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 scholarship. Already a baker? Continue your education—a WBA Scholarship can help pave the way!
You must meet the following requirements to be eligible:
-Be a Wisconsin resident
-Have worked for a bakery operator for at least 500 hours
-Must be at least 18 years of age by the time the scholarship would be in effect
-Three written references must be enclosed with the application form as to character and work experience
-The applicant must submit a resume along with a statement explaining his/her career objectives and why he/she deserves and needs the scholarship
-Must have completed high school or passed the high school equivalency test (GED) bt the time the scholarship would take effect
For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.