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Scholarships


Scholarships

If your organization or place of employment has a scholarship that would be of interest to the students of our school or have any questions about applying for scholarships, please contact the guidance office.

General Scholarship Resources
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Bucky’s Tuition Promise

First announced in February 2018, Bucky’s Tuition Promise is a commitment to Wisconsin resident students.

The program guarantees scholarships and grants to pay for tuition & segregated fees for students whose household adjusted gross income (AGI) is $56,000 or less. Incoming freshmen will receive eight (8) consecutive semesters (4 years) of free tuition & segregated fees and transfer students will receive four (4) semesters (2 years).


 

 Algoma Area Education Foundation Inc. Scholarship

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2019, 3:00 p.m.
Past Recipient Enrollment Verification Deadline: September 1 & January 15
Application for High School Seniors  (Updated 9/26/18)  |  Application for Past Recipients  (Updated 9/26/18)
Award Amount: 
Varies

The Algoma Area Education Foundation promotes and supports excellence in our students. Our intention is to be an advocate for students as they work to achieve high levels of performance in education and in life. We believe there is no better place to invest our resources. AAEF believes that no student should ever receive less of an education due to a lack of opportunities or funds.

In that spirit, the AAEF offers scholarships to worthy students planning on attending a two- or four-year institution.

The criteria include, but are not limited to:

  • student-written essay
  • teacher and/or community member recommendation
  • community service
  • extra-curricular activities
  • academic achievement

 


 

Algoma Kewaunee Area Great Lakes Sport Fisherman’s Club

Application Deadline: February 22, 2019  | Information/Application
Award Amount:Three (3) $1,000 awards

Eligibility
High school senior planning to attend college in the fall of 2019 currently attending Algoma, Kewaunee, or Luxemburg- Casco Schools. Active club members and children of active club members will also be eligible to apply if they are high school seniors. Active club members are defined as attending at least 1 monthly meeting and volunteering in at least 1 club event/activity in the past year. The top 3 candidates will be chosen as the winners (this is a change from previous years where we would select one student from each school; now, its top 3 regardless of school so all 3 winners could be from same school). Preference will be given to students planning to pursue a degree in natural resources, fishery, or related field (animal science, biology science)- but all majors will be considered.

 


 

Wisconsin Sports Awards Scholarship Contest Sponsored by Cousins Subs

Application Deadline: February 28, 2019 |  Information/Application (Opens February 1)
Award Amount: Up to $20,000 between four (4) student-athletes

Eligibility

No purchase is necessary. In order to be eligible to enter the Wisconsin Sports Award Scholarship Contest, you must

  • be a legal U.S. resident of the state of Wisconsin.
  • be a high school senior graduating in the year 2019.
  • have participated in a WIAA sanctioned sport during your high school career (grades
    9-12).
  • have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.5.
  • be involved in civic and/or community organization(s) or activities during your high-school career (grades 9-12).
  • be available to attend the Wisconsin Sports Awards Banquet.
  • consent to be photographed, audio recorded and/or video recorded.

 


 

Forest County Potawatomi Community Foundation/Delores Pemma Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 24, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. | Information | Application
Award Amount: $5,000

Awarded to a Wisconsin resident seeking to enroll or currently accepted as a first-year, full-time or part-time degree-seeking student at an accredited Wisconsin technical school or college.

Eligibility

  • Must be a US citizen or legal US resident
  • Must be a Wisconsin resident
  •  Must be accepted as a first-year, full-time (12 credits) or part-time (6 credits) degree-seeking student at an accredited Wisconsin technical school or college for Fall of 2019.
  • Must have a minimum 2.25 Cumulative GPA

 


 

Forest County Potawatomi Community Foundation/Lois Crowe Scholarship 

Application Deadline: February 24, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. | Information | Application
Award Amount: $10,000

Eligibility

  • Must be a US citizen or legal US resident
  • Must be a Wisconsin resident
  •  Must be accepted as a first-year, full-time (12 credits) degree-seeking student at an accredited Wisconsin college or university for Fall of 2019.
  • Must have a minimum 2.25 Cumulative GPA

 


 

Kinnard Farms Excellence in Agricultural Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019 |  Information  |  Application
Award Amount: Three scholarships of $1,500 each

The Kinnard Farms Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship aims to recognize and reward graduating high school seniors interested in pursuing a career related to agriculture. Emphasis is placed on students’ performance and humanitarian qualities.

To be considered for nomination, students must:

  • Be a graduating senior in good standing from one of the following schools: Kewaunee, Luxemburg-Casco, Algoma, Denmark or SouthernDoor high schools
  • Be accepted into a 2-year, 4-year or short course program and enrolling the following fall
  • Plan to pursue an agricultural focus such as dairy or animal science, horticulture, mechanics, agronomy, pre-veterinary, agricultural communications, or a trade
  • Write and submit an essay (250-500 words) describing how they became interested in agriculture, their experience and what they bring to the field and their professional goals
  • Submit one letter of reference
  • Demonstrate humanitarian qualities in school and community through school programs and/or community service
  • Be a Wisconsin resident

 


 

Bank of Luxemburg Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019 |  Information/Application
Award Amount: $1,000 per year for up to four years 

Bank of Luxemburg has provided financial services to the area since 1903. In keeping with its tradition of community service and commitment to the education of future civic and business leaders, Bank of Luxemburg has established a Scholarship Opportunity for graduating seniors. Bank of Luxemburg may award annual academic scholarships to the children or grandchildren of Bank of Luxemburg customers. The scholarship is established to assist graduating high school seniors continue his/her education at a university, college, trade, or vocational school.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Eligible applicants include any high school senior attending High School who is or whose parent or grandparent is a Bank of Luxemburg customer. 
  • Applicants must have maintained a minimum of a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (based on 4.0).
  • Applicants must plan to enroll full-time at an accredited two or four-year college, university or trade/vocational school in the United States. (Proof of enrollment will be required for release of scholarship payment after the award completion of the first semester.)
  • Student employees of the Bank of Luxemburg meeting the above requirements will receive the scholarship subject to the bank employee selection process of the scholarship selection committee.
  • Gender, race, or financial need will not be criteria for selection.

 


 

Cellcom 2019 Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019 |  Information/Application
Award Amount: Sixteen (16) $750 scholarships

Cellcom is proud to award sixteen $750 scholarships to graduating high school seniors across our service area. Cellcom scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience and an essay on community impact. Financial need is not considered.
Criteria

  • Applicant must reside within a county in Wisconsin or Upper Michigan where Cellcom operates.
  • Applicant or applicant’s parent or legal guardian must be a Cellcom customer.
  • Applicant must be a high school graduating senior.
  • Applicant must be planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or technical school.
  • Applicant must have a minimum of 75 volunteer hours.
  • Cellcom employees and agents or dependents of employees and agents are not eligible to apply.

 


 

Fox River Valley Section of  the International Society of Automation Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019 | Application
Award Amount: One (1) $2,500 and Four (4) $1,500

Eligibility

Recipients must pursue an automation or control process related course of study terminating in an associates or bachelors degree from an accredited university anywhere the world and must live within the boundaries of the Fox River Valley Section.

 

 


 

Door/Kewaunee Retired Educators’ Association

Application Deadline: March 16, 2019 | Application/Information
Award Amount: Varies

Eligibility
Open to students in Door or Kewaunee County pursuing a career in the education profession.

 


 

CAPP Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 17, 2019 | Website
Award Amount: $500

Eligibility
This scholarship is awarded to high school Cooperative Academic Partnership Program (CAPP) students who have been admitted to UW Oshkosh as entering freshmen. Applicant must apply during their senior year in high school. Applicant must have either successfully completed at least one CAPP course or be currently enrolled in a CAPP course at the time of application. Recipients must be enrolled full-time the semester the award is disbursed. This scholarship is not renewable. Students may apply for both the CAPPScholarship and the CAPP Honors Scholarship; however, students are only eligible to receive one of the awards.

 


 

Honors College CAPP Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 17, 2019 | Website
Award Amount: $1,000

Eligibility
This scholarship is awarded to high school Cooperative Academic Partnership Program (CAPP) students who have been admitted to the UW Oshkosh Honors College as entering freshmen. Applicant must apply during their senior year in high school. Applicant must have either successfully completed at least one CAPP course or be currently enrolled in a CAPP course at the time of application. Recipients must be enrolled full-time the semester the award is disbursed. This scholarship is not renewable. Students may apply for both the CAPP Scholarship and the CAPP Honors Scholarship; however, students are only eligible to receive one of the awards.

 


 

Fox River Valley Branch of the Wisconsin Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 30, 2019 | Application 
Award Amount: Category B: $500,  Category A: $1,000

Eligibility

Category A – High School Senior Pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering

  • Enrolling full time in an ABET-accredited university or college for the fall 2019 semester.
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering.
  • U.S. citizen and Wisconsin resident

Category B – High School Senior Pursuing a degree in a Civil Engineering related field

  • Enrolling full time in a university, college, or technical school for the fall 2019 semester.
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree relevant to Civil Engineering, but not specifically a Civil Engineering degree.
  • U.S. citizen and Wisconsin resident.

 

 


 

James R. Blahnik Agricultural Scholarship

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. |  Cover Letter  |  Application
Award Amount: $500

The James R. Blahnik Agricultural Scholarship offers a one-time scholarship to a worthy graduating high school senior planning on furthering their education.

The criteria include but are not limited to:

  • Graduate of Algoma High School
  • Pursuing an agriculture-related career in ag-business, crops & soils or animal science.
  • Must be enrolled in a 2-year, 4-year or short course ag program.
  • A minimum high school GPA of 2.0.
  • Displays leadership qualities.
  • Completed Scholarship Application.
  • Completed essay indicated his/her career goals (500 words or less).
  • Included a letter of recommendation which would indicate applicant’s qualifications for receiving this scholarship

 


 

Norma Mueller & Marge Curtin Scholarship

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. |  Cover Letter  |  Application
Award Amount: $1,000

The Norma Mueller and Marge Curtin Memorial Fund offers a yearly scholarship to a worthy student planning on attending a two- or four-year institution.

The criteria include, but are not limited to:

  • Student-written essay
  • Completed scholarship application
  • Community service
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Academic achievement
  • Graduate of Algoma High School
  • A minimum high school GPA of 2.0

 


 

The Muskrat City Sportsmen’s Club Scholarship

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. |  Cover Letter  |  Application
Award Amount: $750

The criteria include, but are not limited to:

  • Student-written essay
  • Completed scholarship application
  • Community service
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Academic achievement
  • Graduate of Algoma High School – Class of 2019

 

Algoma Education Capital Fund Scholarship

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. |  Cover Letter  |  Application
Award amount: $500

The criteria include, but are not limited to:

  • Graduate of Algoma High School
  • Must be enrolled in post-secondary training/certification or a 2-year/4-year undergraduate program.
  • Displays leadership qualities.
  • Completed scholarship application
  • Submitted proof to address the application question (examples include: essay, powerpoint presentation, video, inspiration board, etc.).
  • Included a letter of recommendation which would indicate applicant’s qualifications for receiving this scholarship.

 


Thomas H. Lutsey-Waseda Farms Scholarship

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2019|  Information  |  Application/Website
Award Amount: $10,000

For high school students pursuing an agriculture field that will enhance rural communities. Scholarship recipients will receive $10,000 over four years.

The criteria include but are not limited to:

  • Current graduating senior attending a high school within 150 miles of Green Bay</ li>
  • Attending an accredited 4-year college/university. Students can apply if they plan on attending a 2-year technical school first to then transfer to a 4-year program as a full-time student.</ li>
  • Pursuing a career with an agriculture focus that will enhance rural communities. Examples include: dairy science, animal science, agriculture engineering, veterinary medicine, agriculture economics, environmental science, agri-business</ li>
  • Minimum 3.0 high school GPA</ li>
  • Minimum 19 ACT composite score</ li>
  • Student with a rural or agriculture background</ li>
  • Financial need as demonstrated by the FAFSA

 


 

Deprey-Skyline Family IT Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 2, 2019 at 2 p.m. |  Information/Application
Award Amount: Two-year award, Amount Varies

Eligibility

  • Must be pursuing a major/field of study in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field at either a four-year college/university or a two-year/technical college on a full-time basis.
  • Demonstrate financial need

 


 

Challenge The Outdoors Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 2, 2019 at 2 p.m. |  Application
Award Amount: Two (2) $500 awards

Eligibility
A potential recipient must:

  • Live in Brown, Calumet, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Oconto, Outagamie,Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara, and Winnebago Counties In Wisconsin.
  • Be an individual with physical challenges pursuing a post-secondary education.
  • Have a High School GPA of 2.5

 


 

Door County Medical Center Auxiliary High School Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 8, 2019  |  Website/Application Forms
Award Amount: Varied

Eligibility

You must be a graduating high school senior from one of the following Door County High Schools (Gibraltar, Sevastopol, Southern Door, Sturgeon Bay, Washington Island, and Algoma HS) pursuing an education in the medical field.

Criteria

  1. Applicant must be planning to pursue a full course of study at an accredited technical school, 4 year college or university in the medical field
  2. Scholastic and academic awards including: rank in class, transcript of grades, ACT/SAT Composite scores, academic awards, honors etc.
  3. Award winners must have maintained a 3.0 or better GPA (based on a 4.0 system) d. Extracurricular activities
  4. Community involvement: good citizenship both in school and in the community
  5. Interview before the Auxiliary Scholarship Committee

 


 

Glenway Breitlow and Elmer Ullmann Memorial Scholarships

Application Deadline: April 15, 2019 |  Application
Award Amount: Two (2) $500 Awards

Eligibility

  • Member of a 2019 high school graduating class
  • Must be a member of Kewaunee County Farm Bureau or from a Kewaunee County Farm Bureau member family (parent or guardian).
  • Applicant must have obtained a C average during last 4 semesters of high school.
  • Student to be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year agriculture or agriculture related course. Also includes 1 year Farm & Industry Short Courses at Technical Schools.

 


 

Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 26, 2019 | Application | Website
Award Amount: Two (2) $2,000, Three (3) $1.000

The family of Carrie Stuckert has created the Dream Pool Foundation, a non-profit corporation offering scholarship opportunities. Dream Pool is offering two $2,000.00 scholarships and three $1,000.00 scholarships to provide assistance to individuals pursuing education in the visual arts.

Eligibility

Interested candidates must possess extracurricular accomplishments and inspirational goals. Academically capable students must be enrolled as an Art Major at an accredited institution of higher education located in the United States. (This includes Art Therapy Programs). All applicants must be U.S. citizens. Recipient will be required to provide evidence of college acceptance before money is awarded.

 


 

AB Nicholas Scholarship Foundation

Application Deadline: April 30, 2019  |  Website/Application (Opens February 1)
Award Amount: Varies
Basic Eligibility Requirements
  • You must be participating in your high school’s boys or girls basketball program during this (your senior) year either as a player or a manager.
  • You must be a 2018 graduating senior of a Wisconsin high school – public or private.
  • You must attend a University of Wisconsin System school as a full-time student (at least 12 credits), enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year program.
  • You must be a bona fide resident of Wisconsin.
  • You will need a completed FAFSA form on file (Free Application For Student Aid) for your application to be considered.

 


 

2019 Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 31, 2019 |  Website
Award Amount: $750

This Scholarship is open to all first-year freshman who will be attending an accredited College or University during the 2019-2020 school year (current high school seniors are eligible to apply). Special consideration will be given to a student who is interested in pursuing a career in law and meets the requirements.

Requirements

  • Applicant must be enrolled in and plan to attend a college/university during 2019-2020 school year.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.

 


 

Wisconsin Towns Association Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: May 31, 2019 | Website/Application
Award Amount: Seven (7) $1,000 awards

Eligibility

All applicants must graduate from a Wisconsin public or private high school in 2019 and plan to attend a Wisconsin public or private college or University in 2019.

 


 

BigSun Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 19, 2019 |  Website
Award Amount: $500.00

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.

Eigibility
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.


 

Jan Egerton & Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 20, 2019 |  Website/Essay Questions/Application
Award Amount: $500 – $2,500

The scholarship is available to students in colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Our goal is to help the educational efforts of students while raising awareness of mesothelioma, provide information about its prognosis and the dangers of being exposed to asbestos. Mesothelioma is a disease that affects men and women – both young and old.

Eligibility

High school students and Undergraduate and graduate students who have been accepted or currently enrolled in a college or university located within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.