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SCHOLARSHIPS

The following website is being included for your benefit. It is there to give you tips and pointers on how to complete a scholarship application correctly, where to look for scholarships, etc.

studentscholarships.org

www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarship.htm

Scholarships Available will have a link to the website or application form. Please check dates of availability as some scholarship sponsors have to update their link to applications. (Note: if there is not an active link, sponsor has not opened application yet.) Please follow all directions given to each individual scholarship.  If you need a transcript or have any questions, please see Mrs. Burk in the high school office.

Helpful Tip:  Generate an Activity Page that can be attached to scholarships. Same with Career goals. Most scholarships ask for these two items. See Recommendation Worksheet below to help with creating your Extra-curricular activity page.

Recommendation Worksheet- a helpful resource to help with reference letters.

SCHOLARSHIPS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE/DUE DATE

OCTOBER

AES Engineers - open to any student, regardless of their field of study. Due October 8, 2022. Details found on their website

Coca-Cola Scholars Program - open to any high school student who will be attending a school in the US. Opens August 1st thru October.  Applications found on Website

NOVEMBER

Wisconsin School Counselors Assn - WISCA - Xello and Method Test Prep Scholarships - Open to any high school senior. Opens in October - December. Check on the website for Details and application

Herb Kohl Student Excellence Scholarship - Applicants must be graduating high school students who intend to enroll in a postsecondary institution, which may be a public or nonpublic university, college, or vocational/technical college. Students who are residents of the State of Wisconsin are in good standing, and who demonstrate probable success in postsecondary education are eligible to apply. This is a competitive scholarship. All materials must be submitted by mid November .  Details and application.

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) - Good Citizens Scholarship Contest. Seniors interested in applying please see Mrs. Burk in the counseling office for an application.  Part 1 - application due November 6th and returned to Mrs. Burk.  Part 2 - Supervised essay to be completed by November 16th.  

Elks National Foundation Scholarships (MVS-Most Valuable Student Scholarship) - open to any senior planning on attending post-secondary school.  Due Mid November.  Online application and directions.

WTS - (Young Women Interested in Transportation) - many available.  Check Website for details.  Due November

Wisconsin Bankers Foundation - Agriculture Banking Scholarship - open to all students attending a Wisconsin State accredited college, university or technical school who are interested in pursuing a career in agricultural banking.  Due Mid- November   Details and application

DECEMBER

NHS Scholarship Program - National Scholarship - Must be a member of the NHS and a senior in high school. Opens October 1st - Due December 1st.   Details found on website.

Equitable Excellence Scholarships - Open to high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college. Opens September 1st -Deadline: December 17th or until 10,000 applications have been received.  Details and application.

Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin - Scholarships available to high school seniors who plan to study engineering.  Information about scholarships and applications can be downloaded for the WSPE website.  Opens Late October - Due December 21st.

Burger King Scholars Program - To be eligible, the student must be a high school senior or home school student. Graduates from high school within the last three years also eligible.  Opens in October . Deadline: Mid - December .  Details and application.

JANUARY

The Foundation of Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers Association:  Available to high school seniors and current technical college students in their first year of the two-year program. Must be enrolling in one of the following technician programs: Automotive, Diesel, Auto Collision or Motorcycle. Due January 2023.  Details and online application.

AFGAL (AMERICA'S FARMERS GROW AG LEADERS) - Administered by the National FFA Organization. Must plan to pursue a degree or certification in specific areas of agriculture or chemical/electrical/Mechanical engineering. Opens in November -Deadline January 2023. Details and Application

HelenaAcre HomeGrown Scholarship Program - Open to graduating high school senior pursuing a two- or four-year degree in an agriculture and/or science major. Deadline January 2023. Details and application.

USDA/1890 National Scholars Program -open to high school seniors or rising college sophomores and juniors. Must have been accepted to or currently enrolled to study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and related academic disciplines. The scholarship is renewable each year. All application materials must be postmarked by January 31st, 2023. High School Application. College Students Application.

FEBRUARY

Wisconsin Professional Police Assoc. - Any Wisconsin resident enrolling in a college or vocational/technical school in a course of study leading to a two- or four-year degree in police science, criminal justice, or a law enforcement-related field – which does not include law school – is eligible. Deadline: February 1.  Details and Application

Beaver Dam Elks - US Constitution Contest - Open to College-bound High School Seniors. Contest held February 5th - 11:00 am at the Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce Office (127 S. Spring St. Beaver Dam).  You can participate in taking the US Constitution test for a chance to receive a scholarship. Contact Nikki Shannon at 608-697-5171 (please leave message) or email nshannon10@gmail.com if planning to attend or if you have any questions

Marine Credit Union - must be a member of Marine Credit Union (establish a $5.00 savings account). Deadline: Mid February. Details and Application

Simon Youth Community Scholarships are available to high school seniors living near a Simon mall or in the surrounding communities. Opens in September. Due Mid February .  Application Details

Alliant Energy Innovation Scholarship - Applicants for the annual scholarships are asked to write an essay that identifies a problem in their community and present their own innovative solution using science, technology, engineering and/or math. Applicants must be 24 or under and enrolled for their first full-time program at an undergraduate school. They also must be a dependent of a current Alliant Energy customer or a customer themselves.   Deadline: Mid February - Information and Application

Wisconsin Cattlemen's Association - available to any high school senior enrolled or planning to enroll in any university, technical college, community college in the United States, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Farm and Industry Short Course Program.  Applications must be postmarked no later than Mid February .  Details and application

WiRSA High School Student Scholarships - open to any high school going into any post-secondary field or education field. Only one applicant from WAHS can be submitted. Please bring completed applications to the office for selection process. Deadline: Mid February . Details and Application.

Cousins Subs - Wisconsin Sports Awards Scholarship Contest - Any high school senior graduating in 2020 who has a cumulative GPA of 3.5, has participated in a WIAA sanctioned sport, and was involved in civic and/or community organization(s) or activities during their high school career (grades 9-12). Scholarship Opens February 1st for current school year. Deadline February 28th, 2023.  Details and application.

MARCH

American Legion Auxiliary (WI) - Must be relative of a veteran, show financial need, be a WI resident, GPA of 3.5 or higher. Due March 1st to local Waupun Chapter President.  It can be turned into the American Legion, 130 N. State Street in Waupun. Online directions and application.

American Legion - Department of Wisconsin - Schneider-Emanuel Scholarship - Must meet eligibility requirements as described in directions and application.  Deadline is March 1st. 

Fond du Lac Area Retired Educators' Association (FAREA) - Any High School Senior/or graduate from high school residing in Fond du Lac County or attending a school in Fond du Lac County can apply.  Applicants must plan to pursue a career in the educational field.   The deadline is March 2023.  Details and Application will be available when sponsor sends form.

Gerald J Mullin Scholarship Foundation - open to high school senior or current student in good standing at a trade school, technical college, community college, or four-year college or university. Must have been an employee, descendant of an employee of Mullin's Drive-In in Fox Lake, or a student or athlete (or direct descendant) of Mr. Mullin while he was coaching, teaching, and principal for the Westfield School District in Oxford, WI. Please read entire application before filling out and follow all directions carefully.  Deadline: March 1st.   Application

Dodge County Extension Scholarships - Many different scholarships. See each for qualifications. Various deadlines from March 1st to June. Details and applications

United Wisconsin Grain Producers LLC - must be associated with the UWGP and a high school graduating senior who will be furthering their education at any college or trade institution whether full or part-time student. Deadline: March 1, 2022.  Details and application

Waupun Little League Baseball - must be a senior who participated in Waupun Little League for 5 years and plans to attend full-time at a college, technical school or university.  Return completed application form prior to March 1st. Details and application will be available when sponsor send form.

WIESA ( Wis. Electronic Security Assoc.) - open to any graduating senior whose parent is an active member of the Wisconsin Fire or Police Department. Due: Beginning of March . Details and application

ALPHA XI Scholarship - Open to graduating seniors who must rank in the upper quarter of their class and be planning to enter the field of education or child development at a technical school or four-year college. Deadline: March Make sure you print all pages, follow the directions and include your seven semester transcript.  Details and application available when sponsor send form.

BBB Student of Integrity - Better Business Bureau scholarships are awarded for post-high school education at any Wisconsin-based accredited college beginning in the fall of 2020, including community colleges/technical colleges. Opens in October.  Deadline: Mid March. Details and Application

Horatio Alger Scholarship - open to high school senior with plans to enter a college in the United States. Can Apply between December 1st to Mid March  Details and application found on Website.

SSM Healthcare Volunteers - Open to a high school senior residing in the Agnesian/SSM HealthCare Service area and must pursue a career in healthcare. Opens Mid Winter. Due March . Details and Application information on website

Waupun Memorial Hospital Volunteer Services/Gift Shop - Open to high school seniors and those continuing in an accredited Bachelor of Science Degree in any human health medical field. Opens Mid Winter. Due Details and application information on website

WEAC - Only high school seniors are eligible to apply, and only if a parent qualifies in one of these membership categories: an active WEAC member, an active retired member, or a parent who died while holding a WEAC membership. Due March 2023.  Still waiting to receive details/application.

Compeer Financial - Open to high school seniors who will major in an agriculture-related field and plan on attending any post-secondary school. Open in January. Due: March  Details and application

Dodge County 40 Et 8 Scholarship - Nursing scholarship - Due March 21. Directions and application

Schmuhl Scholarship - open to high school seniors and current college students. Opens in January - Due: March 2023. - Details and application available only online - must follow all directions

SAGES Alumni Scholarship - Must be a former SAGES student of the Waupun Area School District. Due Date March. Details and Application will be available when sponsor send information.

Fond du Lac County Sheriff Benevolent Scholarship - Open to high school seniors who reside in FDL Co and will be attending college next year. Due March 31st.  Details and application. Please follow all directions.

UW-Fond du Lac Foundation, Inc. - offers college scholarships to high school seniors who designate UW Oshkosh, Fond du Lac Campus as their home campus. Deadline March . Details and application

Rachel Bosveld - Scholarship of Honor - open to graduating seniors going into a field in community service or public safety, including teaching, nursing, ministry, social work, fire safety, law enforcement, criminal justice, EMT, and any medical field. Students going into the military may also apply. Pick from the drop-down menu and select the Rachel Bosveld Scholarship of Honor. Due date: March 31, 2023. Details and online application. Now must be submitted online.

Dodge County Dairy Promotion Committee - open to high school seniors and students that will be returning to college in the fall of 2020. Must be a resident of Dodge County and pursuing a degree in Agricultural related field in a technical or 4-year college. Due End March . Directions and application will be available soon.

Fond du Lac Area Foundation Scholarships - many available - check to see how to qualify. Opens on February 1st. Watch as the deadline varies from March through April for most. Details and applications

APRIL

Dodge County Master Gardener- open to a Dodge County high school senior who plans a career in some area of horticulture, plant science, soil science, agriculture, environmental science, landscaping, forestry, or science education at a two year technical or four-year college program. Due April 1st. Details and application

Dodge County Area Retired Educators Assoc. (DC AREA) - must plan on teaching in the K-12 area or plan to be the school librarian. Deadline April 1st after information is received for Application and details

Thomas H. Lutsey-Waseda Farms Scholarship - open to students pursuing agriculture degrees. Application opens on January 1st and closes April 1st to complete all application requirements. Details and online application

Zachary B Schulz Memorial - Open to students continuing their education at a technical college, preferably in a building or business trade, but all applications to a technical school will be considered. Due: April 1st. Application

Wisconsin Bankers Foundation - Open to all graduating high school seniors who will be furthering their education at a Wisconsin state-accredited college, university, or state-operated technical school. Check website when open for 2023. Due April 2nd. Details and application

Waupun Utilities (2 scholarships) one open to any student whose parent is a customer of Waupun Utilities and another if you plan on attending an Electrical Power Distribution program.  Due dates for both are in April when available.  Details and applications

Wisconsin American Water Works Association: For those individuals pursuing a degree or training in the field of drinking water supply and treatment, the Young Professionals Committee of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Water Works Association is accepting applications for their annual scholarship through April when available. Details and applications

Moraine Park Foundation Scholarship - must enroll in MPTC. Check website for when available. Opens February 1st. Due April 1st, 2023.  Details and application

Joanne Kahl Memorial Scholarship - open to high school seniors planning on attending a 4-year college and pursuing a career in the education field. Due: April  Application

Waupun Kiwanis - High School senior who plans on attending a technical college or  4-year college. Due: April  Application  

Fox Lake Chamber of Commerce Scholarship - open to seniors who reside in Fox Lake zip code(53933) and are pursuing a business-related degree at 2-year or 4-year college/technical college. Due: April Directions and Downloadable application

Taylor Lackey Memorial - Open to any senior who plans on attending any post-secondary school. Due: April. Application  

Sallie Tomato Scholarship - Open to graduating seniors pursuing a business-related degree in Entrepreneurship at a 2-year or 4-year college/technical college. To be eligible, students reside within the Fox Lake Zip Code (53933). Due: in April when website is undated.  Application

Marjorie and Wilbur Quandt Scholarship - open to high school seniors with special consideration to students from Fox Lake Area. Must show financial need. Due: April  Application 

Gerald "Gus" Thompson Memorial - any senior planning on attending any post-secondary school. Due April  Application. 

Robert Hendricks Memorial - open to a high school senior attending any 4-year college. Due April  Application 

Waupun Lions - Any senior who plans to attend any post-secondary school. Due April  Application 

Maureen Drummy Scholarship - Open to high school seniors who plan on becoming a teacher at any grade level 7th and above. Due April. Application 

Stephenson Scholarship - must be a Fond du Lac County high school graduate (which includes WAHS) and be in an undergraduate program at a UW System campus. Continuing students in undergraduate program can also apply. Follow the directions to online application carefully. Opens in February. Due: April 8th  Directions and online application

Colleen Tenpas Memorial Scholarship - open to seniors and previous graduated of WAHS that are accepted and enrolled at a 4-year college with a declared nursing major. Due April  Application 

WEA - Waupun Area Education Assoc. - Open to any senior planning on attending any post-secondary school. The first choice is a parent who is a member of WEA and/or going into the education field. The second choice can be any field. Due: April Application 

The Arc of Dodge County - open to High School Seniors or College students pursuing a career in Special Education. Due: Mid April. Watch for updates for current Application and details visit website.

Elzy & LaValice Cooper Memorial Scholarship Award -The family has chosen two educational paths in which the couple found keen interest. The fund will provide the first award to a candidate pursuing a college degree in a field that would fall under "STEM" (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) fields of study. The second award will go to a candidate pursuing a degree in a Technical College or Vocational College.   Deadline: April 15th.  The application must be downloaded and printed to fill out. Return to the office when completed.

Wallace & Janet Lichtenberg Family Foundation Scholarship - Open to any senior or previous graduate planning on attending any technical college or nursing program at a technical college or 4-year college. Due April  Application 

Oris & Elaine Possin Science and Math Scholarship - Available to a high school senior who is pursuing any science or math-related field. Due: April Application 

PEO Chapter BD Scholarship - Open to Female US Citizens who have attended or graduated from a Fond du Lac County high school.  Must be accepted to a school of higher learning.  Deadline: April 15th. Details and application

Waupun Area Athletic Booster Club -High School Senior Must have participated in high school athletics for 3 years and be attending any post-secondary school. Due: April  Application 

Waupun Fine Arts Scholarship - Open to graduating seniors who will enroll in a college or university arts program. Two awards of $500 each will be awarded, one in performance art and one in visual arts. Deadline is April  Application

Richard & Marian Holmes Scholarship - Available to graduating seniors and past graduates of WAHS who will attend any post-secondary school. Preference is given to students continuing education in fields of nursing, medical or related fields. Due: April  Application 

Fond du Lac Morning Rotary Club Scholarship - Must be a graduating senior from a high school located in Fond du Lac County. Must attend Marian University, MPTC, or UW Oshkosh at Fond du Lac starting in fall 2020 semester. Check website for when available. Usually Due April 15th.  Details and Application found under Downloads on FDL Morning Rotary Home Page

Veterans of Foreign Wars - Post 6709 - Open to any high school senior who plans on attending any post-secondary school. Due April 15th.   Application .

Waupun Gridiron Association - must have been involved with the Waupun Youth Football Program and plan to attend any post-secondary school. Due: April 16th.  Application.

Educational Foundation of Waupun, Inc - Open to any senior planning on attending any post-secondary school. Due April 15th. Two scholarships. Technical/Trade Schools Application and College Application

Manchester Rod and Gun Club - Two scholarships available to any high school senior who plans on attending any post-secondary school - Due April 15th. Click on link for each scholarship for details and application. Manchester Rod and Gun Club Scholarship and Kevin Guderski Memorial Scholarship

Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Scholarship - Students must be enrolled as an Art Major in a school of higher learning (This includes Art Therapy Programs).  Deadline: April    Details and application.

American Legion Post 210 - must be a child, grandchild or great-grandchild of an American Legion Post 210 member. Due: April 20th. Application Must deliver to American Legion Post..

Lucille M Vaughan Memorial Scholarship - Available to a high school senior planning on a career in a humanitarian area and enrolled in a 4-year college. Due: April 20th. Application

Howard and Stella Kujath Memorial - Open to any senior planning on attending a 4-year college. Due April. Application 

Student Insights Scholarship Program - open to high school seniors who plan to attend a 4-yr college, community/junior college or career school.  Complete an application survey to be entered into a random drawing. Check website for when available.  Deadline is April   Information and application

Harold E. Adams Scholarship - Must be a resident of the City of Fox Lake or Town of Fox Lake.  A high school graduate and show financial need.  Due: April   Details and application.

Michael Smits Memorial Scholarship - Open to high school seniors accepted to any post-secondary school pursuing a "service" related field. Due: April . Application 

Fox Lake American Legion Auxiliary - must be a son, daughter or grandchild of a current Fox Lake American Legion Unit 521 Auxiliary member and a graduating High School Senior or College Student. Due April 30th. Details and Application

Waupun Rotary Scholarships - technical college and 4-yr college. Due April Application.

Mercury Racing Scholarship - High School Student must further their career in a trade-related field in the semester following high school graduation.  Deadline: April when website updates  Instructions and Application.

Ab Nicholas Scholarship Foundation - Must have participated in high school's boys or girls basketball program during your senior year. Opens February 1st and Due April 30th. Details and application

MAY

Dodge County Executive Law Enforcement Association (DCELEA) - Available to those pursuing a degree in criminal justice or related field at an accredited university or technical college. Deadline: May 1st when information available for Details and application

Fond du Lac County 4-H Scholarships - Many available. Check website for details and deadlines. Most due May 1st. Information and applications.

Richard Garner Memorial Scholarship - Open to High School Student or Enrolled in College.  Must be accepted or enrolled in a Fire or EMS Related Field. Opens in November and the deadline to electronically submit is May 1st. Details and application

Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship - open to students pursuing a skilled trade.  Opens on February 23rd. Check out  Website, along with details and application.   Deadline: May 2022

Eastern Ridge Home Builders Assoc. Scholarship - Check website for availability and deadline. Applications open February with Deadline May 2022. Details and application

Wisconsin Towns Assoc. - Essay Scholarship open to high school seniors who play to enroll in any Wisconsin school of higher learning. Check website for availability. Due: May when website updates. Details and Application

PB & J Scholarship - For students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically. Open to high school seniors who plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year college in the U.S. Deadline: May 31st when website updates Details and Application

JUNE/JULY

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship - The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution. Essay required. Due June 2023. Details and application

The Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship - Must plan to pursue career or technical education certificate/degree. Check website for when available. Opens March 15th - Closes June 15, 2022 - See website for details

Big Sun Scholarship - open to all high school senior student-athletes. Essay due: June 19, 2022 See website for details:

Beaver Dam Conservationist, Inc. - offering scholarships to all local area high school graduates including previous and current seniors who will be continuing their education at a college or technical school for the upcoming 2022/2023 school year. Interested candidates must submit a one-page written essay highlighting their accomplishments and future goals in relation to academics, conservation and community involvement. Submit essay to: Beaver Dam Conservationists, Inc. , PO Box 99, Beaver Dam, WI 53916. Deadline in June 30, 2022.

Sterling Law Offices - open to any senior enrolling in two or four-year college. Due June 30th. Details and online application found: http://www.sterlinglawyers.com/scholarship/

AUGUST OR VARIOUS DEADLINES

Moraine Park Technical College - Promise Program - see website for details.

Justice Group Solutions - available to all students. Essay involved. Deadline: August. Details and application

Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest - monthly winners (essay) - Website: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

Wells Fargo College STEPS - online sweepstakes with random drawings held through the promotion period of October through May. Information and rules found on website:https://wellsfargo.com/collegesteps

American Legion - Dept. of WI - numerous scholarships with various deadlines (March - June), check website

American Legion Auxiliary (WI) - Must be relative of a veteran, show financial need, be a WI resident, GPA of 3.5 or higher. Due March 1st to local Waupun Chapter President: Diane Peachey.  It can be turned into the American Legion, 130 N. State Street in Waupun. Online directions and application.

Paul Mitchell School of Milwaukee - must attend their college to qualify for the scholarship. See website for details.

Skin Care OX - Beauty + Wellness Scholarship - open to any graduating senior or current college female student. Quarterly Deadlines: January 1, March 31, June 30, and September 30 every year. Details and applications found here.

OppU Achievers Scholarship- Open to any student. Must submit a short essay through the portal on the scholarship page of website.  Deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30. 

Universities or Colleges - check their websites.