Wisconsin Scholarships

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.

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AWSC Graduating High School Senior Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/5/2024
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs is dedicated to the preservation of snowmobiling throughout the state by monitoring regulations and proposed legislation that could affect our sport. The AWSC is the legislative voice for Wisconsin's snowmobilers and snowmobile clubs. Wisconsin is home to more than 25,000 miles of trails thanks to the efforts of local snowmobile clubs with their [...] More

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.

  • Application Deadline: 12/16/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Carson Scholars Fund awards $1,000 college scholarships to students in grades 4-11 who excel academically and are dedicated to serving their communities. Scholarship winners receive the honor of being named “Carson Scholars” and are awarded an Olympic-sized medal and a trophy for their school to celebrate their accomplishments. Previous winners of Carson Scholarships are eligible to reapply [...] More

Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Community Foundation distributes more than $5.8 million each year in grants and scholarships. Whether supporting a local community enhancement project, or providing deserving students with academic opportunities, Community Foundation grants and scholarships change lives every day. More than 200 students throughout north central Wisconsin, from pre-school to post-graduate, will be awarded [...] More

EMPOWER Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2023
  • Amount: $1,500
  • he EMPOWER (Encourage Minority Participation in Occupations with Emphasis on Rehabilitation) Scholarship, administered by Courage Kenny Foundation, encourages and supports ethnically diverse students who are pursuing a career in a medical or rehabilitation field. The scholarship is made possible by a generous gift from the David M. Hersey Endowment Fund of the Courage Kenny [...] More

ESA Youth Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/23/2023
  • Amount: $12,000
  • The electronic security industry works intimately with the public safety sector. We appreciate the contribution that police, firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs offer to our communities. To show our appreciation, the program was developed to provide college scholarships to their deserving children. Since its launch in 1996, ESA’s Youth Scholarship Program has contributed more than $750,000 to [...] More

GLHF Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Scholarships are offered to individuals and families living with a bleeding disorder. It is our goal that those living with bleeding disorders have access to educational opportunities that will enhance their lives and prepare them to become self-sufficient and productive members of the workforce. The scholarship program goals are as follows: improved patient and family access to insurance; [...] More

Hawkinson Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Hawkinson Foundation Scholarships have been awarded each year to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate a commitment to peace and justice. The Hawkinson Foundation defines peace and justice broadly. Past scholarship recipients have worked on international healthcare, LGBT equality, Native American rights, domestic violence, human rights, and health disparities in low-income [...] More

ISL Midwest Senior Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/28/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The ISL Midwest Senior Scholarship is open to students who are legal U.S. residents, high school seniors and residents of Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin. Must be planning to attend, physically or virtually, an eligible college the fall following the registration dates. Parents may register their students. There are no financial need, minimum grade point average [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/12/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The National Association of Independent Automobile Dealers provides several scholarship opportunities for exceptional high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in the automotive industry. Encouraging and supporting education opportunities for future industry leaders is integral to our vision of a robust, ethical and professional used vehicle market. NIADA currently offers 5 different [...] More

Roma Lodge Merit Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/26/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • All graduating high school seniors, who are biological or adopted children of Roma Lodge members, are eligible to apply for this scholarship. This award can be applied to any course of study leading to a recognized baccalaureate degree at any accredited United States college or university of the recipient’s choice (at least 12 credits). Renewable upon a 2.5 GPA. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Russell and Helen Missureli Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/26/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Russell and Helen Misirelli Scholarship is offered to a graduating high school senior who is the child of a Roma Lodge member. The scholarship can be applied to any course of study leading to a recognized associate or baccalaureate degree at any accredited United States college or university of the recipient’s choice. The recipient will be notified by early May. For more information or to [...] More

SFM Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2023
  • Amount: $10,000
  • 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. Basic eligibility requirements: -Must be the natural, adopted, step-child or full dependent of a worker injured or killed in a work-related accident during the course and scope of employment with a [...] More

State of Wisconsin Financial Aid

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,150
  • The Higher Educational Aids Board (HEAB) is the state agency responsible for the management and oversight of the state's student financial aid system for Wisconsin residents attending institutions of higher education. It also may enter into interstate agreements, such as remission of nonresident tuition. HEAB administers programs of student financial aid, including grant, scholarship, and loan [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Tall Clubs International annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following fall. To enter, applicants must be under 21, entering college in the upcoming fall and meet the TCI height requirement minimums: 5'10" for women and 6'2" for men, barefoot. You must also find a local Tall [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is a special incentive that the Army offers to highly qualified applicants entering the Army. Under the LRP, the Army will repay part of a Soldier's qualifying student loans. Only specified Military Occupational Specialties (MOSs) qualify for the LRP. The Army will repay 15 percent of the outstanding principal balance, less taxes of the Soldier's student loans [...] More

Wisconsin Women's Alliance Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Wisconsin Women's Alliance Foundation Scholarship awarded to a female Wisconsin student attending a Wisconsin technical college or an accredited two-year or four-year Wisconsin college or university. Applicants must be female students ages 25 or older looking to attend a technical college or an accredited two-year or four-year college/university as a full-time student. For more information or [...] More

WPS Foundation College Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Since 1964, Wisconsin Public Service Foundation has awarded more than $4.8 million in scholarships to students from Northeastern and Central Wisconsin (and select locations in Michigan). At the Foundation, we believe that building on the tremendous potential of our young people is well worth the investment. A variety of college and technical college scholarships are available to students who live [...] More

WRA Education Foundation Scholarship in Culinary & Hospitality

  • Application Deadline: 4/2/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The WRA Education Foundation awards scholarships annually based on future plans in foodservice, academic records and recommendations. Eligible applicants must be Wisconsin residents, enrolled in 6 credits, and pursing studies in fields related to the restaurant and hospitality industries, such as Culinary, Baking, Hospitality, Food Science and Family and Consumer Science Education. For more [...] More

Zonta Club of Madison Young Women in Public Affairs Award

  • Application Deadline: 8/1/2023
  • Amount: $40,000
  • The Young Women in Public Affairs Program is a monetary award program that encourages young college-bound women to participate in public and political life. Award levels are $500 local, $1,000 district and $4,000 international. Zonta International is a worldwide service organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women. The awards recognize [...] More

ZONTA Milwaukee Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 6/15/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. With more than 30,000 members belonging to more than 1,200 Zonta Clubs in 67 countries and geographic areas, Zontians all over the world volunteer their time, talents and support to local and international service projects, as well as scholarship programs [...] More
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Scholarship Deadlines Coming Up in Black History Month

February 8, 2023

by Kevin Ladd

It is Black History Month and scholarship season is in high gear. There are so many great scholarship opportunities in February for Black and African American students, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight several that we feel are exceptional. Ranging in value from $6,000 to up to $60,000, the following opportunities will only be available for between one and three more weeks and then be gone for another year, so don’t miss your chance at these amazing awards. Be sure to keep track of your scholarships as you go; which you have applied for and when their deadlines are and make sure to reach back and let us know if you win one or more of them so we can feature you on Scholarships.com! [...]

Sing For Your... Scholarships?

February 1, 2023

by Kevin Ladd

It’s February and we have a number of scholarships you can win this month that are based on your love for and performance of music of all kinds. Instrumental Scholarships, Vocal Scholarships, Theater Scholarships, to name just a few. Have you seen that Oscar-Nominated movie about Elvis Presley? Naturally, there are a number of related scholarships and one of them is listed below, worth up to $5,000 and due this Friday. [...]

Take Me Out to the... Rodeo?

January 27, 2023

by Kevin Ladd

That’s right, if you live in one of 68 Texas counties and are graduating high school this year, you qualify for a $20,000 scholarship over four years of college. You still have time to complete the profile and upload the necessary documents online. Make sure your FAFSA has been completed and review all the other eligibility requirements as well. You could be one of the 79 students awarded this scholarship and take a huge chunk out of your tuition each of the next four years at any accredited, not-for-profit Texas college or university. [...]

Last Reviewed: February 2023