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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 Tuituion 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

 


 

The Foundation of the WI Automobile & Truck Dealers Association Technician Scholarships & Snap-On Industrial Tool Awards

Application Deadline:  January 15, 2019 |  Website/Application Instructions
Award Amount: Amount varies up to full tuition

The Foundation of the Wisconsin Automobile and Truck Dealers welcomes your application for an Automotive, Diesel, Auto Collision or motorcycle Technician Scholarship.

All applicants for any of the above scholarships must:

  • Have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • Be a high school graduate or high school senior graduating in 2019.
  •  Plan to attend or currently be enrolled (with an anticipated graduation date no earlier than the spring of 2020) in an automotive, auto collision or diesel technician program at a Wisconsin technical college.
  • Plan to pursue a professional career in the automotive, diesel or auto collision industry.
  • High school students must submit their ACT test scores and complete two additional on-line tests.Testing should be completed by January 15, 2019.
  • Current technical college students do not need to complete the assessment tests, but they will need to send in their transcripts from their first semester as soon as it is available.

 


 

Kewaunee County Farm Technology Days 2017 Second Half Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 31, 2019|  Application

Basic Eligibility Requirements
Applicant must have attended one of the following school districts: Algoma, Denmark, Kewaunee, Luxemburg-Casco, Mishicot or Southern Door

This scholarship is open to any student that is beyond the first half of post-secondary education, 3rd or 4th year of college, second-year of a two-year program, or second half of a program.* The Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited school.

  • The applicant or a member of the applicant’s immediate family must have been involved in Kewaunee County Farm Technology Days 2017 – as a sponsor, volunteer, or vendor.
  • Applicants must have an overall grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent and must maintain a 2.50 GPA, or equivalent, for the succeeding 2 semesters of study, or the committee retains the right to review and revoke half of the scholarship awarded.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a 2 or 4-year post-secondary school or be enrolled in a course of technical study.
  • Applicants must prepare and submit an original 1,500 word typed essay explaining the importance of community volunteerism, along with two letters of professional recommendation and an unofficial transcript.

 


 

Wisconsin Destination Imagination Dave Valentine Extreme Creativity Award

Application Deadline: January 31, 2019  | Website/Application
Award Amount: Varies

Eligibility
A Wisconsin graduating high school senior who has been on a DI team, and/or has been a DI volunteer, for a minimum of two years (you may include the 2018-19 season).


 

Wisconsin Destination Imagination Elaine House Alumni Award

Application Deadline: January 31, 2019  | Website/Application
Award Amount: Varies

Eligibility
A Wisconsin resident, age 25 or under, currently enrolled in college, university or technical school who has been on a DI team in Wisconsin and/or has been a DI volunteer, for a minimum of two years (you may include the 2018-19 season). You do not currently need to be on a competitive team. A previous recipient of the Elaine House Alumni Award for College Students may not reapply.


 

Wisconsin Education Association Council Scholarships

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019  | Website/Application
Award Amount: $1,450 per year up to four years

Eligibility

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.

In addition, the student must rank in the top 25% of his or her class or have achieved a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (based on a non-weighted 4.0 scale) at the time of application, plan to pursue an education major or minor, and intend to teach in Wisconsin.

 


 

Wisconsin Professional Police Association Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019 | Application
Award Amount:  Determined by the committee

Eligibility
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.

 


 

Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 15, 2019  | Website/Application
Award Amount: One (1) $750 award per WiRSA region

In recognition of the tremendous efforts put forth by Wisconsin’s rural schools to provide their students with quality education in an ever-changing environment, it is with pleasure that the Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance (WiRSA) offers an annual scholarship program.

The scholarship will be awarded annually to one graduating high school senior from each of the four membership regions of Wisconsin as specified in the organization’s bylaws. An additional at-Large scholarship will be given to the next highest scoring applicant. Each recipient will receive a one-time cash scholarship of $750 to be used by the student to help defray the costs of post-secondary education and related expenses.

A written essay is required for the application that expands on the following information:

  • the benefits of attending a rural school
  • your college and career goals
  • the value of growing up in a rural community and what personal values you have gained from your experience

 


 

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.

 


 

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

 


 

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.

 


 

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

 


 

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

 


 

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.

 


 

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.

 


 

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.