Please note the Waupun High School office can no longer accept paper applications - send your applications to the link provide in each of the scholarship directions. Sorry for any inconvenice.  If you have any questions or need a transcript from Mrs. Burk, please contact via EMAIL. Good Luck!

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.


Scholarships Available will have a link to the website or application form. (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


AES Engineers - open to any student, regardless of their field of study. Due October 5, 2020. Details found on their website

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


Wisconsin School Counselors Assn - WISCA - Open to any high school senior. Due November 4, 2019. 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 November 5, 2019.  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 by November 5, 2019.  Online application and directions.

WTS -(Young Women Interested in Transportation) - many available.  Check Website for details.  Due November 30th.


NHS Scholarship Program - Must be a member of the NHS and a senior in high school. Due December 6, 2019.  Details found on website.

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.   Due December 2019

AXA Achievement Scholarships - Open to high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college. Deadline: December 15, 2019.  Details and application.

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.  Deadline: December 15, 2019.  Details and application.


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 the following technician programs: Automotive, Diesel, Auto Collision or Motorcycle. Due January 15, 2020.  Details and online application.

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. Deadline: January 16, 2020. Details and 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 15, 2020. 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 31, 2020. Details and application.


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 February 1.  See website for details/application.

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 3.  Details and Application

Marine Credit Union - must be a member of Marine Credit Union (establish a $5.00 savings account). Deadline: February 9, 2020. Details 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 February 18, 2020.  Details and application

Simon Youth Community Scholarships are available to high school seniors living near a Simon mall or in the surrounding communities. Due February 19, 2020.  Application Details

ALPHA XI Scholarship - Open to graduating seniors 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.  Opens in Mid-January. Deadline February 24th. The application has three steps involved. Make sure you print all pages. 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 santioned sport, and was involved in civic and/or community organization(s) or activities during their high school career (grades 9-12).  Deadline February 29, 2020.  Details and application.


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.

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 1, 2020.  Details and Application

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 filing out and follow all directions carefully.  Deadline: March 1st.   Application

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, 2020.  Details and application

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 March 6, 2020. Details and application

WIESA ( Wis. Electronic Security Assoc.) - open to any graduating senior whose parent is an active member of Wisconsin Fire or Police Department. Due: March 6, 2020. Details and application

Agnesian Healthcare Volunteers - Open to a high school senior residing in the Agnesian HealthCare Service area and must pursue a career in healthcare. Due March 15, 020. See website for details

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. Due March 15, 2020. Details and 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 16, 2020. Details and application

Yellow Thunder - Sports Scholarship. Selection Process has changed for future awards. Selection Committee will decide who can qualify for this scholarship.

Dodge County 40 Et 8 Scholarship - Nursing scholarship - Due March 21. Directions 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 Extended to April 17thApplication and details

Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship - open to students pursuing a skilled trade.  See the list on  Website, along with details and application. Not available yet.  Deadline: March 28th.

Fond du Lac County Sheriff Benevolent Scholarship - Open to high school seniors who reside in FDL Co and will be attending college next year. Not available yet. Due March 27th. 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 30, 2020. Details and online application. Now must be submitted online.

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 30, 2020. Details and application.

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 March 31, 2020. Directions and application

The Color of Hope 10-5-17 - Open to undergraduate students in Wisconsin pursuing the Fine Arts or Psychology.  Applicants must submit a 500-word essay on "Why they have chosen this field of study and why they feel they should be honored this scholarship."  Essays will be accepted from January 1 - March 31, 2020. Must submit essays to: TheColorOfHope10517@gmail.com or mail to: The Color of Hope 10-5-17, c/o Becca Lopez, 409 Highland Street, Wrightstown, WI  54180.  For more information about the scholarship visit website.

Fond du Lac Area Foundation Scholarships - many available - check to see how to qualify. Watch as the deadline varies from March through April for most. Details 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.  Deadline to Electronical Submit: April 1st. Details and application

Fond du Lac Artist's Association Scholarship - open to senior high students in any FDL county high school who are pursuing an art-related career can apply. Deadline: April 1st. Details and Application

Thomas H. Lutsey-Waseda Farms Scholarship - open to students pursuing agriculture degrees. Application opens on January 1 and has until April 1, 2020, to complete all application requirements. Details and online application

Eastern Ridge Home Builders Assoc. Scholarship - Details and 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 Send applications to email: bzacho@fallriver.k12.wi.us

Wings over Wisconsin - Waupun Chapter - Open to high school seniors who plan on attending any post-secondary school. Due April 1. Details and application. Send applications to cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us 

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.  Due April 1st. Details and application

Veterans of Foreign Wars - Post 6709 - Open to any high school senior who plans on attending any post-secondary school. Due April 1st.  Application Applicatons send to mesa.f@att.net

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 2, 2020 Deadline extended to May 1st.  Application Send applications to  cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us

Waupun Kiwanis - High School senior who plans on attending a technical college or  4-year college. Due: April 2, 2020.Deadline extended to May 1st. Application  Send applications to  cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us

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 is April 3rd. Details and applications

Schmuhl Scholarship - open to high school seniors and current college students.Opens January 29th, 2020 - Due: April 1, 2020. New Format - Details and application available only online - must follow all directions

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 6, 2020. Directions and Downloadable application

Taylor Lackey Memorial - Open to any senior who plans on attending any post-secondary school. Due: April 6, 2020. Application  Send applications to: cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us or klackey3342@att.net

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: April 4, 2020.  Application

Moraine Park Foundation Scholarship - must enroll in MPTC.  Due April 5, 2020.  Details and 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 6, 2020. Application Please send applications to: cburk@waupun@k12.wi.us or beth.hart81@gmail.com

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 feild 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. Please send applications to: cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us or mcooper@brookings.net

Gerald "Gus" Thompson Memorial - any senior planning on attending any post-secondary school. Due April 8, 2020. Application. Please send applications to: cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us or vdaniels@new.rr.com  and  donnahanson56@charter.net

Scholarships, Inc. provides financial assistance and encouragement to local students as they explore higher education opportunities. Due: April 2020  Details and application.

Robert Hendricks Memorial - open to a high school senior attending any 4-year college. Due April 9, 2020. Application Please send applications to: cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us

Waupun Lions - Any senior who plans to attend any post-secondary school. Due April 9 Now extended to April 20th, 2020. Application Applications can be sent via email to: cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us or rsteinb@yahoo.com

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 15, 2020. Application Applications sent to: cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us

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 14, 2020. Application Send applications to: cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us or cmueller@waupun.k12.wi.us and bdtenpas@gmail.com

Maureen Drummy Scholarship - Open to high school seniors who plan on becoming a teacher at any grade level 7th and above. Due April 9, 2020. Application Send applications to cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us.

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.   Due: April 10, 2020. Directions and online 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 14, 2020. Application Send applications to jclark@waupun.k12.wi.us

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 14, 2020. Application Send applications to cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us or jschramm@waupun.k12.wi.us

The Arc of Dodge County - open to High School Seniors or College students pursuing a career in Special Education. Due: April 15, 2020. Application.  For more details visit website.

The Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship - Must plan to pursue career or technical education certificate/degree. Due April 15, 2020 - See website for details

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 16, 2020. Application Send applications to cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us

Oris & Elaine Possin Science and Math Scholarship - Available to a high school senior who is pursuing any science or math-related field. Due: April 15, 2020. Application Send applications to cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us

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.  Due April 15, 2020.  Details and Application found under Downloads on FDL Morning Rotary Home Page

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 Gridiron Association - must have been involved with the Waupun Youth Football Program and plan to attend any post-secondary school. Due: April 16, 2020. Application. Send applications to cbruins@nebat.com

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.

Waupun Education Foundation, Inc. - Open to any senior planning on attending any post-secondary school. Due April 17th. Application Send completed applications to cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us

Beaver Dam Women's Health - open to high school seniors who live and attend high school within 15 miles of Beaver Dam, including communities of Waupun and Fox Lake. Recipients can use the scholarship money for post-high school education, whether a 4-year college or technical school. The deadline is April 15th. Due Date extended to May 15th Details and 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 in April 17, 2020. Application Send applications to: cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us or loripage31@icloud.com

Wisconsin Masonic Foundation Scholarship - Open to any student planning on attending a technical or 4- year college.  Not available for the 19-20 school year.

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 Send applications to: cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us

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.  Deadline is April 22, 2020.  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 23, 2020.  Details and application.

Howard and Stella Kujath Memorial - Open to any senior planning on attending a 4-year college. Due April 24, 2020. Application Send applications to cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us

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 20, 2020.  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 29, 2020. Application Send applicatons to: cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us or  jrsmits@yahoo.com

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. Deadline: April 30, 2020. 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 Tuesday, April 2020.  High School ApplicationCollege Students 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 30,2020.  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


Waupun Rotary Scholarships - technical college and 4-yr college. Due May 1st, 2020. Application. Send applications to: cburk@waupun.k12.wi.us or  bpage@ballweg.biz

HBO Law - open to all first-year freshmen who will be attending an accredited College/University during the 2020-21 school year. The deadline for online application is May 2020. See website for details

Wisconsin Towns Assoc. - Essay Scholarship open to high school seniors who play to enroll in any Wisconsin school of higher learning. Due: May 29, 2020. Details and Application


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 2020. Details and application

Big Sun Scholarship - open to all high school senior student-athletes. Essay due: June 19, 2020. See website for details:

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

ZipRecruiter - Essay contest open to anyone attending a school of higher learning. See the website for due dates. Details and application

August or Various Deadlines

Moraine Park Technical College - Promise Program - Contact Erin Wierenga at 920-924-3204 or see website for details.

Justice Group Solutions - available to all students. Essay involved. Not available yet. Deadline: February 2020. Details and application

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

Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS - 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: http://www.wilegion.org/page/content/programs/scholarships-and-awards

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.