Scholarship Name Category Due Date Amount
Alleen B. and John K. McCarville Memorial Local 3/21/2018 $1,800 (1)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who will be attending a two or four year college or a technical school with area of study in computers, accounting, or business management. 
  • Essay (one page or less) on why you need and/or want this scholarship. 
  • Submit 3 RVHS local scholarship evaluation forms.
 
 
Awards:
  • $1,800
  • Payment will be made half first semester, and half second semester to the school of acceptance. If the student withdraws from the postsecondary school and is due a refund of expenses, the student must pay back the scholarship money.
Other Information:

Selected by the McCarville family.

American Players Theatre Local 3/21/2018 $300 (1)
Requirements:
  • Available to any high school senior interested in pursuing a career in the arts or English education.
  • Essay (200 words or less) answering the following question: "What is the role the arts play in your life now and in the future?"
  • Submit three RVHS evaluation forms.
Awards:

$300 (1) 

Other Information:

Selected by APT.

American Players Theatre - Season Pass Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 One or more APT Season Pass(es)
Requirements:
  • Available to any high school senior.
  • Essay or paragraph answering "Why do you want to come to APT this summer?"
  • Submit three RVHS evaluation forms. 
Awards:

APT season pass.

Other Information:

Selected by APT staff.

American Red Cross Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 Dependent on RV blood drives
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who has been accepted into a post-secondary school. 
  • GPA not a deciding factor.
  • Complete the RVHS local scholarship essay form. 
 
Awards:

Dependent on donations.

Other Information:

Selected by River Valley Local Scholarship Committee.

Attachments:
RVHS local scholarship essay form - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/RVHS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE ESSAY FORM4.pdf
Arcadia Books/John Christensen Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 (3) $500 scholarships to be used for textbooks
Requirements:
  • Any student pursuing higher education is eligible
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Essay about why books matter and what book has been influential in your life
  • Scholarship money to be used for text books
  • Submit three RVHS evaluation forms
Awards:
  • (3) $500 scholarships to be used for books
Other Information:

Arcadia Books will select recipient.

Arena Business Association Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $1,000 (1)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior from Arena Village or Township who has been accepted into a post-secondary school.
  • Essay explaining what living in Arena has done to prepare you for your chosen future and what you plan to contribute to the Arena community upon completion of your studies.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.7.
  • List community service that has been done and include a letter from the recipients of the community service.
  • Selection based on:  25% - Essay, 25% - GPA, and 50% - Community Service.  
 
 
Awards:
  • $1,000
  • Scholarship payable with copy of 1st semester grades and proof of enrollment for 2nd semester. 
Other Information:

Selected by RVHS Scholarship Committee.

Attachments:
RVHS local scholarship essay form - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/RVHS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE ESSAY FORM3.pdf
Arena Elementary School PTO Local 3/21/2018 $300 (2)
Requirements:
-Graduating senior who attended Arena Elementary their entire elementary school career.
- Attend vocational school or college.
- Essay explaining future plans.
Submit three RVHS evaluation forms.
 
 
Awards:

(2) $300 awards.

 

Other Information:

Selected by Arena PTO.

Arena VFW (Ewing - Olson) Local 3/21/2018 $200 (5)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who lives in Arena and has been accepted into a postsecondary school. Students with connections to the Arena area will take preference. 
  • Preference will be given to a student whose father, mother or grandparents is a member of the VFW, but this is not a requirement.
  • Submit three RVHS local scholarship evaluations.
 
Awards:

$200

Other Information:

Selected by the Arena VFW.

 

 

Armeta McCutchin Memorial Local 3/21/2018 $200 (1)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior student who has the status of Summa Cum Laude after seven semesters.
 
 
Awards:

$200

Other Information:

Selected by the River Valley Scholarship Committee.

B.Strong Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $500
Requirements:

B.Strong was created for Bryce Heckendorf and stands for Bryce Strong. Bryce's strength, bravery, and courage during his battle with Krabbe Disease inspired many, as he endured more challenges in 18 months than most people will face in a lifetime. There are circumstances in life that require you to call upon your inner strength - those that require you to B.Strong instead of giving up. This schoalrship will be given in memory of Bryce, to an individual who has demonstrated strength, bravery, and/or courage in the face of adversity during their time at River Valley.

Criteria:

  • In 500 words or less, describe a time in your career at River Valley when you demonstrated strength, bravery, and/or courage in the face of adversity instead of giving up. How has it changed you and prepared you for other challenges that will undoubtedly come your way in the future. 
  • Include a list of extracurricular activities you have been/are involved in.
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0.
  • Submit 3 RVHS scholarship evaluation forms.
Awards:

$500 (1)

Other Information:

Selected by the B.Strong Scholarship Committee.

Beau's 5th Quarter Foundation Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $500
Requirements:

The Solomon family will be giving an annual scholarship to one recipient in honor of their son, Beau Solomon, who graduated from River Valley High School in 2015. Beau was a cherished student at River Valley who was a unique presence and recognized every day as a gift. He had a natural ability to make connections, an unrivaled drive for success and truly made a significant impact on the school community. He was beloved by staff and students alike. The Solomon family would like to give back to River Valley and inspire students by awarding a scholarship in Beau’s name.

Scholarship Criteria:

  • River Valley graduate pursuing a 2- or 4-year post-secondary institution.
  • Essay (500 words or less) on how you made a positive impact; on a person, situation or environment.
  • Preference will be given to a student pursuing business or political science.
  • Submit three RVHS evaluation forms.

 

Awards:

$500 (2)

Other Information:

Selection Committee: Solomon Family.

 

 

Attachments:
Scholarship Application - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/RVHS Local Scholarship Application 16-17 fillable.pdf
Bill Jennings Memorial Local 3/21/2018 $150 (1) & Plaque
Requirements:
  • No application is needed for this scholarship.
  • Senior who is part of the wrestling program.
  • Wrestling coaches pick recipients.


 

 
 
Awards:
  • $150
  • Scholarship will be paid after the completion of 1st semester with proof of enrollment for 2nd semester. 

 

Other Information:

Selected by RVHS wrestling coaches.     

Cardinal Glass Scholarship (2-Year Technical College) Local 3/21/2018 $1,000 (1)
Requirements:
- All eligible RVHS students or a child of a Cardinal employee in any district.
- Acceptance and enrollment in vocational/technical school in an industrial-related program (e.g.
  heating/woodworking/welding/carpentry/CAD drafting/fiber optics).
- Grade point average.
- Participation in school and community activities.
- Potential for success in chosen career field.
Submit three RVHS scholarship evaluation forms.
Awards:

$1,000

Other Information:

Selected by Cardinal Glass Personnel.

Cardinal Glass Scholarship (4-Year College/University) Local 3/21/2018 $2,000 (1)
Requirements:
- All eligible RVHS students or a child of a Cardinal employee in any district.
- Acceptance and enrollment in an Engineering, Science, Physics, or Chemistry related field to support industry-related
  profession. 
- GPA and ACT/SAT scores.
- Participation in school and community activities.
- Potential for success in chosen career field.
Submit three RVHS scholarship evaluation forms.
Awards:

$2,000

Other Information:

Cardinal Glass may interview before picking a recipient. Selected by Cardinal Glass Personnel.

Cates Family Farm Leopold Conservation Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $500 (1)
Requirements:
  • Graduate must be pursuing a Farm & Industry Short Course program or accredited agriculture program.  This could be a 1, 2 or 4-year program at a university or technical college
  • Must submit a 500-word essay explaining why soil and water conservation is important for agriculture sustainability.
  • Complete the RVHS local scholarship essay form. 
Awards:

$500

Other Information:

RVHS Local Scholarship Committee and Cates family. 

Attachments:
RVHS local scholarship essay form - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/RVHS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE ESSAY FORM7.pdf
DeKalb Award Local 3/21/2018 Varies
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who is a current member of FFA
  • FFA Resume (listing activities from first year of membership to senior year)
  • Scholastic achievements
  • SAE (kind, scope, responsibilities, income, and details)
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
Other Information:

FFA selects. 

Eldon B. Pratt Service Award Local 3/21/2018 $150 (1)
Requirements:
Essay (250-300 words) nominating a fellow senior by describing his/her service to the high school without personal gain. 
Awards:

$150

Other Information:

Selected by RVSC & Barbara Pratt.

Frank Sprecher Memorial Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $200 (1)
Requirements:

1.  No RVHS Local Scholarship required.  The baseball team will vote on the recipient.
2.  
Graduating senior who is on the RVHS Baseball team.
3.  
Must be pursuing a post-secondary education at a two -or four-year program.

 

Awards:

$200 (1) 

-Payment will be distributed after completion of first semester. 

 

Other Information:

Selected by baseball team. 

Gauger & Son Salvage, Inc. Environmental Science or Automotive Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $500 (2)
Requirements:
  • Preference will be given to a student entering a post-secondary program in the field of environmental science studies or automotive studies.   Examples: Car/Truck Repair, Welding, Auto Shops
  • Financial need. 
  • GPA not a deciding factor.
  • Essay explaining why you have chosen to enter this field and your goals.
  • Submit three RVHS schoalrship evaluation forms.
 
Awards:

$500 (2)

Other Information:

Selected by Bill & Minnie Gauger.

Harold and Eileen Price Agricultural & Educational Memorial Local 3/21/2018 $250 (1)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who demonstrates financial need. 
  • The student must be embarking on a course of study leading to on occupation in the areas of agriculture and/or education and will be accepted for admission to an institution of higher education. 
  • If going into the agriculture field, the student must have taken at least 2 agriculture classes while in high school. 
  • Submit 3 RVHS scholaraship evaluation forms.
 
Awards:
$250
Other Information:

Selected by the Price family.

Harry Gray Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 Varies
Requirements:
  • Preference will be given to students who are attending a University of Wisconsin System or Wisconsin Technical College institution.
  • Financial need.
  • Scholastic ability.
  • Complete the RVHS local scholarship essay form
Awards:

 

 

Other Information:

Selected by RVHS Scholarship Committee.

Attachments:
RVHS local scholarship essay form - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/River Valley High School Scholarship Timeline 2017-18.pdf
Helen O'Brien Trust Fund & Community Theatre Association Local 3/21/2018 $400 (1)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who is going to a post high school training institution in the fields of study...drama, theatre, etc. 
  • Extra-curricular, community and service activities will be considered.
  • GPA in field of interest. 
  • Overall cumulative GPA. 
  • Complete the RVHS local scholarship essay form.

 
 
Awards:

$400

Other Information:

Selected by the River Valley Scholarship Committee.

Attachments:
RVHS local scholarship essay form - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/RVHS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE ESSAY FORM9.pdf
Howard Murphy Senior Athlete of the Year Local 3/21/2018 $100 & Plaque
Requirements:
- Senior with high GPA who participated in two or more athletic sports. 
- Criteria for selection includes student’s sportsmanship and coachability. 
- Recipient will be a mature individual with integrity and leadership qualities. 
- List all athletics participated in as well as any special recognition. 
- Letter of recommendation from a varsity coach. 
 
Awards:

Plaque + award

Other Information:

Selected by Howard Murphy and RVHS Scholarship Committee.

James Stittleburg Memorial Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $300 (1)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who has been accepted into a post-secondary school.
  • GPA of 2.75 or higher.
  • Brief (200 words or less) essay describing your acts of good citizenship and patriotism.
Awards:
  • $300
  • Payable 2nd semester upon proof of enrollment.

 

 

Other Information:

Selected by River Valley Scholarship Committee.

Johnson Family Band Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $400
Requirements:

This scholarship will be given in memory of Johnny and June Johnson, Jerry and Cathy Johnson and Fred Summers.

  • Preference will be given to students pursuing the following programs in college: music, nursing or the skilled trades.
  • Submit three River Valley Scholarship Evaluations.
Awards:

$400

Other Information:

Selected by the Johnson sisters.

Joseph William Thering Music Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $100
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who will be pursuing a post secondary school in the field of music (first preference).
  • Must have been in music all four years of high school.
  • Preference given to percussion student
  • Attachment listing what music you have been involved in and what instrument(s) you play.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
Awards:

$100

Other Information:

Selected by the Thering family. 

Kraemer Brothers Scholarship (4-Year College/University) Local 3/21/2018 $3,000 (1)
Requirements:
- Graduating senior who has been accepted in post-secondary four-year program.
- High motivation for learning, achieving, and pursuing a chosen career field is important, but not the sole determining
  basis.
- Complete the RVHS local scholarship essay form.

 
 
Awards:

$3,000

Other Information:

Selected by RVHS Scholarship Committee.

Attachments:
RVHS local scholarship essay form - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/RVHS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE ESSAY FORM.pdf
Kraemer Brothers Trades Scholarship (2-Year Technical College) Local 3/21/2018 $2,000 (2)
Requirements:
- Student who has a strong desire to pursue masonry, carpentry, iron work, or construction technology. 
- High motivation for learning, achieving, and leadership in one of these trades.
- Good attendance, academics, and extra-curricular activities are beneficial. 
- An interview with a Kraemer Brother representative may be required prior to the selection of the scholarship recipient.
Submit two letters of recommendation. 
 
 
Awards:

$2,000 (2)

Other Information:

Selected by Kraemer Brothers. 

Kraemer North America, LLC. Local 3/21/2018 $1,500 (1)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who has been accepted into a post-secondary, four-year program.
  • Financial statement (copy of the last page of parents 1040 tax form from previous year).
  • Complete the RVHS local scholarship essay form. 
 
Awards:

$1,500

Other Information:

Selected by River Valley High School Scholarship Committee. 

* Formerly the Edward Kraemer & Sons Scholarship

Attachments:
RVHS local scholarship essay form - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/RVHS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE ESSAY FORM2.pdf
Lone Rock 4th of July Celebration Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $250 (2)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who has been accepted into a post-secondary school. 
  • One page essay "Why you feel you should receive this scholarship".
  • Preference will be given to a Lone Rock Elementary graduate. 
  • Submit three RVHS evaluation forms.
Awards:
  • $250 (2)
  • Proof of enrollment is required for this scholarship

 

Other Information:

Selected by the Lone Rock 4th of July Celebration Committee.

Lone Rock Alumni Local 3/21/2018 $500 (2)
Requirements:
  • Applicant must be from the Lone Rock, Clyde, or Bear Valley Area.
  • Planning to attend a vocational school or two- or four-year college in Wisconsin. 
  • Please list which elementary school you attended.
  • Submit three RVHS scholarship evaluation forms.
Awards:
  • $500
  • Copy of acceptance letter, copy of grades from 1st semester and proof of enrollment for second semester.
Other Information:

Selected by the Alumni Committee.

Marian Lord Memorial Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $500 (1)
Requirements:
- Graduating senior who is pursuing a post secondary degree in the field of education. 
- Financial need. 
- One letter of recommendation from an employer or other adult who can attest to the candidates work ethic and character.     (Letter should cite specific examples of how the applicant has proven his or her work ethic) 
- One student evaluation form must be completed by a teacher. 
- First preference will be given to applicants who attended St. John’s Catholic grade school. If there are no applicants
  from St. John’s alumni, the scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best fulfills the other criteria. 
- Please include what grades you attended St. John’s Catholic grade school. 
- Complete the RVHS local scholarship essay form. 
Awards:

$500

Other Information:

Selected by the River Valley Scholarship Committee.

 

Attachments:
RVHS local scholarship essay form - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/RVHS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE ESSAY FORM8.pdf
Mark Hutter Award Local 3/21/2018 Varies
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who is a current member of FFA
  • FFA Resume (listing activities from first year of membership to senior year)
  • Scholastic achievements
  • SAE (kind, scope, responsibilities, income, and details)
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
Other Information:

Selected by FFA.

Mary Jones Memorial Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $500 (1)
Requirements:
  • Student must be enrolled in or have completed Accounting II class. 
  • Student must be intending to major in a business-related field at a 2- or 4-year college/university.
  • Submit three RVHS scholarship evaluation forms.
Awards:

$500

The scholarship will be paid out upon submitting proof of enrollment to post-secondary school.

 
Other Information:

Selected by the Mary Jones Fireworks Board of Directors. 

Maurice & Cecilia Barnard Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 Varies per year (typically $1,000-$2,000)
Requirements:
  • Graduate of RVHS going on to a university or four-year college or campus being part of the UW system or a state vocational or technical school within the boundaries of the state of Wisconsin. 
  • Selection based upon academic rigor during high school career (GPA, classes taken and Laude Distinction).
  • Worthiness, need are also considered. 
  • Complete the RVHS local scholarship essay form.
 
 
Awards:
  • Amount varies per year
  • Payable half first semester and half second semester. 
  • Must submit proof of enrollment before August 1st. Must submit tuition bill. 
  • Students will receive information packet describing steps to obtaining the scholarship. 
Other Information:

Selected by the River Valley Local Scholarship Committee. 

Attachments:
RVHS local scholarship essay form - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/RVHS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE ESSAY FORM1.pdf
Mike Mahoney Memorial Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 Varies per year
Requirements:
Senior who is part of the wrestling program (wrestler or cheerleader). 
*No application needed.
Awards:

Varies

Other Information:

Selected by the Mike Mahoney family. 

Pepsi Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $250 (4)
Requirements:
- Graduating senior from River Valley High School. 
- GPA is not a deciding factor 
- Scholarship is awarded on need, worthiness. 
- Complete the RVHS local scholarship essay form.

 
 
Awards:

$250

Other Information:

Selected by River Valley Scholarship Committee.

Attachments:
RVHS local scholarship essay form - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/RVHS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE ESSAY FORM11.pdf
Plain Ambulance Service Medical Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $400 (4)
Requirements:
  • Student who will be attending a vocational/technical college or a 4 your college and a resident in the Plain Fire & Ambulance District. 
  • Student who is pursuing a medical or health-care related field. 
  • Submit two letters of recommendation.
 
 
Awards:

$400

Paid after first semester with proof of enrollment for second semester. 

 

Other Information:

Selected by Plain Ambulance. 

Plain American Legion Auxiliary Local 3/21/2018 $300 (2)
Requirements:
- Student from Plain area (preference to female) who enrolled in a post secondary school. 
- Financial Need. 

 
 
Awards:

$300 (2)

 

Other Information:

Selected by the Plain Legion Auxiliary. 

Plain Lions Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $300 (2)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who is planning on attending a two or four year college or a technical school.
  • Applicant must have primary residence within the Village of Plain and/or Town of Franklin. 
  • Essay (minimum of one page) of why the student deserves the scholarship and what community service they have performed during their high school years. 
  • Financial need. 
  • Scholarship will be awarded to one male and one female. 
  • Complete RVHS local scholarship essay form
 
 
Awards:

Scholarship will be paid at the end of the first semester with proof of grades with a GPA of 2.00 or better. 

Other Information:
 
Selected by River Valley Scholarship Committee. 
Prairie Clinic Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $500 (1)
Requirements:

- Graduating senior who is planning on atending a two- or four-year college or technical school.
- Preference will be given to a student entering a healthcare field.
- Preference will be given to a student not getting any other scholarships. 
- Complete the RVHS local scholarship essay form

 

Awards:

$500

Other Information:

Selection made by the River Valley Scholarship Committee. 

Attachments:
RVHS local scholarship essay form - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/RVHS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE ESSAY FORM6.pdf
Prem Meats Smoke in the Valley Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $500 (2)
Requirements:
  •  Preference may be given to students pursuing Animal Science, Culinary or Food Science degrees.
  • Submit three RVHS local scholarship evaluation forms.
Awards:

$500

Other Information:

 Recipient chosen by Prem Meat's committee.

Ray Lend Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $1,000
Requirements:
  • Must attend a Sauk County high school. 
  • Recipients must be current year graduates.  
  • Must have a physical or cognitive disability as defined by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction  OR
  • Come from a low-income family—eligible for free or reduced lunch as defined by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
  • The scholarship must be used for a student to attend an accredited Wisconsin college, university, community college or technical school for post-high school education at least half-time.
Awards:
  • $1,000 
  • Each school district shall be responsible for selecting the recipient of the Ray Lend Scholarship each year and notifying the Greater Sauk County Community Foundation of the recipient’s name and address as well as the date the scholarship is to be announced.
  • The amount of the scholarship shall be $1,000.00 and will be remitted, payable to the student and the educational institution, upon the student’s submission of proof of registration for the fall term to the Greater Sauk County Community Foundation.
  • If a scholarship recipient maintains at least a “C” average or the equivalent during his or her first year of post-high school education, the scholarship will continue for a second year.
Other Information:

Selected by RVHS Scholarship Commitee. 

River Valley Alumni Friends of Aviation Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $250 (2)
Requirements:
  • Write a brief paragraph explaining your future goals in your aviation-related field. 
  • Submit three local scholarship evaluation forms. 
Awards:

$250

Other Information:

Selected by RV Alumni Friends of Aviation.

River Valley Alumni Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $200 (1)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who will be attending a two- or four-year college program.
  • Complete the RVHS local scholarship essay form. 
Awards:

$200 

Proof of enrollment start of 2nd semester and end of year. 

Other Information:

Selected by River Valley Scholarship Committee.

 

 

Attachments:
RVHS local scholarship essay form - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/RVHS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE ESSAY FORM12.pdf
River Valley Boosters Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $500 (number dependent on applicants)
Requirements:
  • Participation in at least one season of River Valley High School Sports.
  • May not have an athletic violation which results in a suspension from high school athletics.
  • One letter of recommendation from a coach (preferably a sport in which you earned a letter)
  • Essay about why you deserve the scholarship, how athletics have influenced your life, and list any circumstances (such as illness or injury) that may have prevented you from participating/lettering in any sport(s).  Also, at the top of your essay include the number of years you participated in each sport (even if you did not letter each year), the number of letters you earned and your Laude score. 
  • Submit three RVHS evaluation forms (ONE MUST BE FROM A COACH). 
 
Minimum of one award each for one male and one female senior athlete.
Awards:
$250 paid upon proof of 1st semester registration of classes and $250 paid upon proof of 1st semester passing
  grades. 
 
Other Information:

Selected by RV Boosters Committee.

River Valley Education Association (RVEA) Local 3/21/2018 $300 (2)
Requirements:
  • Open to all students attending a post-secondary institute, but preference will be given to children of RVEA members and applicants entering the field of education. 
  • 500 word essay describing your most memorable school-related experience or your reason for 
    selecting education as your field of study.
  • Complete the RVHS local scholarship essay form. 
Awards:

$300 (2)

Other Information:

Selected by RVHS Scholarship Committee.

Attachments:
RVHS local scholarship essay form - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/RVHS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE ESSAY FORM10.pdf
River Valley Education Support Team (RVEST) Local 3/21/2018 $200 (1 or 2)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who is enrolled in 4-year college/university, vocational/technical school, or a short course program. 
  • Preference given to children of RVEST members. 
  • Submit (2) letters of recommendation
 
Awards:

$200

Other Information:

Selected by RVEST. 

River Valley Elementary P.T.O. Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $200 (1) $ 400 (1)
Requirements:

- A graduating senior who graduated from a River Valley Elementary School.

- Attending a technical college or a two- or four-year college.

- Essay (200-300 words) explaining future plans along with your most memorable experience from your elementary years at a River Valley Elementary School. 

Submit three RVHS evaluation forms.

Awards:

- $200 (1), $400 (1) 

- Payment will be made upon proof of enrollment. 

 

Other Information:

Selected by the Spring Green Elementary P.T.O. 

River Valley FFA Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 varies per year
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who is a current member of FFA
  • FFA Resume (listing activities from first year of membership to senior year)
  • Scholastic achievements
  • SAE (kind, scope, responsibilities, income, and details)
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
Awards:

TBD

River Valley High School Student Council Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $300 (1)
Requirements:
  • Applicants must be current Student Council members.
  • Applicant must further their education after high school. 
  • Two letters of recommendation (one from a community member and one from a person involved with the school, neither of these people can be relatives).
  • Essay - "What positive contributions have your brought to River Valley High School?"
Awards:

$300

Other Information:

Selected by RVHS Scholarship Committee and Student Council Adviser. 

River Valley Music Boosters Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 To be determined
Requirements:
  • Applicant must have been a member of the RVHS band and/or choir for a minimum of three years and are currently enrolled in band or choir. 
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a two- or four-year college/university or technical college.
  • Short essay describing how his/her involvement in the music program at River Valley has affected his/her life. 
  • Submit three evaluation forms (one must be from a music teacher). 
Awards:

Varies

Other Information:

Selected by River Valley Music Boosters. 

River Valley Players Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $250 (1)
Requirements:
- Graduating senior who has been involved in a River Valley Players activity or production.
- One page essay on "How have you been involved with the River Valley Players and why you feel the community theatre is important to any city, town, or area?"
Submit 3 RVHS scholarship evaluation forms.
 
 
Awards:

$250

Other Information:

Selected by River Valley Players.

River Valley SADD Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 To be determined
Requirements:
  • Applicant must be pursuing post-secondary education.
  • Must been a contributing member of SADD.
  • Must model behaviors representative of SADD’s message.
  • In lieu of the local scholarship application, you will complete an application specific to SADD. See the attachment to access this application.
  • Evaluations or letters of recommendation are not required.
Awards:

TBD

Other Information:

Selected by SADD advisor and RVHS Scholarship Committee.
 

Attachments:
SADD Scholarship Application - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/RVHS SADD Scholarship.pdf
River Valley School Fair Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $200-250 (Varies)
Requirements:
  • Graduating Senior from River Valley High School
  • 3 years of exhibiting at the River Valley School Fair in grades 9-12
  • Complete local scholarship application
  • Designate your experience (animals, arts, crops, etc.)
  • Write two essays:
    • How would you improve the River Valley School Fair?
    • How has exhibiting at the River Valley School Fair benefited your High School experience? (less than 500 words)
  • Submit two letters of recommendation

 

 

Awards:

Amount will vary $200-$250.  Number of awards varies. 

Other Information:

Scholarship will be decided by the School Fair Committee.

River Valley Swim Team Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 Varies
Requirements:

- No application needed.

- Coach will contact senior swimmers. 

Awards:

Varies.

Other Information:

Selected by swim coach. 

River Valley Wrestlebackers Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 varies per year
Requirements:

- One page essay answering the questions: 

“What did you get out of Wrestling?" AND

"What is one of your favorite things about the sport?" 

 

 

 

Awards:

Award amounts vary each year.

Other Information:

Selected by River Valley Wrestlebackers. 

Rural Musicians Forum Music Award Local 3/21/2018 $200 (1)
Requirements:
  • This scholarship will only be given to an outstanding musician or performer who is planning on attending a post-
    secondary school with an emphasis on a music and/or theatre major or minor.  
  • Submit 3 RVHS scholarship evaluation forms.
Awards:

$200 

 

Other Information:

Selected by Rural Musicians Forum committee.

RVTV/Digital Media Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $500 (2)
Requirements:

Describe the different events you carried out while participating in RVTV / Digital Media, and reflect on your role in community service and its affect on others you served.

Awards:

$500

Other Information:

Selected by RVTV committee.

Sam Sawle Memorial Local 3/21/2018 $200 (1 or 2)
Requirements:
  • Must live in the Arena Village or Township.
  • Preference will be given to a senior pursuing a post-secondary education in agriculture.
  • Student must have knowledge of the family and should indicate the affiliation on the application.
  • Submit three RVHS Local Scholarship Evaluations.
Awards:

$200

Other Information:

Selected by Arena VFW.

Snack 'N Go Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 To be determined
Requirements:
  • No local scholarship application is necessary. Potential recipients will be contacted directly by the Business Department in the spring with details on how to apply.
  • Applicant must be pursuing a degree in business.
  • Must have completed Accounting II.
Awards:

TBD

Other Information:

Selected by local business representatives.

Spring Green American Legion & Auxiliary - Post 253 Local 3/21/2018 $500 (1)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who is going on to a post-secondary school
  • Good citizen who follows the law. 
  • Has shown patriotism and loyalty to school, community and country.
  • Preference will be given to a student having a parent, grandparent or relative who has been a member of the Spring Green American Legion or Legion Auxiliary.  Affiliation must be documented in the scholarship application. Please provide proof of relation and post number. 
  • Student should have a Village of Spring Green or Spring Green Township mailing address.
  • Complete the RVHS local scholarship essay form.
Awards:
  • $500
  • Scholarship will be paid after 1st semester. 
  • Must provide proof of acceptance. 
Other Information:

Selected by RVHS Local Scholarship Committee & Spring Green American Legion. 

Attachments:
RVHS local scholarship essay form - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/RVHS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE ESSAY FORM5.pdf
Spring Green Area Arts Coalition Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $250 (1) - renewable each year
Requirements:
  • Students must be entering either a 2-year or a 4-year degree program. Scholarship will be for consecutive school years.
  • Because SGAAC believes in the broad expression of artistic spirit, the scholarship is open to students pursuing artisitc explorations in programs including, but not limited to: Performing or Visual Arts, Architecture, Graphic Design, Creative Writing, and Communications. However, the scholarship must be used to help fund a course in one of these areas each year.
  • Essay explaining how the practice and study of the arts will benefit you in your degree program and in life.
  • Submit 3 RVHS local scholarship evaluation forms.
Awards:

$200 each school year.

  • If the student chosen enters a 2-year program and continues to a 4-year program, the scholarship will continue for the last 2 years. If the student does not continue, they will not receive any remaining monetary balance of the scholarship.

  • Student must submit proof of enrollment in each year in one course in one of the following: Performing or Visual Arts, Architecture, Graphic Design, Creative Writing and Communications.
Other Information:

Selected by Spring Green Arts Coalition.

Spring Green Arts & Crafts Fair Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $1,000 (1)
Requirements:
  • Pursue a two or four-year program in an art-related field including music or drama. 
  • Essay – “How will you incorporate art in your future career?”
  • Submit three RVHS local scholarship evaluation forms.
Awards:

- $1,000 (1)

- Half payment made 1st semester of sophomore year, half payment made 2nd semester of sophomore year.

 

Other Information:

- Selected by the Spring Green Arts & Crafts Fair committee. 

Spring Green Fire & EMS Local 3/21/2018 $500 (2)
Requirements:
  • A graduating senior who is a resident of the Spring Green Fire Protection District.
  • Student must be going into fields of: Fire Fighting & EMS, EMT, Paramedic or any medical field.
  • Student must have been involved in school and community.
  • Essay on why you should be chosen for this scholarship and why you are going into your post-secondary field. 
  • Submit three RVHS scholarship evaluation forms.
Awards:
  • $500 (2)
  • Payment will be made after completion of first semester and proof of enrollment for second semester. 
Other Information:

Selected by Spring Green Fire & EMS Committee.

Spring Green High School Alumni Local 3/21/2018 $300 (1)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who is pursuing a postsecondary education. 
  • Essay on the "Value of Growing up in a Small Community". 
  • Student who has been involved in community service activities. 
  • Financial need is a factor.
  • GPA is not a factor.
  • Preferred, but not limited to, a recipient related to a SGHS attendee.  Indicate this on your application!
  • Submit 3 RVHS scholarship evaluation forms.
Awards:

$300

Other Information:

Selected by the River Valley Scholarship Committee and local committee.

Spring Green Knights of Columbus Local 3/21/2018 $250 (3)
Requirements:
  • Graduate must be a member of St. John's or St. Luke’s and considers oneself a practicing Catholic.
  • Must be a current RV graduate with a GPA of at least 2.0.
  • Applied for post-secondary education.
  • Exhibits evidence of active involvement in high school co-curricular programs, community service, clubs, church activities and/or other organizations.
  • Essay on your moral character and describe any unusual circumstances you would like the committee to be aware of.
  • Submit three RVHS evaluation forms.
Awards:
  • $250
  • Payable after first semester with copy of first semester grades and proof of enrollment for 2nd semester.
Other Information:

Selected by Spring Green Knights of Columbus.

Spring Green Masons Local 3/21/2018 $500 (4)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who is a resident of River Valley School District.
  • Has potential for further achievement, leadership, and success.
  • List the scholarships you know you will be receiving. 
  • Submit two letters of recommendation.
Awards:
  • $500 (4)
  • Payment will be made with proof of college enrollment.
Other Information:

Selected by the River Valley Scholarship Committee & Mason Committee.

Spring Green Rod & Gun Club Local 3/21/2018 $500
Requirements:
  • Applicants must be a High School Senior and be currently enrolled at River Valley High School.
  • Must be enrolled and accepted into a Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife and or Fishery Biology, Animal, or Environmental Science related Colleges.
  • Include a Letter of Acceptance to one of these colleges, or if not available, a completed enrollment application.
  • Complete the Scholarship Application form (can use the River Valley Local Scholarship Application form).
  • Applicants must provide a brief listing of all extracurricular involvement including any non-academic activities; i.e., athletic teams, clubs, service activities, volunteerism, fundraisers, etc. during their high school years.
  • Provide a ½ page written recommendation from a High School Counselor, Administrator, or Teacher explaining why this student is a good choice for this scholarship.
  • Provide transcript; applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must write a one-page written essay of why they are inspired to study and to work as a future Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife and or Fishery Biology, Animal, or Environmental Science related fields.
Awards:

$500 (one-time)

Scholarship funds will be distributed directly to the college of recipient’s choice after the
recipient has been accepted and enrolled. Award disbursements will be a two part payment completed upon
completion of their first and second semesters of college. Scholarship money can be used for any educational
expenses.

Other Information:

The scholarship application will be scored and the award will be determined by the Directors and Board of the Spring
Green Rod & Gun Club, Inc.

Spring Green Vision Center, Inc. Local 3/21/2018 $250 (2)
Requirements:
  • Graduating senior who has been accepted into a four-year college program in Wisconsin.
  • Finanical need.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Submit 2 letters of recommendation.
Awards:

$250

Other Information:

Selected by Dr. Vodak

St. John the Evangelist Honor Award Local 3/21/2018 $300 (2)
Requirements:
  • Must have graduated from St. John the Evangelist Catholic School.
  • Please list the grades that you attended at St. John’s.  Also, if you did not graduate, list why.
  • Essay explaining how you have been involved with civic and religious activities.
  • Student must demonstrate active involvement in River Valley High School since completing St. John the Evangelist School.    
  • Submit three RVHS evaluation forms.

            

Awards:

$300 

Other Information:

Selected by St. John Home & School Committee

St. Luke's - Rita Werla Scholarship Local 3/21/2018 $100 (1)
Requirements:
  • Must be an 8th grade graduate of St. Luke’s - Plain.
  • Enrolled in a post-secondary school. (Students studying in the field of education will receive first consideration, Good Student Award winner is next in line, followed by any other applications.) 
  • Submit three RVHS evaluation forms.
Awards:

$100

Other Information:

Selected by St. Luke's Committee.

Star Spangled Celebration, Inc. Local 3/21/2018 $500 (1)
Requirements:
  • Focus will be on community service and how your efforts made an impact.
  • Complete the RVHS local scholarship essay form.
Other Information:

Selected by River Valley High School Scholarship Committee.

 

Attachments:
RVHS local scholarship essay form - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/RVHS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE ESSAY FORM13.pdf
The Peoples Community Bank Local 3/21/2018 $500 (1 or 2)
Requirements:

 

  • Recipient must be a graduating senior.
  • Recipient must be a non-relative of any officer or director of The Peoples Community Bank (spouse, child, grandchild).
  • Recipient will pursue a college level education as a degree candidate in a business or business-related field of study e.g. finance, accounting, agri-finance, management, marketing, communications, etc. at an educational institution described by section 170(b)(1)(A)(ii) of the Internal Revenue Code. 
  • Recipient must demonstrate scholastic aptitude as evidenced by grade point average.
  • Recipient will have demonstrated leadership and service ability as evidenced by school and community involvement.
  • Preference in the selection of scholarship candidates will be given to those applicants who demonstrate and document a level of financial need.
  • The Peoples Community Bank scholarship application (attached) will be attached to the electronic local scholarship application. 
  • Submit three RVHS scholarship evaluation forms.
 
Awards:
  • $500 (1 or 2)
 

 

Other Information:

Selected by The Peoples Community Bank. 

Attachments:
The Peoples Community Bank Scholarship Application - http://www.rvschools.org/cms_files/scholarships/Scholarship Application for The Peoples Community Bank 15-16.docx
Tremelling Farms Local 3/21/2018 $250 (1)
Requirements:
  • First choice will be given to a graduating senior going in to post-secondary school in an agriculture or agriculture-related field.
  • Essay – “What family farming means to you or how it has affected your life”.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation. 
Awards:
  • $250 
  • Scholarship paid with copy of grades from 1st semester with a GPA of 3.0 or better and proof of enrollment for 2nd semester.

 

Other Information:

Selected by the Tremelling family.

Veterans for Peace Local 3/21/2018 $500 (1)
Requirements:
  • Available to any graduating senior interested in issues of peace and justice.
  • You must write an essay (500-700 words in length) based on the subject: “Why I believe war is not the answer."
  • Submit three RVHS scholarship evaluation forms.

 

Awards:

$500

 

Other Information:

Selected by Veterans for Peace representatives.

Village Family Dental Local 3/21/2018 $250 (2)
Requirements:
  • A student interested in a career related to science.
  • Plans to attend a vocational college or four-year college.
  • Preference to a student who has not awarded another scholarship.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation.
Awards:

$250 (2)

 

Other Information:

Selected by Village Family Dental.