Scholarship List January 19, 2016 GREGORY MENN SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a well-rounded enthusiastic student, who, having attained scholastic excellence, exhibits intellectual curiosity, i.e., ‘the inquiring mind.’ Consideration is given to students active in the arts, whether as part of the curriculum or extracurricular. A minimum GPA of 3.25 is required to be eligible for this scholarship. Application is in Guidance. Turn into Guidance by March 11, 2016.
MADALYNE LAUX MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be in the top 15% of his/her graduating class, permanent home address located within the border of the city of Appleton, be of good character, attend college/university, two letters of recommendation (one from school and one from other than school. Application is in Guidance. Turn into Guidance by March 11, 2016
TIM SCHROEDER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Local/$500 Status: Senior Boy and Girl Applicant must have a minimum of 3.00 GPA, participated in school athletics, demonstrate a strong desire to learn and succeed, plan to pursue post-secondary education at an accredited university, technical college or trade school. Need two letters of recommendation, one from a school employee and one from a community or family member. Applicant must turn in application including their letters of recommendation and list of school activities, work, volunteerism, and any other activities that should be considered in the selection process. Application is in the Guidance. Deadline to turn into Guidance is APRIL 4, 2016
GENE BRITTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Award: $500 Criteria: Graduating senior from Appleton East, North or West high school who attended Einstein Middle School for at least one year and who is planning to pursue a degree in education. Application is in Guidance. Completed application must be at Appleton Education Foundation Office by April 1, 2016.
THOMAS HAAG—APPLETON EAST CLASS OF ’79 SCHOLARSHIP Award: $500 Criteria: Graduating senior from Appleton East High School who has maintained a GPA of 3.0 or better, has been involved in a sports activity, has faced personal challenges, and has a strong desire to learn and succeed. Application is in Guidance. Completed application must be at Appleton Education Foundation Office by April 1, 2016. THE DONALD AND VIVIAN HUTH FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP (NEW THIS YEAR) Award: $500 Criteria: Graduating senior from Appleton East who has maintained a GPA of 2.7 or better, who demonstrate a strong desire to learn and succeed, and are planning to pursue a degree in education or culinary arts. Application is in Guidance Office. Completed application must be at Appleton Education Foundation Office by April 1, 2016.
University of Wisconsin Fox Valley Scholarships Variety of Scholarships to apply for. UW-Fox Valley scholarships range from full-tuition (2-yr) to partial tuition (1-yr). Scholarship awards are based on academic merit, school/community involvement, essay and other specific criteria set by donors. Please see eligibility requirements. Applications are submitted online. The application website is: http://uwfox.uwc.edu/scholarships THOMAS H. LUTSEY- WASEDA FARMS SCHOLARSHIP Regional: up to $2,000 renewable Status: Senior Applicant must have a 3.0 cum GPA or higher, planning a career enhancing rural communities and have a financial need. Application available online www.Lutsey.org or in the Guidance Office. Application must be received in mail by April 1, 2016
AB NICHOLAS SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION Offering scholarships to up to 60 WI public high school graduates based on need, academic achievement and Character. For students in school's boys and girls basketball programs the opportunity to attend University of WI system schools. Criteria: Residents of Wisconsin; Public high school students; basketball program participants their senior year; Planning to attend a University of Wisconsin System school. Please see website for requirements and instructions. Information is online at: www.AbNicholasScholars.org Application is available starting February 1st. 2015-2016 FOX COMMUNITIES CREDIT UNION HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP Fox Communities Credit Union will award $750.00 scholarships to six high school seniors who are Fox Communities Credit Union members, demonstrated community service involvement, and thoughtfully complete the 2015-16 essay question. Applications in Guidance, at all FCCU Branches and online at: www.foxcu.org/scholarships. Deadline by Friday, February 26, 2016 FOX CITIES CHAPTER OF CREDIT UNIONS Fox Cities Chapter of Credit Unions will award (3) $1000 scholarships to graduating seniors, attending a two or four year accredited educational institution in the fall of 2015 and an active member o f a listed (see application) credit union. The applicant must hold an account, in their name, at one of the listed credit unions by January 31, 2015. Application requires entry form, typed essay and typed community involvement paragraph. *Please see scholarship application for complete guidelines. Applications are in the Guidance Office. Deadline February 8, 2016
Vietnam Veterans of America-Appleton Area, Chapter 351 Richard T. Nuske Memorial Scholarship Student's parent, grandparent, or great grandparent or guardian must have served in the US military between 1/1/59 and 5/7/75, in any branch of service, anywhere in world. Proof of service statement must be included. The student must be accepted or enrolled in a postsecondary school of higher learning. Student must be a U.S. citizen and a permanent resident. Some requirements include application form, transcripts, proof of service statement and essay. **Please see scholarship application for complete guidelines. Application is available in the Guidance Office. Deadline postmarked by February 14, 2016
Janice M Scott Memorial Scholarship Applicant must be a US Citizen or permanent resident of US, GPA of 3.0 or higher, senior who will attend an accredited four-year college or university with in the fifty states or District of Columbia. Student must have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community services or extra-curricular activities. Combined adjusted income of the parents cannot exceed $50,000. Application is in the Guidance. Postmarked on or before March 31, 2016.
WISCONSIN CATTLEMEN’S/WOMEN’S SCHOLARSHIP The Wisconsin Cattlemen’s and Cattlewomen’s scholarship is available to any high school senior enrolled or planning to enroll in any university, technical college, community college in the United States, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Agricultural Short Course Program. Must have a background in the beef, veal, or dairy industry. Applicants must be a resident of Wisconsin. Preference may be given to WCA/WCW member’s children and grandchildren and WCA/WCW junior members. Preference may be given to those majoring in an agriculture-related field. Preference may be given to those students attending a Wisconsin school. Application is online at www.wisconsincattlemen.com. Applications must be post-marked no later than March 7, 2016.
Casa Hispana Scholarship The recipient of this award must be of Hispanic/Latino origin (50% minimum) and reside in the Fox Valley Area or Green Bay Area. GPA of at least a C. Letters of recommendation and essay required. Application is in Guidance and online at: www.casahispanawi.org Applications must be complete and hand delivered or postmarked by Friday, April 15, 2016
Wisconsin Electronic Security Association Scholarship A high school senior whose parent or guardian is a member of the police or sheriff’s department and one who is a member or volunteer member of the fire department. Rules for eligibility are online at www.wiesa.org Deadline is Friday, March 18, 2016
WASBO FOUNDATION 2015 SCHOLARSHIP Two $4,000 scholarships, one $3,000 scholarship, one $2,000 scholarship, and one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to successful candidates who are 2015 graduating high school seniors. The scholarship recipients may pursue any course of study. The scholarships will be awarded to students attending any accredited college or university (public or private). The objective of these awards is to provide financial assistance to deserving students. Application in Guidance and online at www.wasbo.com Deadline Feb. 1. 2016
Appleton Altrusa Club Scholarship Must be a graduating senior from an Appleton High School Student must submit a 200 (but not more than 300) word essay (typed/double-spaced and grammatically correct) entitled "Why I Want to Continue My Education". List of requirements is in the Guidance Office. Must be postmarked by Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Cellcom Scholarship A high school senior across Cellcom service area. Cellcom scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience and an essay on community impact. Application online at www.cellcom.com/events Deadline March, 21, 2016 The Chewning Legal, LLC Scholarship Must have a minimum 3.5 GPA. - Proof that parent(s) currently receives Social Security Disability or SSI benefits (e.g., a copy of a letter or notice from Social Security regarding the benefits). - A 1,000-word minimum/2,000 -word maximum essay explaining the manner in which the applicant's parent's disability has impacted their life, education and goals. - This scholarship application must be submitted in full by April 30, 2016. No late or incomplete application will be accepted. - Scholarship is for graduating high school seniors in Wisconsin. - Must be attending a 4-year college or university. - A transcript with counselor's or school representative's signature must be submitted for consideration. - The scholarship is a one-time award of $500. - Winner will be notified via mail and announced on our Facebook page and our blog page. - Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application. - Application at [email protected]
WASBO FOUNDATION 2015 SCHOLARSHIP Two $4,000 scholarships, one $3,000 scholarship, one $2,000 scholarship, and one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to successful candidates who are 2015 graduating high school seniors. The scholarship recipients may pursue any course of study. The scholarships will be awarded to students attending any accredited college or university (public or private). The objective of these awards is to provide financial assistance to deserving students. Application in Guidance and online at www.wasbo.com Deadline Feb. 1. 2016 EXCEL VOLLEYBALL SCHOLARSHIP One $500 scholarship to a female student who will attend a two-year or four-year technical college or university. Girls who have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or better, who played Girls Volleyball during their sophomore, junior and senior years(there could be exceptions if a serious injury keeps a player out a year), and who demonstrate a strong desire to learn and succeed. Applications in Guidance. Deadline April 1, 2016
Reposting OUTAGAMIE COUNTY RETIRED EDUCATION ASSOCIATION $500 Applicant must be a resident of Outagamie County, be a senior in an Outagamie County Public High School. Be interested in pursuing the field of education as a degreed teacher. Application is in the Guidance Office. Deadline has been extended to mail application to February 15, 2016. This list is printed to the best of our knowledge. Not responsible for misinformation.