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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

 


 

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.

 


 

Algoma Optimist Scholarship

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. |  Application
Award Amount: $250 – $1,000

The Optimist Club of Algoma is offering scholarship(s) to graduating Algoma High School senior(s) planning to attend college (two or four-year institutions), technical, vocational or trade programs in the fall following their high school graduation.

 


 

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

  • 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
  • Scholastic and academic awards including: rank in class, transcript of grades, ACT/SAT Composite scores, academic awards, honors etc.
  • Award winners must have maintained a 3.0 or better GPA (based on a 4.0 system) d. Extracurricular activities
  • Community involvement: good citizenship both in school and in the community
  • Interview before the Auxiliary Scholarship Committee

 


 

LCpl Dean D. Opicka Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by April 12, 2019  | Website/Application Forms
Award Amount: Three (3) $1,500 scholarships

Eligibility

The LCpl Dean D. Opicka Memorial Fund will award three $1500 scholarships to honor the memory of Dean and to financially assist three well-rounded students who demonstrate a dedication to service.

Criteria

The scholarship is available to students who:

  • Have achieved a 3.0 GPA (High school transcript MUST be attached.)
  • Are planning to attend a 2 or 4 year school, carrying a minimum of 12 credits
  • Are active in their school/community
  • Attend Luxemburg-Casco, Kewaunee or Algoma School Districts

 


 

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.

 


 

Rice Engineering Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 15, 2019 at 5 p.m. |   Information Sheet/Application

Award Amount: $3,000

Eligibility

• Graduating seniors from any high school in Brown, Door, Kewaunee or Manitowoc Counties.
• A student that is accepted for enrollment in an accredited engineering program.
• A student that is going into a civil engineering program.

 


 

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.

 


 

Glenn Kenneth Haubenschild Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 29, 2019  |  Information/Application Instructions
Award Amount: $1,000

Basic Eligibility Requirements

A one-time $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one graduating Algoma High School Senior who is attending a school of higher education for the purpose of entering into a medical profession. Your application should include a 1-2 page typed, double spaced essay on what medical profession you hope to enter and why. In addition, please include a resume listing your contact information, education, extracurricular activities, jobs held and volunteer activities.

 


 

Algoma Lions Club Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 30, 2019 | Information Sheet | Application may be picked up at the AHS Office
Award Amount: Two (2) $500 scholarships

Criteria

  • Each applicant will provide a current transcript of courses taken through the seventh semester of school.
  • Each applicant will submit an essay of a minimum of 500 words detailing their career goals.
  • Since the Lions Club are a community service organization, we expect each applicant to be actively involved in their community. Applicant must provide a listing of all involvement throughout their school career.
  • Each applicant will need to list all leadership roles they have held through their high school career.
  •  Each applicant will explain how they plan to use the scholarship.  Priority will be given to students who plan on pursuing higher education in the health care field.
  • Each applicant will list all activities they have been involved with while in school.  Examples: athletics, music, drama, clubs, etc.

All scholarship recipients will be expected to attend the June Algoma Lions Club meeting.

 


 

American Veterans Post 42 of Kewaunee County Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 30, 2019 to the Guidance Office | Information Sheet/Application  
Award Amount: $250

Criteria:

  • Student must be accepted at a Wisconsin School of higher learning.
  • Student must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point or better.
  • .Student must be a child or grandchild of an American Veteran.
  • Students majoring in education and social work will be given priority.
  • Application must be complete and signed.
  • Student must attach a four year grade report


 

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.

 


 

The Peck Law Group $700 Elder Abuse and Neglect Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 29, 2019 (11:59 p.m. PST) | Website
Award Amount: $700

Eligibility:

Anyone that has been accepted to a college or trade school or students enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in the United States.