Scholarship Name Category Due Date Amount
Northwoods Community Credit Union Non-Local 4/15/2017 $1,000
Requirements:

Northwoods Community Credit Union is a small community credit union with its home office in Park Falls, Wis. Each year, NCCU offers two $1,000 scholarships to students in our 14-county membership area. To apply, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Academics - An official, signed high school transcript
  • Involvement in school activities 
  • Community service - list any volunteer programs
  • Employment history - include work study, jobs after school, etc.
  • Membership - To be considered, the applicant must be the prime member on an account at Northwoods Community Credit Union. To qualify for consideration, they need only open a share savings account with $5 at NCCU. 
  • Essay Composition - Tell us about your future goals and plans to reach these goals. 300-500 words

An online application is available at www.northwoodscu.com under the "About Us" tab. 

NCCU also offers military scholarships for those entering a branch of the military after high school graduation. Qualifications and the application for this scholarship can also be found on our website.

Cousins Subs Wisconsin Sports Awards Scholarship Non-Local 2/28/2018 $2,500-$7,500
Requirements:

Cousins Subs is honoring WIAA high school senior athletes who demonstrate academic excellence, sports leadership and community involvement. Any high school senior who will be graduating in 2017, has a cumulative grade point average of 3.5, has participated in a WIAA sanctioned sport and was involved in civic and/or community organization(s) or activities during their high school career is eligible to apply. Students must be college-bound, and must be able to attend Wisconsin Sports Awards on Aug. 22, 2018, in Milwaukee.

The application can be downloaded at cousinssubs.com/scholarship or picked up in the guidance office. Application includes essay questions, official transcripts, two letters of recommendation including an athletic endorsement and a community work endorsement. 

One male and one female will each receive a $7,500 first place scholarship, and one male and one female will each receive a $2,500 runner-up scholarship.

Nicolet College Foundation Scholarships Non-Local 2/28/2018 $500-$3,000
Requirements:

Apply for money to help with tuition and books at Nicolet College. The application period is Feb. 1-28. Full-time students can receive from $500 to $3,000 and part-time students can receive $400. 

To apply, go to nicoletcollege.edu/scholarships.

 

AgCountry Farm Credit Service Scholarships Non-Local 3/1/2018 $1,000
Requirements:

AgCountry Farm Credit Service, headquartered in Fargo, is awarding a total of $36,000 in college scholarships.  Thirty-six scholarships for $1,000 each will be awarded to high school seniors who plan to enroll in college.

 

The recipient may be from an actively farming or ranching family or planning to pursue an agricultural career. This means that seniors from a farming or ranching family are eligible, regardless of their career intentions. Also, seniors intending to pursue ag careers are eligible, regardless of whether they have a farm background. In either case, scholarships are not awarded until the students show proof of enrollment in college.

 

For more information, visit www.agcountry.com

 

To apply, please download the attached application.

 

Attachments:
AgCountry Scholarship Application - http://www.threelakessd.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/AgCountry scholarship form 2018.pdf
AirPro Jean Johnson Memorial Weld Training Scholarship Non-Local 3/1/2018 $5,500
Requirements:

The AirPro Jean Johnson Memorial Weld Training Scholarship is in the amount of $5,000 for a Rhinelander-area graduate to attend the Advanced Welding Institute (AWI). AWI will also be contributing to the scholarship in the amount of $500 making the total award $5,500.

To apply, fill out the attached form. Applicants must complete an essay answering the question, "Why should AirPro give you $5,000 toward an advanced welding institute education?

See Mr. Bock for more information.

Attachments:
AirPro Scholarship Application - http://www.threelakessd.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/AirPro-Scholarship-Application.pdf
Vilas County Lakes and Rivers Association Scholarship Non-Local 3/15/2018 $500
Requirements:

Open to students who are continuing their education at a 2-year or 4-year college, university or vocational/technical school in pursuit of a career in natural resources or a related field. A completed application must be mailed to the Vilas County Lakes and Rivers Association no later than March 15. 

Attachments:
Vilas County Lakes and Rivers Scholarship - http://www.threelakessd.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/VILAS COUNTY LAKES AND RIVERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP final.pdf
WEAC Region 2 Scholarship Non-Local 3/16/2018 $500
Requirements:

High school seniors whose parent(s) are a WEAC member, a WEAC retired member or who died while holding a WEAC membership are eligible to apply. 

The applicant must be a public high school senior planning to pursue a post-secondary degree at an accredited post high school institution (college, university or technical school).

In addition, the student must rank in the top 25% of his/her class or have achieved a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (based on a 4.0 non-weighted scale) at the time of application, plan to pursue an education major or minor and intend to teach in Wisconsin. (All A's = 4 points, B's = 3 points, C's = 2 points, D's = 1 point, F's = 0 points.)

The applicant must show evidence of involvement in school or community activities.

To apply, download the application here.

 

Wisconsin Electronic Security Association Scholarship Non-Local 3/23/2018 $1,500-$7,500
Requirements:

This scholarship program is for students with parents who are full-time paid members of the police or sheriff's department or fire department. Parent/guardian may also be a volunteer member of a fire department.

One $1,500 WIESA youth scholarship will be awarded to a son/daughter of an active-duty police department member and one to a son/daughter of an active-duty fire department member. 

To fill out an application and for application guidelines, visit www.wiesa.org. This year, all applications must be filled out online.

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation Scholarship Non-Local 4/1/2018 Varies
Requirements:

The WRA Education Foundation awards scholarships based on future plans in the foodservice and hospitality industry. Over $39,000 in scholarships are awarded annually to culinary arts and hospitality management students across the state. Winners are recognized at the annual Celebration of Excellence. Funding for scholarships is provided by the Foundation's Endowment Fund.

To apply, visit http://wirestaurant.org/ef/scholarships.php.

Dr. Gordon Backer Memorial Scholarship Non-Local 4/15/2018 $1,000
Requirements:

Successful scholarship applicants should be graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.3 GPA from a school district in Marathon, Portage, Oneida, Langlade, Lincoln, Taylor, or Wood counties. Applicants should have volunteer experience and be intending to pursue a medically related field at a 2 or 4 year college or university full-time. Special preference given to ECW/ECLSI employees and dependents of employees.

Attachments:
Dr. Gordon Backer Scholarship Application - http://www.threelakessd.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/ECOW 2018 Application.pdf
Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship Non-Local 4/24/2018 $1,000-$2,000
Requirements:

Two $2,000 scholarships and three $1,000 scholarships to provide assistance to those pursuing education in the visual arts. 

Interested candidates must possess extracurricular accomplishments and inspirational goals. Students must be enrolled as an art major at an accredited institution - this includes art therapy programs. 

The application can be picked up in the guidance office or found online at www.dreampoolfoundation.org.

Manito Art League Scholarship Non-Local 5/15/2018 $500-$2,000
Requirements:

Manito Art League Scholarships are available for anyone living within or attending an accredited school within a 70-mile radius of Manitowish Waters, Wis. Applicants must be a graduating high school senior, a college student, or an adult 18 years or older interested in any of the fine arts, such as the following:

  • Art Theater Music
  • Architecture Graphic Design Vocal Performance
  • Animation Songwriting Photography
  • Music Education Game Design Art Education
  • Video Production Creative Writing Dance

Scholarships are for tuition only and usually range from $500-$2000, depending on the number of applicants.

To apply: 

  • Fill out the MAL Application form.
  • Write a minimum one-page essay that explains how this course of study, class or workshop will help fulfill your artistic goals addressing the importance of the medium used. Included in that essay is the need for financial aid.
  • Three examples of the artist’s works via picture or .jpg; or three 1-minute videos for dance, vocal or musician

Please email manitoscholarships@gmail.com with any questions. The form and instructions are also available at manitoartleague.org.

Wisconsin Towns Association Scholarship Program Non-Local 5/31/2018 $7,000 available
Requirements:

The Wisconsin Towns Association, Rural Mutual Insurance Company and Scott Construction, Inc. will be awarding $7,000 in scholarships to high school seniors graduating in 2018 who plan to enroll in a Wisconsin public or private college or vocational school. Winners will be determined by independent judging of an essay contest.

The essay topic is: "Why is town road investment important to economic development in Wisconsin?"

Essay needs to be postmarked by May 31, 2018. A typed essay between 500-1,000 words should be sent to:

Wisconsin Towns Association
W7686 County Road MMM
Shawano, WI 54166-6086

Click here for more information and to download the application form.

Christensen and Hymas Scholarship Non-Local 8/1/2018 $1,000
Requirements:
To qualify for this scholarship:
  1. You must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a university or college in the United States and provide proof of current enrollment. If you have not received acceptance, you may still apply, but be sure to provide proof of acceptance and enrollment for the scholarship to be released (ex. screenshot of grades, picture of acceptance letter, etc.)
  2. You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  3. Cumulative GPA of the current or most recent secondary education program you have attended.

To apply, visit https://christensenhymas.com/about-us/community-involvement/general-scholarship/

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship Non-Local 8/31/2018 $1,000
Requirements:

NursingSchoolsAlmanac.com has launched its fourth annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. $1,000 will be awarded to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018. The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates:

  • A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
  • A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare.

This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN and BSN programs. Visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click on the banner on the right-hand side of the websites' homepage.