Scholarships in Wisconsin

Hope Diocesan Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a La Crosse Diocesan applicant who has graduated from one of the following high schools: Aquinas/LaCrosse; Regis/Eau Claire; McDonell/Chippewa Falls; Newman High/Wausau; Columbus/Marshfield; Pacelli/Stevens Point, or Assumption/Wisconsin Rapids. Minimum 3.25 GPA and minimum composite ACT score of 26 (or equivalent SAT Reasoning score) required.

Dan Barney Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman from Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Kansas, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma, North Dakota, or South Dakota. Minimum 3.0 GPA and minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1650 (composite ACT score of 23) required.

Arne Engebretsen Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a legal resident of Wisconsin who is a high school senior looking to pursue a degree in mathematics with with the goal of teaching at the K-12 level.

BBB Student of Integrity Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a Wisconsin high school senior who plans to attend an accredited college or university. Minimum 3.0 GPA, essay, two recommendations, and demonstration of community involvement required.

7th GotScholarship $20K Give Away

Award: $20,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a current or future college student/graduate with outstanding loans in any area of study. Applicant must be 18 years of age or older and register with GotChosen.com in ordered to be entered into the random drawing. Selection not based upon GPA, essay, or financial need. Award required to be used for educational expenses.

Brad's Deals Scholarship Competition

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and high school senior or undergraduate student who is 18 years of age or older. Minimum 3.0 GPA and essay required. Not open to residents of Rhode Island or Tennessee.

President's Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: $17,000, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is not a resident of Utah. Applicant is automatically considered with application for admission.

Founders' Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: $11,500, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is not a resident of Utah. Applicant is automatically considered with application for admission.

Deans' Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: $9,500, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is not a resident of Utah. Applicant is automatically considered with application for admission.

Centurium Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: $5,500, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is not a resident of Utah. Applicant is automatically considered with application for admission.

Freedom Scholarship Essay Contest

Award: -, Deadline: August 15

Applicant must be a recent high school graduate who attended school in the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Preference given to residents in the 6th Aldermanic District. Acceptance letter, transcripts, photo ID, and essay required on this topic: "(a) analyze why it is so vital that the remembrance, history and lessons of freedom be passed to a new generation; and (b) suggest what you, as students, can do to combat and prevent prejudice, discrimination and violence in our world today."

BLET Auxiliary Scholarships

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicants must be the children of both a BLET Auxiliary and BLET member (living or deceased) and enrolled or accepted by an accredited university, college or institute of higher learning. If the applicant is a graduate student or returning to school as a sophomore, junior or senior, he or she must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based on academic record, leadership, character and personal achievement.

Vincent L. Hawkinson Scholarship for Peace and Justice

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicants must advocate peace, reside in or attend school in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or Wisconsin and attend an interview in Minneapolis and the fall awards ceremony.

Donald N. McDowell Memorial Scholarship

Award: $400, Deadline: February 8

Applicants must be residents of Wisconsin and pursuing a four-year degree in any area of agriculture. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

American Family Insurance FFA Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They may be pursuing a four-year degree in any major in the state of Wisconsin, Minnesota or Missouri. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

Wisconsin National Guard Tuition Grant

Award: -, Deadline: 90 days after completion of course/term

Applicants must be Wisconsin National Guard enlisted members and warrant officers in good standing who do not have a bachelor's degree. Recipients may use the grant at any campus of the University of Wisconsin System, a public institution of higher education under the Minnesota-Wisconsin student reciprocity agreement or an accredited institution of higher education in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Oratorical Scholarship Program

Award: $5,000, Deadline: Open

Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

Americanism and Government Scholarship Program

Award: $500, Deadline: April 17

Participants must be enrolled in a Wisconsin high school and in their sophomore, junior or senior year.

Schneider-Emanuel American Legion Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must have graduated from an accredited Wisconsin high school and plan to earn an undergraduate degree at a U.S. college or university. Applicants must also have participated in one or more American Legion-sponsored activities listed in the eligibility requirements.

Kohl Excellence Scholarships

Award: $5,000, Deadline: November

Applicants must be Wisconsin residents who are graduating high school in the year of application. They must be in good standing with their schools and demonstrate the potential for success in postsecondary education. Deadlines vary by school but are generally the second week of November.

Wisconsin Amusement and Music Operators Scholarships

Award: $1,000, Deadline: Open (until awarded)

Applicants must be enrolled in or accepted for a minimum of six credits or plan to attend one of the 16 Wisconsin Technical College campuses. They must be family members, employees or players of a WAMO member business. They must have a recommendation from a WAMO member.

Career Cruising and Method Test Prep Award

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicants must be seniors at a public or private Wisconsin high school. They must plan to attend an institution of higher learning in the school year following graduation.

Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Foundation Student Scholarship Program

Award: $2,000, Deadline: October 16

Applicants must attend a public or private college or university, a broadcast or media school or Wisconsin technical college. They must major in broadcasting, communications or a related field and have completed 60 credits by the application deadline. Students must have graduated from a Wisconsin high school or be attending a Wisconsin institution of higher learning. They must plan a career in radio or television broadcasting and must not have previously won a WBA scholarship.

AFS Twin City Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: October 7

Applicants must be residents of Minnesota, Western Wisconsin or Northern Iowa. Preference will be given to students who are completing coursework in a foundry-related subject. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Eldon Roesler Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicants must be Wisconsin residents who have completed at least one year of undergraduate study at a Wisconsin postsecondary institution. They must be enrolled in or plan to pursue a career in an agriculture-related subject and must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher. Preference is given to the children of WASA members and the children of WASA company employees. Selection is based on academic achievement, leadership skills and financial need.

Wisconsin Women in Government Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicants must be female Wisconsin residents who are undergraduate students at a participating Wisconsin college or university. They must be interested in government, public service or political careers and demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on academic merit, leadership, initiative, communication skills, extracurricular activities and commitment to public service.

Grand Prix Scholarship Program

Award: -, Deadline: May 7

Participants must be youth bowlers who have not graduated from high school. The program is open to youth bowlers of all ages including pre-school bumper leagues. The program rewards participation and not necessarily ability. Funds may be earned at the state and local level. Once you begin the program, participants must remain in a youth bowling program each year until graduation from high school. If the participant fails to participate in at least one youth league session for the year, the accumulated funds will be forfeited.

Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 1

Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must be studying engineering and/or science at their chosen school. Applicants must have permanent residence in the NACE Central Area which includes the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be working toward degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must be residents of Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Darling International Inc. FFA Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time in one of the following agricultural degree programs: animal science, animal nutrition, agricultural business management or economics, livestock management or agriscience technician. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.