Available Scholarships
 

Scholarship List Fall 2016-Spring 2017


*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

Deadline:  April 24, 2017
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.

Deadline:  April 30, 2017
AB Nicholas Scholarship:  Based on need, academic achievement, and character, renewable scholarships $10,000 for 4 year programs and $5,000 for 2 year programs.  Students must be attending a Wisconsin System school and must have played basketball.  Applications are available online, www.AbNicholasScholars.org

Deadline:  May 30, 2017
Wisconsin Towns Association: Applicants must intend to enroll in a Wisconsin public or private college or vocational college.  Winners are determined by independent judging of an essay contest.  Applications available in the Guidance Office.

Deadline:  June 1, 2017
"Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship: This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link http://www.onlinembareport.com/ and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it.

Deadline: June 1, 2017
"Aspiring Animation Professional" Deadline: $1,000 scholarship available to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students should visit the website, http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it.

Deadline June 30, 2017
Nursing Schools Almanac: Aspiring Nurse Scholarship: This $1,000 scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Interested students may visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage.

Local Scholarships: 
*Paper applications are available in the guidance office.

Deadline: April 24th, 2017
Giversen Family Scholarship- (1) $1,000
Open to seniors attending an accredited 2 year, 4 year or technical institution and who plan to pursue careers in engineering, math or science. Applications available in the guidance office. 

Deadline: April 26th, 2017 
VFW Scholarships - (2 year, $400; 4 year, $600)
Applications are available in the guidance office. Do not need to have family military background. 

Deadline: April 28th, 2017
Alliance Bank Scholarship ($1,000)-Open to graduating seniors who will be attending a post-secondary school following graduation. Applications are available in the GO. 

Deadline: May 1st, 2017
Buffalo County Farm Bureau Scholarship- (2) $500 scholarships available to graduating seniors with a 3.0+ GPA, BC resident and family member in the BC Farm Bureau. Essay required. Applications are available in the guidance office.

Deadline: May 1st, 2017
Schaffner Heating and Plumbing Scholarship ($500)- Open to seniors who plan to pursue a construction-related trade full-time at a technical college. Applications available in the GO. Return to Schaffner's by due date. 

Deadline: May 1st, 2017
Winona Health Foundation - Health Care Scholarship ($1,000) - Open to seniors who plan to attend an accredited institution studying within the health care field. For complete details, please visit: http://www.winonahealthfoundation.org/about/scholarships/graduating-high-school-seniors-scholarship/
 
Deadline:  May 5th, 2017
Joseph S. and Fern Greshik Memorial Scholarship ($750)
Applications are available in the Guidance Office.

 
Deadline: May 5th, 2017
Joseph J. Greshik Memorial Scholarship ($750)
Applications are available in the Guidance Office.


Deadline: May 5th, 2017
James Rosenow Memorial Scholarship- (2) $2,000
Open to seniors who will be attending a 2, 4 year college or university majoring in a STEM related career. Must have earned 25+ on ACT Science test and a 3.5 GPA. Applications are available in the guidance office. 

Deadline: May 5th, 2017 
Local Scholarship Packet- Various requirements and scholarship amounts. Paper applications are available in the guidance office. 

Deadline: May 5th, 2017 
C-FC Educational Association Scholarship ($300): Open to seniors who plan to go into education. Attach essay on why you've chosen education as your career pathway. Applications available in GO. Determined by local scholarship committee. 

Deadline:  May 5th, 2017 
Andrew Bossert Memorial Scholarship ($500):  Students must have played basketball to apply.  Applications are available in the guidance office.

Deadline: May 8th, 2017

Technical Excellence Scholarship (renewable for 3 years @ $2,250) - Open to seniors who will be attending a WI Technical School, and have taken at least 3 courses in their career path area while in high school. Complete application details are available in the guidance office. Applications are due back to Mrs. Pederson. 


Deadline: May 8th, 2017
VFW Auxiliary Scholarship (3 @ $250) Paper applications are available in the guidance office. 

Deadline: May 8th, 2017
Buffalo River Masonic Lodge Scholarship ($1,000) Paper application available in the guidance office. 


 
Scholarships @ UW -Madison
Students planning to attend UW Madison can apply for scholarships here: http://scholarshipss.wisc.edu
Scholarships @ UW-Stout
Students planning to attend UW-Stout can apply for scholarships here: http://www3.uwstout.edu/finaid/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 @ Winona State University:
Students who plan to attend WSU should visit:
http://www.winona.edu/admissions/scholarships.asp
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 of 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). 
 

•    UW Colleges and University Scholarship Chart 2017-2018

 
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