Scholarship Name Category Due Date Amount
Engineers Foundation of WI State - Science, Technology, Engineering & Math 12/17/2018 $2,000

The scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors who plan to study engineering.

  • The Engineering Foundation of Wisconsin Scholarship, 4 scholarships, each $2,000
  • The WSPE Past Presidents Scholarship, 1 scholarship, $2,000
  • The Behling Scholarship, 2 scholarships, each $2,000
  • The Louis C Geiger Scholarship, 3 scholarships, each $2000
  • The Yu-Hwa Terry Ni FREE Program, $2000, awarded in 1 or 2 scholarships
Other Information:

All applications should be emailed as a .pdf file (10MB max) no later than Monday, December 17, 2018.  Please send them to:

Jeremy Tomesh, P.E. 

ONLINE Application -
Foundation of the WI Automobile & Truck Dealers Association State - Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics 1/15/2019 Varies

All applicants for any of the above scholarships must:

  • Have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Be a high school graduate or high school senior graduating in 2019.
  • Plan to attend or currently be enrolled (with an anticipated graduation date no earlier than the spring of 2020) in an automotive, auto collision or diesel technician program at a Wisconsin technical college.
  • Plan to pursue a professional career in the automotive, diesel or auto collision industry.
  • High school students must submit their ACT test scores and complete two additional online tests. Testing should be completed by January 15, 2019.
  • 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.

Scholarship amounts vary and may be valued up to full tuition. Scholarships are based on funding availability.

Scholarships are paid each semester depending on the specific program. For example, a $3,000 scholarship will be paid over 4 semesters (fall & spring) at $750 per semester. A semester grade point average of 2.8 must be maintained to be eligible for payment.

Tool awards valued over $3,600 are provided by Snap-on Corporation, Kenosha, WI.

Auto Collision Technician Scholarships funded by Wisconsin Auto Collision Technicians Association, Ltd. (WACTAL) are available to students planning to attend a Wisconsin technical college that is a member of WACTAL.

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Viterbo Health Science College Level - Private 1/15/2019 $500 up to Full Tuition

Criteria for Application

  1. Applicant must be interested in pursuing an undergraduate major that prepares them for health-related professional programs including, but not limited to:
    • Chiropractic Medicine
    • Dietetics/Nutrition
    • Medicine
    • Pharmacy
    • Podiatry
    • Veterinary
    • Dentistry
    • Medical Research (Biology, Chemistry)
    • Optometry
    • Physical Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy

      Note: Those interested in nursing careers should apply for the PDF iconNightingale Nursing Scholarship
  2. Applicant must be a high school senior and graduate in spring 2017.
  3. Applicant must have a composite score of at least 24 on the ACT or SAT equivalent.
  4. The four-year, full-tuition winner will not be eligible to receive other Viterbo University scholarship awards.
  5. After all the applications have been received, finalists will be invited to Viterbo to compete on a date determined.  Selected participants must be present on this day in order to compete.
  6. The award ceremony will be held at the end of the competition. The winner must be present to receive the award. If the winner is not present, the first runner-up will become the health science scholar.
  7. The competition will be evaluated based on the following:
    • ACT/SAT score
    • high school GPA
    • letters of recommendation
    • extracurricular activities
    • statement of career goals
    • events on the day of the competition (exam and interviews).
ONLINE Application -
UW-Platteville College Level - UW 2/1/2019 Varies

Entering freshmen and specific scholarship criteria

Make sure to meet individual scholarship deadlines!

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Wisconsin Professional Police Association State - Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security 2/1/2019 Unspecified

Any Wisconsin resident enrolling in 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.


The Scholarship Committee reserves the right to determine the number and amount of scholarships to be awarded in a given year.

Other Information:
  • Complete Application
  • Include Essay (less than 200 words) outlining why you have chosen a law enforcement career.  Include and special projects relating to your interest in law enforcement and any other factors you wish to consider.
  • Type your full name and complete address in the top right corner of each page of the essay.
  • Sign and date the essay.
  • Enclose three (3) letters of recommendation from three different sources (i.e. not more than one letter from any one source).  Sources may include family, school, neighbor, clergy, employer, civic organization, law enforcement, etc.  (For example, send one letter of recommendation from your school, one from a police officer, and one from a family member.)
  • Enclose a transcript of high school and/or college grades...request from Mrs. Nemec

Mail completed application to:

WPPA Scholarship Committee
660 John Nolen Drive, Suite 300
Madison, WI  53713

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Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC) State - Education & Training 2/1/2019 $1,450 per year for four years

High school seniors are eligible to apply if a parent qualifies in one of these membership categories: an active WEAC member, an active retired member, or a parent who died while holding a WEAC membership.  In addition, the student must rank in the top 25% of his or her class or have achieved a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (based on a non-weighted 4.0 scale) at the time of application, plan to pursue an education major or minor, and intend to teach in Wisconsin.


Scholarship winners will receive grants of $1,450 per year for four years of college or university study, provided you remain eligible.

ONLINE Application -
Americas Farmers National - Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources 2/6/2019 Varies
ONLINE Application -
We the Students National - Other/Miscellaneous 2/14/2019 Varies

The Contest is open to all United States citizens or legal residents who are students who are no older than 19 and no younger than 14 as of the end of the Contest Period who (1) attend school in the United States, one of its territories or districts, or an American Armed Forces School Abroad, and (2) who are in grades 8 -12 attending public, private, religious, or charter schools, or (3) are enrolled in a GED or correspondence school program, or (4) are attending a home school program.



Student Prizes

Grand Prize: $5,000 cash (plus a scholarship to Constitutional Academy)

Runners Up: 6 cash prizes of $1,250 each

Honorable Mention: 8 cash prizes of $500 each


Scout Prizes

Girl Scout Winner: $2,500

Girl Scout Winner’s Troop: $500

Boy Scout Winner: $2,500

Boy Scout Winner’s Troop: $500


Additional Student Incentives

Refer a Friend – 10 random drawings of $50 each

Step Two Submission Drawings – 10 random drawings of $500 each


Prizes for Teachers of Winning Students

Teachers of Winners: 15 cash prizes of $100 each

Teachers with 5 or more nominations: 5 random drawings for $50 each

ONLINE Application -
Wisconsin Rural School Alliance (WiRSA) State - Other/Miscellaneous 2/15/2019 $500

All graduating seniors may apply


The scholarship will be awarded annually to one graduating high school senior from each of the four membership regions of Wisconsin as specified in the organization’s bylaws. An additional at-Large scholarship will be given to the next highest scoring applicant. Each recipient will receive a one-time cash scholarship of $750 to be used by the student to help defray the costs of post-secondary education and related expenses.

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Foundation for Rural Service State - Other/Miscellaneous 3/1/2019 $1,500 - $15,000

Each applicant must:
• Be a graduating high school senior.
• Be a United States citizen.
• Be sponsored by a current NTCA member
• Be accepted by an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school.
• Have at least a C grade point average (GPA).
• Express an interest to return to a rural community following graduation.

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Juneau County Retired Educator's Association Local - Education & Training 3/1/2019 $500
  • Graduating senior in a Juneau County high school OR a resident of Juneau County
  • Entering the field of Education
  • 3.0 GPA or better
  • Good attendance record
  • Active in extra-curricular activities


Other Information:

Mail Completed Application to:

          Deborah Schultz, Scholarship Chair
          Juneau County Retired Educators Association
          N471 Fick Road
          Wonewoc, WI  53968

Application - //
Wisconsin Electronic Security Association (WIESA) State - Other/Miscellaneous 3/1/2019 $1,500 - $7,500
  • Graduating high school seniors in Wisconsin
  • The student’s school must be located in the state where the parent is a full-time active employee OR within a 100-mile radius of where the parent is a full-time active employee. 
  • Parent must be a full-time paid member of the police or sheriff’s department or fire department. Parent/guardian may also be a volunteer member of a fire department. 
  • Parent or guardian must be an active duty police officer, firefighter, paramedic, or EMT.
  • Children of administrative staff do not qualify
  • Children of DHS, FBI and other Federal employees do not qualify
  • Children of reserve officers, part-time sheriff’s deputies and retired, deceased or disabled employees do not qualify



2 - $1,500

A first place winner will be chosen from the Wisconsin Chartered Chapter’s two awardees and will be submitted to the national Electronic Security Association for competition for one of two national college scholarships. The first place national winner will receive $7,500 and the second place national winner receives $2,500.

WIESA ONLINE Application -
Wisconsin Sheriffs & Deputy Sheriffs Association State - Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security 3/6/2019 $500
  1. Wisconsin resident
  2. Enrolled in a Criminal Justice program in a WI college or university
  3. Have a course of study leading to a criminal justice degree



7 - $500

WSDSA Application -
Madison Area Printing State - Arts, A/V Technology, & Communications 3/10/2019 $2,000
  • Scholarships will apply for printing courses completed at an accredited school with a Graphic Arts program
  • Credit may involve related courses such as Commercial Art classes and Photography classes
  • Students must live within the greater Madison area

$2,000, reimbursed at the rate of $200 per credit

Madison Printing PRINTABLE Application - // Printing.pdf
Community First Bank State - Other/Miscellaneous 3/15/2019 $500

Graduating High School Senior residing in our general market area
Grade Point Average of 2.75 or greater through the 7th semester of senior year
Furthering education at an Accredited Institute of Higher Learning 

The scholarship criteria is based on academics, activities, leadership, achievements, accomplishments, and written communication. 



Multiple $500 awards

Community First ONLINE Application -
40 et 8 State - Health Science 4/1/2019 $1,600 ($200/semester)
PRINTABLE Application - // et 8.pdf
UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County College Level - UW 4/1/2019 Varies

Entering freshmen and specific scholarship criteria

Make sure to meet individual scholarship deadlines!

UW-Baraboo Scholarship Page -
PRINTABLE Application -
Reference Form -
Off-Campus Scholarships -
UW-Platteville Richland Center College Level - UW 4/1/2019 Varies

Entering freshmen and specific scholarship criteria

Make sure to meet individual scholarship deadlines!

Other Information:

Additional scholarships applications can be found online at

PRINTABLE Application - //
Madison College - Scholars Promise College Level - Technical 4/1/2019 varies

In order to take part in this program, you must meet these requirements:

  • Graduate from a high school (traditional or alternative) within the Madison College District.
  • Obtain an 80% attendance rate during your senior year.
  • Achieve a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.25.*
  • Submit ACT or Accuplacer placement test scored by May 1.
  • Apply for a program at Madison College by April 1 of your senior year. Check program application deadlines carefully as some programs may close prior to April 1.
  • Complete the Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) by April 1 of your senior year. This process must verify two things:
    1. You are eligible for federal and Wisconsin financial aid.
    2.  Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is $3,000 or lower. (Your EFC is an index number that helps determine how much financial aid you may receive. It is not the amount you will have to pay for college, nor is it the amount of federal student aid you will receive).

The first students eligible for this program will graduate from high school in December of 2016 or later. They will enter Madison College in Fall 2017.

*You may submit an appeal if your GPA was lower than 2.25. 


Madison College Scholars of Promise provides many benefits to students in the program. We will:

  • Pay your tuition and fees (after federal and state financial aid have been applied), for up to 6 consecutive semesters, summer excluded.
  • Guide you through the admissions, financial aid and class enrollment processes.
  • Provide advising support throughout your Madison College career.
  • Offer opportunities for career guidance and readiness, financial literacy, academic support, transfer information, and more.
Other Information:

Eligible students who commit to the program are expected to do the following:

  • Begin classes within nine months of high school graduation/completion.
  • Submit a written essay and participate in an in-person interview prior to your first semester.
  • Enroll in Learning-to-Learn camp or a College Success class in your first semester.
  • Maintain full-time enrollment status (12 credits or more) each semester.
  • Maintain continuous enrollment, not including summers.
  • Achieve a 2.0 (or higher) semester GPA each term.
  • Meet financial aid satisfactory academic progress standards.
  • Participate in a service learning project each semester (we'll help you with this).
  • Attend one workshop per semester; topics include financial literacy, career services, academic support and more.
  • Meet regularly with your designated advisor for ongoing guidance and support.
  • In your second year, agree to mentor an incoming Scholars of Promise student, meeting with them monthly to support and encourage their progress.
ONLINE Application -
Wisconsin Metals Local - Manufacturing 4/1/2019 $250
  • Applicant must be preparing to study in the welding or manufacturing field
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or vocational/technical college
  • Will be judged on academic performance, involvement in school and community, and financial need
  • Must maintain a B/C average in the first semester of college
Other Information:

Send a one page essay on how you feel that you are a deserving candidate of this scholarship and one reference letter to  Make sure to include your name, address, and email address.

Payment will be made after first semester is complete and a copy of your grades and proof of second semester enrollment are received.


Veronica G Wolfenden Local - Other/Miscellaneous 4/13/2019 $500
  1. Graduating senior from Wonewoc-Center High School
  2. Enrolled in a one or two year post-secondary program (technical school)
  3. Preference may be given to a cosmetology student



Two $500 scholarships awarded to graduating seniors

Scholarship awarded in two (2) installments: following semester one and semester two.  Payment is contingent upon the student's being enrolled on a full-time basis and maintaining at least a "B" average.

Wolfenden Application - // G Wolfenden.pdf
Midwest Food Processors Association (MWFPA) State - Other/Miscellaneous 4/26/2019 Up to $2,000

The scholarship awards up to $2,000.00 per scholarship (depending on availability of funds) to deserving children of parents or guardians who are employees of MWFPA member companies and are a high school senior or post-secondary student accepted into, or attending any post-secondary school, in the United States. A post-secondary school means an institution of education including a vocational and technical college, two-and four-year colleges and private trade schools. Winning applicants may attend these schools with any major of study.

Interested students must assemble and present all of the following information (see application form for specific information required) to be viewed by the MWFPA Human Resources Committee.

  1. One completed application form (applications are available in the months of December, January, and February through the MWFPA office on our website at
  2. Grade point average of 2.50 or above on a 4.0 scale (verified by providing a complete transcript)
  3. Letter of reference from advisor or faculty member.
  4. Type-written essay from the student focusing on their participation in school and community activities during their high school or post-secondary education and reason(s) for enrollment or desire to enroll in a particular area of study (double-spaced and not to exceed 4 pages) 5. Address and phone number.
Other Information:

Incomplete applications and applications received/postmarked after the deadline stated on the application will not be considered.

Applications should be mailed by the date listed to:

MWFPA – HR Committee
4600 American Pkwy, Suite 210
Madison, WI 53718-8334

or emailed to 

PRINTABLE Application -
MWFPA - Friday/Weckle Local - Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources 4/26/2019 $1,500

Each scholarship awards up to three $1,500.00 scholarships (total of up to six scholarships) to deserving undergraduate students who are majoring in agriculture or food science within the University of Wisconsin system (currently Madison, Platteville and River Falls campuses)

Interested students must assemble and present all of the following information (see application form for specific information required) to be viewed by the MWFPA Human Resources Committee between February and June of the current year.

  1. One completed application form will consider you for both scholarships (applications are available in the months of February, March, April of each year through your guidance office, department office, the MWFPA office or on our website at
  2. Grade point average (verified by providing a complete transcript)
  3. Letter of recommendation from advisor or other faculty member.
  4. Letter of interest from the student (not to exceed 4 pages)
  5. Letter of recommendation from past or present employer(s)
  6. Indication of need for financial assistance. (listed on the application form)
  7. Summer and/or permanent address and phone number.
Other Information:

Incomplete applications and applications received/post marked after the deadline stated on the applications will not be considered.

Applications should be mailed by the date listed on the application to:

MWFPA – HR Committee
4600 American Pkwy, Suite 210
Madison, WI 53718-8334

or emailed to:


PRINTABLE Application -
Department of Children & Families (DCF) State - Other/Miscellaneous 12/31/9999 Up to $5000

To qualify for a DCF Scholarship award, the applicant must:

  • Have been in an out-of-home care (OHC) court ordered (Ch. 48 or 938) placement (kinship, foster home, group home or residential care center) and left OHC at age 18 or older; or
  • Have been in an OHC placement on their 16th birthday and gone to court ordered guardianship or adoption from an OHC placement any time after attaining the age of 16.
  • Have aged out of OHC placement in another state but become a permanent resident of Wisconsin prior to attending a Wisconsin postsecondary institution.
  • Be accepted into an accredited postsecondary institution (i.e., college, vocational or technical program) at the time the application is submitted.
  • Be age 20 or less, unless enrolled in a postsecondary program and receiving the DCF Scholarship on his / her 21st birthday, thus extending eligibility to the student’s 23rd birthday. Scholarships may be awarded up to the cost of attendance and may not
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Talent Incentive Program Gant State - Other/Miscellaneous 12/31/9999 $600 - $1,800/year


  • Students must be attending at least part time.
  • Students must be a first-time freshman.
  • Students must be attending a public or private Wisconsin college or university.
  • A student must meet one criteria from Group A based on financial need and one criteria from Group B based on nontraditional/ disadvantaged circumstances
  • The TIP grant can be renewed for up to ten semesters of enrollment and must be used within six years of enrollment at a public, private, or technical college or university in Wisconsin.
  • Funds are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Funding varies from year to year depending upon the number of continuing students. The Higher Educational Aids Board (HEAB) determines annually the amount of funds awarded for continuing students.  HEAB then divides the remaining funds between the WEOP offices and the college financial aid community to award to new freshman.    The TIP grant ranges from $600 to $1800 per school year. 

Other Information:

Student Application Process:

  • PI-1577 TIP Grant / GEAR UP Scholarship Application
  • A processed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
  • FAFSA confirmation page or the SAR (Student Aid Report).
  • College acceptance letter or college award notification.
  • Other documents may be requested by the WEOP staff if needed to determine eligibility.
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