Wisconsin Scholarships

Students across the country are taking on thousands in debt to pay for a college education. Student debt can restrict one’s post-college career options, so it’s in a student’s best interest to apply for a number of scholarships. Finding financial aid opportunities couldn’t be easier. Just living in Wisconsin can make students eligible for scholarships and grants. Below is a sample of scholarships that may be found at our site. For additional information about Wisconsin scholarships and awards based on different criteria, you may conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

Archie C. Towle Aviation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Archie C. Towle Aviation Scholarship promotes the advancement of aviation as a career by awarding scholarship funding to students living within a 50-mile radius of the greater Wausau (Wisconsin) area who demonstrate financial need, ability and a desire to pursue a career in the field of aviation.

    Eligibility:
    -A resident living within a 50-mile radius of the greater Wausau area
    -Able to [...] More

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Green to Gold Scholarships are awarded for two, three, or four years. Recipients will receive tuition or room and board support, additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment, and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year. Additionally, there will receive funding for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of [...] More

AWSC Graduating High School Senior Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/11/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs is pleased to again be able to offer scholarships to high school graduating seniors who are actively involved in snowmobiling.

    Applicant must be an individual member, or son, daughter, or legal ward of a family with a current membership in an AWSC club having two consecutive years prior membership. He or she is further required to have passed the [...] More

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.

  • Application Deadline: 12/20/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Carson Scholars Fund awards college scholarships to students in grades 4 through 11 who excel academically and are dedicated to serving their communities. Students must attend an accredited K-12 school in the United States. An interested student must be nominated by his/her school to be able to compete for a Carson Scholarship. It is up to a school how to determine its nominee. The minimum [...] More

Catholic United Financial Post-High School Tuition Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • Scholarships are for members of any age seeking to learn a trade, earn a certification or complete a college degree, Catholic United wants to help. Our Post-High School Tuition Scholarship program gives our members tuition assistance for their educational goals. Scholarship awards are one-time benefits, past recipients cannot apply again. While the average scholarship recipient is a recent high [...] More

Come 2 Iowa (C2IA) Senior Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/12/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Five awards of $1,000 each are available to high school seniors through the Come 2 Iowa (C2IA) Senior Scholarship. To participate, eligible students must register and then complete two online financial literacy tutorials plus an assessment. A short essay may be required to break ties among students who achieve a top score on the assessment.

    Eligibility:
    -Are permanent residents in one of the [...] More

EMPOWER Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The EMPOWER Scholarship, administered by Courage Kenny Foundation, encourages and supports ethnically diverse students who are pursuing a career in a medical or rehabilitation field. The scholarship is made possible by a generous gift from the David M. Hersey Endowment Fund of the Courage Kenny Foundation.

    Applicants must identify how they will use their education and training and demonstrate [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

    Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

    For more [...] More

GLHF Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Education Scholarship is designed to assist students with a bleeding disorder (or parents, spouse or siblings if additional funding is available) with tuition assistance as they pursue their education at an accredited, not-for-profit college, university or vocational/technical school. Students must reside in the state of Wisconsin or receive care at one of the Wisconsin Hemophilia Treatment [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $12,000
  • In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first-time freshmen or transfer students who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four (4) years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Midwestern Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 7/8/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Midwestern Regional Chapter is for students of Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals), who will be a full-time student at a school in one of the designated Midwestern region states (Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The participating regions are found at the scholarship provider's website. An essay will also be required as part of the application. For more information or to apply, [...] More

NSHSS Andeavor Youth Leadership Awards

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Andeavor Industries is providing college scholarships for outstanding young leaders. This new scholarship has been launched to encourage young scholars who are leading by example in their schools and communities. The scholarship is open to high school seniors graduating in spring who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of one of the following 19 states where Andeavor does business: Alaska, [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

Richard Weinreis Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2019
  • Amount: $300
  • The Richard Weinreis Memorial Scholarship provides funding to Marathon County (Wisconsin) students who have had formal court contact through the Marathon County Department of Social Services juvenile intake system within the past seven years and are able to demonstrate evidence of a plan for education or training that would provide for personal career advancements.

    Eligibility:
    -Resident of [...] More

Roma Lodge - Russell and Helen Misirelli Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/25/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Russell and Helen Missureli Scholarship was created in 2010 to recognize the service they gave over many years to Roma Lodge, the church, and the community at large. The funds were donated by the family and friends of Russell and Helen Missureli on the occasion of Russell Missureli’s 90th birthday.

    The scholarship awards $1,000 to a graduating high school senior who is the child or [...] More

Roma Lodge Merit Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/24/2019
  • Amount: $4,000
  • Each year, Roma Lodge makes available two college scholarships for children of Roma Lodge members in good standing as of January 31st of that calendar year. The selection is administered through independent evaluators in the Racine - Kenosha area. All biological or adoptive children of members are eligible to compete for the scholarship. Applicants must demonstrate a strong academic record, [...] More

SFM Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2019
  • Amount: $10,000
  • SFM Foundation is a non-profit organization created to administer a post-secondary education scholarship program to benefit children of workers disabled or fatally injured in work-related accidents.

    Basic eligibility requirements:
    -Must be the natural, adopted, step-child or full dependent of a worker injured or killed in a work-related accident during the course and scope of employment with [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Are you under 21 years of age and about to start college in the fall? If so, you may be in luck! TCI annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following fall.

    Eligibility:
    -You must be under 21
    -You must be entering college in the upcoming fall
    -You must also meet the TCI [...] More

Upper Midwest Emmy Chapter/Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/5/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The NATAS-Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation offers $2,500 student scholarship grants to be used for tuition & books. Scholarships are open to high school and college/university students living in the five-state area served by the Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. (Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa & western Wisconsin)

    Submission [...] More

Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation Scholarship encourages students who have already demonstrated a commitment to peace and justice to strive for peace and justice both in their educational pursuits and in their personal and professional lives.

    Eligibility:
    -Applicant must be a resident of (or currently attending school in) Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or [...] More

Wisconsin Academic Excellence Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,250
  • Academic Excellence Scholarships are awarded to Wisconsin high school seniors who have the highest grade point average in each public and private high school throughout the State of Wisconsin. The number of scholarships each high school is eligible for is based on total student enrollment. In order to receive a scholarship, a student must be enrolled on a full-time basis by September 30th of the [...] More

Wisconsin Bakers Association Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Wisconsin Bakers Association’s education committee submitted recommendations to the Board of Governors on Oct. 24, 1983, to implement the WBA Scholarship Program. The first scholarship awards were later presented in 1984. Since then, the WBA has awarded more than $25,000 in WBA Scholarships! If you are a student who wants to take commercial baking courses you may be eligible for a WBA [...] More

Wisconsin Indian Student Assistance Grants

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,100
  • Awards under this program are made to Wisconsin residents who are at least 25% Native American and are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in degree or certificate programs at University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Technical College, independent colleges and universities, tribal colleges, or proprietary institutions based in Wisconsin. Awards are based on financial need with a limit of ten [...] More

Wisconsin Minority Undergraduate Retention Grants

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Awards under this program are made to Wisconsin resident minority undergraduates, excluding first year students, enrolled at least half-time in independent, tribal, or Wisconsin Technical College institutions. According to the statutes, a minority student is defined as a student who is either an African American; American Indian; Hispanic; or Southeast Asian from Laos, Cambodia, or Vietnam [...] More

Wisconsin Talent Incentive Program TIP Grants

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,800
  • The Talent Incentive Program (TIP) Grant provides grant assistance to the most financially needy and educationally disadvantaged Wisconsin resident students attending colleges and universities in the State of Wisconsin. First-time freshmen students are nominated for the TIP Grant by the school financial aid offices or by counselors of the Wisconsin Educational Opportunity Programs (WEOP). To [...] More

Wisconsin Tuition Grants

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Wisconsin Tuition Grant (WTG) Program provides grant assistance to undergraduate, Wisconsin residents enrolled at least half-time in degree or certificate programs at non-profit, independent colleges or universities based in Wisconsin. Awards are based on financial need and partially based on that portion of tuition in excess of UW - Madison tuition. The maximum award amount is established [...] More

Wisconsin Women's Alliance Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Wisconsin Women's Alliance Foundation Scholarship awarded to a Wisconsin student attending a Wisconsin technical college or an accredited two- or four-year Wisconsin college or university. Applicants must be female students ages 25 or older looking to attend a technical college or an accredited two- or four-year college/university as a full-time student.

    For more information or to apply, [...] More

WLCA Metro Milwaukee Professional Landscape Scholarship Fund, Inc.

  • Application Deadline: 12/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • In 1986 the Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association (WLCA) Metropolitan Milwaukee Chapter was named as a beneficiary in the estate of the late Ronald J. Klokner, a past president and charter member of the Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association. The bequest was made with the expressed intent to establish a scholarship fund for students actively pursuing a career in the landscape [...] More

WRA Education Foundation Scholarship in Culinary & Hospitality

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $4,000
  • The Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation (WRA EF) welcomes your application for a culinary and/or hospitality scholarship. WRA EF Endowed Scholarships will be awarded in amounts of $4,000 for the upcoming academic year. For full details, eligibility and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be enrolled in an accredited culinary or [...] More

Zonta Club of Madison Young Women in Public Affairs Award

  • Application Deadline: 8/1/2018
  • Amount: $40,000
  • The Young Women in Public Affairs Program is a monetary award program that encourages young college bound women to participate in public and political life. Award levels are $500 local, $1,000 district and $4,000 international.

    Zonta International is a worldwide service organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women. The awards [...] More

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Last Reviewed: April 2018