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Wisconsin Scholarships

by Mary Brito | Last Updated: May 9, 2022

Important Note: The purpose of this detailed listing is to help you plan your scholarship search throughout the year. Please find information below about scholarships for Wisconsin students. Some of the deadlines may be from prior years. Scholarship deadlines are cyclical, so even if a deadline has passed, the website will likely be updated for the 2021-22 cycle. Be sure to reach out to the sponsor or check sponsor websites for the most recent details.

January

This offers multiple scholarships to students who consistently participate in snowmobiling. Applicants must be a member of an AWSC recognized club and pass a snowmobile safety test.  The deadline to apply is January 7th. More information here.

This awards $2,000 to students seeking a degree related to Agribusiness Systems of Power Structural and Technical SystemsAFNR Career Pathways. Applicants must be high school seniors or a college student. A GPA of at least 2.5 is required. The deadline to apply is January 14th. More details here.

This offers students $1,000 in financial support. Applicants must submit their application and travel to the nearest participating ford dealership to attain the dealer code. The deadline is January 14th. More information here

This awards full tuition scholarships to students residing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Applicants must have completed their FAFSA application and demonstrated leadership qualities. Black/African-american and African students are preferred. The deadline to apply is January 15th. More details here. 

This offers various scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students that are pursuing a degree related to health and human service-related fields. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a post-secondary institution and submit proof of enrollment. Preference is given to individuals who are planning to work in the Midwest state. The deadline is January 15th. More information here.

This awards varying amounts of financial support to graduating high school seniors of any cultural background. Applicants must demonstrate academic success and a 3.40 GPA. Eligible individuals must reside within one of the listed states that have an active InspirASIAN chapter. The deadline to apply is January 31st. Learn more here. 

February

This awards $2,000 to young, 9th-12th grade students who have been volunteering for senior care. Applicants must have completed at least 20 hours of volunteer senior care and reside in one of the listed counties in Wisconsin. The deadline to apply is February 3rd. More details here.

This offers $2,500 in financial support to a student seeking a career in welding engineering. Applicants must be 18 or older and may reapply for the award. Financial need does not need to be demonstrated. The deadline is February 15th. More information here.

This awards children of Simon Property Group employees $3,000 in financial support. Applicants must be younger than 24 and a dependent of an employee who has been employed for at least a year. The deadline is February 19th. Learn more here. 

This provides $1,000 in financial support to senior high school students who are enrolled full-time in college and seeking a degree related to human resources management. Applicants must demonstrate good reputation, financial need and be available to be interviewed. The deadline to apply is February 22nd. Apply here.

This gives $5,000 to students who are residing in Wisconsin and starting their freshman year. Applicants must be enrolling as a full time or part time student and have at least a 2.25 GPA. The deadline to apply is February 24th. More details here.

This offers $2,500 to returning and continuing students who are residing in Wisconsin. Applicants must be enrolling as a full time student and have at least a 2.25 GPA. The deadline to apply is February 24th. More details here.

This awards $2,500 per academic year to high school seniors residing in Wisconsin. Applicants must be enrolling full time as a freshman student and maintain at least a 2.25 GPA. The deadline to apply is February 24th. Learn more here.

This provides scholarships from $1,000 to $3,000 in financial support to college students who are seeking a degree related to Business continuity and disaster recovery, cybersecurity,  governance, risk and compliance, or physical security. Applicants must be available for a phone interview and reside in the eligible state. The deadline is February 28th. More information here.

March

This award $1,000 to students that are endorsed by a TCI Member Club. Applicants must meet the height requirements (6’2 for men, 5’10 for women) and enroll in their freshman year of college to be considered eligible. The deadline to apply is March 1st. More details here. 

This offers up to $10,000 to 25 incoming full-time college students. Applicants demonstrating leadership abilities and diversity are eligible from any state except Utah. Students must also be eligible for a Pell-Grant. The deadline to apply is March 8th. Learn more here.

This gives $250-$3,000 to students who have a bleeding disorder or are related to someone with a bleeding disorder. Applicants must reside in Wisconsin or be receiving treatment in a Wisconsin hospital. The scholarship’s purpose is to support students as they pursue further education at a not-for-profit college, university or vocational/technical school.  The deadline is March 15th. Apply here.

This provides up to $6,500 to female students with an interest in public policy making, government, and volunteer organizations. Applicants must demonstrate their passion for empowering women through advocacy and more. The deadline to apply is March 15th. Apply here. 

This offers high school students who enrolled in their senior year $3,500 in financial support. Applicants must demonstrate academic success and potential for handling college courses. The deadline is March 26th. Learn more here. 

This provides one $4,000 and three $500 awards to senior high school students who are related or adopted by a Roma Lodge member. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in college and display high academic success. The deadline to apply is March 26th. Apply here.

This offers $1,000 to senior high school students who are related or adopted by a Roma Lodge member. Applicants must be enrolled part-time/full-time in college, displaying high academic success and community service participation. Two letters of recommendation are required as well. The deadline is March 26th. More information here.

This awards $1,000 to students residing in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. Applicants must be under 22 years old and enrolled in a post-secondary institution. Community participation and references will be taken into consideration as well. The deadline to apply is March 30th. More details here.

This provides $500 for eight semesters ($4,000 in total) to incoming college freshmen who are seeking a career in Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science. Applicants must reside in Wisconsin and have completed half of their 12th grade year. The deadline to apply is 31st. Learn more here.

April

This awards $40,000 in total of financial support to students pursuing culinary related careers such as Baking, Culinary, Hospitality, Food Science and Family and Consumer Science Education. Applicants must reside in Wisconsin and enroll in a post-secondary institution. The application deadline is April 2nd. Learn more here.

This awards $1,000 to students seeking a career related to Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Botany, Plant Pathology, Agronomy, Forestry, Environmental Concerns, Land Management, or City Planning. Applicants must reside within/near  Antioch Township and enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution. The deadline is April 3rd. More details here.

This provides $750 to senior high school students who are involved in editorial positions. Applicants must submit six published works and a letter of recommendation regarding their newspaper journaling experience. The deadline to apply is April 23rd. Apply here.

This gives various amounts of financial support to full-time students who graduated from the eligible districts listed. Applicants must be in their sophomore/junior and maintain a 3.0 GPA. References and transcripts are required as well. The deadline to apply is April 25th. Learn more here.

This offers $1,000 to high school senior students residing within the Midwest states in the US. Applicants must be planning to enroll in a college either virtually or physically. Financial need and GPA will not be taken into consideration. The deadline is April 30st. More information here. 

May

This offers African-American/Black students financial assistance awards for financial assistance (varies). Applicants must be seeking a performing arts degree, at least a 2.5 GPA and full-time enrollment to be eligible for the scholarship. The deadline for applying is May 7th. Learn more here.

This awards African-American/ Black students up to $2,000. Applicants must demonstrate knowledge about the pressing issues of the African-American community  in a 750 word essay and have at least a 2.5 GPA to be eligible. The deadline for applying is May 7th.  More info. here

This awards African- American/ Black students seeking a full-time post secondary education. Applicants must demonstrate leadership qualities and reside in a CBC member district. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA to be eligible. The application deadline is May 7th. Learn more here.  

This awards full-time African-American/Black students up to $3,000 for degrees related to visual arts such as photography, graphic design, architecture and more. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA to be eligible. The application deadline is May 7th.  Read more here.

This awards students related to  first responders (firemen, policemen, EMTs, etc.) $13,000/$4,500 to first and second place winners respectively. Applicants must provide evidence of relation to a first responder and be 15-20 years old to be considered eligible. The application deadline is May 14th. More details here.

This awards up to $1,500 to private pilots that are seeking advanced training in the aviation field. Applicants must provide a resume and recommendation. The deadline to apply is May 15th. More information here.

This provides $1,000-$1,500 to students studying architecture outside the state of Wisconsin. Applicants must have graduated from a Wisconsin high school and provide one recommendation letter with their portfolio. The application deadline is May 15th. Apply here. 

This offers students expressing an interest in marine/ocean fields of study. Applicants must display academic success and have been involved in NOSB once in their highschool career. The deadline is May 25th. Learn more here.

This awards $2,500 per year to American students of Indian descent who reside in Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Pacific Corporation serviced states. Applicants must be pursuing one the eligible degrees and a 3.0 GPA. The deadline is May 31st. Learn more here.

June

This offers scholarships to young students who have persisted through adversity and less fortunate situations. Applicants must be enrolled in a post-secondary institution within Wisconsin and have at least a 2.0 GPA. THe deadline to apply is June 5th. Apply here. 

This awards the winner of a prom attire competition $10,000 in prize money.  The eight runner ups will also be awarded various amounts of prize money as well. The winner will be decided by community voting. The deadline is June 9th. Learn more here.

July

This grants $2,000 of financial support to students with a passion for the study of Polish language, art and culture. Applicants must be of Polish descent and demonstrate their involvement with Polish community. Two letters of recommendation are required as well. The deadline is July 31st. More details here.

August

This awards $2,000 to students of Italian descent (50% or more) and are seeking a degree in media communications or journalism. Applicants must demonstrate academic success and active participation in school activities. The deadline to apply is August 15th. More details here.

This offers $2,500 to  graduate students who are passionate about special needs children and learning speech-language pathology. Applicants must demonstrate high moral character and dedication. The deadline is August 20th. Apply here.

September

October

November

This awards an out of state student up to $11,000 in financial  support for classes, tuition, and other college expenses. Applicants must demonstrate high academic performance to be considered eligible. The deadline is November 1st. Read more here.

December

This awards financial support to future Carthage students as a part of eight scholarships that provide a total of $125,000 to freshman students. Applicants must be enrolling in Carthage college and participate in a competition to be eligible. The deadline is December 3rd. More details here.

This awards students in 6th-12th grade through an art/writing contest. First place winners will receive $5,000 while 2nd place will receive $1,000 in awards. Submitted work will not be returned. Applicants must reside within Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin. The deadline to apply is December 31st. Learn more here.

Deadlines Vary

This offers $1,125 to students that are enrolled in their 2nd-4th year and pursuing a career in computer engineering or electrical engineering. Applicants must reside in the United States and live in the midwest region. Individuals from minority communities, demonstrating financial need, or disabilities will be given preference. The deadline to apply varies. More details here.  

This gives various scholarships to students seeking a career in occupational therapy. Applicants must reflect high moral qualities and sociable skills. Only individuals living within the Midwest states are eligible. The deadline varies. Learn more here.

This awards up to $500 to students who enrolled in a non degree program such as career advancement or trade skills. Applicants must reside in Wisconsin or be treated at a Wisconsin hospital. Individuals suffering from bleeding disorders are the main targets of this scholarship. There is no deadline to apply. Apply here.

This gives various amounts of financial support to youth students who are seeking to take college level classes. Applicants must be between 11-17 years old and enrolled in programs dedicated to college/career preparation. There is no deadline to apply. Apply here.  

This offers $1,000 per year for two years to freshman students who reside in North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin and are enrolling in the University of Minnesota. Applicants will automatically apply to the scholarship with their college admission application. The deadline varies. Learn more here.

This gives scholarships and grants to under-represented minority students who are seeking a degree in computer science or engineering. Applicants must have at least a 2.8 GPA  and demonstrate consistent progress to earning their degree.  Grant payments will be given in two installments. The deadline varies per application. More information here. 

This provides scholarships between $500-$2,000 to students who are seeking chiropractic practice. Applicants must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA. Additional terms and conditions may vary per scholarship. The deadline varies depending on which scholarship is applied to. Deadline varies. More details here.

This offers financial aid of varying amounts to Wisconsin students. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate program and demonstrate financial need. The completed FAFSA application is also required and used to judge eligibility. The deadline varies. Learn more here. 

This offers partial payment of student loans for individuals enrolling in service up to 15%. Applicants must enlist for at least six years, have attained high school diploma and qualify for specific military occupations.The deadline may vary. More information here. 

This provides financial aid to students who are from unprivileged upbringing. Applicants must submit their FAFSA application to be considered eligible. The scholarship will cover the difference that is not covered by FAFSA if the applicant is chosen. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, maintain a 2.5 GPA  or 3.0 GPA if currently in high school. The deadline varies. More details here.

This offers various scholarships to University of Wisconsin-Madison students. Applicants must be accepted or enrolled for a program at the college to have access to the scholarships. The deadlines tend to be in February, but can vary. Learn more here.

This awards graduate students who are interested in studying to be a speech-language pathologist, occupational therapist, behavior analyst or a physical therapist. Applicants must demonstrate social skills and high morals. There is no deadline to apply. Apply here.

This gives $1,000 and $2,000 scholarships to students who are enrolled in a major related to hospitality. Applicants must reside in Wisconsin and demonstrate experience in the hospitality work field. Deadlines vary. Learn more here.

This offers multiple scholarships to incoming and enrolled college students. Applicants must be enrolling in a Wisconsin college and apply before the deadline. The deadline varies depending on the scholarship. Apply here.

This provides multiple scholarships to students residing in Northeastern and Central Wisconsin. Applicants must be enrolled in a college or technical school to be considered eligible for consideration. Further qualifications may be required for each specific scholarship. More information here.

This offers multiple scholarships to college students who are seeking higher education. Requirements vary depending on the scholarship; however, most awards require the applicant to have completed a few semesters or in a graduate program. Deadlines vary per scholarship. Apply here.

This awards college students, especially young women, multiple scholarships. Applicants must reside in Southeastern Wisconsin counties such as Waukesha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Washington and Kenosha.  Deadlines vary depending on scholarship. More details here.

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Mary Brito is enrolled at the prestigious Macaulay Honors College at City University of New York Queens College. She is studying urban studies and political science and aspires to one day work in the nonprofit sector for a social justice organization. Knowing the difficulties, hardships, and struggles that students face on their journey to college, Mary offers insight on the ins and outs of college admissions, what colleges look for in personal statements and supplemental essays, and navigating the scholarship and paying for the college process. For fun, Mary likes to paint, travel, and explore the city with friends. She will also be a programming and residential life assistant for high school students in Building Community at Columbia University.