Scholarship Name Category Due Date Amount
Ab Nicholas Scholarship Foundation Area, State & National 4/30/2018 $10,000 (4 yr program); $5,000 (2 yr program) (65)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who participated in a basketball program (player or manager) their senior year and who is planning to attend a University of Wisconsin System School.
  • Student must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, and character.
Awards:

This scholarship is renewable for 4 years/2 years as long as a GPA of 2.00 or better is maintained.

Due to NCAA financial aid regulations, individuals who receive a Nicholas Foundation Scholarship will not be permitted to participate
in intercollegiate athletics at any NCAA Division I, II, or III institution.

 

Other Information:

Ab Nicholas Scholarship Foundation
10309 N. River Road
Mequon, WI 53092

Phone: 414-755-6393
info@abnsf.org

 

Attachments:
Website and Application - http://www.AbNicholasScholars.org
AgSource DHI Foundation - Iowa County Fund Group Scholarship Area, State & National 2/10/2018 Varies - depending on available funds
Requirements:

1.  Graduating senior whose parents are current Iowa County AgSource or prior Iowa County DHIA member.
2.  Planning on attending a two or 4 year post-secondary school.
3.  Two letters of recommendation from people not related to the applicant.
4.  Essay - 1 page describing yourself, your farm background, your career plans and what, if any effect, AgSource DHI testing has had
     on your family farm.
5.  A list of all extra curricular activities you participated in during high school.
6.  Copy of High School transcript.

Other Information:

Application, letters of recommendation, essay, list of extra-curricular activities, and transcript must be sent to:

 

Liz Hasburgh
AgSource Scholarship
1736 Fairview Rd
Avoca, WI.  53506

608-929-4959

Attachments:
Application - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/AgSource DHI Foundation.pdf
American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Area, State & National 2/10/2018 $600-$14,000
Requirements:

This program challenges high school students to research and prepare 5 (five) orations – 1 ~ 8-10 minute oration dealing with any aspect of the Constitution and citizen rights and responsibilities as related to their chosen focus; and 4 ~ 3-5 minute orations, one each on the assigned topics as chosen by The American Legion National Office.  Please note that, while the students will need to prepare all 4 assigned topics, they will only speak on 1 – that topic will be randomly selected at the time of the oration.  (Since this is random, participating students will need to have all 4 topics prepared…)

The program also works on a tiered system – that is, the student will begin their competition at the local or Post level.  The winner of the Post competition will speak again, at the County level.  One student will advance from the County level to the District level.  The top District winners will move on to speak at the Regional level; the top 3 regional winners will then compete at the State level.  Ultimately, 1 student will represent the State of Wisconsin and compete at the National level.  The Department awards scholarships to all Regional and State competitors, Nationals also awards scholarship monies, in quite a substantial amount.  * Local and Post competitions are usually held in November and/or December; County competitions are usually scheduled for later in December; District competitions are in January; the Regional and State competition date is February 10, 2018 .

Awards:

Each district winner will receive an Oratory Medal.

Each Regional Participant will receive a $600 scholarship.

The winner of each Regional contest will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

The Department finalist receive $2,000 for first, $1,500 for second and $1,000 for third.

National finalist receive $18,000 for first, $16,000 for second and $14,000 for third.

Other Information:

For more information please go to:

www.wilegion.org/page/content/programs/oratorical-scholarshiip-program

Attachments:
Oratorical Scholarship - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/Oratorical flyer - general 2017.pdf
Delta Theta Sigma Scholarship Area, State & National 2/15/2018 $1,000 (10); $500 (2)
Requirements:

Available to male and female high school seniors who will be attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison or Madison Area Technical College beginning in fall semester of 2018. Deadline is February 15th 2018. Please note that housing applications are reviewed on a weekly basis. The academic scholarship will not be awarded until October 2018, and the date of application will not be considered during the review process. One application covers both scholarships and is available at: 

 http://www.deltathetasigma.com/scholarship 

 

Awards:

$1,000 -In House Resident Scholarship- up to 10 awards - Applicants will be notified of results within three weeks of completing application.

$500.00 -Academic Scholarship - up to 2 awards - Applicants who qualify will be notified before March 2018 and will be required to attend an interview in September 2018. The recipient will be notified by October 1st, 2018.

Other Information:

Leadership positions, sports, and activities, community involvement, and academic achievement will be considered equally.  Applicant will be notified of results within three weeks of completing the application.

Applicants who qualify will be notified before March 2017 and will be required to attend an interview in September 2017.  The recipient will be notified by October 1, 2018. 

Attachments:
Information and Application - http://www.deltathetasigma.com/scholarship
Golden Gallon Scholarship Area, State & National 3/1/2018 Up to $500
Requirements:
  • Open to all students enrolled in a postsecondary school, but must have exhibited dairy cattle at the Richland County Fair Junior Show
  • DOES NOT need to major in agriculture or related field
  • Individuals may apply each year of being enrolled in a postsecondary school
  • Individuals may win this scholarship more than once
  • Must complete and send in application

 

Awards:

Up to $500.00

Other Information:

Please include the scholarship application, the acceptance letter from the school you plan to attend and a photo for the newspaper article.

Please mail all complete documents to:

John Turgasen

19682 CTH EE

Richland Center, WI 53581

Attachments:
Application and information - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/Goldon Gallon Scholarship 2017-18.pdf
Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship Area, State & National 5/31/2018 $750
Requirements:

Requirements:

- Applicant must be enrolled in and plan to attend a Wisconsin college/university during the 2018-2019 school year.
- Proof of enrollment to an accredited college/university.
- Have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Deadline: 
- The application deadline is May 31, 2018.
- LATE and INCOMPLETE applications will not be considered. 
Award Amount: $750
Awards:

$750

Other Information:

Only online applications will be accepted. 

Attachments:
Application link - http://hbolawfirm.com/law-justice-scholarship/
Platteville Elks Lodge #1460 Area, State & National 2/16/2018 $500+
Requirements:

Students must be seniors, able to attend the Platteville Elks Lodge (50 S Oak St, Platteville) on Wednesday, February 21st to take the local test at 7:00pm.  This test is based upon the student's knowledge and understanding of the U.S. Constitution. 

  • There will be a $50 monetary prize awarded to the local contest winner.
  • Contestants will be invited to receive their award at the Platteville Elks Lodge in early May.
  • Contestants are to complete the registration form and have the high school forward them to the contest chairman. 

Registration form may be picked up in the Counseling Department. 

Other Information:

Direct questions to:

Contest Chairman

Sue Vavricka

608-943-8392

vavsue@yahoo.com

Attachments:
Application Rules - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/US Con 2018 Rules.docx
Contest Registration Form - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/US Con 2018 Local REGISTRATION FORM.docx
Richards Insurance Agency Scholarship Area, State & National 4/15/2018 $500
Requirements:

Eligibility:

  1. Applicant is the child of an insured of Richards Insurance Agency.
  2. Applicant is a high school senior planning to attend post-graduate education  at a 4-year, 2-year or technical college.
  3. Applicant must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Requirements:

  1. Submit a completed application and essay.
  2. Provide a current letter or recommendation written by a non-family member.
  3. Include a school transcript (does not need to be a notarized copy).
Awards:

At least one $500 scholarship.

Other Information:

Submit materials to:

Richards Insurance Agency LLC
24824 State Hwy 58
Richland Center, WI 53581
 
Please submit all scholarship inquiries to:  rob@richardsinsure.com. 
 
Additional Information is available at richardsinsure.com

 

 

Attachments:
Essay question - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/Richards Insurance Agency.pdf
Activities List - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/Richards Insurance Agency Activities.pdf
Richland Medical Center - Paid Internship Area, State & National 3/16/2018 $1,500
Requirements:

This will be a paid internship being offered in a scholarship application format.  It will run from June through August (exact time frame dependent on student availability) to a high school senior with intent to pursue a college education in the fall.  Initial intent should be for the potential interest in a health care based career.  The chosen candidate will be offered an internship track which is administration/business based or clinically based (selected by applicant based on core interest).  It will involve a twenty hour work week paid at minimum wage (approximately $1,500 for three month period).  All interested individuals will submit required application.  All applicants will be screened with final selections subject to one on one interview’s with a total of three interviewers.

Awards:

Paid Internship

Other Information:

The internship experience is 20 hours/week. Students have the option of completing five half days for two to three full days. The opportunity is highly competitive as there is only one internship opportunity.  The experience can be administrative or clinical. 

 

Please address questions and submit application to:

 

Krisi Anderson-Supervisor of Radiology and

Operational Support Services

301 East Second Street

Richland Center, WI 53581

Kristine.Anderson@richlandmedctr.com

Attachments:
Application - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/InternshipScholarship Application (3).doc
Sauk County Association for Home and Community Education (HCE) Area, State & National 3/10/2018 $600 (3)
Requirements:

To be eligible:

You must be a resident of Sauk county and you must be the child, grandchild, sibling, niece, or nephew of a Sauk County HCE member. Applicants must attend a Sauk County high school. 

To apply, students must submit the application form plus a written statement of about one page including these four topics:

1. What the applicant has accomplished so far in terms of academics, extra curriculars and community service

2. Why the applicant plans to attend college (or continue attending), what major s/he is interested in, and why s/he thinks that this field is a good match for his/her personal qualities, abilities, and interests

3. What the applicant would consider to be his/her ideal entry level position in this field and where s/he sees himself/herself on the career ladder five to ten years after graduation

4. What past, present, and future sources of financing his/her college education the applicant has planned

In addition, applicants need to request three letters of recommendation from a combination of teachers, employers (paid or unpaid), adults leaders of extracurricular activities, or an adult of the applicant's choice. These letters of recommendation must be emailed or sent by USPS directly to the Scholarship Chairperson. These letters of recommendation will hold less weight with the Scholarship Committee if they are not sent directly to the Scholarship Chairperson.

Awards:

Three $600 scholarships are available to Sauk County high school and/or college students.

Other Information:

If you have any questions, please contact Janet Hanson, Scholarship Chairperson.  The phone number is (608)544-5000 or norwaycarts@gmail.com.

Attachments:
Sauk County Association (HCE) - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/Sauk County Association (HCE).pdf
Sauk County Master Gardeners Association (SCMGA) Area, State & National 3/1/2018 $500
Requirements:

The Scholarship funds will be given after successful completion of the 1st semester in one of the majors listed below

Student will need to submit a typed essay of 500 words or less broken in paragraphs, explaining why he/she is going into one of those majors of study and why he/she believes they are the person that should receive the scholarship.

Essays are due by March 1st, 2018

Awards:

The SCMGA will award a $500 scholarship during the spring of 2018 to a student who will be pursuing a two or four year college degree in either horticulture, agriculture, conservation, forestry, biology, botany, landscape design, or the DNR.

Other Information:

The essays are due by the week of March 1st, 2018.  We will announce the recipient of the SCMGA's scholarship at the recipient's high school program in the Spring of 2018.  Please send the completed essays to Pamela Putman, S3385 Gillem Rd., Baraboo, WI  53913 Please direct all questions and concerns to Pam Putman by email at twoputs@centurytel.net, or by phone 608-356-8504.

Sauk County Retired Educators Scholarship Area, State & National 3/16/2018 $500.00
Requirements:

1.  Graduating senior who is a Sauk County resident and is planning on entering a higher education to become a teacher.

2.  GPA of 3.0 or better

3.  List all school activities, including offices held, awards or honors received.

4.  List all community activities and groups you participated in outside of school.

5.  One page essay - "Why I want to be an Educator?"

6. Two Letters of Recommendation from teacher, counselor, employer, pastor.  Forms must be completed and placed in a sealed envelope.

Other Information:

Application, including personal information, essay, and two sealed letters of recommendations should be placed in a large envelope
to be mailed no later than March 16.

Kay Daley, Chairperson
SCRE Scholarship Committee
E5060 Cty Rd K
Reedsburg, WI.  53959 

Attachments:
Application and Letter of Recommendation Forms - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/Sauk Cty Retired Educators Scholarship Application.pdf
Thomas B. Jones and Grace Stevenson Jones Scholarship Area, State & National 3/1/2018 Varies - depending on available funds
Requirements:

1.  Graduating senior who is a resident of  Grant County, Iowa County or Lafayette County and who are accepted for enrollment in a 4 year college or university in Wisconsin or other four-year college or university as is approved by the trustee.

2.  Letter of Recommendation.

3.  Copy of High School Transcript.

4. Fully complete application (see instructions on Page 2 on website)

 

Application can be found via your counselor or online at www.firstmidwest.com/wm_scholarships/ > Trust and Investments> Wealth Management

Awards:

Note that the Jones Scholarship is a one year scholarship for the following academic year- a new application must be submitted to be considered for the scholarship in subsequent  years.

Other Information:

Application materials and letter of recommendation must be postmarked no later than March 1st and sent to:

Jones Scholarship Foundation
c/o First Midwest Bank
230 West State Street 
Sycamore, Illinois  60178
Attachments:
Application Information - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/Thomas B. Jones & Grace Stevenson Jones Scholarship.pdf
Thomas H. Lutsey-WASEDA Farms Rural Scholarship Area, State & National 4/1/2018 $2,500 (renewable for 4 years)
Requirements:

1.  Graduating senior who is pursuing a post secondary education at a 4 year college or a 2 year voc/tech program and then transferring to a 4 year program.  Prefernce will be given to students entering the fields of interest including:  dairy science, animal science, engineering, veterinary medicine, agricultural economics, biotechnology, computer science, environmental science, business administration and education.

2.  GPA of 3.00 or better.

3.  Copy of FASFA and SAR report.

4.  Two Letters of Recommendation.

5.  Copy of High School transcript.

6.  ACT composite score of 19.

Awards:

Scholarship can be renewed for 3 consecutive years as long as a GPA of 3.0 or better is maintained.

 

Other Information:

Easy online application process @ www.Lutsey.org

                       OR

Mail application, personal statement, 2 letters of recommendation, transcript, and SAR financial report to:

The Thomas H. Lutsey-Waseda Farms Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 22074
Green Bay, WI.  54305-2074

 

Attachments:
Website and application - http://www.Lutsey.org
UW-Stevens Point Trytten Scholarship Area, State & National 1/31/2018 $4,000
Requirements:

Criteria for selection :

  1. You declare chemistry as your major at UWSP at the time of application
  2. You have received at least a 3.50 GPA in High School
  3. You have demonstrated capacity and potential for excellence in the field of chemistry 

 

 

Awards:

The total amount of the award is $4,000, applied to your UWSP tuition each semester in the amounts of $200 the Freshman year, $400 the Sophmore year, $600 the Junior year, and $800 the Senior year. 

Other Information:

To apply:

  1. Complete all sections of the Student Application Form

  2. Arrange to have a letter of recommendation submitted on your behalf by your high school chemistry teacher

  3. Have your high school guidance counselor submit the high school recommendation from and your high school transcripts

  4. Mail materials to: 

Dr. Jason D' Acchioli, Chair
Department of Chemistry 
University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI 54481
 

All application materials should be postmarked by January 31, 2018

Attachments:
Application - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/2018TryttenApplication.pdf
Wisconsin Cattlemen's & Cattlewomen's Area, State & National 2/19/2018 $500 (8-10)
Requirements:
  • Applications must be post-marked no later than February 19, 2018.
  • The Wisconsin Cattlemen’s and Cattlewomen’s scholarship is available to any high school senior enrolled or planning to enroll in any university, technical college, community college in the United States, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Agricultural Short Course Program.
  • Must have a background in the beef, veal, or dairy industry.
  • Applicants must be a resident of Wisconsin.
  • Preference may be given to WCA/WCW member’s children and grandchildren and WCA/WCW junior members.
  • Preference may be given to those majoring in an agriculture-related field.
  • Preference may be given to those students attending a Wisconsin school.
Awards:

- 8-10 awards of $500 will be given out.

- Scholarship payments will be made out to the student after verification of enrollment

from the college.

Other Information:

- Please mail application, three letters of recommendation, and high school office

enrollment verification form to: Wisconsin Cattlemen’s Association, 2 E. Mifflin

Street, Suite 601, Madison, WI 53703.

- If you have any questions, please call Kathy Miller at (262) 857-7168 or e-mail at kjmiller7@frontier.com

Attachments:
Information and application link - https://www.wisconsincattlemen.com/resources/scholarships
Wisconsin Education Opportunity Programs (WEOP) Area, State & National 6/5/2018 Varies
Requirements:

WEOP’s mission is to prepare youth and adults to pursue higher educational opportunities by providing college and career readiness programs, resources, and support.

Other Information:

 

Attachments:
Link for information & student applications - https://dpi.wi.gov/weop
Wisconsin Metals Scholarship Area, State & National 5/1/2018 $250
Requirements:
  • Preparing to study in the welding or manufacturing field.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college, university or technical college.
  • Will be judged on academic performance, activity in school and community and must have financial need.
  • Must maintain a B/C average in the first semester of college.
  • Must send essay on why candidate is deserving of the scholarship.
  • Must include a reference letter.
Awards:

$250 (one time)

Other Information:

Reference letter should be emailed to rtracy@wimetals.com

 

Payment will be made after first semester is complete and a copy of grades and proof of enrollment for second semester is sent. 

 

Contact info:

Rita Tracy

rtracy@wimetals.com

608-524-2393

Wisconsin Professional Police Association Area, State & National 2/1/2018 Amount varies
Requirements:

Any Wisconsin resident enrolling in a college or vocational/technical school in a course of study leading to a two- or four-year degree in police science, criminal justice, or a law enforcement-related field – which does not include law school – is eligible.

  • Complete the application in its entirety.
  • Enclose a typewritten essay (on 8½ x 11 paper) of 200 words or less outlining why you have chosen a law enforcement career. Include any special projects relating to your interest in law enforcement and any other factors you wish the committee to consider.
  • Type in the top right corner of each page of the essay your full name and complete address.
  • Sign and date the essay.
  • Enclose three (3) letters of recommendation from three different sources (i.e., not more than one letter from any one source). Sources may include family, school, neighbor, clergy, employer, civic organization, law enforcement, etc. (For example, send one letter of recommendation from your school, one from a police officer, and one from a family member.)
  • Enclose a transcript of high school.
Awards:

Scholarship recipients are selected by a committee composed of WPPA Directors. All decisions of the committee are final. The Scholarship Committee reserves the right to determine the number and amount of scholarships to be awarded in a given year.

Other Information:

Scholarship applications must be postmarked on or before February 1 and mailed to:

 

WPPA Scholarship Committee
660 John Nolen Dr., Suite 300
Madison, WI  53713

Attachments:
Information and application - http://wppa.com/resources/scholarship-program/
Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance (WiRSA) Scholarship Area, State & National 1/29/2018 $500
Requirements:

Complete the attached application. 

  • List involvement in community and civic service
  • List involvement in extra-curricular activities
  • List any special honors, awards or recognition you have received
  • Attach an essay (not to exceed two typed pages) including:
    • The benefits of attending a rural school
    • Your college and career goals
    • The value of growing up in a rural community and what are the peronal values you have gained from this experience

 

Awards:

$500 (one-time scholarship)

Other Information:

All applicants will be reviewed by representativs of River Valley High School and one potential recipient's application materials will then be sent to the Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance (WiRSA) Scholarship Committee to ultimately be selected. Turn in your application and essay to your counselor. 

Attachments:
WiRSA Scholarship Link & Application - https://wirsa.org/wirsa-scholarship/