Additional Scholarships

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Additional Scholarship Opportunities

In addition to scholarships for graduating high school seniors, the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin also holds additional scholarships that are available to other audiences.

Most scholarship funds have specific eligibility requirements established by the donor, such geographic location or specialization in a particular field of study. Also, most scholarship funds base selection on financial need, academic performance, extracurricular activities, volunteer/community service, or other talents.

Applicants should keep these issues in mind as they search for scholarships for which they may be eligible.

The application deadline for most scholarships is March 1, unless otherwise specified.

If you are a current scholarship recipient and have questions about your award, please see our FAQ section.

Available Scholarships

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Janesville Multicultural Teacher Scholarship – Non-Traditional Students

Description & eligibility: Established as a renewable scholarship program for multicultural students intending to pursue a career in education and apply to the School District of Janesville for employment; Applicant must be a post high school graduate or identify as a nontraditional student; Applicants must be identified as, African American, Latino, Asian, or Native American on school enrollment/registration forms; Applicants must be pursuing a career in the education field; and, Applicants must be willing to sign an agreement stating that upon receiving Educator Certification, they agree to apply for employment with the School District of Janesville. If offered a position, applicants must be willing to complete three years of successful employment with the School District of Janesville. To remain in the program, the student must hold a minimum 2.75 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Albrecht Memorial Scholarship

Description & eligibility: Established to assist Rock County residents with disabilities pursue post high school education at UW-Whitewater at Rock County. Proof of qualification as an individual with a disability is required. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

Janesville Multicultural Teacher Scholarship – High School Students

Description & eligibility: Established as a renewable scholarship program for multicultural students intending to pursue a career in education and apply to the School District of Janesville for employment. Applicant must be a graduating high school student; Applicants must be identified as, African American, Latino, Asian, or Native American on school enrollment/registration forms; Applicants must be pursuing a career in the education field; and, Applicants must be willing to sign an agreement stating that upon receiving Educator Certification, they agree to apply for employment with the School District of Janesville. If offered a position, applicants must be willing to complete three years of successful employment with the School District of Janesville. To remain in the program, the student must hold a minimum 2.75 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. .

Janesville Tool & Manufacturing, Inc. Scholarship

Description & eligibility: Established to assist children of employees of Janesville Tool & Manufacturing, Inc. receive a higher education. To be eligible, students must have a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale; participate in school and community; parental employment tenure at Janesville Tool of at least 3 years. Preference may be given to an applicant seeking an education relating to the operation of Janesville Tool & Manufacturing, Inc. Deadline: September 1.

Mae Theisen Scholarship – UW-Whitewater at Rock County

Description & eligibility: For Janesville residents attending the University of Wisconsin-Rock County. Student must have financial need and intend to pursue an education degree. May be renewed after the first year if student demonstrates good academic progress.

Rock Prairie United Presbyterian Church Scholarship

Description & eligibility: For current and past high school graduates. Must be an active member of the Rock Prairie United Presbyterian Church and have demonstrated Christian values through church involvement and community service. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA

Ronald J. Jelinek Memorial Fund for Welding Education

Description & eligibility: For students or adults wanting to learn or improve welding skills. Application is open to anyone living in Rock County. Scholarships will be given for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and/or equipment required for courses at the educational institution.

Upper Midwest Endurance & Competitive Riders Association Scholarship

Description & eligibility: Selection shall be based on pre-established guidelines for eligibility which include, but are not limited to: Academic performance while in high school; or current G.P.A.; Recommendation from instructors and/or guidance counselors; and leaders of the Upper Midwest Endurance & Competitive Riders Association affiliate; Financial need; Youth membership in a local or regional affiliate of the Organization with at least two (2) years, and at least 25 rides of 25 miles each. Deadline: November 18

William C. and Margaret L. Parmer Scholarship

Description & eligibility: For students from Monroe, Wisconsin, who are enrolled in a medical school graduate program.

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