Scholarship Name Category Due Date Amount
Kohl Student Excellence Scholarship General 10/15/2018 $10,000


The prestigious Kohl Excellence Scholarship ($10,000) is now available.  This is an extensive scholarship application also requiring three letters of recommendation.  The individuals you select to write letters of recommendation will not be provided the link by the Kohl Foundation until you have completed and submitted your application.  Therefore, if you intend to apply, you need to do so in a timely manner so your recommenders will have adequate time to complete the letters of recommendation.


Complete your Kohl Excellence application online and submit no later than October 15.  Once you have submitted, the said recommenders will be provided an email link to submit his or her recommendation.  All three letters of recommendation must be received by November 4, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. If the letters are not received by that time, your application will be deemed incomplete and not considered.

It is suggested that if you intend you apply, you also secure and inform the recommenders NOW and explain they will be getting a link to send the letter when you have completed your section of the application.  

Find the application and information at:


Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship General 10/17/2018 varies

Since 1994, the Wendy’s® High School Heisman® Scholarship has been recognizing and rewarding senior athletes who excel in the classroom, on the field, and in the community. This year, we're awarding over $60,000 in college scholarships. Give your most well-rounded seniors a shot at winning. 

100 Scholarship Winners. 2 From Every State.
The Wendy’s High School Heisman recognizes 2 winners—one male athlete and one female athlete—from each state.

  • 90 State Winners receive a $500 scholarship
  • 8 National Finalists receive a $1,000 scholarship
  • 2 National Winners receive a $5,000 scholarship along with national honor and recognition during ESPN’s telecast of the college Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation

They’ve done the hard work. Now, they just need to apply. 
Winning the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship requires a GPA of 3.0 or better, participation in at least one school-sponsored sport, and demonstrated leadership at school and in the community. You have students who have worked hard for years to make the grade. Now help them get the recognition they deserve:

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. General 10/26/2018 $6,000-$25,000

Eligibility criteria include:  high school graduation in spring/summer, demonstrated critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the US, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0, and United States citizenship.   In order for an application to be considered complete, the applicant's counselor must complete a Certification Form online.  Visit for online application.

Wisconsin School Counseling Association General 11/1/2018 4- $1,000

WSCA presents our high school senior Xello & Method Test Prep $1,000 scholarship! Each WSCA gives out 4 - $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors pursuing post-secondary education! Please note that our scholarship questions have changed this year!  CLICK HERE to apply and for more information! 


4 - $1,000 scholarships

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship General 11/15/2018 various

The MVS scholarship is available to high school seniors who are United States citizens. Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks. Males and females compete separately and are judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. The application is completed online and must be submitted by the November 15, 2018 deadline. The 500 national winners will be announced in late April 2019, after the top 20 finalists participate in the Leadership Weekend in Chicago, April 11-14, 2019.


Through the contest, the ENF will award 20 top scholarships ranging from $20,000-$50,000. The remaining 480 runners-up will receive $4,000 scholarships.

Other Information:

Applications for the 2019 contest are available on the Elks National Foundation's website. For complete Most Valuable Student scholarship contest details including the application, visit or


Contact: Elks National Foundation

Christine Robinson/Communications Associate

2750 N. Lakeview Ave

Chicago, IL  60614-2256

WikiLawn Entrepreneurial Scholarship General 12/31/2018 $1,000
  • Eligibility Requirements: Open to all majors as long as they are an incoming or current full-time student enrolled in a 2-year/ 4-year/ or graduate program and are passionate about entrepreneurship.

  • Website:

  • Application for Scholarship: Students apply by sending a transcript, resume, and a 500-700 word essay answering one of the following prompts to

    1. “Describe a time that you demonstrated resilience in the face of adversity while operating your business or service.”
    “What words of wisdom would you offer to a fellow classmate who aspires to build their own business?”


One $1,000 scholarship per semester

College Covered Scholarship General 2/7/2019 $10,000

Sign up for e-mails to get helpful college tips and resources, and enter to win a scholarship! Throughout the year, 11 eligible students or parents will be randomly selected to win a $10,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award to help cover college expenses. 

Your personal information will always be kept private and secure. See Official Rules for details. There are 4 different registration periods. See official rules for specific dates.



FIDM National Scholarship Competition General 3/29/2019 Various

Visit for full information.


National Scholarship Competition

Win a full one-year scholarship to attend FIDM

Do you belong to the next generation of solution-oriented creative leaders, entrepreneurs, and trendsetters? Showcase your talent as you demonstrate a strong understanding of aesthetics and the ability to push your limits, in our 2019 National Scholarship Competition, featuring Celebrity Judge Kris Jenner.

Click the button below to register for the competition. We'll send you the official rules and application in October.

Get Started

More than 30 scholarships will be awarded, including eight full one-year scholarships for the following majors:

  • Merchandising & Marketing
  • Beauty Industry Merchandising & Marketing
  • Fashion Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Social Media
  • Visual Communications
  • Merchandise Product Development
  • Apparel Industry Management

All entries must be postmarked by March 29, 2019.

Americanism Programs & Scholarships General 7/15/2019 Various

Various scholarships offered, including American Legion Baseball, Americanism & Government Scholarship, Badger Boys State, Oratorical Scholarship Contest, Schneider-Emanuel Scholarship, and more.  For more information, visit the Department website at or call the office at 608-745-1090.