Non-local Scholarship Opportunities
Periodically throughout the year, when I receive scholarship information, it will be posted here. For scholarship opportunities that have websites listed, please go to that website for application information. If you have questions please see Mrs. Bibb.
Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship
The purpose of the Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship program is to recognize student leadership, citizenship, school and community involvement, and academic achievement. https://www.kohleducation.org/studentexcellence/
Americanism Programs & Scholarships
The American Legion of Wisconsin offers many scholarship opportunities. Please check out the following website for more information: http://www.wilegion.org/page/content/programs/scholarships-and-awards
National Co-op Scholarship Program
This organization will be awarding scholarships to students who will be attending a select group of colleges and technical institutes. Please visit the website to see if your choice of higher institutions of learning is one of them: http://www.waceinc.org/scholarship/index.html
Horatio Alger Association
One Scholarship Endless Opportunities. If integrity, determination and courage describe you – you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar. The scholarships reward students who posses the character to succeed in life. The awards help students overcome the financial barriers of pursuing higher education. To qualify you must have a GPA of at least 2.0 and require financial assistance to go to college. Learn more: www.horatioalger.org/scholarships
Platteville Community Scholarship Program
These scholarships are funded by Alumni of our area who graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. If you are going to attend UW-Platteville and have submitted your application for admission you may be eligible. The following link will give you a list of the CSP scholarships as well as access to applying for other available scholarships: https://www.uwplatt.edu/scholarships
Deadline: varies so check it out.
Scholarships are available to students whose parents were killed or seriously injured in workplace accidents while working in Wisconsin. If this fits your situation application forms can be located at:
Mercy Medical Center-High School Nursing Scholarships
There are several different scholarships available for students you are going into the nursing field. Qualifying student can access the scholarship application on Mercy’s website at: http://www.mercydubuque.com/student-scholarships
Deadline: Please see the website for the deadline and additional details. Download the application here.
Milroy’s Formal Wear Scholarship
There are $3,500 in available awards for graduating seniors that will be attending college in the fall.
Deadline: March 31st Download application here.
Wisconsin Towns Association Scholarship
You must be a graduating senior and plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college in the state of Wisconsin. An essay is required and all completed materials need to be postmarked. Download application here. https://www.wisctowns.com/resources/scholarship/
Scenic Rivers Energy Cooperative ($750)
The cooperative is offering a $750 scholarship this year to a graduating senior. Applications are available in the Guidance Office and you do need to be present at an annual meeting with the cooperative in order to be eligible to receive this scholarship. You must also be a dependent of a member or a member of the cooperative. http://www.sre.coop/content/scholarships
Deadline: Please see website for due date and additional information.
Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship
Applicants need to be a US citizen, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service or other extracurricular activities. Official transcripts and two letters of recommendation are required along with financial documents and a picture.
Deadline: March 31st https://jmscottmemorialfund.org/
Download form here: https://jmscottmemorialfundorg/apply
Carrie Crystak Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship
If you will be pursuing a college degree in the field of Art or Art Therapies this is for you. The Dream Pool Foundation, Inc. is giving out several scholarships please go to http://www.dreampoolfoundation.org/scholarship_app.html for the application.
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The Rotary Club of Southwest Wisconsin-Platteville
The Rotary Club will be offering one “Service Above Self” scholarship of $1,000 to a high school senior and continuing their education at a technical or junior college, college or university. Electronic applications are preferred.
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Reagan Foundation Scholarship
Reagan Foundation Scholarship: exceptional student leaders are invited to apply for this scholarship in honor of the legacy and character of President Ronald Reagan. This award is for someone who demonstrates exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship. This is a $10,000 renewable scholarship. Please apply online at www.reaganfoundation.org. Please see website for due date and additional information.
Wisconsin Elks-Most Valuable Student Scholarships: must be a high school senior who is a citizen of the United States. Applications are judged based on scholarship, leadership and financial need.
Please apply online at www.elks.org/enf/scholars or you can contact your local Elks Lodge at
Elks National Foundation
Open to all students and must be completed online. Top 20 scholarships range from $20,000-$50,000 and 480 runners-up will receive $4,000.00 scholarships.
Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance
Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance: there is a link to a scholarship that is offered and you can find out more information by visiting the following sight. http://www.uwosh.edu/ruralschools/Scholarship%20Guidelines%20-%20App%202015-16.pdf/view.
Wisconsin Professional Police Association Scholarship Program
This is a scholarship opportunity for any graduating student that will be pursuing a two of four-year degree following the completion of their high school degree in police science or criminal justice. This application requires an essay and three-letter of recommendation. Deadline: February 1st. http://wppa.com/resources/scholarship-program/
Grant County Dairy Herd Improvement Association Scholarship
This is a cash scholarship given to a deserving student. This will be given out at the annual meeting set for Feb. 19, 2020. Deadline: January 31st. Download application.
Wendy's High School Heisman
Mediacom offers 55 $1,000 Scholarships. Due February 15, 2020.
ABODO Apartments Off-To-College Scholarship
Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship
This scholarship is for all first-year college freshman who will be attending an accredited Wisconsin College/University. Award Amount: $750
Must provide proof of enrollment to an accredited college/university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Application deadline is May 31st
Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at: http://hbolawfirm.com/law-justice-scholarship/
Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin Scholarships for High School Seniors.
Due . One applications will be considered for all of the following scholarships. Students need to attend a four-year ABET accredited program leading to a BA in engineering and intend to enter the profession upon graduation. Due: December 16, 2019 https://www.wspe.org/scholarships. Due:
Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin Scholarship, 4 Scholarships, each $2000.
Louis C Geiger Scholarship, 3 scholarships, each $2000
Behling Scholarship, 2 scholarships, each $2000
WSPE Past Presidents Scholarship, 1 scholarship, $2000
Yu-HWA Terry Ni Free Program Scholarship, $2000 will be awarded in one or two scholarships
Foundation of WATDA
The Foundation of Wisconsin Automobile and Truck Dealers Association awards 70 to 90 scholarships per year to students attending Wisconsin Technical Colleges for Automotive, Diesel, Auto Collision and Motorcycle technician programs.
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 $3,810. 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
Go to: http://www.watda.org/Scholarship and click on the “apply Online” button. Supporting documentation will still need to be sent in by e-mail, fax or mail. See “full scholarship application information” on our website 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. .
Dial My Calls Scholarship
They will select two winners, first place will win $1500.00 and second place will win $500.00. Winners are selected by the DialMyCalls.com staff. Winners will be notified within 14 days after the contest ends via email. Due January 8, 2020 https://www.dialmycalls.com/scholarship.html
America's Farmers GROW AG Leaders
Rural Communities scholarship for students looking at an ag-related field of study through FFA. $1,500.00 Due: January 15, 2020.
AB Nicholas Scholarship Foundation
Attention Senior Basketball Players or managers planning on attending a University of Wisconsin System School.
Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin
Be a Wisconsin state resident
Be a high school senior
Have a 3.0 GPA or show academic improvement consistently over time
Plan to attend a Wisconsin-based accredited Higher Education Institution (2 or 4 year)
Details of scholarship:
Ten students will receive a scholarship for $2,500
At a minimum, two of the ten scholarships are designated for two students attending a Wisconsin two-year college/technical school
Students will be recognized at the BBB Annual Torch Awards Luncheon Ceremony at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee
Delta Theta Sigma Scholarship House University of Wisconsin - Madison
Two Scholarships available. Ten $1,000 House Resident scholarships. Two $500.00 Scholarships. Need to be attending University of Wisconsin - Madison or Madison Area Technical College. https://www.deltathetasigma.com/scholarship
College Raptor $2500 Scholarship
Encourages students to look past the sticker price of college and help pay for their education.
The application is now available at www.CollegeRaptor.com/2500Scholarship and is open until December 31, 2019
Thomas Determan Global Perspectives Leadership Award
The 2018 Thomas Determan Global Perspectives Leadership Award application is online now. To apply, students need to visit THIS WEBSITE, create an account, and complete the online form. The scholarship info and essay topics can be found HERE.
Midwest Medical Center Medical Education Financial Assistance Program
There are five loan/scholarship programs available through Midwest Medical Center to provide financial assistance
to persons pursuing an education in a medical field at an accredited school of the student’s choice.
Persons planning to enter careers in nursing, physical therapy, medicine, dentistry, as well as careers in related
technical fields, such as radiology, laboratory, or some other qualifying medical profession are eligible to apply. All loan/scholarship applications must be submitted to the Hospital. http://www.midwestmedicalcenter.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Scholarship-Application-01.01.19-1.pdf
Drone Technology College Scholarship provides two awards of $1,000 each to two U.S. college students based on the quality of an essay of 750-1,000 and the strength of their letter of support. https://www.dronepilotgroundschool.com/scholarship/
High School STEM Scholarship for Aspiring Commercial Drone Pilots supports high school students ages 16 and up who are serious about learning how to fly drones commercially by providing free access to Drone Pilot Ground School, a remote test prep course to help students prepare for the FAA’s Part 107 exam to become a commercial drone pilot. These scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis, and there is no limit to the number of scholarships that may be awarded. https://www.dronepilotgroundschool.com/scholarship/
The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship $1000
https://www.leadroster.com/?scholarship Due on Dec. 15th
The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship $1000
The All Rowers Scholarship Program $500
Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship
This year, the WTS-Wisconsin Chapter invites young women who are pursuing careers in the transportation industry to apply for chapter scholarships. The variety of scholarships offer opportunities for high school students, undergraduate students, junior college/trade school students, and graduate students. Due December 2, 2019.
WEAC (Wisconsin Education Association Council)
Wisconsin Education Association Council is offering a scholarship a grant of $1450.00 for four years for a student who plans to go into education. See website for guidelines. Scholarship is due February 1st. https://weac.org/member-benefits/weac-scholarships/
WiRSA Scholarship Applications are now online. WiRSA has always provided five scholarships to member school students, but beginning in 2018, we added an additional five scholarships for students specifically going into the field of education.
The Foundation of Wisconsin Automobile Truck Dealer Association
Awards 70 to 90 scholarships per year to students attending Wisconsin Technical Colleges for the following technician program: Automotive, Diesel, Auto Collision, Motorcycle 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. 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 Full Scholarship Application Information” on website, or click here for application requirements.
Dupaco Community Credit Union (10@ $2000)
Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation College Scholarship Program. Eligible students can complete and submit scholarship applications. NEW this year, Dupaco has two different scholarship programs, awarding a total of fifteen $2,000 non-renewable college scholarships.
Ten $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to first-time, full-time incoming freshman attending an accredited four-year college or university for the 2019/2020 academic year.
Five $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to first-time, incoming students who plan to attend an accredited community college, trade school or technical college for a degree, diploma or certificate program
Southwest Technical College
SW Tech's online scholarship application is open until March 31st - https://www.swtc.edu/foundation/scholarships/apply. Students that are planning on going to Southwest Tech or thinking about attending next fall. One simple application for over 350 scholarships! Notification to the recipients will occur the week of April 29th.
Alliant Energy ($1000)
Up to twenty-five(25) awards.
2019 Wisconsin Cattlemen's Scholarship Program
Scholarships are available to any high school senior enrolled or planning to enroll in any university, technical college, a community college in the United States, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Farm and Industry Short Course Program. Due February 18, 2020.
Pheasants Forever Southwest Wisconsin
Deadline April 1st. Download application here.
Platteville Elks Lodge #1460 U.S. Constitution Contest
This contest is unlike many of the other scholarship programs in that it is not based upon grade point, class rank, athletics or financial need. It is based upon the student’s knowledge and understanding of the U.S. Constitution.
Download registration form here. Click for rules.
Lancaster VFW Post 2344 Cliff Muller Scholarship ($250)
Applicant must be sponsored by a parent, grandparent, sister or brother, who is a member in good standing of VFW Post 2344. Applications due April 1st. Download application here.
Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin
A link to the online application for these scholarships is available at https://www.cfsw.org/scholarships/high-school-students/southwestern-high-school/. There are 3 regional endowed scholarships – the Platteville Consumers Cooperative; Doug and Janice Steinback; and Joseph L Runde Memorial Scholarships. Download PDF here.
Grant County Farm Bureau
Open to any area high school senior residing in Grant County. Preference will be given to students pursuing a post-secondary education in an agricultural field. The applicant or their parent(s)/guardian(s) must be a Grant County Farm Bureau member. Download PDF here.
Grant County Farm Progress Days
A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a Grant County resident who is a graduation high school senior. Must be pursuing a course of study in a 2-yr or 4-yr School of Agriculture. Download application here. For more information, visit https://grant.extension.wisc.edu/
Deadline is March 1st.
Abacus Architects, Inc. $1000
Eligibility Requirements: incoming (enrolled) freshman or enrolled full time in coursework leading to a career in
architecture, engineering or the arts; cumulative high school or undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00; Wisconsin resident
Download application here.
Mississippi Valley Running Association
The Mississippi Valley Running Association is a non-profit organization focused on strengthening our community through service and charitable giving by encouraging and supporting a healthy and active mind and body. Each year the MVRA awards four $500 college scholarships to local graduating high school seniors. Applications are due March 31. Download application here.
Tyler Digman “Diggy” Memorial Scholarship $500 Download application here.
Southwestern Wisconsin Cheesemakers Association Scholarship up to $3000
Foremost Media, Inc Annual Scholarship $500
Eligibility criteria: Graduating senior who is entering the Marketing or Web Development. Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at: https://www.foremostmedia.com/scholarship
Jacob Trotter Memorial Scholarship ($500)
Scholarship for autistic students. Here is the link to the application:
Early Childhood Education Scholarships resource