Grants & Scholarships

Scholarships

Whether established to honor or memorialize a loved one, to recognize a specific academic institution, or to support a particular field of study, Scholarship Funds provide benefits to students that affect their lives and our community today and for future generations. Click here to view a list of our 2014 Scholarship Recipients.

Online Applications Now Available

The Community Foundation recently implemented an online application process for those scholarships funds that accept applications through the Foundation office. Students are encouraged to register and apply for the awards they feel they qualify for by clicking on the "apply online" button.

We are proud to administer the following Scholarship Funds:

SCHOLARSHIP QUALIFICATION CRITERIA FOR SELECTION APPLICATION PROCESS
Katherine H. Anderson Scholarship
(2008)
Newman Catholic, Wausau East, and Wausau West High School graduating seniors Lower 90% of the graduating class with ability to succeed in college; Demonstrating an appreciation for Wausau’s quality of life; Demonstrating good citizenship through volunteerism and extra-curricular activities Apply through the high school's general application process.
Guidelines
Ann B. Applegate Piano Scholars Award
(2004)
Wausau Conservatory of Music piano student Highly motivated 6-12th grade piano student studying under Ann Applegate at the Conservatory of Music; Demonstrating talent worth nurturing further; With a strong desire to acquire quality piano instruction; Demonstrated financial need Apply through the Wausau Conservatory of Music.
Guidelines
Elizabeth R. Augustyn Conservatory Scholarship
(2013)
Students from Antigo, Wisconsin, wishing to participate in lessons at the Wausau Conservatory of Music TBD TBD
Jeff Baum Aviation/Aerospace Scholarship
(2013)
Wisconsin resident pursuing an education in an aviation or aerospace program as a full-time student See Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame listing below or the attached guidelines to the right Apply by clicking the button below and choose the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame application form. Application deadline is March 1
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Raymond A. & Amella P. Beilke Scholarship
(2008)
Marathon High School graduating senior Student who has maintained at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale; Planning to pursue an education in elementary education, nursing, pharmacy, or any other health care profession; Planning to attend an accredited college or university Apply through the high school's general application process.
Phyllis A. Bermingham Hmong Education Scholarship
(2004)
Resident of Marathon County or student attending a high school in Marathon County Able and deserving graduating Southeast Asian high school senior; Demonstrating a passionate commitment to social justice; Has demonstrated financial need; And plans to pursue a post-secondary education in any field of study Application deadline February 1
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Elda Bonvincin Memorial Scholarship
(2004)
Newman Catholic, Wausau East, Medford, and Hibbing (MN) High School graduating seniors Student excelled in foreign languages during high school; and Plans to pursue an education in foreign language at an accredited college or university Apply through the high school's general application process.
Guidelines
Bradley Foundation Scholarship
(1990)
Antigo Senior High School graduating senior Student demonstrating concern for the welfare of the school and its students; With distinguished leadership or participation in organizations at the school; With above average scholarship, which reflects distinguished effort Application deadline is April 1
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Win Brockmeyer Memorial Scholarship
DC Everest, Newman Catholic, Wausau East, and Wausau West graduating senior This award recognizes the outstanding high school senior football players in the greater Wausau area based on recognition received by their coaches and peers as an outstanding football player and positive role model Students are nominated by the high school’s coaching staff
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Jack Brokaw Memorial Scholarship
(2005)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Hardworking student meeting the requirements of the school’s scholarship guidelines Planning to pursue a post-secondary education that utilizes the sciences Apply through the high school’s general application process
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BYFL Scholarship
(2010)
D.C. Everest Senior High School graduating senior Student demonstrating need, leadership, and extracurricular involvement Apply through the school's general application process
William Cherek Scholarship
Wittenberg-Birnamwood and Rosholt High School graduating senior See attached guidelines for criteria levels that include: Able and deserving student planning to pursue an accounting degree, or Member of St. Ladislaus Catholic Church Application deadline April 1
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Ray Cheyka Memorial Music Scholarship
(2011)
Merrill, DC Everest, and Wausau West High School graduating seniors Student must plan to pursue an education in music at an accredited 4-year college or university Applications are currently not being accepted
Dexter & Ruth Cihla Scholarship
(2001)
Rhinelander High School graduating senior Able and deserving student planning to attend an accredited college or university; Has maintained a strong GPA throughout high school Apply through the high school’s general application process
Guidelines
Community Health Care Physician Legacy Scholarship
(1995)
Graduating high school senior from D.C. Everest, Wausau East, or Wausau West Planning to pursue an education and career in the medical field Application deadline February 1
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Creske-Grassl Memorial Scholarship
(1999)
Mosinee High School graduating senior Student planning to attend an accredited college or university in any field of study; Demonstrated character, leadership, and service to school and community; Financial need Apply through the high school’s general application process
Cunningham-Weik Scholarship
(2014)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Pursuing a degree in education at a University of Wisconsin system school Apply through the high school's general application process
D&W Scholarship
(2006)
Tomahawk Senior High School graduating senior Able and deserving graduating seniors of Tomahawk Senior High School Apply through the high school’s general application process
Dennis A. Derwinski Memorial Scholarship
(1997)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Demonstrates a strong work ethic; Maintained average to above average grades; Participates in extra-curricular activities and displays community involvement; Demonstrates a sincere “thirst” for learning Apply through the high school’s general application process
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Linda Dodd Memorial Scholarship
(2004)
Marathon High School graduating senior See guidelines for criteria priorities that include: Special education student; Or students with a commitment to special education; Or students who exhibits sound social and leadership skills, and academic achievement Apply through the high school’s general application process
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Mark H. Dreyer Memorial Scholarship
(1996)
Newman Catholic, Wausau East, and Wausau West High School graduating seniors Accepted to a University of Wisconsin institution of higher education; With demonstrated financial need Apply through the high school’s general application process
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Tim Driscoll Memorial Scholarship
(2006)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Students who have been involved in high school athletics; Apply through the high school’s general application process
Donald A. & Arzelee M.S. Drown Scholarship
(1997)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Student has excelled in accelerated courses in the Social Studies and English IB (International Baccalaureate) program; Plans to pursue an education at an accredited college or university; Apply through the high school’s general application process
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John & Elena Dzubay Memorial Scholarship
(2006)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Must meet the requirements of the school’s general scholarship application; Demonstrate financial need; Plan to pursue a teaching career in the public schools Apply through the high school’s general application process
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Ort Enstad Kiwanis Scholarship
(2005)
DC Everest, Wausau East, and Wausau West High School graduating seniors Key Club member; Demonstrated involvement in the community; Leader in the school; Held a leadership role in the Key Club Apply through the high school’s general application process
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Walter (Coke) Fehl Hockey Scholarship
(2007)
Wausau area graduating high school seniors Graduating senior from East, West or DCE who has participated a local hockey program; Demonstrates the characteristics of a team player with a strong work ethic; Plans to attend any post-secondary institution of higher education in any field of study Application deadline March 1
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Lucille & George Ferguson Memorial Scholarship (#1)
(2005)
Newman Catholic High School graduating senior Planning to pursue a career in the medical field; Demonstrated financial need; Preference is given to a student planning to attend Marquette University – then a University of Wisconsin school – then any school in the medical field Apply through the high school’s general application process
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Lucille & George Ferguson Memorial Scholarship (#2)
(2005)
Student planning to attend Newman Catholic High School Student who attended Newman Catholic Elementary School at St. Anne’s Parish; With demonstrated financial need Apply through school system’s general application process
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Kristin Nell Geurink Memorial Montessori Scholarship
(1998)
Students attending Mountain View Montessori in Wausau, Wisconsin A child who would benefit from a Montessori education; and family demonstrates a strong financial need Application deadline February 1
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William L. Goggins Memorial Scholarship
(1996)
Incoming freshman planning to attend Newman Catholic High School for four years Any 8th grade student is eligible to apply. Student will be selected based on: The demonstrated depth of understanding and personal insight into the essay topic “How a Catholic Education will Influence My Life as an American;” The quality of their two references; Maintaining a “B” average or greater; Financial need is not a factor in selection Application deadline March 1
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William K. Gottschalk Scholarship
(2012)
Second year student or greater from Wisconsin attending UW Marathon County or Northcentral Technical College Student demonstrating an ability and strong desire to pursue a primary career in engineering or accounting Application deadline February 1
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B.A. & Esther Greenheck Scholarship
(1992)
Deserving students whose parents are employed by Greenheck Fan Corporation. Excellent student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.75; With above average potential for success in their field of study; A record of leadership, shown by their activities both in and out of the classroom; Demonstrated community service and extra curricular activity; Diversified interests and well-rounded backgrounds; Accepted to and planning to attend an accredited college or university Applications are available through the Greenheck Fan Corporation Human Resources Department and must be submitted by the close of business on the last day in March
Bellamy Hamilton Scholarship
(2005)
Wausau Conservatory of Music students Scholarships are not currently being awarded from this fund
Steve Hansen Earth Steward Scholarship
(2005)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Dedicated to the environment; Displaying a strong work ethic, a desire to do things right, and to make things better; Demonstrating the characteristics of integrity, compassion, caring, empathy, and kindness; Planning to pursue an education in any field of study at any accredited 4-year college or university, GPA is not a factor in selection Application deadline February 1
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Sally M. Hattenhauer Scholarship
(2012)
Newman Catholic Schools Student of financial need planning to attend a school within the Newman Catholic Schools system at any grade level Apply through the Newman Catholic Schools application process
Elsie H. Heckman Memorial Scholarship
(2010)
Merrill Senior High School senior Worthy student who has demonstrated a record of involvement in high school or community activities, and plans to pursue an education in a health care related field of study. Apply through the school's application process
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Patricia Hedblom Memorial Scholarship
(2005)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Must meet the requirements of the school’s scholarship committee; Accepted for enrollment and planning to attend an accredited college or university Apply through the high school’s general application process
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John & Fritz Howland Memorial Scholarship
(2004)
Mosinee High School graduating senior Demonstrating qualities of leadership; Planning to pursue a post-secondary education in any field of study Apply through the high school’s general application process
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George & Lois Johnson Memorial Scholarship
(2000)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Demonstrating an interest in the humanities including History, English, or Social Studies; Demonstrating financial need; Planning to attend an accredited college or university Apply through the high school’s general application process
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Elizabeth Hardy Kanemoto Scholarship
(1999)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Interested in pursuing a degree in the Fine Arts (if no students qualify then a student interested in Anthropology); Minimum GPA of 3.0 Demonstrating financial need Apply through the high school’s general application process
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Richard L. Knauf Memorial Scholarship
(2010)
Marathon High School graduating senior pursuing post secondary education in either the field of business or engineering Student planning to pursue a post-secondary education in business or engineering; has not received other scholarships; and has maintained a 2.5 GPA or greater Apply through the high school’s general application process
Guidelines
Joanne D. & Robert J. Kumbera Memorial Scholarship
(1997)
DC Everest, Wausau, and Jeannette, PA School Districts graduating seniors Scholarships are not currently being awarded from this fund
Nancy B. Laabs Memorial Medical Scholarship
(2004)
Medford High School graduating senior Planning to pursue an education in any medical field of study; Demonstrating a passion for medicine Applications are currently not being accepted
Guidelines
Emma C. Larson Memorial Scholarship
(2009)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Student must demonstrate academic excellence and financial need to the high school selection committee Apply through the high school’s general application process
Barbara A. Lattimer Scholarship
(2001)
Wausau Conservatory of Music graduating senior Current student in voice at the WCM; Must have studied at least two semesters of voice at the WCM at the time of the competition; Applicant must be accepted for enrollment at an accredited college or university and plan to begin within six months of the competition; Must be planning to major in Vocal Music or Musical Theater Application deadline 2nd Friday in March. Competition date to be announced by WCM
Guidelines Application
Kyle R. Long Scholarship
(2004)
Medford, Gilman and Rib Lake High School graduating senior Three levels of selection are developed (see guidelines) including: Students with special educational needs or learning disabilities; Or those planning to pursue a career working with special educational needs or learning disabled students; Or hardworking graduating seniors with demonstrated financial need; Application deadline February 1
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Luthra Family Scholarship
(2014)
Graduating senior from the DC Everest or Wausau School Districts Exceptional student planning to pursue an education in health or human services Application deadline February 1
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Marathon County Farm Technology Days Scholarship
(1997)
Resident of Marathon County or currently studying at a school within Marathon County Planning to pursue a degreed program, short course, or continuing education program within the University of Wisconsin, or Wisconsin Technical College System; Possessing potential for successful work in the agricultural industry Application deadline February 1
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Marathon County Labor Council Scholarship
(1998)
Marathon County graduating seniors Child or grandchild of a Marathon County Labor Union member in good standing; Planning to pursue an advanced education; Demonstrating an understanding of the labor movement through a written essay; Reflecting a record of academic achievement and extracurricular involvement, with an emphasis on leadership; and Demonstrating financial need Application deadline February 1
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Marathon County Medical Alliance Scholarship
(1995)
High school graduating senior who is a resident of Marathon County Student must be pursuing an education in a medically related field of study. DCE, Wausau East, and Wausau West students apply through the school's general application process. All other students in Marathon County apply online. Application deadline is February 1.
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Mark Foundation TLC Scholars Award
(1998)
Marathon County resident graduating from a high school in Marathon County Accepted at an accredited college, university, or technical school, and eligible for need-based federal or state aid, such as Stafford or Perkins subsidized loans Application deadline February 1
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Peter A. Mattiacci Athletic Scholarship
(1995)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Attended grades K-12 in the Wausau Public School system; Participated in varsity sports; Intends to pursue a post-secondary education Apply through the high school’s general application process
Guidelines
McKenna-Mann Performing Arts Scholarship
(1991)
Antigo High School graduating senior Students who have distinguished themselves in the performing arts, including theater production, and Who have been accepted for admission and plan to attend an accredited college or university as a full-time student It is not necessary that the recipient pursue a post-secondary education in the performing arts Applications available through the school's guidance office or download below. Application deadline is April 30.
Guidelines Application
Berland A. Meyer Scholarship
(2005)
Wausau East and Wausau West graduating senior Student must meet the school’s GPA and general criteria requirements to apply for scholarships; Demonstrate characteristics of leadership and volunteerism; Plan to pursue a career in PreK-12 education; Be accepted for enrollment and plan to attend an accredited college or university Apply through the high school’s general application process
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Mid Wisconsin Foundation Scholarship Fund
(2013)
Graduating high school seniors from Abbotsford, Colby, Eagle River, Fairchild, Medford, Minocqua, Neillsville, Phillips, Rhinelander, Rib Lake, Rib Mountain and Wausau Applicant must have had a parent employed by, or have been an employee of, Mid Wisconsin Bank prior to its merger with Nicolet Bank in 2013 in the communities formerly served by Mid Wisconsin Bank Application deadline is March 1
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Mitchell Metal Products Scholarship
(2003)
Merrill High School graduating senior Concern for the industrial/vocational arts area of study; Distinguished leadership or participation in one or more student organizations at Merrill High School; Potential to make a contribution to improving conditions within our society; Above average academic aptitude, which reflects distinguished effort for his or her ability Apply through the high school's general application process
Guidelines
Gene & Carolyn Molinaro Scholarship
(2005)
Union Grove (Racine) High School graduating senior Graduating seniors from Union Grove High School who plan to pursue their education at the university level Apply through the high school’s general application process
Robert J. Neugebauer Scholarship
(1998)
Newman Catholic, Wausau East, and Wausau West High School graduating senior Student demonstrating financial need; Planning to pursue a post-secondary education as a full-time student within six months of graduation from high school Apply through the high school’s general application process
Newman Class of '63 Scholarship
(2014)
Eighth grade student enrolled in Newman Catholic Middle School Planning to attend Newman Catholic High School and demonstrating financial need Apply through the middle school guidance office
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Northland Lutheran High School Scholarship
(1995)
Student planning to attend Northland Lutheran High School Apply through school’s general application process
OjO-Dor Scholarship
(1991)
Lakeland Union High School (Minocqua, WI) graduating senior Scholarships are awarded based on: An assessment of academic achievement; Financial need; Future educational promise; and Leadership capabilities Application deadline is March 1
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Russell C. & Dorothy A. Paulsen Scholarship
(2000)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Students planning to pursue a career in the education field Apply through the high school's application process
Gloria Paustian Memorial Scholarship
(1991)
Members of First English Lutheran Church in Wausau, Wisconsin Funds are included in the First English Scholarship Fund to be awarded to students planning to attend a Lutheran college or university Contact church office or the pastor
Matthew R. Paustian Engineering Scholarship
(1990)
Wausau West High School graduating senior Student must have maintained a GPA in the upper 1/3 of their class; Plan to attend an accredited college or university; Major in engineering Apply through the high school’s general application process
Guidelines
Robert Payzer Memorial Scholarship
(2013)
Wisconsin resident pursuing an education in an aviation or aerospace program as a full-time student See Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame listing below or the attached guidelines to the right Apply by clicking the button below and choose the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame application form. Application deadline is March 1
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Sally Pfund Memorial Scholarship
(2011)
Graduating Merrill High School senior Student must qualify for scholarship under the school's requirments; and must have received at least one varsity letter in volleyball during their high school career Not currently accepting applications
Tom & Phyllis Riiser Scholarship
(1999)
Northcentral Technical College student Graduate of a Wausau area high school; Attending NTC; With demonstrated financial need Apply through NTC’s general application process
River Valley Bank Music Scholarship Fund
(2010)
Wausau Conservatory of Music students Apply through the Conservatory of Music scholarship process
Rotary Club of Wausau Youth Scholarship
(2007)
Graduating high school seniors from D.C. Everest, Newman Catholic, Northland Lutheran, Wausau East and Wausau West High Schools Awards are based on the student's community service and leadership roles Application deadline is February 15
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June Brunner Schenzel Memorial Scholarship
(2009)
Graduting senior from Mercer High School Priority will be given to students demonstrating a "pay it forward" attitude. Finanical need or academic achievement are not criterion in selection Apply through the school's application process
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James T. Schremp Memorial Scholarship
(2000)
Mosinee High School graduating senior Scholar athlete; Planning to attend a University of Wisconsin school – with preference given to UW-Madison students Preference given to students planning to pursue a degree in business Application deadline is March 15
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Marvin C. Schuette Memorial Scholarship
(2007)
Deserving students whose parents are employed by Wausau Homes A well rounded person who has not been awarded another scholarship for the upcoming school year; with diversified interests, participating in activities inside and outside of school, including work. Academic achievement is not a qualification for the award, but the student should have maintained a 2.0 GPA in the last two semesters of study Application deadline April 1
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Cornelia L. Seim Scholarship
(1993)
Northcentral Technical College or University of Wisconsin-Marathon County student Graduate from a central Wisconsin area high school attending NTC or UWMC; Has characteristics, qualities, and attributes that display potential for success; Demonstrates financial need Apply through application process at NTC and UWMC
Joseph "Pep" & Frances Simek-Enerquip Memorial Scholarship
(2014)
Graduating seniors from Medford High School Planning to attend a technical school in any field of study Apply through the high school's general application process.
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Paul C. Simon Memorial Scholarship
(2008)
Merrill High School graduating senior Scholarship #1 – Student planning to pursue a business degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA; Scholarship #2 – Student exhibiting financial need with a minimum 2.5 GPA; Demonstrating a solid work ethic, with a no-nonsense approach to his/her education Is recognized within the school and the greater community, as an individual possessing integrity Apply through the high school’s general application process
Guidelines
Russell Sliwicki Memorial Scholarship
(2002)
DC Everest High School graduating senior Planning to pursue a post-secondary education in an environmental or agriculturally related field of study; Provide evidence of a commitment to the above through their coursework, community involvement, service or club activities Application deadline February 1
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Scott Stasney Freedom Award
(2003)
Wausau East High School graduating senior This is NOT a scholarship award but rather a monetary award based on: Student’s thoughts conveyed in an essay entitled, “What Freedom Means to Me as an American.” Students going into the miliary are especially encouraged to apply Application deadline February 1
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John & Judy Stevens Music Scholarship
(2012)
Attending Wausau Conservatory of Music A deserving piano or voice student studying at the Wausau Conservatory of Music Apply through WCM application process
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David & Emily Streich Scholarship
(2004)
Merrill High School graduating senior Planning to pursue study in a field relating to veterinary services (first choice) or nursing (second choice); Accepted for enrollment in an accredited technical school or college Apply through the high school’s general application process
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Harold & Ruth Tessmer Scholarship
(2012)
Incoming Freshman at Newman Catholic High School (either enrolled or planning to enroll) Financial need and in good academic and behavioral standing Apply through the Newman Catholic Middle School application process. See the guidance counselor. Application deadline is March 1.
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Jerome Thiessen Aviation Financial Assistance Fund
(2010)
Student from Wisconsin enrolled in an aviation program at one of Wisconsin’s technical colleges See Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame listing below or attached guidelines to the right Apply by clicking the button below and choose the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame application form. Application deadline is March 1
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Charles Thorpe Scholarship in the Visual Arts Scholarship
(1998)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Planning to major in Visual Art or Art Education; Planning to attend UW-Madison (1st choice); or an accredited college or university with a quality visual arts or art education program (2nd choice); Having demonstrated a commitment to art education through participation in the art curriculum in high school Apply through the high school’s general application process
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Ralph Tinker Memorial Scholarship
(1989)
Wausau East and Wausau West graduating senior Plans to attend an accredited college or university in any field of study; Has characteristics, qualities, and attributes that display potential for success; Demonstrated financial need Apply through the high school’s general application process
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Peter & Carol Tomasi Scholarship
(1994)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Plans to attend an accredited college or university; Has the highest National Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) score in their graduating class Apply through the high school’s general application process
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Archie C. Towle Aviation Scholarship
(1998)
Aviation student within 50 mile radius of the Wausau area Able to demonstrate ability and a strong desire to pursue a career in aviation The recipient must be able to pass at least a 2nd class FAA medical examination for flight training. No exam is necessary for maintenance training Application deadline February 1
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Kimberly A. Van Den Elzen Memorial Scholarship
(1998)
Greater Wausau area resident Be a graduating high school senior or a high school graduate; Have been accepted for enrollment in a post-secondary institution of higher education; Plan to pursue a career in human resources; Demonstrate a commitment to the community and the welfare of others Application deadline February 1
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Chia Vang & Chue Lor Scholarship
(2008)
Central Senior High School (St. Paul, MN) graduating senior Preference will be given to Southeast Asian students; Demonstrating volunteerism and service to their community; Demonstrating respect for the elderly population; The student must plan to attend a 4-year college or university as a full-time student within the upcoming year pursuing a degree in any field of study Apply through the high school’s general application process www.central.spps.org
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Alan C. Vecchio Memorial Scholarship
(2013)
Graduating high school senior from Merrill Senior High School Student with a disability; or planning to pursue an education working with people with disabilities Apply through the high school's general application process.
Tim Volz
(2009)
Graduating senior from Merrill High School Scholarship will be awarded to a student who plans to pursue a post secondary education at any college, university, or technical school. Preference will be given to the student ranked #79 in their graduating class, if in good standing; as that was Tim's football jersey number while attending Merrill High School Apply through the high school’s general application process
Pastor Walter & Blanche Wahl Clergy Development Scholarship
(2006)
Southeastern Minnesota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) seminarians Provides scholarships for seminarians from, or first year pastors serving in, the Southeastern Minnesota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) Apply through the Synod office
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Christopher M. Wallschlaeger Memorial Scholarship
(2004)
Student planning to attend Newman Catholic High School High GPA and financial need are not a factor. Student must demonstrate evidence of Christian attributes and actively participate in any team sport and other extra curricular activities Application deadline March 1
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Wausau Area Builders Association Scholarship
(1997)
Graduating high school seniors in the communities served by the WABA Graduating high school senior; 2.5 GPA or greater; Preference will be given to students with an affiliation with the WABA; Students planning a career in the shelter industry are especially encouraged to apply Application deadline March 1
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Wausau Area H.O.P.E. Hmong Women Scholarship
(2006)
Graduating high school seniors from the greater Wausau area Hmong minority woman; with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater; embraces the Hmong culture and acts as a positive role model for younger girls; exhibits character, motivation, and/or experience in overcoming obstacles; displays a desire to better the community; and planning to enroll as a full-time student and work toward an associate, bachelor, or masters degree in the upcoming school year Application deadline February 1
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Wausau East Class of 1960 Scholarship
Wausau East High School graduating senior Planning to pursue a 4-year accredited college or university In any field of study Demonstrating financial need Apply through the high school’s general application process
Wausau East Girl's Swim Team Scholarship
(2006)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Involved with the girl’s swim team for at least three years including senior year Qualify for team recognition Application deadline February 1
Wausau East Mathematics Department Scholarship
(2005)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Must meet the general requirements of the school’s scholarship committee Have taken four (4) years of math in high school – through pre-Calculus And taken at least one (1) semester of Computer Science Intend to major in college in one of the following areas: Mathematics, Mathematics Education, one of the Physical Sciences, Engineering, or Computer Science And must have participated in Mathematics or Computer Science contests during high school Apply through the high school’s general application process
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Wausau Education Association Foundation Scholarship
(1997)
Wausau East and Wausau West graduating senior Apply through the high schools’ general application process
Wausau High School Class of 1963 Scholarship
(2008)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Planning to pursue an education within the University of Wisconsin system Apply through the high school’s general application process
Wausau School District Secretaries & Paraprofessionals Scholarship
(2013)
Wausau East and Wausau West graduating seniors Child or grandchild of a current employee of the Wausau School District as a Wausau Education Support Professional (WESP) secretary or paraprofessional Application deadline is February 1
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Richard Weinreis Memorial Scholarship
(2001)
Resident of Marathon County Candidates have had formal court contact through the Marathon County Department of Social Services juvenile intake system within the past seven years; With a plan for education or training that would provide for personal career advancement Application deadline February 1
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Brett Robert Weller Memorial Scholarship
(2009)
DC Everest High School graduating senior Preference will be given to students who plan to pursue their post-secondary education at Brett's alma mater, UW-Eau Claire Apply through the high school's general application process
Shari K. Widmark Memorial Scholarship
(2001)
Wausau East High School graduating senior Participated in high school athletics; Demonstrating the characteristics of a team player with “spunk” or passion for the game; Accepted for enrollment in a post-secondary institution of higher education; Application deadline February 1
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Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame Scholarship
(2010)
Wisconsin resident pursuing an education in an aviation or aerospace program as a full-time student See attached guidelines for Jeff Baum; Carl Guell Memorial; Robert Payzer Memorial; Jerome Ripp Memorial; and Thiessen Field Scholarships Application deadline March 1
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Harry K. Wrench, Jr. Memorial College Scholarship
(1994)
Communities served by Wisconsin Fuel & Light prior to its closing. Greater Wausau area or Manitowoc area graduating high school senior (see guidelines for specific schools) Preference will be given to children of Wisconsin Fuel & Light employees as of its closing on April 1, 2000. Criteria in order of importance: Exceptional scholastic achievement; Potential for success in student’s chosen field; Leadership and involvement in community; Diversified interests and well-rounded personality Application deadline February 1
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Neng & Bao Xiong Volvo Scholarship
(2006)
Wausau area high school graduating senior (DC Everest, Newman Catholic, Wausau East, and Wausau West High Schools) Demonstrated volunteerism and service to the community; Demonstrated acceptance of cultural differences; Planning to attend college in any field of study Application deadline February 1
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Tong Phia Xiong & Sale Lor Scholarship
(2011)
Graduating high school seniors from the greater Wausau area Student must demonstrate honor and respect for others through the application process Application deadline February 1
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