Individual Scholarships (National Scholarship links are located below this section)
WITC Promise Scholarship Deadline April 12, 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
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. November 20, 2018
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 15, 2018
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. October 31, 2018
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, 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
2018 Ashland Police Union Scholarship Must be a graduating Senior who is entering the Criminal Justice field at a 2 or 4 year university or college. not yet open
Local Ashland Scholarships This link includes the Danny Bochler Scholarship, the Julius & Ruby Scholarship, Ashland High School Class of 1961 Scholarship, American Legion #516 and the Synergy Cooperative Scholarship. not yet open
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
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 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. Not yet open
National Honor Society Scholarship Not yet open
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
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Scholarship Not yet open
Elks Teenager of the Month This is an award/recognition for Seniors. 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 Not yet open
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 yet open
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. Not yet open
Whitetails Unlimited Scholarship Graduating Senior of Ashland High school, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must be an avid hunter or outdoorsman/woman. Not yet open
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 26i, 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. Not yet open
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
WITC Foundation Scholarships 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. Not yet open
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 Firefighters Scholarship Seniors from Ashland High School who have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and are attending a 4 year college or Technical College and pursuing a degree in a medical field, fire or EMS. Not yet open
Northwoods Community Credit Union Scholarship Awarded to 2 high school Seniors who are planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college. Must be the prime member on an NCCU account. Not yet open
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) Not yet open
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. Not yet open
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. Not yet open
Ashland Snowmobile Club Scholarship Graduating Senior from Ashland High School planning to pursue further education in an accredited 2 or 4 year insitution of higher learning in the following fields: Medical, Law Enforcement, Fire/Rescue, Business Management, Mechanical/Internal combustion or Forestry. Must have passed the snowmobile safery course. Not yet open
$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. Not yet open
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. Not yet open
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
Bayfield County Public Service Scholarship Must be a high school senior who resides in Bayfield County. Must attend on County Board meeting between October 1, 2016 and April 15, 2017 applicants must attend one County Board meeting and one municipal (City, Town, Village, Tribal) meeting. The applicant will speak briefly during public comment informing the board/council of their intent to apply for this program, their name, school and why they are interested in public office. Submit an application and a one-page essay on “Why I Would Consider Running for Public Office”. Not yet open
GIPAW Scholarship The GIPAW Scholarship Program is offered to both member agencies as well as IT students within member agencies’ jurisdictions. Not yet open
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 2018. Not yet open
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. Not yet open
Chequamegon Area Retired Educators To be awarded to a graduating Senior who is attending a 2 or 4 year college for the 2017-2018 school year and will major in education. Not yet open
Ashland Lions Foundation Scholarship To be awarded to a graduating Senior who is attending a 2 or 4 year college for the 2017-2018 school year. Not yet open
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
National Scholarship Links
Questbridge We are looking for high school seniors who have shown outstanding academic ability despite financial challenges.
Raise Me Microscholarship program, includes Northland College, UM-Duluth, UM-Twin Cities, Michigan State University, Western Michigna University, Carroll Univesity, University of Iowa, Lawrence University & more!