• Individual Scholarships  (National Scholarship links are located below this section)


    WITC Scholarships  The WITC Foundation presents more than $200,000 to nearly 500 students each year. Students are awarded scholarships based on their academic achievement, skills, career goals and financial need.  Deadline Monday, November 4, 2019.

    Ashland's Technology Future Scholarship   The eligibility requirements are: You are an Ashland High School student or a high school student in the Ashland School District graduating before Summer 2020; and You plan to attend a post-secondary education program that is technology related in Fall 2020.  The Scholarship Selection Committee within Ashland's Technology Future will review all submissions and determine three winners. A first place winner will be awarded a $1000 scholarship, and two runners up will each receive $500 scholarships.  The scholarship application will become available September 1, 2019 and all applications will be due January 15, 2020.

    Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship Any graduating high school student who intends to enroll in a postsecondary institution, university, college, or vocational/technical college. Students who are Wisconsin residents, in good standing, and demonstrate probable success in postsecondary education are eligible for consideration. They will be evaluated on leadership, citizenship, school and community involvement, and academic achievement and on their future educational goals, personal life goals, community/society service goals, and career goals. This is a competitive scholarship. Candidates are not evaluated on financial need.  Deadline Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    Jack Kent Cooke The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. College Scholars receive up to $40,000 per year. Deadline November 13, 2019

    Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship  Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.  Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.  Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.  Deadline November 5, 2019

    Coca -Cola Scholarship  This is a highly competitive program and will require that you take the time to fully and accurately portray yourself. The information you collect for this scholarship application will help you present yourself for other scholarships and for your college admissions applications.  Deadline Thursday, November 21, 2019

    Hagen Scholarship Foundation Nationwide, need based merit scholarship for high achieving students who will require financial assistance in order to attend college.  Must graduate from a high school in a county with less than 50,000 residents.  350 available per year. Deadline November 15, 2019

    Schneider-Emanuel American Legion Scholarship  

    Awards will be given to an applicant that has maintained an academic average of "B" or better for a period of seven high school semesters.  The applicant also must: Be able to meet the specific entrance requirements of the chosen learning institution & complete and submit supporting documents such as: transcript of grades, four recommendation forms, and your ACT score.  The following factors shall be considered by the judges when deciding the relative merit of the applicant:
    • Moral Character - Devotion to the American way of life and its institutions, and applicant's seriousness of purpose.
    • Scholastic excellence of the applicant
    • Participation and accomplishment in American Legion affiliated activities
    • Personality, leadership, and participation in general extra-curricular activities  Deadline March 1, 2020

    WITC Promise Scholarship   Deadline April 12, 2019

    Tip Grant The TIP grant aids low-income and disadvantaged Wisconsin students with additional college funding to help reduce the student’s amount of loan, work-study, or unmet need. Students must be attending at least part time. Students must be a first-time freshman. Students must be attending a public or private Wisconsin college or university. A student must meet one criteria from Group A based on financial need and one criteria from Group B based on nontraditional/ disadvantaged circumstances. The TIP grant can be renewed for up to ten semesters of enrollment and must be used within six years of enrollment at a public, private, or technical college or university in Wisconsin. For questions, contact Mark Nutt, DPI WEOP Education Specialist at mark.nutt@dpi.wi.gov   Deadline ongoing- first come first serve

    Howard Johnson Music Scholarship  For Ashland High School Seniors planning to major in Music.  Deadline April 26, 2019.

    Laura Ann Biglow Music Scholarship  For Ashland High School Seniors attending college with the interest of pursuing a music career.  Deadline May 3, 2019.

    Gogebic Community College Scholarships  Deadline March 15, 2019 

    OppU Achievers Scholarship The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates students who transform opportunity into results. It rewards achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for both themselves and others.  Rolling deadline.  Winners picked 4 times a year, see website for details.

    Snowbelt Chapter of NWTF Scholarship  Any student who will be attending a 2 or 4 year college in the Fall of 2019.  Must be interested or involved in the outdoors.  Deadline February 15, 2019

    Little Lakes Memories Scholarships Two $1000 scholarships available to Ashland High School students.  Students must have a family member in the military or have a disability themselves.  Minimum GPA of 2.0 and plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college or technical school.  Deadline April 15th , 2019

    PFLAG Scholarship 2019  Two $500 scholarships for Ashland or Bayfield County high school seniors who have contributed to their community in the area of equality for all people, though initiatives related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender (LGBT) advocacy, support and/or education is preferred. Intent to attend an institute of higher education.  Deadline April 15, 2019

    2019 Design for the Future Scholarship Each spring, SDS Architects of Eau Claire awards two college scholarships to area graduates who are seeking to further their education in fine arts, interior design, or architecture.  The scholarship is open to applicants from Ashland High School, Bloomer High School, Cashton High School, Colfax High School, Durand High School, Elcho High School, Elk Mound High School, Frederic High School, Lac Du Flambeau Public School, Menomonie High School, and Spring Valley High School. An online application is requested as well as submission of a portfolio. The winners are carefully chosen based upon the content and professionalism of their individual applications. Applications are due April 5, 2019

    2019 Bad River Student Scholarship Two $500 scholarships for Bad River High School seniors seeking post-secondary education.  Must be enrolled members of Bad River band and accepted to a post-secondary institution for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Deadline April 31, 2019

    GSAFE 2019 Youth Scholarship  The GSAFE Youth Scholarship awards up to four high school seniors $1000 each. The recipients of these awards will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting just and respectful schools for all, with an emphasis on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning students and issues (LGBTQ+). This scholarship is open to all Wisconsin high school seniors, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. We especially encourage youth of color and trans youth to apply.  Deadline January 11, 2019

    We the Students Essay Contest We the Students Essay Prompt:  What are the essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?  Deadline February 14, 2019

    Better Business Bureau Students of Integrity Scholarships  There are a total of 10 scholarships, each in the amount of $2,500.To be eligible for this award, the student must: Be a high school senior, a Wisconsin state resident, have a 3.0 or show GPA improvement consistently over time & plan to attend a Wisconsin-based accredited Higher Education Institution (2 or 4 year).  Deadline is February 14, 2019.

    2019 Law & Justice Scholarship Applicant must be enrolled in and plan to attend a college/university during the 2019-2020 school year, need proof of enrollment to an accredited college/university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Award Amount: $750  Deadline: The application deadline is May 31, 2019.

    Xello & Method Test Prep Scholarship Eligibility:  Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen in the United States for other than a temporary purpose, be a Wisconsin resident and be a graduating Wisconsin high school student during the current academic year.  Deadline November 1, 2018

     Duluth/Superior Area Community Scholarships  The DSACF manages more than 60 different scholarships established by individuals, businesses, and organizations wanting to help local students pursue their educational goals. Each individual scholarship is created with its own different criteria for application eligibility and selection. With such a wide variety of awards, there is probably going to be something just for you. Deadline January 15, 2018

    Wisconsin Education Association Council  High school seniors who are planning to go into the field of education and whose parent(s) are a WEAC member, a WEAC retired member or who died while holding a WEAC membership are eligible to apply.  In addition, the student must rank in the top 25% of his/her class or have achieved a 3.0 cumulative grade point average  at the time of application, plan to pursue an education major or minor and intend to teach in Wisconsin.  Must be postmarked by February 1, 2019.

    ZipRecruiter $3000 Scholarship  You must be a legal resident of one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia,be 18 years of age or older, and  be enrolled as a student at an accredited high school, college or university in the United States.  Deadline December 31, 2018

    Wisconsin Professional Police Association Scholarship Program  Must be a Wisconsin resident enrolling in a college or vocational/technical school in a course of study leading to a 2 or four year degree in police science, criminal justice, or a law enforcement related field- which does not include law school-is eligible.  Must be postmarked on or before February 1.

    Wisconsin Restaurant Assoc. Education Foundation Scholarship  For students pursuing post-secondary education in fields related to the restaurant and hospitality industries, such as Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, and Food Science.  Deadline April 1, 2019

    2019 Ashland Police Union Scholarship Must be a graduating Senior who is entering the Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement field at a 2 or 4 year university or college.  Deadline May 1, 2019

    Local Ashland Scholarships   This link includes 6 different scholarships: The Danny Bochler Scholarship, Ashland High School Class of 1961 Scholarship, American Legion #516, the Synergy Cooperative Scholarship and the Elizabeth Lee Memorial Scholarships. Deadline April 18, 2019

    Manufacturing Works Scholarship   High School Seniors attending WITC, CVTC, or UW-Stout in a Manufacturing program as a full time student for 2019-2020   Deadline March 29, 2019

    Northwoods Community Credit Scholarship  Open to any graduating Senior.  You, your parent, or legal guardian must be a Prime Member for at least one year and be in good standing.  Deadline April 15, 2019

    Northwoods Community Credit Military Scholarship Any student who has committed to a branch of the US Military immediately following high school graduation.  Verification by military recruiter or high school official is required.  Entrance into the military by 12/31/19 is required.  You, your parent, or legal guardian must be a Prime Member for at least one year and be in good standing. Additional consideration will be given if the student applicant is a member of the credit union.  Application is open between May 1 and December 31st.

    Kids Chance of Wisconsin For children of Wisconsin workers who have been seriously injured or killed due to work-related accidents.  Deadline May 1, 2019

    Trytten Scholarship  Awarded to an outstanding high school senior entering UWStevens Point who intends to major in Chemistry.  Minimum GPA of 3.5.  Must plan on attending in fall 2019. Deadline Jan. 31, 2019

    The Color of Hope Scholarship  These scholarships are open to undergraduate and High School graduating students who are pursuing the studies of Art, Music and Psychology.  Send a 500 word essay explaining why you have chosen this field of study and why we should chose you for this award.  Send your essay  by 3/31/19 to:  The Color of Hope 10-5-17, C/O Becca Lopez, 409 Highland Street, Wrightstown, WI 54180  TheColorOfHope10517@Gmail.com

    Scholarships for Student Caregivers For young people who are taking on the role of caregiver for older loved ones are simultaneously pursuing high school, college or graduate-level education. Scholarships for student-caregivers help ease the financial burden faced by these extremely hardworking students.  Several scholarships available.  Deadlines vary, check website.

    Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribe Ed. Dept Scholarships  Includes need-based educational services for enrolled Bad River tribal members  Not yet open

    Northern Finnish Mutual Insurance   Northern Finnish Mutual Insurance awards scholarships to graduating seniors who plan to attend a college or technical school.  To be eligible, the senior’s parents or guardian must be a current policyholder of Northern Finnish Mutual Insurance. Seniors of board members, agents or staff are not eligible to participate.  Deadline March 25, 2019

    Culture, Education & Success Scholarship Must be enrolled members of Bad River Band and accepted to a post secondary institution for the 2018-2019 academic year. Not yet open

    Foundation of Rural Service Scholarship Applicants must be sponsored by a current NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association member, be accepted into an accredited 2- or 4- year college or tech school, have at least a 2.0 GPA and express an interest in returning to a rural community following college graduation.   Deadline March 3, 2019

    Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers  Applicants must be a Wisconsin resident, have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, be a high school graduate or high school senior graduating in 2018, plan to attend an automotive, auto collision or diesel technician program at a NATEF-certified Wisconsin technical college. expired

    2018 Multimedia Scholarship  The first four categories (art, creative writing, music, and photography) will be for high school seniors only March 23, 2019

    Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin Scholarship Available to graduating high school Seniors who plan to study engineering at a four-year ABET accredited program.  Deadline December 17, 2018

    Forest County Potawatomi Community Foundation Scholarship  2 Scholarships available- $10,000 Lois Crowe Scholarship and the $5000 Delores Pemma Scholarship.  Must live in Wisconsin; have a high school diploma by fall 2018; be accepted as a first year, full time or part time degree-seeking student at an accredited WI tech school or college; minimum 2.25 GPA; must demonstrate leadership.  February 24, 2019

    Redfin Scholarship   Graduating high school senior;  cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale  Deadline January 31, 2019

    Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance Scholarship  The scholarship will be awarded annually to one graduating high school senior.  Turn in application to Mrs. Lutz by February 2nd, 2019. 

    Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance Teacher Education Scholarship The scholarship will be awarded annually to one graduating high school senior entering the field of education.  Turn in application to Mrs. Lutz by February 2nd, 2019.

    Jim Oakley Scholarship  Any Senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who intends to study or continue world language.  Not yet open

    National Farmers Organization Scholarships Must be a high school senior who will major in an agricultural field at an accredited college or university. Applicatns will automatically be eligible to win both scholarhsip by completing one application Deadline February 28, 2019.  

    Wisconsin Cattlemen's/Cattlewomen's Scholarship  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 Agricultural Short Course Program.  Deadline February 19, 2019

    Rover Scholarship   You need to be a resident of the United States,  must be a graduating high school senior in pursuit of a associates degree or bachelor’s degree, your GPA must be 3.0 or above.  Deadline May 1, 2019

    Compeer Financial High School Senior Scholarship  Graduating High School Senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale). Designated agricultural major, interest in an agriculture-related field, or have an agriculture or rural background. Special consideration will be given to students of parents who do business with Compeer Financial.  Deadline March 15, 2019.

    Bayfield Electric Lineman Scholarship For high school seniors who will be attending a Lineman School Deadline March 18, 2019

    Bayfield Electric General Scholarship  For high school seniors who will be going to to college or technical school and their parents are a member of Bayfield Electric. Deadline March 18, 2019

    Future Caregivers Scholarship   For graduating high school seniors from Northern Wisconsin who are planning on a degree in a healthcare field   Deadline April 1, 2019

    Elks Teenager of the Month  This is an award/recognition for Seniors.  Winners are chosen monthly.  Mail completed application to:  Elks Lodge, Attn: George Stolarzyk, P.O. Box 364, 3000 Golf Course Rd., Ashland, WI 54806

    Elks Jr Teenager of the Month  This is an award/recognition for 7th-11th graders.  Mail completed application to:  Elks Lodge, Attn: George Stolarzyk, P.O. Box 364, 3000 Golf Course Rd., Ashland, WI 54806

    WSTA Scholarship   Students in graduating classes of high schools in Wisconsin are eligible for a Foundation scholarship.  Each applicant must be endorsed by a participating local exchange telephone company. AT&T, CenturyLink, Spring Valley Telephone Company and West Wisconsin Telcom Cooperative do not participate in the WSTF Scholarship process.   February 6, 2018

    Wisconisin Professional Police Association Scholarship 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 expired

    Ab Nicholas Scholarship  Scholarships based on need, academic achievement and character for high school senior basketball players and managers, both boys and girls, who plan to attend the University of Wisconsin school system.  Scholarships applications are available on line starting February 1 and must be submitted by April 30.

    National Farmers Organization  High School seniors interested in pursuing an education in agriculture.  Deadline February 28, 2019

    Senior Caregiver Scholarship  A $2,000 scholarship available to an eligible student who has been a caregiver for a senior friend or relative. One student, who will be attending college or university in the Fall of 2018, will receive $2,000 for tuition and/or books.  Deadline January 15, 2019

    LWZ Ryberg  Family Education Scholarship - Any 2018 Graduate who will attend a accredited 2 or 4 year college to study elementary education Not available in the 2018-2019 year.

    Superior Shores Farm Bureau Scholarship  High school senior in Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas or Iron County who will be pursuing a degree in the agriculture industry and attending a 2 or 4 year college. Eligible majors include:  dairy science, soil science, agronomy, genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, forestry, horticulture, environmental science and more in the science area. April 15, 2019

    Carrie Crystal Stuckert Art Scholarship  For students enrolling as an Art Major at an accredited insitituion of higher education. Deadline April 24, 2019

    Wisconsin Towns Association   High School Seniors graduating in 2017 from a Wisconsin high school that plan to attend a Wisconsin public or private college or vocational college   Must be postmarked by  Deadline May 31, 2019

    SFM Foundation Scholarships  To qualify, students must have a parent who was disabled or fatally injured while working for Minnesota or Iowa employers. Scholarships are awarded up to a maximum of $10,000 a year, and are renewable for two years for a 2-year program, and up to 5 years for a bachelor’s degree Deadline March 31, 2019

    Wisconsin Cattlemen Scholarship  The Wisconsin Cattlemen’s scholarship is 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 Agricultural Short Course Program  Deadline February 18, 2019

    Superior Choice Credit Union Scholarships  Recipients must be members in good standing of Superior Choice Credit Union (SCCU). The recipient must be a high school senior about to enter a post-secondary education program as a full-time student as determined by their respective schools  Deadline April 26, 2019

    Ashland, Iron River, Poplar Building Products Scholarship For students graduating from Maple Northwestern, Solon Springs, South Shore or Ashland High School who plan to attend a Vocational/Technical College.  Deadline April 18, 2019

    AFT Wisconsin Scholarships Applicant's parent, grandparent or guardian must be a current AFT-Wisconsin member or a retiree in good standing of AFT-Wisconsin for more than one year.  The individual must be accepted into an accredited college, university, or technical college at the time the award is issued Not yet open

    Chequamegon Bay Arts Council Scholarship  Must be a Senior graduating from a high school in Ashland or Bayfield County who it planning to enroll in a degree program leading to a career in the visual, literary, or performing arts. Deadline April 30, 2019

    American Federation of Teachers Scholarship   Must be a Senior graduating from Ashland High School pursuing a degree in education.  Not yet open

    Otto and Dorothy Rusch Family Scholarship  Must be a senior graduating from Ashland, Bayfield or Washburn High school who is a child or legal dependent of a Washburn Iron Works (WIW) employee.  Your parent/guardian (employee) must be currently employed at the time of your application and have been employed for the full calendar year prior to the year of your graduating.  Must be continuing education at a technical or four year college in the fall after high school graduation. Deadline April 18, 2019

    Cobell Scholarship  Both Merit-based and Need-based, the competitive scholarship is annual, non-renewable, and available to any post-secondary student who is; an enrolled member of a US Federally-Recognized Tribe, enrolled in full-time study and is degree-seeking. Applicants must plan to attend or be attending any nationally, regionally and industry accredited non-profit, public and private, institution.   Applicants must be pursuing a vocational certificate or diploma, associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral or professional degree, or certificate.  Deadlines vary- check site

    AIGC Scholarships  Seniors pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited school who demonstrate financial need and are enrolled in a federally recognized American Indian tribe. Deadline February 24, 2019 

    Ashland Business Alliance Scholarship   Any Senior of AHS who will be attending Northland College or WITC and majoring in a business related field (ex: Accounting, Business, Management, Human Resoures, Economics- other fields will be considered) Deadline April 18, 2019

    Northland Area Builders Association Scholarship  Any Senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who is pursuing a career and vocational training in one of the building trades. Deadline March 29, 2019

    Ashland Bayfield County Sportsmen Scholarship  Graduating Seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.7 who are pursuing a degree at a 2 or 4 year college.  Must support conservation ethics.   Deadline April 26, 2019

    Ashland Snowmobile Club Scholarship  Graduating Senior from Ashland High School planning to pursue further education in an accredited 2 or 4 year institution of higher learning in the following fields:  Medical, Law Enforcement, Fire/Rescue, Business Management, Mechanical/Internal Combustion or Forestry.  Must have passed the snowmobile safety course. Deadline April 12, 2019

    $10,000 Lois Crow Scholarship  Graduating Senior who will begin college in Fall of 2017 as a full time undergraduate student at an accredited Wisconsin University/College. Minimum GPA of 2.5. February 24, 2019

    $5000 Deloras Pemma Scholarship  Awarded to a State of Wisconsin resident who is currently accepted as a 2017-2018 first year, Full-time or Part-time, 2 year degree seeking student in an accredited Wisconsin University/College/Technical College. February 24, 2019

    Sanborn Community Club Scholarship Senior graduating from Ashland High School who plans on furthering their education at a 2 or 4 year postsecondary institution.  Applicant must live in the area of the Village of Sanborn, or in the townships of White River, Marengo or Kelly. Deadline April 12, 2019

    Wisconsin Indianhead Foundation Scholarships   Applicants must have applied to WITC and have obtained a WITC Student ID.  Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits in the semester the scholarship will be applied to their account. Check website

    Dan Hagen Memorial Scholarship For students who will be attending Northland College. Deadline March 31, 2019

    Midland Services Scholarship Application All members of the Midland Services Cooperative and their children are eligible to receive a $500.00 Scholarship, including employees and directors. Deadline March 31, 2019

    GIPAW Scholarship   Applicants can include high school seniors enrolling in the field of Information Technology.  Deadline April 26, 2019

    UW-Madison Alumni Scholarship   For any students accepted and attending UW-Madison.  Not yet open (This is a mail in application, so recommend sending in early than May 5th).  

    Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship  For Seniors graduating in Spring of 2018 who are enrolled in a post-secondary institutue in the Fall of 2018.  Must be seeking to pursue career or technical education and be Pell-grant eligible. Not yet open

    49's Legacy Scholarship 2 scholarships available for graduating Seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who will be attending Northland College in the Fall of 2019. Deadline April 26, 2019

    Chequamegon Veteran's Scholarship  High school seniors who have been accepted to a state university, private or technical college, who are a direct descendant, i.e. child, grandchild, or a legally adopted child, of a U.S. veteran who served or is serving in the U.S. Military.  Deadline April 30, 2019.

    Chequamegon Area Retired Educators   To be awarded to a graduating Senior who is attending a 2 or 4 year college for the 2019-2020 school year and will major in education. Deadline April 26, 2019

    Ashland Lions Foundation Scholarship   To be awarded to a graduating Senior who is attending a 2 or 4 year college for the 2019-2020 school year. Deadline April 26, 2019

    Race To Equity Scholarship    One $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a student graduating from a Wisconsin high school  in the spring of 2019, who plans to enroll in secondary education or 
    vocational training.  Deadline September 3, 2018

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