Scholarships

WESTconsin Credit Union Scholarship 

$1000

Applicants must be a member of WESTconsin Credit Union and have their own account, be the primary account holder, as of August 31, 2020. The application requires two letters of recommendation to be submitted along with the digital application. 

Online applications can be found at WESTconsin Credit Union

Applications are due March 1, 2021


River Country Co-op Scholarship Fund 

$500

Applicants must be a River Country Co-op member or their child. Applicants must be a high school senior, college student, or non-traditional student in either a two- or four-year accredited college or university. Any area of study is accepted, but Agronomy-related is preferred. 

See Mrs. Snyder for application materials. 

Applications are due March 1, 2021


Scholarship for Journalism Diversity

$8,500

Applicants must be a high school senior with a grade point average of 3.0 or better, who is preparing to enter college and intends to become a journalist who will bring diversity to United States journalism. 

Online applications can be found at Scholarship for Journalism Diversity 

Applications are due March 1, 2021


American Chemical Society Scholars Program

$5,000 

Applicants must be a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore, or junior. Applicants must be African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian. Applicants must intend to major or already major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemistry-related science AND plan to pursue a career in a chemistry-related science as well. 

Online applications can be found at American Chemical Society Scholars 

Applications are due March 1, 2021


Project Yellow Light Scholarships

Up to $8,000 available 

Applicants must currently be enrolled in a high school or college and be attending a college or university in the Fall of 2021. Applicants will compete by creating a design to bring about change. Applicants have a mission of encouraging their peers to develop and embrace safe driving habits. 

Online applications can be found at Project Yellow Light Scholarship Competition 

Applications and submissions are due March 1, 2021


Society of Exploration Geophysicists Scholarship

$10,000

Applicants must be a high school senior planning to attend college in the fall of 2021. Applicants must be intending to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics. 

Online applications can be found at Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Applications are sure March 1, 2021


Microsoft Disability Scholarship

$20,000

Applicants must be a current high school senior living with a disability (as defined by WorldHealth Organization), whether that be visual, hearing, mobility, cognitive, speech, or other disability. Applicants must plan to attend an undergraduate program in a two- or four-year university/college or technical college in the fall of the academic year following high-school graduation. Applicants must declare an approved major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field. 

Online applications can be found at Microsoft Disability Scholarship

Applications are due March 1, 2021


Jennie-O Turkey Store Continuing Education Scholarship Program 

$1,000

Applicants must be employed by Jennie-O Turkey Store OR be the child of a full- or part-time Jennie-O Turkey Store Team Member. Applicants can attend any college or vocational-technical college and can major in any area. 

See Mrs. Snyder for application materials. 

Applications are de March 12, 2021


Jennie-O Turkey Store Continuing Education Scholarship Program 

$6,000

Applicants must be the child of a full-time Jennie-OTurkey Store Team Member. Applicants must have a “B” grade point average or better and have an ACT/SAT score. Applicants can major in any field and mist plan to attend a four-year college full-time to obtain a bachelor’s degree (it is acceptable for an applicant to attend a two-year community/junior college with plans to transfer to a four-year college. 

See Mrs. Snyder for application materials. 

Applications are due March 12, 2021


Beyond the Boroughs National Scholarship

$20,000

Applicants must have been accepted to an accredited four-year college, university, or equivalent. Applicants must come from a low income household. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and involvement in extracurricular activities or work. Applicants must complete a full application including a completed Student Aid Report from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Online application can be found at Beyond the Boroughs National Scholarship

Applications are due March 15, 2021


Barron Electric Scholarship 

Two $1,000 Scholarships available 

Applicants must have parents or guardians that are Barron Electric Cooperative Members. Applicants whose relatives are directors, employees, or former employees/directors of Barron Electric Cooperative do not qualify. Applicants must be a senior who will graduate and pursue a post-secondary education. 

See Mrs. Snyder for application materials. 

Applications are due to Mrs. Snyder March 26, 2021


Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship 

$500

Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30, 2021. Applicants must submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the deadline. Applicants must have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or greater and be a citizen of the United States of Canada. 

Online applications can be found at Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

Applications are due March 30, 2021


2021 Manufacturing Works Scholarship 

$500

Applicants must be a current high school senior eligible for graduation in 2021. Applicants must be attending Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, Chippewa Valley Technical College, or University of Wisconsin Stout in a manufacturing program as a full-time student for the 2021-2022 school year. Preference will be given to Advanced Manufacturing Skills Gap Careers; examples: Welding, Machine Tool, Quality Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, or Electromechanical/Industrial Maintenance. 

See Mrs. Snyder for application materials. 

Applications are due March 31, 2021 


Duggy Nelson Memorial Scholarship 

$500

Applicant must be a Barron County resident or student enrolled in a Barron County school, 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 law enforcement-related (which does not include law school), emergency medical technician, or paramedic field is eligible.

Online application materials available at Duggy Nelson Memorial Scholarship

Applications are due April 1, 2021 


Barron County Farm Bureau

$250

Applicants must be a graduating high school senior who is enrolled in an accredited college, university, or technical college with preference given to students from Farm Bureau families. This scholarship will be based on the applicant’s past school and community activities, plans for future education and a letter of recommendation. 

Online applications can be found at Barron County Farm Bureau

Applications are due April 1, 2021


Officer Michael Baribeau Memorial Scholarship 

Up to $5000 available 

Applicants must be any student graduating from a Rusk or Barron County High School, any student currently enrolled at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, or any student currently enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire-Barron County Campus. Applicants must comply with the admission requirements for a full-time student in a Police Science or Criminal Justice program at a vocational/technical school or college. 

See Mrs. Snyder for application materials. 

Applications are due April 10, 2021


Dunn County Dairy Promotion Scholarship 

$500

Applicants must be enrolled or preparing to enroll in a post-secondary education. Applicants must be a resident of Dunn County. Applicants must live on a dairy farm or work for a dairy farmer. Applicants must hold or be nearing successful completion of a high school diploma or GED. 

See Mrs. Snyder for application materials. 

Applications are due April 12, 2021


Barron Spotlighters Scholarship

This scholarship is available to any high school senior that has been involved in theatre activities during their high school or grade school years. 

See Mrs. Snyder for application materials. 

Applications are due April 15, 2021 


Ab Nicholas Scholarship Foundation 

$10,000 for a four-year program and $5,000 for a two-year program. 

Applicants must be a resident of Wisconsin and attend a public or private high school. Applicants must participate in basketball their senior year. Applicants must be planning to attend a University of Wisconsin System School. Applicants must not be participating in sports at the Division I level in college (4-year program only). 

Online application materials can be found at Ab Nicholas Scholarship Foundation 

Applications are due April 30, 2021


Wisconsin Towns Association 2021 Scholarship Program 

$7000

Applicants must be high school seniors graduating in 2021 from either a public or private high school in Wisconsin. Applicants must plan to enroll in a Wisconsin public or private college or university in 2021. The winners are determined by independent judging of an essay contest. The essay should address the topic: “What lessons can town governments take from the COVID-19 pandemic to improve their emergency management systems and prepare for and respond to future disasters?”

See Mrs. Snyder for application materials. 

Applications are due May 28, 2021


PB & J Scholarship 

$500-$1000

This scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically. High grade point average is not needed to qualify! Applicants must be a high school senior who is planning to attend an accredited 2-year or 4-year college in the United States. 

Application materials can be found online at PB & J Scholarship

Applications are due May 31, 2021