Scholarships

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Scholarships: 


Jennie-O Scholarship

For 2023, Jennie-O is offering more than $60,000 in scholarships. Below are the scholarships available, along with information and eligibility requirements for each. The application deadline is March 10, 2023. Applications must be received by a Jennie-O locational office, emailed to [email protected], or postmarked on or before the application deadline. Incomplete applications will be disqualified

See more information about eligibility and application here

Application due March 10, 2023.


Barron Spotlighters Scholarship

Every year the Barron Spotlighters honors our founder, Maxine Wiesner, by providing a scholarship to at least one deserving youth in our area.  If you would like to be considered for the Maxine Wiesner Scholarship, please download the application file using the link below, fill out the application and return it using the instructions contained in the application.  We do not start accepting applications for the scholarship until February of the current year, which is when the application link will be updated with the current application document.

Application information.

Application due April 1, 2023


Officer Michael Baribeau Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Up to $5000

On December 19, 1995, Officer Michael Baribeau was killed in the line of duty while proudly serving the citizens ofBarron and Rusk counties. This annual scholarship has been established due to the generous contributions from individuals and business and will be awarded to a high school, vocational or college student seeking a degree in Criminal Justice or Police Science.

Elgibilty: Any student graduating from a Rusk or Barron County High School, any student currently enrolled at WITC, or any student currently enrolled at UW-Eau Claire - Barron County Campus. 1. Application 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.

Application information here or see Mrs. Elwood. 

Application due April 11, 2023


2023 Wisconsin Towns Association Scholarship

Amount: Two (2) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the students with the highest-ranking essay score from a town or village insured by Rural Mutual Insurance Company as of May 1, 2023. Five (5) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the top five additional students with the highest ranking essay scores.


Your thoughts – combined with your writing skills and creativity – can put you in line to receive one of seven scholarships. Rural Mutual Insurance Company, Wisconsin Towns Association, and Scott Construction, Inc. are again offering the following scholarships to winners of an essay contest. Scholarships will be awarded on the following basis: 


All applicants must graduate from a Wisconsin public or private high school in 2023 and plan to attend a Wisconsin public or private college or university in 2023. Essays will be judged independently on originality and subject matter in relation to the topic. The essays must also contain correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Judging will be completed by August 11, 2023. Recipients will be announced by August 25, 2023. Proof of enrollment in a Wisconsin public or private college is required to receive a scholarship. View complete details here


Submit your essay along with this background information sheet to [email protected] or W7686 Co. Rd. MMM, Shawano, WI 54166.

Applications are due May 26, 2023.


Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Scholarship

Amount: One $5,000 award, Two $2000 awards, three $1000

The mission of the Dream Pool Foundation, Inc. is to provide financial support for post secondary education students pursuing a degree in the visual arts. Visual arts bring richness to our lives.  This foundation will foster growth within the art community and encourage students who might otherwise find art education financially impossible.


Eligibility: Interested candidates must possess extra-curricular accomplishments and inspirational goals. Academically capable students must be enrolled as an Art Major at an accredited institution of higher education located in the United States. (This includes Art Therapy Programs). All applicants must be U.S. citizens. Recipients will be required to provide evidence of college acceptance before money is awarded.

More information can be found here. Please see Mrs. Elwood for most recent application paperwork. 

Applications are due April 21, 2023



Compeer Financial Offers Scholarships to High School Seniors

The Fund for Rural America, Compeer Financial’s corporate giving program, is offering 41 scholarships to Wisconsin students this year. Graduating high school seniors who have an agriculture or rural background, or plan to major in an agriculture-related field at a community college, university or technical school are encouraged to apply between now and March 15.


Each scholarship recipient will receive $1,500 for educational tuition expenses. Qualified applicants must be graduating seniors who live in Compeer Financial’s 144-county territory and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Recipients will be selected based on a combination of academic achievement; agricultural, community and youth organization involvement; and essays.

Application can be found here at Compeer Financial.

Applications are due March 15, 2023


Duggy Nelson Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $750

Eligibility: Applicant must be a Barron County resident or student enrolled in a Barron County school, enrolling in a college or vocation/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 doesn’t include law school), EMT, or paramedic field is eligible.

Application can be found here.  The list of Scholarship Rules.

Applications are due April 1st, 2023


River Country Co-Op Scholarship

Amount: 15 $500

Eligibility: Open to any River Country Co-op member and their children. Any 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. Award criteria:: Academic record of student. Social and community activities. Completion of application.

Application can be found here.

Applications are due March 1st, 2023.


Barron Electric Cooperative Scholarship

Amount: 2 $1000 scholarships

Eligibility:Student must be a graduating senior attending a designated high school*. Student's guardians/parents must be active members of Barron Electric Cooperative. Must plan to attend a University/ College/Technical Institution. Students whose relatives are directors or employees of Barron Electric Cooperative do not qualify.

Selection of the scholarship recipients will be based on the student’s ability, leadership service, and cooperation as a student and within the community. Scholarship applications will be collected (using a standardized application form) by the high school’s guidance office. Applications will be evaluated, ranked, and selected by the high school’s scholarship committee. Students who rank in the top 6-25% of their class will be given first priority. Additional Scholarship Opportunity information. Application can be printed here.

Applications are due March 1st, 2023



$2,500 scholarship “No Sweat Scholarship”

Amount: $2500 

Eligible Candidates: 8-12th grade students

Students Apply at https://cirkledin.com/scholarships/

Application Process: Apply at the URL above. Free application. 

­Direct-to-student cash prize for any educational purpose: from books to summer enrichment to a new laptop. No GPA requirements. No minimum income requirements. No essays to write.

Applications are due December 31st, 2022


The American Legion Oratorical Contest Program

The American Legion has an Oratorical contest program that is a good opportunity for students to win scholarship monies. The student must be in 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade. The students start out by contacting their local Wisconsin American Legion Post. The Post will hold a contest, the winner at the Post contest moves on to a County contest. The winner of the County contest moves on to the District contest. The winner of the District Contest moves on to the Regional contest scheduled on February 11, 2023 at Ripon College. The winners at the Regional level move on to the Finals contest the same day and the overall winner will go to the National Contest in Indianapolis, Indiana in April to compete for $25,000 in scholarship. For more information, please see the  American Legion website


Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin Scholarships

The Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin, a non-profit foundation of the National Society of Professional Engineers-Wisconsin (NSPE-WI), is pleased to send you information regarding our Engineering Scholarships. The scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors who plan to study engineering at a four-year ABET/EAC accredited program leading to a baccalaureate degree in engineering and intend to enter the profession of engineering upon graduation. See the scholarship application here.


Each applicant will be considered for all of the following scholarships

The Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin Scholarship, six $2,500 scholarships

The WSPE Past Presidents Scholarship, one $2,500 scholarship

The Louis C. Geiger Scholarship, three $2,500 scholarships

The Terry Ni Engineering Scholarship http://www.tnscholarship.org, one to six scholarships at a

minimum of $3,000 each 

Applications are due December 19, 2022


WATDA

The Foundation of the Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers is pleased to announce that scholarships will be available in 2022 for graduating high school seniors, adult students and continuing technical college students who are pursuing a career in the auto and truck industry. Current technical college students must be in their first year of a two-year program to be eligible. Scholarships consist of tuition, Snap-on Tools and employment assistance. The WATDA Foundation awards 60 to 80 scholarships per year to students attending Wisconsin Technical Colleges. Please visit the WATDA Scholarship page for more information.

Applications are due January 15, 2023.



Wisconsin Professional Police Association Scholarship Program

Each year the Wisconsin Professional Police Association (WPPA) awards scholarships to Wisconsin students enrolling in a course of study leading to a degree in police science or criminal justice. You may complete the application via paper mail-in or online submission. View more information here

Applications are due February 1, 2023.


Northwood Longbeards Academic Scholarship

Northwood’s Longbeards- (local chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation) will once again be giving a $500 scholarship this year.  You may complete the application here.  Please either print or share your document with [email protected] . The local chapter winner will then be sent in for the state competition in February, to be eligible for a larger scholarship. 

Applications are due February 3, 2023.