Scholarship Name Category Due Date Amount
AMERICAN COLLEGE FOUNDATION VISIONARY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM General 5/19/2019 $1,000.00 to $5,000.00
Requirements:

Award Criteria Applicant must be currently enrolled as a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior; and, must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000 each; with multiple winners to be selected. Each award is a non-renewable, one-time award and is to be used exclusively to offset costs and fees related directly to the student’s first year of higher post-secondary education at an accredited institution of the student’s choosing within the United States. The ACF Scholarship Committee will determine award recipients; a qualification interview may be required as part of the application process to assist the ACF in ultimately determining the winners. Selected recipients agree that their application, essay, picture, and name may be acknowledged on the ACF website and associated materials. Application Deadline (must be received by): May 1, 2019 Winners chosen on or before June 28, 2019; awards distributed July 31, 2019.

Visit https://americancollegefoundation.org/college-planning-visionary-scholarship-details/

Awards:

Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000 each

 

Other Information:

Email: Admin@AmericanCollegeFoundation.org (express submission) Fax: 617.395.6743 (express submission) American College Foundation 955 Massachusetts Ave # 525 Cambridge, MA 02139-3233

 

Visit https://americancollegefoundation.org/college-planning-visionary-scholarship-details/

AMERICAN LEGION - SCHNEIDER - EMANUEL SCHOLARSHIP General 3/1/2019 3/$1,000
Requirements:

THE APPLICANT MUST BE EITHER:

Eligibility

 
The applicant may qualify for The American Legion, State of Wisconsin Scholarship under one or more of the following conditions:
He/she is a veteran and an American Legion Member holding a current
official membership card at the time of application and at the beginning of
higher educational pursuit
A son/daughter whose father, mother, or legal guardian is a member of The American Legion, The American Legion Auxiliary, or The Sons of The American Legion holding a current official membership card at the time of application and at the beginning of higher educational pursuit.
A grandson/granddaughter whose grandfather, grandmother, or legal guardian is a member of The American Legion, The American Legion Auxiliary, or The Sons of the American Legion holding a current official membership card at the time of application and at the beginning of higher educational pursuit.
Applicant is a member, in good standing, of The Sons of The American Legion or The Legion Auxiliary/Junior Auxiliary holding a current official membership card at the time of application and at the beginning of highest educational pursuit.
 
** In addition, the applicant must have participated in one or more of the following
American Legion sponsored activities:
 
1. Attendance at a complete session of Badger Boys State
2. Attendance at a complete session of Badger Girls State
3. Participation in the County Youth Government Day Program
4. Participation in the American Legion Oratorical Contest (at any level)
5. Participation in the American Legion Americanism and Government Test Program
6. Active member of an American Legion sponsored Band and/or Drum / Bugle Corps
7. Member of an active American legion Baseball Team
8. Member of an American Legion sponsored Scout Troop
9. Member of Sons of the American legion or American Legion Auxiliary
10. Member of The American Legion
Awards:

3/$1,000

Other Information:

Visit http://www.wilegion.org/page/content/programs/schneideremanuel-american-legion-scholarship

AMERICAN LEGION SCHNEIDER-EMANUEL SCHOLARSHIP General 3/1/2019 $1,000.00
Requirements:
It is the intent of The Wisconsin American Legion that this award shall enable a student, with a good measure of self-help, to secure a baccalaureate degree.  If an applicant is already in college, he/she must have a transcript of high school and the last complete semester of college.
 
Awards will be given to an applicant that has maintained an academic average of "B" or better for a period of seven high school semesters, based upon the standard of the institution granting the diploma.  The applicant also must:
 
Be able to meet the specific entrance requirements of the chosen learning institution
Complete and submit supporting documents such as: transcript of grades, four recommendation forms, and your ACT score.  Documents should be sent by March 1st prior to school opening the following September
Be willing to sign, along with the parent or guardian, the "Agreement" portion of the application.
 
** Note: Previous award winners are not eligible for consideration for a second scholarship.
 
The following factors shall be considered by the judges when deciding the relative merit of the applicant:
 
  • Moral Character - Devotion to the American way of life and its institutions, and applicant's seriousness of purpose.
  • Scholastic excellence of the applicant
  • Participation and accomplishment in American Legion affiliated activities
  • Personality, leadership, and participation in general extra-curricular activities

Eligibility

 
The applicant may qualify for The American Legion, State of Wisconsin Scholarship under one or more of the following conditions:
He/she is a veteran and an American Legion Member holding a current 
official membership card at the time of application and at the beginning of 
higher educational pursuit
A son/daughter whose father, mother, or legal guardian is a member of The American Legion, The American Legion Auxiliary, or The Sons of The American Legion holding a current official membership card at the time of application and at the beginning of higher educational pursuit.
A grandson/granddaughter whose grandfather, grandmother, or legal guardian is a member of The American Legion, The American Legion Auxiliary, or The Sons of the American Legion holding a current official membership card at the time of application and at the beginning of higher educational pursuit.     
Applicant is a member, in good standing, of The Sons of The American Legion or The Legion Auxiliary/Junior Auxiliary holding a current official membership card at the time of application and at the beginning of highest educational pursuit.
 
** In addition, the applicant must have participated in one or more of the following 
     American Legion sponsored activities:
 
      1.      Attendance at a complete session of Badger Boys State
      2.      Attendance at a complete session of Badger Girls State
      3.      Participation in the County Youth Government Day Program
      4.      Participation in the American Legion Oratorical Contest (at any level)
      5.      Participation in the American Legion Americanism and Government Test Program
      6.      Active member of an American Legion sponsored Band and/or Drum / Bugle Corps
      7.      Member of an active American legion Baseball Team
      8.      Member of an American Legion sponsored Scout Troop
      9.      Member of Sons of the American legion or American Legion Auxiliary
     10.     Member of The American Legion

 

Awards:

$1,000.00

Other Information:

http://www.wilegion.org/page/content/programs/schneideremanuel-eligibility

AMERICANISM PROGRAMS & SCHOLARSHIPS Miscellaneous 6/1/2018 VARIES
Requirements:

* DEADLINES VARY

 

THE AMERICAN LEGION, DEPARTMENT OF WISCONSIN

The Department offers a number of scholarships to assist young people in the pursuit of higher education.  There are opportunities for everyone, including relatives of wartime veterans and participants in Legion programs.

Awards:

VARIES

Other Information:

VISIT www.legion.org

B. DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP Essay 5/24/2019 $1,000
Requirements:

Deadline and Eligibility
DEADLINE: May 24, 2019
AWARD VALUE: $1,000


This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
 

  • There is no age restriction
  • Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next
  • This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.

    Please do not send transcripts or letters of recommendation at this time.


                

Awards:

$1,000

Other Information:

Apply at:  http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

 

CATCHING THE DREAM Ethnicity Specific 9/24/2020 varies
Requirements:

Native American Scholarships:  www.catchingthedream.org

Awards:

varies

Other Information:

website, www.catchingthedream.org

COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM General 10/31/2018 150/$20,000
Requirements:
  • Be a current high school (or home-schooled)_ student attending a school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools) who will graduate during the 2018-2019 academic school year
Awards:

150/$20,000

Other Information:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8843/coca_cola_scholars_program_scholarship.php

DOMAIN LAW GROUP SCHOLARSHIP General 12/29/2018 1/$1,100
Requirements:
  • Be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Be in good academic standing with your current educational institution
Awards:

1/$1,000

Other Information:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11192/dolman_law_group_scholarship_scholarship.php

FLEET RESERVE ASSOCIATION AMERICANISM ESSAY CONTEST Essay 12/1/2018 Local Level: $100.00, $75.00, $50.00
Requirements:
  • This year's contest theme is "What Freedom of Speech Means to Me"
  • All entrants shall be students in grades seven through twelve (or equivalent).
  • Entrants must be sponsored by a branch of the Fleet Reserve Association or a unit of the Ladies Auxiliary.
  • The essay shall be on the theme designated and shall not exceed 350 words.
  • The essay shall be legibly written or typed on one side of the paper.
  • A student may submit only one entry each year.
  • Each entry must be accompanied by a separate sheet stating:  the entrant's name; address; zip code; telephone number; school grade (or equivalent); name of school or the words "home schooled;" student's Social Security Number (optional); number of words in essay; and the sponsoring branch/unit or sponsor's name.
  • Entries submitted to branches shall be submitted to the Branch Americanism-Patriotism Committee and postmarked not later than December 1, for judging at the branch level.
  • Entries sponsored by membership at large members shall be submitted to the national chairman and forwarded to an appropriate branch for judging in their respective grade group.  All entries shall be postmarked not later than December 1.

 

Awards:

The essay contest's Grand prize is $5,000.00. Top prizes ar $2,500.00, $1,500.00, $1,000.00 on the National level, on the local level three prizes in each grade, $100.00, $75.00, $50.00.  The top prize from the National for the overall best essay is a trip to Washington DC for the student and a chaperone.

Other Information:

This year's cotest theme is "What Freedom of Speech Means to Me"

All essays to be submitted to:

Milwauke Branch 14

Leon J. Zalewski, Chairman

4726 So 22 Street

Milwaukee, WI  53221-2908

 

See Student Services for a copy of the Essay Contest rules and application for students grades 7-12.

FOUNDATION OF THE (WATDA) WISCONSIN AUTOMOBILE & TRUCK DEALERS ASSOCIATION Major Specific 1/15/2019 VARIES
Requirements:

 

The Foundation of WATDA awards 70 to 90 scholarships per year to students attending Wisconsin Technical Colleges for the following technician program:

 

*      Automotive

*      Diesel

*      Auto Collision

*      Motorcycle

 

Tuition amounts vary and can be up to full tuition.  Average tuition awards are $3,000 ($750 per semester for four semesters).  Snap-on Tool sets may be awarded independently or in conjunction with tuition awards and have a retail value of $3,905.  Students that are not already working in the automotive industry can receive employment assistance.  The goal is to have all students working part-time while attending school to get on-the-job training and mentoring to enhance their education experience and graduate with a full-time job!


APPLYING IS EASY! 

 

Go to:  http://www.watda.org/Scholarship and click on the “Apply Online” button on our website, or click here.  Supporting documentation will still need to be sent in by e-mail, fax or mail.  See “2019 Full Scholarship Application Information” on our website, or click here for application requirements.

 

High school seniors and current technical college students that are in their first year of a two-year program are encouraged to apply.

 

Application deadline is January 15, 2019.  Only students with complete application files by the deadline will be invited for a personal interview at a hosting dealership in their area.  The interview is for the scholarship only, not employment.

 

New this year:  Online applications only will be accepted. 

 

Evaluation Form:  The instructor/employer scholarship evaluation form is a confidential online form.  Just click “Automotive Instructor Scholarship Evaluation” on our website, or click here and submit your evaluation.

 

Important:  No FAFSA or income information is required to apply for this scholarship.

Awards:

VARIES

Other Information:

Go to:  http://www.watda.org/Scholarship and click on the “Apply Online” button on our website, or click here.  Supporting documentation will still need to be sent in by e-mail, fax or mail.  See “2019 Full Scholarship Application Information” on our website, or click here for application requirements.

FVTC Promise Scholarship FVTC 8/30/2019 Varies
Requirements:

FVTC Promise: College is Possible

What if we could remove financial barriers for every hard-working high school senior who wanted to go to college? Think of the possibilities for students, parents and our local workforce. Two years of college. At NO COST to the student.

Under the FVTC Promise Scholarship Program, every eligible incoming high school student in the Fox Valley Technical College district can earn an associate degree or technical diploma at FVTC if they maintain solid grades, have good attendance, don’t repeat classes, graduate on time, meet certain income requirements, and provide service to their community.

We’re pleased to announce the FVTC Promise scholarship, a program designed to bring a college education within the reach of those who could not otherwise afford it.

Awards:

Varies

Other Information:

https://www.fvtc.edu/Community-Alumni/Foundation-Alumni/Scholarships/FVTC-Promise

HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION General 10/25/2018 $6,000.00 to $25,000.00
Requirements:

The eligibility criteria to be considered are:

  • Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States with plans to enter college no later than the Fall semester following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (student may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000.00 or lower adjusted gross family income is requuired)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Hold a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0
  • Be a United States citizen
Awards:

The scholarships are given to deserving students each year and range in award value from $6,000.00 to $25,000.00.

 

Visit: scholarships@horatioalger.org

 

Other Information:

Visit:  scholarships@horatioalger.org

HP SCHOLARSHIP General 10/31/2018 1/$1,000.00
Requirements:

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  • A legal resident of the 50 United States and DC who are:
  • 13 years or older at the time of entry
Awards:

1/$1000.00

Other Information:

Applications can be found by going to:

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14804/harris_poll_scholarship_scholarship.php

JOHN F. KENNEDY - PROFILE IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTEST Essay 1/18/2019 Varies
Requirements:

It takes courage to stand up for your beliefs. Some elected officials risk their careers to do right by their community and country.  In Profiles in Courage, John F. Kennedy described eight U.S. elected officials who demonstrated political courage.  Here's your chance to write a new profile in courage.  The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to write an essay on an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1956.  For contest information, registration, and to submit your essay visit jfklibrary.org

Awards:

First-place winner receives $10,000.

Second-place winner receives $3,000.

Up to five finalists receive $1,000 each

Eight semmifinalists receive $100 each

Other Information:

Visit jfklibrary.org

NATIONAL CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM College Specific 2/15/2019 Varies
Requirements:

To qualify for this scholarship, student must:

  • Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale.
  • Apply for the 2019-2020 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed.
  • Applicants must be current high school seniors or transfer students.

CLARKSON UNIVERSITY

DREXEL UNIVERSITY

JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY

MERRIMACK COLLEGE

ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YOUR OSWEGO

THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS LOWELL

WENTWORTH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Awards:

Varies

Other Information:

Application Deadline:  February 15, 2019* (postmarked)

*Please note deadline exceptions for Clarkson University, Drexell University, JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY,  Merrimack College, SUNY Oswego and University of Massachusetts Lowell

 

EARLY APPLICANTS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED

NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Miscellaneous 9/1/2022 varies
Requirements:

To participate in the National Merit Scholarship Program, a student must:

  1. take the PSAT/NMSQT in the specified year of the high school program and no later than the third year in grades 9 through 12, regardless of grade classification or educational pattern;
  2. be enrolled as a high school student, progressing normally toward graduation or completion of high school, and planning to enroll full time in college no later than the fall following completion of high school; and
  3. be a citizen of the United States; or be a U.S. lawful permanent resident (or have applied for permanent residence, the application for which has not been denied) and intend to become a U.S. citizen at the earliest opportunity allowed by law.

 

Awards:

Varies

Other Information:

See binder in Student Services.

Visit http://www.nationalmerit.org/student_guide.pdf

NCWIT Award For Aspirations in Computing General 11/12/2018 391/$500
Requirements:
  • Be a female that is 13 years of age or older
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who attends school in the U.S. or is a U.S. citizen attending school in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or on a U.S. overseas military base.
Awards:

391/$500

Other Information:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12511/ncwit_award_for_aspirations_in_computing_scholarship.php

NHS SCHOLARSHIP Miscellaneous 12/7/2018 VARIES
Requirements:

The NHS Scholarship application opens October 1! This year, 600 of the most outstanding NHS seniors will be selected for $2 million in funding, with one national winner receiving a $25,000 scholarship.

Add these calendar reminders to help you and your students stay on track with their applications:

  • October 1: Applications open
    Remind your advisers to send an email announcement to your seniors in good standing.
  • October 10: NHS Scholarship webinar for advisers
    Hear from the national staff about the application and selection process, as well as tips on how to best support your students and write your recommendations.
  • November 30: One week until student application deadline
    Send an email reminder to your advisers.
  • December 7: Deadline for applications
    Send your advisers a final reminder.
  • December 14: Deadline for recommendations
    A recommendation from you (the principal), adviser, and additional faculty member is required for each application (all recommendations submitted online).

Give your seniors the chance to make their academic goals more attainable. Learn more at www.nhs.us/scholarship.

Awards:

he NHS Scholarship application opens October 1! This year, 600 of the most outstanding NHS seniors will be selected for $2 million in funding, with one national winner receiving a $25,000 scholarship.

Other Information:

Learn more at www.nhs.us/scholarship.

NORTH AMERICAN VAN LINES LOGISTICS SCHOLARSHIP General 12/15/2018 $1,000.00
Requirements:
  • Be a U.S. Citizen (or permanent resident)
  • Be enrolled (or enrolling) as a full time student of an accredited college/university within the United States for completion of an undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field.
Awards:

5/$1,000

Other Information:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11374/north_american_van_lines_logistics_scholarship_scholarship.php

NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY College Specific 10/26/2018 VARIES
Requirements:

Be enrolled or enrolling at NMU.

Awards:

Varies

Other Information:

NMU.EDU/PRESIDENTIALSCHOLARS

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY RETIRED EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP (OCREA) Major Specific 3/1/2019 1/$500
Requirements:

Applicant must meet the following requirements:

  1. Be a resident of Outagamie County in Wisconsin
  2. Be a senior in on of Outagamie County's Public High Schools
  3. Be interested in pursuing the field of education as a degreed teacher at an accredited college or university
Awards:

1/$500

Other Information:

Applicant must submit the following information in order to be considered for th OCREA Scholarship:

  1. A resume which includes the following: Name, address, parent(s), phone number, email address, high school, class standing, cumulative G.P.A., and name of college you will be attending.
  2. Additional information, which will be beneficial: Academic Honors, other activities (school), and other activities (community).
  3. We ask that the applicant submit a paragraph or two indicating why they wish to enter the field of education, and how this scholarship would contribute to the educational growth.
  4. We ask that a letter of reference from a current or former teacher be submitted as a part of the application information as well.

The completed scholarship application must be sent to the following address by March 1, 2019. Those participating will be notified as to the results by April 1 - the recipient of the award as well as other applications.

Thomas O'Hearn, Chairman
OCREA Scholarship Committee
N2909 Rip Van Winkle Lane
Appleton, WI 54913

 

PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARDS PROGRAM Contest 11/6/2018 Varies
Requirements:

Any student who:

  • is in grades 5-12 as of November 6, 2018, and is a legal resident of one of the 50 states of the United States of the District of Columbia.
  • has engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least in part after September 1, 2017.
  • completes an application and submits it to a school principal or the head of an officially designated local organization by November 6, 2018.
Awards:
  • Local Honorees receive Certificates of Achievement from their schools or organizations.  Those who qualify will also receive the President's Volunteer Service Award if they have contributed the minimum number of volunteer hours.
  • State Honorees receive $1,000, engraved silver medallions, and an all-expense-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.D., in May for several days of recognition events, including award ceremonies, sightseeing tours and Congressional visits on Capitol Hill.
  • Distinguished Finalists (runners-up at the state level) receive engraved bronze medallions.
  • Other top applicants at the state level receive Certificates of Excellence.
  • National Honorees receive additional $5,000 awards, engraved gold medallions, and crystal trophies for the schools or organizations.  They also receive $5,000 grants from The Prudential Foundation for nonprofit  charitable organization of their choice.
Other Information:

http://spirit.prudential.com

or

www.nassp.org/spirit

SBO Essay Scholarship Contest Essay 12/31/2018 10/$1,000
Requirements:
  • Be a legal resident iof the U.S. or Puerto Rico
  • Be planning on attending a college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year
Awards:

10/$1,000

Other Information:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10084/sbo_essay_scholarship_contest_scholarship.php

VIP SCHOLARSHIP General 10/31/2018 1/$5,000
Requirements:

To be eligible a student must be:

 

  • Be a United States citizen and currently be enrolled in college or high school
  • Must be at least 13 year of age or older
Awards:

1/$5,000

Other Information:

Apply here:

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14805/vip_5_000_scholarship_scholarship.php

Submit your entry by 11:59 ET on the day of the deadline

WAIT 21 Miscellaneous 1/1/2025 $250.00
Requirements:

Who We Are

We are ordinary people striving to live extraordinary lives. We seek for the courage to take chances, stand up for what is right, and help those who can't help themselves. We understand and acknowledge the harmful effects that drugs and alcohol can have in our lives and in the lives of our friends and family. We've got big dreams and we're not going to let anything hold us back.

How does this work?

Take the Wait 21 Pledge below.  Each year, we will send you three short follow-up surveys verifying your commitment to the Wait 21 program.  Wait 21 will track your participation and provide you with an official letter of recognition that you can include with your college applications, giving you an edge in the application process.  You will also be automatically entered to win scholarships provided by our sponsors.

I Pledge

1. To not drink alcohol before 21. To not use or abuse any drugs, including nicotine, tobacco, marijuana, prescription pills, or whatever creates an artificial high.

2. To stand up for myself and others who choose to live the Wait 21 lifestyle.

Awards:

$250.00

Other Information:

http://wait21.org/pledge

WISCONSIN SCHOOL COUNSELOR ASSOCIATION XELLO AND METHOD TEST PREP Essay 11/1/2018 $1,000.00
Requirements:

Are you eligible to apply for the WSCA high school scholarship?

Unless otherwise specified, you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen in the United States for other than a temporary purpose.
  • Be a Wisconsin resident. Residency is defined by WSCA when:
  • An independent student or the parents of a dependent student have continuously resided in Wisconsin for the previous 12 months.
  • A student has continuously enrolled a minimum of one academic year within the past 12-month period at a Wisconsin high school.
  • Be a graduating Wisconsin high school student during the current academic year.
Awards:

4/$1,000.00

Other Information:

ESSAY QUESTION:  Think about your experiences with school counselors throughout your education (elementary, middle and high schools), describe a time when a school counselor helped you overcome a barrier or obstacle and how that helped you to succeed.

Visit:  WWW.WSCAWEB.ORG

DEADLINE: Entries must be submitted electronically to the above website no later than November 1, 2018 for scholarship consideration.