:    April 30, 2015

Application: http://www.fdlareafoundation.com/scholarshipinformation.html

Forest History Association of Wisconsin Scholarship


·         Lake State (Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota) full time undergrad student who is currently pursuing a degree in any public or private College or University

Amount:  $500

Deadline:  May 1, 2015

Application: www.chipsandsawdust.com

Notes: See Application for additional information on requirements

Hispanic Scholarship Fund


  • Must be able to validate acceptance and enrollment for the Fall 2015 at a 4 year university before awards will be disbursed
  •  Currently pursuing first undergraduate program.
  • Must complete FAFSA for the 2015/2016 School year
  • US Citizen, or meet other criteria established

Amount:  $1,000.00 to $15,000.00

Deadline:  Application period opens September 1,2014 – closing date not available at this time

Application:   www.HSF.net/scholarships

Home Builders Association of Fond du Lac & Dodge Counties, Inc.

* Scholarship One

  • Student is son/daughter of a current Home Builders Association Fond du Lac & Dodge Counties business member

* Scholarship Two

  • Student resides in Fond du Lac or Dodge County
  • Participate in one of the following fields relative to residential construction: Construction Management, Architecture, Building Trades (including qualified apprenticeship programs), Engineering (emphasis on construction trades), Interior Design, or Other related field of study relative to residential construction
April 17, 2015
$600 each
Application:  click here

Jaycees of Wisconsin Foundation - Denise Bertucci Memorial Scholarship


·         Applicant must be at least 22 years of age, having returned to school after at least two years off

·         Applicant must be a 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:  $1,000

Deadline:  June 30, 2015

Application:  click here

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


  • 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 programs: 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.

Amount:  $1,000 for Medical Scholarship $750 for EMT or Paramedic Scholarship

Deadline:  June 2015

Line Mechanic Training Scholarship


  • High School Senior who plans on attending an Electrical Power Distribution program at one of the 5 Wisconsin Technical Colleges
  • Applicant’s parent (s) or legal guardian must be a customer of Waupun Utilities and/or reside in the City of Waupun

Amount:  $1,000

Deadline: April 17, 2015

Application:  click here

Memorial Go-Kart Inc. Scholarship

  • Applicants must be the child of one of the following: Active duty or reserve U.S. Marine, Veteran U.S. Marine who has received an honorable discharge, or who was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Active duty or reserve U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving, or has served, with a U.S. Marine Unit, or Veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman who served with a U.S. Marine unit and has received an honorable discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Navy as a Corpsman attached to a Marine unit. 
  • GPA of at least 2.0.
  • Family adjusted gross income for the 2014 tax year that does not exceed $94,000.
  • Planning to attend an accredited undergraduate college.
April 17, 2015
Amount:  TBD
Application:  click here

  • SPONSOR:  P.E.O.  Chapter BD Scholarship

    ·         Female attending a FDL County School

    ·         Have been accepted or attending full time post-secondary education

    ·         Financial Need

    ·         Written statement of educational and career goals, past and future goals


    ·         $500.00 (minimum) initial award

    ·         $500.00 (minimum) additional after successful completion of first year

    Deadline:  April 30, 2015

    Sponsor:  Shawano Area Community Foundation


    ·         Widow who is too young for Social Security assistance,

    ·         part or full-time student,

    ·         preference to Shawano area residents

    Amount:  Up to $1,000.00 / $500.00 for part time students

    Deadline:  Not supplied, please call 1-920-830-1290

    Application:  click here or scholarships@cffoxvalley.org

    Sponsor:  Tool, Die & Machining of WI

    Scholarship 1:  Award up to $500.00

    ·         Must be WI Resident

    ·         In Tool and Die Program

    ·         Complete Essay

    Deadline Dates:  January 15th for Sping –AND- June 15th for Fall

    Application:  www.TDMAW.org   or call 262-532-2440

    Scholarship 2: Tools to Succeed Program


    ·         Please see Deb in the Student Services Office- West Bend Campus or your Tool & Die Instructor

    Amount:  Kennedy 11-Drawer Steel Toolbox

    Deadline:  Awarded in Fall semester only

    SPONSOR:  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 $4,000

    Deadline:  TBD

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

    Sponsor:  WHPRMS – Wisconsin Healthcare Public Relations & Marketing Society     Carol Scaife Memorial Scholarship

    Attendance:  Conference held in Wisconsin Dells


    ·         Marketing student interested in healthcare industry

    ·         Resume

    ·         Essay

    ·         Letters of Recommendation

    Amount:  Up to $750.00 in scholarship money, plus registration fees and stay in Dells

    Deadline:  August 3, 2015

    Application:   click here

    SPONSOR:  Wisconsin Educational Institutions


    • Pursuing a career in a non-medical laboratory related field
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • Current Transcript
    • Two letters of recommendation from the student’s instructors

    Amount:  $1,000.00  (2)

    Deadline:  May 1, 2015

    Applications:  www.wisconsinlabassociation.org

    Wisconsin Women in Government, Inc. 


    ·         Female with financial need

    ·         Enrolled full-time or part-time

    ·         Leadership and Public Service

    ·         Transcripts

    ·         Letters of Recommendation

    Amount:  $3,000.00

    Deadline:  May 20, 2015

    Application:  click here

    Note:  Application and documents should be submitted to Financial Aid Office by May 15, 2015. 

    Wisconsin Women of Color Network, Inc.    Mabel Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund


    ·         High School or GED equivalent graduating senior

    ·         Member of one of the following ethnic groups:  African American, American Indian, Asian, Latina, or Biracial

    ·         Wisconsin Resident

    ·         Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher

    ·         Attend a technical, vocational, or community college to obtain an occupational skills certificate or degree

    ·         Exhibit financial need

    Amount:  TBD

    Deadline:  May 31, 2015

    Application:  Call WWOCN Office 608-244-6581 or email wwwocnage@gmail.com

    Wisconsin Women’s Alliance Foundation Scholarship


    ·         Career path and goals

    ·         Employment history

    ·         Volunteer activities

    ·         Professional and community activities

    ·         Financial nee

    Amount:  Up to $1,000.00

    Deadline: Not supplied, please call 1-920-830-1290

    Application: click here or scholarships@cffoxvalley.org

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