Scholarship Name Category Due Date Amount
Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) General 1/11/2018 varies
Requirements:

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) General Scholarship Program awarded over $1.6 million in scholarships in 2017. Over half (58%) of the recipients had taken the PSAT/NMSQT and were discovered through Student Search Service. 

APIASF offers scholarship opportunities for Asian Pacific and Pacific Islander students with financial need to increase their access to high education and resources that cultivate their academic, personal, and professional success.

Awards:

The APIASF General Scholarship Program:

Offers a range of scholarships from one-time $2,500 awards to multiyear $20,000 awards

Offfers awards that can be used to cover the total cost of attendance, not just tuition, room, and board

Focuses on students who are representative of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community's geographic and ethnic diversity.

Other Information:

For more information visit the website: www.apiasf.org.

Couleecap 2018 John Young Scholarship General 1/24/2018 $200
Requirements:

Couleecap, Inc. is offering four $200 scholarships this school year. One scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior in each county of our service area. The students must reside in Crawford, La Crosse, Monroe or Vernon County.

The completed application packet will be due January 24, 2018. We will then screen the applications and select award recipients.

Schools will be notified of the winners in April 2018.

Note that there is a small section of the application that must be completed by the High School Principal or Guidance Counselor.

Awards:

4-$200 awards

Other Information:

Application packet can be found on our website www.coulecap.org

There are additional copies in student services.

If you have questions, please contact Kadie Brueggen, Marketing Coordinator at 608-424-2532.

Monsanto Fund Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship General 2/1/2018 $1500
Requirements:

Explore Opportunities in the Ag Industry! With nearly 60,000 job openings annually, ag offers thousands of opportunities in business, communications, education, engineering, science and technology. Students need not be FFA members to apply

Here's how the program works:

  • Students apply between November 15, 2017 and February 1, 2018 at FFA.org/scholarships
  • Go to GrowAgLeaders.com for more information and official rules 
  • Students must seek two farmer endorsements of their application by February 1, 2018
  • $528,000 in scholarships will be awarded, with winners announced in April-May 2018
  • Program is managed by the National FFA Scholarship Program, but applicants are not required to be FFA members
WASBO Scholarships for Wisconsin High School Students General 2/1/2018 varies
Requirements:

The information supplied by each scholarship applicant shall include the following:

  • Completed application
  • Personal letter stating your goals and career objectives
  • High school scholastic record
  • Description of your participation in the following areas:
    • Co-Curricular Activities
    • Community Service
    • Employment
  • One letter of recommendation from someone within the student's school district
  • One letter of recommendation from either a community member or employer
  • Answer to the essay question listed on the scholarship application after interviewing the Superintendent, Business Manager or Bookkeeper from your school district
  • Recent photograph (original, reprint on photo paper or electronic photo emailed to Kristin Hauser at kristin.hauser@wasbo.com) to be used in the WASBO newsletter, Taking Care of Business, and recognition at WASBO’s Spring Conference. The photograph will not be used in the selection process. Photographs will not be returned.
Awards:

Additionally, several scholarships are awarded in recognition of WASBO members. These selections are made by the WASBO member being honored.

  • $3,000 WASBO President's Scholarship, sponsored by UnitedHeathCare
  • $1,500 School Business Manager of the Year Scholarship
  • $1,500 Wallace E. Zastrow Award Scholarship, sponsored by CESA #10
  • $4,000 Student Scholarship, sponsered by EMC Insurance Companies
  • $4,000 Joel Konze Memorial / Facilities Management Conference Student Scholarship sponsored by Stalker Sports Floors and SchoolDude.com
  • $3,000 Student Scholarship sponsored by BMO Harris Bank
  • $2,000 Student Scholarship sponsored by Providence Capital Network
  • $1,000 Student Scolarship sponsored by National Insurance Services and Miron 
Other Information:

Questions? Contact Kristin Hauser at kristin.hauser@wasbo.com

Scholarship Scoring Guide and Complete Information

Submit all application materials in a 9”x12” envelope to:

WASBO Foundation Scholarship Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials

4797 Hayes Road, Suite 101

Madison, WI 53704

 

Envelope must be postmarked no later than Feb. 1, 2018.

Wisconsin Professional Police Association Scholarship General 2/1/2018 varies
Requirements:

Any Wisconsin resident enrolling a college or vocational/technical school in a course of study leading to a two- or four- year degree in police science, criminal justice, or a law enforcement-related field-which does not include law school - is eligible.

Awards:

Scholarship recipients are selected by a committee composed of the WPPA Directors. All decisions of the committee are final. The Scholarship Committee reserves the right to determine the number and amount of scholarships to be awarded in a given year.

The recipient must submit proof of his/her enrollment (a copy of the semester tuition marked "paid") in an accredited college or vocational/technical school. Awards are not retroactive and may not be credited to semesters already completed. After the student has submitted proof of enrollment, a check for the scholarship award will be mailed directly to the recipient.

Other Information:

TO APPLY:

  • Complete the application in its entirety. (paper copies available in Student Services)
  • Enclose a typewritten essay (on 8 1/2 x 11 paper) of 200 words or less outlining why you have chosen a law enforcement career. Include any special projects relating to your interest in law enforcement and any other factors you wish the committee to consider
  • Type in the top right corner of each page of the essay your full name and complete address.
  • Sign and date the essay.
  • Enclose three (3) letters of recommendation from three different sources. Sources may include family, school, neighbor, clergy, employer, civic organization, law enforcement, etc. 
  • Enclose a transcript of high school and/or college grades.

Scholarship applications must be postmarked on or before February 1 and mailed to:

WPPA Scholarship Committee

660 John Nolen Drive, Suite 300

Madison, WI  53713

American Association of University Women General 2/6/2018 $1,000
Requirements:

Purpose:  AAUW is a national organization that advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.  AAUW La Crosse Branch offers our scholarships to male or female students.  

AAUW scholarships are funded in part by profits from the annual La Crosse AAUW Art Fair on the Green.

The AAUW will award at least one $1000 scholarship and will consider financial need and special circumstances.

Eligibility {NOTE: The review committee will not review an incomplete application or a late arriving application}

  1. An applicant must be committed to enrolling full time for the next academic year in an institution of higher education (excluding proprietary schools).

  1. An applicant must remain on track to graduate this academic year from one of the following schools:

Central High School in La Crosse, Wisconsin; Logan High School in La Crosse, Wisconsin; Holmen High School in Holmen, Wisconsin; Onalaska High School in Onalaska, Wisconsin; West Salem High School in West Salem, Wisconsin; La Crescent High School in La Crescent, Minnesota; or Kee High School in Lansing, Iowa.

  1. An applicant must submit a typed 300-500 word essay.  Include in the essay an explanation of:

  • educational goals,

  • why or how receiving this scholarship will support educational opportunity, and

  • financial need or special circumstances effecting educational progress.

  1. An applicant must submit two signed letters of recommendation - one from a teacher and one of the applicant’s choice. Both letter writers must address the applicant’s potential to succeed in higher education.

  1. An applicant must submit a resume or a listing of education related activities and involvements in the community.

  1. An applicant must submit a transcript (official or unofficial).

  1. An applicant must submit all required materials by the deadline.

  1. An applicant must include the following information and signature on a cover page.

  • Student Name; Parent/Guardian Name; Address; Phone; e-mail
  • Applied to the following colleges; Accepted at and planning to attend
  • Signature of the Applicant; Date
 
Awards:

At least one scholarship of $1,000.

Other Information:

Paper copies of application can be found in Student Services.  All applications must be turned in to Student Services no later than

February 6, 2018. 

Marine Credit Union Scholarship General 2/10/2018 $1,000
Requirements:
  1. Recipient or his/her parents must be members in good standing of Marine Credit Union (MCU) as of the scholarship deadline. Membership at MCU can be established with a $5.00 savings deposit.
  2. Recipient must be enrolled as a full time collegiate student during the next academic year.
Awards:

5-$1,000 awards

Other Information:

Scholarships will be awarded for the following academic year unless otherwise stated.  Payments will be sent to the schools and disbursed by them in equal installments based on their school terms (e/g. two installments for semesters, three installments for quarters/trimesters).

Applicants must use the Scholarship Application Form available at MC offices, on the MCU website (www.marinecu.com) and in the area school guidance offices or college financial aid offices. 

Mail completed package to:

Attn:  Scholarship Program

Marine Credit Union

Monitor Reception

PO Box 309

811 Monitor Street

La Crosse, WI  54603

Delta Theta Sigman University of Wisconsin Madison General 2/15/2018 varies
Requirements:

Both Scholarships are available to male or female high school seniors that will be attending either University of Wisconsin -Madison or Madison Area Technical College beginning the fall semester of 2018. One application covers both scholarships.

In-House Resident Scholarship

  • Leadership positions, sports and activities, community involvement and academic achievement will be considered equally. Applicant will be notified of results within three weeks of completing the application.

Academic Scholarship

  • Applicants who qualify will be notified before March 2018 and will be required to attend an interview in September 2018. The recipient will be notified by October 1, 2018.
Awards:

$1,000 In-House Resident Scholarship  - Up to ten awarded

$   500 Academic Scholarship  - Up to two awarded

Other Information:

Online application can be found here.

 

Any further questions, feel free to contact:

David Garcia

Delta Theta Sigma

High School Scholarship Chair

University of Wisconsin-Madison

920-428-3186

dgarcia7@wisc.edu

Delores Pemma Scholarship General 3/16/2018 $1250 renewable + $200 one time stipend
Requirements:

Forest County Potawatomi Community Foundation is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants must meet the criteria and applications requirements. Applicants may be asked to provide proof of eligibility.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

• Must be a US citizen or legal US resident

• Must live in Wisconsin

• Must have a high school diploma or GED by fall 2018

• Must be accepted as a first-year, full-time (12 credits) or part-time (6 credits) degree-seeking student at an accredited Wisconsin technical school or college

• Must have a minimum 2.25 GPA

• Must demonstrate leadership

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

• Completed application

• Official high school transcript

• Letter of recommendation (1)

• Two personal essays

• List of extracurricular activities, employment history, and school/community honors (resume)

 

Awards:

$5,000 Delores Pemma Scholarship Awarded to a Wisconsin resident seeking to enroll or currently accepted as a first-year, full-time or part-time degree-seeking student at an accredited Wisconsin technical school or college. Awardee receives a $1,250.00 scholarship disbursement per semester for a maximum of two years and a one-time $300 stipend upon the start of the 1st semester. The scholarship award, applied to tuition only, is determined by the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation Advisory Committee after in-depth review of all applications received. Semester renewal of the award is based on academic performance. Recipients are requested to volunteer academic documents to the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation. 

Other Information:

All applications must be received, along with all supporting documents, by 11:59 PM on Friday, March 16th, 2018.

Applicants will be notified via email. All scholarship recipients will receive an official award letter and certificate of scholarship. Scholarship award recipients are expected to attend the scholarship reception in Milwaukee on Friday, June 22nd, 2018.

LINK TO APPLICATION: fcpotawatomifoundation.com/scholarships

Americanism and Government Scholarship General 4/18/2018 varies
Requirements:

The Americanism and Government scholarship program fosters interest in all levels of government, citizenship and provides students the opportunity to receive recognition and scholarships. Students are tested on their knowledge of U.S. Government, Wisconsin Government, County Government, U.S. Constitution and flag etiquette. Students are also required to answer an essay question at the end of the test. This is not an open book test and students are not allowed to use outside resources.

Any student in the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade in any public, private, parochial, or home-schooled within the state of Wisconsin may participate.

Students are able to access the test in 3 easy steps!

1. Click on the test link found on the www.wilegion.org website. Click on Programs, click on Americanism and Government Scholarship

2. Complete registration and log in using the email and password you created.

3. Begin test!

Students have 1 hour  to complete the test. All answers will be final. Attempting to restart, pause, close the browser or hit the back button will terminate the test without an opportunity to continue. Students failing to complete the essay question will be ineligible for a scholarship.

Awards:

16 students in 10th grade receive $250 scholarships

16 students in 11th grade receive $250 scholarships

13 students in 12th grade receive $500 scholarships

Other Information:

Test is accessible from April 2-April 13, 2018.

If you have any questions about this program or any of our scholarship programs, please email dawn@wilegion.org,

call 608-745-1090, or

visit us at www.wilegion.org.

Various American Legion Scholarships & Awards General 6/22/2018 varies
Requirements:

The American Legion has numerous scholarships and awards available to students.  Please click on the link to see more information about specific scholarships.

La Crosse Area Occupational Safety & Healthcare Scholarship General 12/31/2018 $500
Requirements:

The Council is please to offer a $500 scholarship award to students pursuing a degree in workplace safety or occupational health. Candidates must plan to use their training and education to provide workplace safety and/or occupational health services to La Crosse area employers. The award includes a free one-year membership to LAOSHC.

Priority will be given to students enrolled in a workplace safety or occupational health field at a La Crosse area campus, Western Technical College, Viterbo University, or the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. The Council will consider scholarship applications from students who grew up in the La Crosse Area but are pursuing a workplace safety or occupational health degree at other colleges or universities.

There is no deadline for this scholarship.

Awards:

$500 scholarship

Other Information:

To apply: 

Applicants must submit the following information. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  1. Applicant's name, current residential address, telephone number, and email address
  2. The name of your school and your major
  3. Two reference letters on department letterhead
    1. Two faculty letters, or
    2. One faculty and one professional letter. The professional reference must work in the workplace safety or occupational health field.
  4. Academic transcripts from the most recent quarter or semester
  5. List of extracurricular activities and community involvement
  6. One page statement listing the applicant's career objectives

Submit application to:

LAOSCH Scholarship Committee

PO Box 2252

La Crosse, WI  54602-2252

 

Questions please go to www.laosch.org