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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
Student Scholarships.org


 

 Algoma Area Education Foundation Inc. Scholarship

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Past Recipient Enrollment Verification Deadline: September 1 & January 15
Application for High School Seniors  |  Application for Past Recipients
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

 


 

AES Engineering Scholarship

Application Deadline: October 6, 2018 | Website/Application Instructions
Award Amount: $500

Eligibility

Our belief is that achieving a high-grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason, we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post-secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

 


 

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Kohl Student Excellence Scholarship

Application Deadline: October 19, 2018, via SmartSimple web portal to allow time for the letter of recommendation process. Requests to submit a letter of recommendation are sent electronically to a recommender after an applicant has completed and submitted the application. All materials are due November 4, 2018, at 11:59.59 p.m. |  Website  |  Application Guidelines & Instructions
Award Amount: $10,000

The purpose of the Herb Kohl Student Excellence Scholarship is to recognize student leadership, citizenship, school and community involvement, and academic achievement. It is the goal of the Foundation to encourage Wisconsin youth to pursue post-secondary education in a public or nonpublic university, college, or vocational/technical college. 

Eligibility

Applicants must be graduating high school students who intend to enroll in a postsecondary institution, which may be a public or nonpublic university, college, vocational/technical college, or certification program. Students who are residents of the State of Wisconsin, are in good standing, and who demonstrate probable success in postsecondary education are eligible to apply. This is a highly competitive scholarship.

Eligibility is not limited by GPA, class rank, or any other school or program conferred status (ex. National Honor Society). Any student who meets the eligibility criteria may apply.

 


 

BadCredit.org’s Wealth Wise Scholarship

Application Deadline:  December 31, 2018 |  Website/Application Instructions
Award Amount: $1000

The BadCredit.org Wealth Wise Scholarship is open to US undergraduate and graduate students seeking a career in the finance industry.

Requirements

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Major of study must support a career in the finance industry (e.g., finance, business, accounting, mathematics, management, and other related majors)
  • Must be a US resident
  • Must send in an official transcript
  • Must be a current or future college student (e.g., high school senior)
  • Scholarship must go to tuition purposes (will be paid directly to the university/college)
  • Complete an essay for submission

 


 

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