Students across the country are taking on thousands in debt to pay for a college
education. Student debt can restrict one’s post-college career options, so it’s
in a student’s best interest to apply for a number of scholarships. Finding financial
aid opportunities couldn’t be easier. Just living in Wisconsin can make students
eligible for scholarships and grants. Below is a sample of scholarships that may
be found at our site. For additional information about Wisconsin scholarships and
awards based on different criteria, you may conduct a free college
scholarship search at Scholarships.com.
Wisconsin Academic Excellence Scholarship Program
Academic Excellence Scholarships are awarded to Wisconsin high school seniors who have the highest grade point average in each public and private high school throughout the State of Wisconsin. The number of scholarships each high school is eligible for is based on total student enrollment. In order to receive a scholarship, a student must be enrolled on a full-time basis by September 30th of the [...] More
Aileen Lee Scholarship
September 06, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence.
Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More
Wisconsin Minority Undergraduate Retention Grants
Awards under this program are made to Wisconsin resident minority undergraduates, excluding first year students, enrolled at least half-time in independent, tribal, or Wisconsin Technical College institutions. According to the statutes, a minority student is defined as a student who is either an African American; American Indian; Hispanic; or Southeast Asian from Laos, Cambodia, or Vietnam [...] More
Wisconsin Indian Student Assistance Grants
Awards under this program are made to Wisconsin residents who are at least 25% Native American and are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in degree or certificate programs at University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Technical College, independent colleges and universities, tribal colleges, or proprietary institutions based in Wisconsin. Awards are based on financial need with a limit of ten [...] More
Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.
Carson Scholars Fund, Inc. aims to recognize and reward students in grade 4-11 who have earned the highest level of academic achievement. Emphasis is placed on students' performance and desire to maintain a strong academic record, as well as humanitarian qualities that have a positive impact on society.
To be considered for nomination, students must:
- be enrolled in grades 4-11
- be [...] More
Wisconsin Bakers Association Scholarship
Due to the chronic shortage of qualified bakers, the Wisconsin Bakers Association (WBA) started a scholarship fund. The WBA’s education committee submitted recommendations to the board of directors on October 24, 1983, to implement a scholarship program. The first scholarship awards were later presented in 1984. Under the WBA scholarship program, the maximum award that can be given to any one [...] More
Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation Scholarship
March 15, Annually
Hawkinson Scholarships are awarded annually to undergraduate or graduate students who are a resident of or currently attending school in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota or Wisconsin. The scholarship program is funded by donations from friends and members of the Foundation and by endowment earnings. Past scholarship recipients have come from many faiths, including Christianity, [...] More
The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, the applicant must be resident of a state other than Ohio and attend Heidelberg College. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information, please visit http://www.heidelberg.edu/financialaid/futurestudent/scholarships [...] More
SFM Foundation Scholarship
March 31, Annually
SFM Foundation is a non-profit organization created to administer a post-secondary education scholarship program to benefit children of workers disabled or fatally injured in work-related accidents.
SFM Foundation is an affiliate of SFM Companies, a regional workers' compensation insurance group headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota.
Scholarships are available to qualifying students whose [...] More
MGMA Midwest Section Scholarships
June 01, Annually
The ACMPE Scholarship Fund Inc. supports and promotes health care leaders' personal and professional growth toward the advancement of the profession. The program supports individuals who, by virtue of experience, current position and plans demonstrate potential for contributing to the medical practice management profession.
To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be:
- Enrolled in an [...] More
Archie C. Towle Aviation Scholarship
February 01, Annually
The Archie C. Towle Aviation Scholarship promotes the advancement of aviation as a career by awarding scholarship funding to students living within a 50 mile radius of the greater Wausau (Wisconsin) area who demonstrate financial need, ability and a desire to pursue a career in the field of [...] More
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
December 01, Annually
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals is a full-year work-study fellowship program with a strong focus on cultural exchange. CBYX annually provides 75 young Americans with an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. The program begins in July and includes two months of intensive German language training in Germany (no prior [...] More
EMU National Scholars Program
The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.
Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.
For more information [...] More
WLCA Metro Milwaukee Professional Landscape Scholarship Fund, Inc.
December 15, Annually
The goal of this scholarship fund is to support students who have demonstrated a successful track record of academic achievement in landscape or horticultural related studies.
Applicants should be:
- A Wisconsin resident who intends to live and work in the State of Wisconsin after graduation.
- A full-time student attending a college or technical school.
- Enrolled in an [...] More
GLHF Education Scholarship
May 01, Annually
The Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation Education Scholarship targets not only the traditional college and vocational students, but also looks at retraining adults with bleeding disorders who are finding it difficult to function in their chosen field because of health complications. It also targets parents of children with bleeding disorders who, through career advancement, can better meet the [...] More
JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 3.0 GPA; 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More
Korean American Scholarship Foundation -Midwestern Regional Chapter
July 16, Annually
The KASF scholarships are awarded each year to the college students of Korean heritage. A student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply for the KASF scholarship. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit an application to the [...] More
Wisconsin Talent Incentive Program TIP Grants
The Talent Incentive Program (TIP) Grant provides grant assistance to the most financially needy and educationally disadvantaged Wisconsin resident students attending colleges and universities in the State of Wisconsin. First-time freshmen students are nominated for the TIP Grant by the school financial aid offices or by counselors of the Wisconsin Educational Opportunity Programs (WEOP). To [...] More
Wisconsin Higher Education Grant
The Wisconsin Higher Education Grant (WHEG) Program provides grant assistance to undergraduate, Wisconsin residents enrolled at least half-time in degree or certificate programs at University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Technical College, and Tribal institutions. Awards are based on financial need. Eligibility cannot exceed 10 semesters.
A student must apply for a Wisconsin Higher Education Grant [...] More
WRA Education Foundation Scholarship in Foodservice & Hospitality
April 01, Annually
The Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation (WRA EF) welcomes your application for a culinary and/or hospitality scholarship. WRA EF Endowed Scholarships will be awarded in the amounts ranging from $750 to $2,250.
To qualify, you must be enrolled full-time or part-time (minimum 6 credits) and be enrolled in a food service program (emphasis on food service) or a culinary [...] More
Wisconsin Tuition Grant
The Wisconsin Tuition Grant (WTG) Program provides grant assistance to undergraduate, Wisconsin residents enrolled at least half-time in degree or certificate programs at non-profit, independent colleges or universities based in Wisconsin. Awards are based on financial need and partially based on that portion of tuition in excess of UW - Madison tuition. The maximum award amount is established [...] More
Wisconsin Women's Alliance Foundation Scholarship
March 31, Annually
The Wisconsin Women's Alliance Foundation Scholarship is a $500 scholarship to a Wisconsin student attending a Wisconsin technical college or an accredited two- or four-year Wisconsin college or university. Available to female Wisconsin residents age 25 or [...] More
WPS Foundation College Scholarship
February 01, Annually
This scholarship provides graduating high school seniors an opportunity to continue their education at an accredited college or university offering a bachelor's degree program.
Please note: Applicants for the College Scholarship who are planning to attend University of Wisconsin - Madison and major in business or engineering are also automatically considered for the Paul D. Ziemer Scholarship [...] More