Available Scholarships
 

Scholarship List Fall 2017-Spring 2018


*Students can also check the Scholarship bulletin board outside the Guidance Office for the most current materials. 

American Legion Scholarships: For the full list, please visit: http://www.wilegion.org/page/content/programs/scholarships-and-awards

Students of Integrity Scholarship through the BBB- Open to graduating seniors with a 3.0 GPA or better, who plan to attend a WI 2 or year 4 accredited institution. 
BBB Serving Wisconsin awards scholarships to Wisconsin high school students who have demonstrated character, leadership and ethical values beyond their grades and test scores. Integrity is best seen in the decisions we make and how we make them. For this reason, our application scoring will largely focus on the students' submitted essays and their letters of recommendation. Applications are available online at https://www.bbb.org/wisconsin/scholarships/. Scholarships are due February 15th, 2018. 

Wisconsin Cattlemen/Cattlewomen's Association Scholarship- Open to WI graduating seniors who have a background in the beef, veal or dairy industry. Preference may be given to students entering an agriculture-field. Please visit https://www.wisconsincattlemen.com/resources/scholarships for more information on the scholarship and application. Application is due February 19th, 2018. 

Wisconsin Sports Awards Contest via Cousins Subs - Open to second semester seniors who have particiapted in a WIAA sanctioned sport during HS career. Have cum GPA of 3.5+, involved in community, able to attend WI Sport Award event on 8/22/18 and attending college in the term following graduation. Complete application information found here: cousinssubs.com/scholarship ; Application materials are due February 28th, 2018. 

Ashley Grants-in-Aid Scholarship- Open to graduating seniors who have a parent who works at Ashley Furniture. Applications are available in the guidance office and are due March 1st, 2018. 

Ashley Wanek Engineering and Design Scholarship- Open to graduating seniors who have a parent who works at Ashley or student graduating from designated high school. Students must be majoring in a specifically indicated engineering or design related field. Please see the application for complete information. Applications are available in the guidance office and are due March 1st, 2018. 

Microsoft disAbility Scholarship- The disAbility Scholarship at Microsoft delivers on the mission of Microsoft’s cross disability employee resource group to empower and enable people with disabilities. This scholarship enables high school students with disabilities to go to college and target a career in the technology industry. In addition, we hope to contribute to increasing the pool of persons living with a disability enrolling in higher education and, in the long term, decrease the unemployment bias for this demographic. This scholarship will be awarded to promising high school seniors who plan to attend a vocational or academic college and have a financial need. Complete eligibility and application information can be found here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/microsoftdisabilityscholarship.aspx. Application materials are due by March 15th, 2018. 

Compeer Financial’s High School Senior Scholarship- Open to a graduating senior with a 3.0 GPA or better who has designated an agricultural major, interest in an agriculture-related field, or has an agriculture or rural background. Complete scholarship and application information can be found here: https://compeer.com/Home/Investing-in-Rural-Communities/Giving-Back/Scholarships/
Scholarships Applications are due March 16th, 2018. 


Taco Bell Live Mas Scholarship- Create an account and submit a video (2 minutes or less in length) that tells us the story of your life’s passion. It could be a short film, animation or just a simple testimonial. This is not about how well you can make a film – we just want you to show us your passion and explain why you should be considered for a Live Más Scholarship. Complete information can be found here: https://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/ ; Scholarship materials are due March 18th, 2018. 

Wisconsin Electronic Security Association Youth Scholarship Program- Open to graduating seniors who's parent is an active-duty police department member or active-duty fire department member. Complete scholarship information and online application can be found here: http://wiesa.org/youth-scholarship-application/ ; Applications are due March 23rd, 2018. 

Countryside Cooperative Scholarship- Open to students whose parents or guardians are active members or customers of Countryside Cooperative are eligible to apply.  The scholarship application is available for download on the Countryside Cooperative website at  www.countrysidecoop.com and is located under the Membership tab. Paper copies are available at the Guidance Office. Application materials must be submitted to Lisa Bella at the Durand Business Office located at 514 East Main Street, Durand, WI 54736 or via email to lbella@countrysidecoop.com. Completed applications must be received by 5:00pm on Friday, March 23, 2018.

Waumandee State Bank Scholarship - Open to a graduating senior who plans to major in a business-related field. Applications are available in the guidance office. Applications are due March 31st, 2018. 

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation Scholarship- Open to students pursuing post-secondary education in field related to the restaurant and hospitality industries. Applications can be found here: http://wirestaurant.org/ef/scholarships.php Applications are due April 1st, 2018. 

Cochrane Co-op Telephone Scholarship- Open to graduating seniors who's parent or guardian is a member of the co-op. Students must complete the application and essay and return by April 11th, 2018. Applications are available in the guidance office. 


Ben Ernst Memorial Scholarship (Amount TBD): Applications available in the guidance office Essay  about your future plans.  Include where you intend to go to school and how you decided on your major and which college to attend. Scholarships are due April 13th, 2018. 

Riverland Energy Scholarship-Open to graduating seniors who reside in the Riverland Energy Co-op service territory and have a parent/guardian as a member of the Co-op. Parent/guardian or student must be at the meeting on April 21st to be eligible. Application materials can be found here: https://www.riverlandenergy.com/content/scholarships. Scholarships are due April 13th, 2018.


Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship: Applicants must be majoring in Visual Arts or Art Therapy, they must have evidence of involvement in activities in school or community, and must submit a 1-2 page autobiography recognizing activities, community service awards, and reasons for pursuing a degree in the visual arts and how you plan to use skills upon graduation.  Two letters of recommendation are also required.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office. Applications are due April 24th, 2018. 

Pirate Booster Club Scholarship: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, have participated in at least one sport at C-FC, submit two letters of recommendation.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office. Due April 25th, 2018

2018 Wisconsin Towns Association Scholarship: Open to graduating seniors who plan to attend a WI private or public college or university in 2018. Students must complete and essay on the topic "Why is town road investment important to economic development in Wisconsin?" The essay should be type-written, between 500-1000 words and double-spaced. The essay must include a bibliography with cited sources. For complete information stop by the guidance office. Information must be mailed by May 31st, 2018. 


Local Scholarships: 
The Local Scholarship packet will be available to students in Spring 2018 



Scholarships @ Winona State University.
Students who plan to attend WSU should visit:
http://www.winona.edu/admissions/scholarships.asp

Scholarships @ MN State College Southeast Technical
Visit here: http://southeastmn.edu/payingforcollege/paying.aspx?id=94

Scholarships @ UW-La Crosse
Visit: https://www.uwlax.edu/admissions/affording-uw-la-crosse/scholarships/

Scholarships @ UW -Madison
Students planning to attend UW Madison can apply for scholarships here: http://scholarships.wisc.edu

Scholarships @ UW-Stout
Students planning to attend UW-Stout can apply for scholarships here: http://www.uwstout.edu/admissions/scholarships.cfm

Scholarships @ UW-Eau Claire
Students planning to attend UW Eau Claire should visit the financial aid website here:
http://www.uwec.edu/finaid/index.htm

Scholarships @ Western Technical College:
http://www.westerntc.edu/scholarships/

List of other helpful websites: 
www.finaid.org   
www.studentaid.ed.gov
www.fastweb.com
www.Going2College.org
www.KnowHow2Go.org
www.mygreatlakes.org/educate
http://www.careeronestop.org/toolkit/training/find-scholarships.aspx

 

*Students and families should never pay to have someone find scholarships for them. There are plenty of legitimate sites available to help you search. Scholarship hunting requires effort, but it will pay off huge in the long run. Even just a couple hundred dollars helps. Remember to do some searching through family members places of employment, student employment and local utility companies (electricity, phone and/or internet providers).