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

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 15, 2021, 3:00 p.m.
Past Recipient Enrollment Verification Deadline: September 1 & January 15
Application for High School Seniors (DOC)  (Updated 9/26/18)  |  Application for Past Recipients (DOC)  (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 Hagan Scholarship

Application Deadline:  November 15, 2020  |  Website
Award Amount: Up to $48,000 over four years

The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship designed to help high achieving students from small towns and rural areas graduate college debt-free.


  • Recipients must graduate from a public high school located in a county having fewer than 50,000 residents, or graduate from a remote rural school located in a county having more than 50,000 residents.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Must attend an eligible public high school.
  • Must have achieved a 3.75 CGPA.
  • Must be ranked by the school and in the top 20% of the high school graduating class.
  • Must enroll at an eligible four-year college or university the first semester following high school graduation.
  • Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of each year of college.
  • FAFSA EFC must be less than $6,500.
  • Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony.

Elks Most Valuable Student Contest

Application Deadline:  November 15, 2020  |  Website
Award Amount:$1,000 to $12,500 per year

Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.


  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States on the date their applications are submitted are eligible to apply. Permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
  • Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks..
  • Male and female students compete separately.
  • Students must be pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university.

2020 Golen Engine Scholarship

Application Deadline:  November 30, 2020  |  Website
Award Amount: $500

At Golen Engine, we are proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a Engineering degree. The awarded student will receive $500 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree.


  • U.S. citizen accepted to or currently attending a college or university within the United States. The winner will be required to provide proof of acceptance to your college or university, or a college transcript.

Elks Legacy Awards

Application Deadline:  February 5, 2021  |  Website
Award Amount:$4,000

Legacy Awards are scholarships available to children and grandchildren of Elks members..


  • Any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2018, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2018, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2021. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.
  • The applicant must be a high school senior.
  • Legacy Awards may only be applied to accredited US American schools, colleges or universities.
  • Recipient will be required to perform service once a year with an Elks Lodge during the four years you are receiving the scholarship.