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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

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: 

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 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


  • 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


  • 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



NWTC Foundation Scholarships

Application Deadline: April 30, 2019  | FAQ Sheet
Award Amount: Varies

  • Students apply once, may qualify for multiple scholarships
  • Scholarship Writing Workshops – multiple dates and times to assist students
  • Students may also contact me directly if they have questions or need assistance – see attached flyer



Kewaunee Young People’s Theater (KYPT) Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 3, 2019 at 3:30 p.m.  | Application/Instructions
Award Amount: $1,000

The Kewaunee Young People’s Theater (KYPT), funded by Hooray for Hollywood Show, is providing the scholarship opportunity for an Algoma High School Senior (Class of 2019) planning to enroll in the Fall of 2019.


Students who meet ONE or MORE of the following criteria are eligible to apply for this scholarship:

  1. Have been involved in the Missoula Children’s Theater,
  2. Have been involved in high school theater performances, or
  3. Plan to major (or minor) in drama, theater, fine arts, or music



Kewaunee County Tavern League Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 3, 2019 at 3:30 p.m.  | Application/Instructions
Award Amount: $500

The Kewaunee County Tavern League Scholarship is open to all college applicants and all majors and fields of study. A preference will be given to those students majoring in the fields of hospitality management, culinary arts, and tourism. The scholarship award will be sent directly to the school after proof of enrollment.



Algoma Music Boosters Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 10, 2019 to Guidance Office  | Application/Instructions
Award Amount: Three (3) $300.00 scholarships

Applicant must:

  • Must have been a member in good standing of the Algoma High School music program for 3 of 4 years during high school.
  • Have a written recommendation by the applicant’s music director with scholarship application.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Submit this completed application to the guidance office on or before the application due date
  • Be accepted/enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution



Algoma Athletic Booster Club Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 13, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.  | Application/Instructions
Award Amount: $100.00 per student up to $1000 per year.


  • Senior Standing at Algoma High School
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must have earned 2 Varsity letters or participated in 4 complete sports seasons



Kewaunee County Lakes Association College Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: May 24, 2019  | Application/Instructions
Award Amount: Two (2) $1,000 scholarships

Kewaunee County Lakes Association (KCLA), in pursuing their mission to protect and preserve the water quality and recreational value of the lakes of Kewaunee County, including East Alaska, West Alaska, Krohn’s, Shea, and Heidmann lakes; is accepting applications for its annual scholarship program.


  • Applicants must be enrolled or accepted in a technical school, college, or university; pursuing a degree in natural resources, environmental science, or related conservation program for the Fall 2019-Spring 2020 school year.
  • Applicants can be seniors graduating from high school and entering their first year of higher education or students already enrolled in college or tech school and continuing their education
  • Eligible applicants include all Kewaunee County residents as well as residents of the Denmark School District.



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.


  • 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


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.

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.


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


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