Scholarships available to students of

Wisconsin Dells High School

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Scholarship Application Process

Online applications

ONE application is all that’s needed to apply to multiple scholarships. The new online application process will alert you of eligibility during the completion of the online app. For example, if you read the descriptions of scholarships and plan to apply to several you still only need to complete one online app. Based on information in your application, you will be presented with those scholarships for which you are eligible to apply. Simply select yes or no for each scholarship listed for you. We suggest you write down the names of the scholarships before you begin the online process.

Printable applications

Many scholarships have printable Word Documents as their application. Simply click on the scholarship name and it will take you to a document for you to download and complete. You must complete one for EACH scholarship with a printable application. Instructions for submission are included in the document.

In-school applications

Several scholarships applications are available only through your school’s guidance counselor. If you find a scholarship listed under in-school apps, please see your guidance counselor office for an application.

Farlene Nelson Family Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school who are members of the United Presbyterian Church of WIsconsin Dells. Must demonstrate active church membership. Preference may be given for financial need, but is not a restriction. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Jack B. Olson Leadership Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: No application required. Students are nominated by teachers based upon the following five characteristics: 1.) A commitment to excellence in everything he/she says and does. 2.) Attempts to do what is right at all times. 3.) Is dedicated to serving others. 4.) Has the courage to trust, honor and respect all who walk the halls of WDHS. 5.) Demonstrates outstanding leadership in school and the community. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Kenneth R. Zinke Family Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing a career in a field of study related to skilled trades or environmental sciences at an accredited college, university or technical school. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Mike & Marion Uphoff, John & Virginia Uphoff, & Helen Uphoff Hospitality Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: To provide educational opportunities at an accredited college, university or technical school for the fifth-ranked academic senior of the graduating class. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

North American Mechanical Inc. Technology & Engineering Department Finalist Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the Technology/Engineering Department(s). Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Papillon & Moyer Instrumental Music Department Finalist Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the Music Department. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

ProSlide English/Language Arts Department Finalist Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the English Department. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Rita Schoeneman Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students who have a minimum GPA of 2.50. Preference will be given for extra-curricular activities and demonstrated leadership through the WD Way. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Trappers Turn Golf Scholarship for Boys

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students who have played on the WDHS boys golf team for at least three years including their senior year, scored in the 80s in at least three competitive matches in their senior year, participated in at least two Jr. PGA matches in their Junior and Senior years, and who have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Trappers Turn Golf Scholarship for Girls

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students who have played on the WDHS girls golf team for at least two years including their senior year, scored in the 90s in at least two competitive matches in their senior year, participated in at least two Jr. PGA matches in their Junior and Senior years, and who have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Wisconsin Dells Visitor and Convention Bureau Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For a graduating senior from Wisconsin Dells High School who will be attending an accredited college, university or technical school with the intent to pursue a degree in the field of tourism/hospitality or marketing. Student must have a GPA of 2.75 and/or have a class rank of at least top 50%. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Wisconsin Dells Ed. Foundation Technology & Engineering Department Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the Technology/Engineering Department(s). Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Wisconsin Dells Ed. Foundation Science Dept. Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the Science Department. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Wisconsin Dells Ed. Foundation Math Dept. Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the Math Department. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Wisconsin Dells Ed. Foundation Instrumental Music Dept. Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the Music Department. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Wisconsin Dells Ed. Foundation English/Lang. Arts Dept. Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the English Department. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Wisconsin Dells Ed. Foundation Creative Arts Department Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the Art Department. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Wisconsin Dells Ed. Foundation Business Department Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the Business Department. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Wisconsin Dells Ed. Foundation Achievement & Ability Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school for students who have or are receiving special education services. Preference may be given for financial need. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Wisconsin Dells Alumni Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Nelson Family Academic Excellence Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: To provide educational opportunities at an accredited college, university or technical school for the fourth-ranked academic senior of the graduating class. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

John E. Mackesey, Eva Ramsey, Carl Seger Academic Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For the eighth-ranked academic senior of each graduating class of Wisconsin Dells High School who has a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Luszczak Family Memorial Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students who have a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and intend to study business management, culinary arts or environmental sciences. Preference shall be given to applicants with financial need. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Richard T. Lucke & Richard P. Lucke Memorial Academic Excellence Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: To provide educational opportunities at an accredited college, university or technical school for the third-ranked academic senior of the graduating class. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Kraemer Brothers Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: To provide educational opportunities at an accredited college, university or technical school for the 6th ranked academic senior of the graduating class. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Keg & Royal Excavating Scholarship Fund

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For the seventh-ranked academic senior from Wisconsin Dells High School who will be entering an accredited college, university or technical school. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Kalahari Culinary Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students who have demonstrated excellence within the Wisconsin Dells High School Culinary program and who intend to study baking/pastry arts and/or culinary arts. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

John James Memorial Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For graduating seniors of Wisconsin Dells High School who will be attending an accredited technical college/institution and pursuing a career in the trades which include but are not limited to: Automotive Technician, Carpenter, Electrician, Mason, Welder, and Plumber. Student must have a 3.0 GPA or above in technology education course work and preference may be given for financial need. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Jacobson & Phaneuf Family Instrumental Music Department Finalist Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the Music Department. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Tom & Jill Holtz and Holtz Builders Science Department Finalist Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the Science Department. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Hans & Patty Helland Memorial Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing a Liberal Arts degree with preference given, but not limited to English majors at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must submit essay or poem. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Joseph Heintz Memorial Band #2 Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For a WDHS band student to continue his/her dedication to service through music while obtaining a degree from an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have participated in the WD band all four years of high school. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Joe Heintz Memorial Band Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For a WDHS band student to continue his/her dedication to a band program while obtaining a degree from an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Must have participated in the WD band all four years of high school. Preference given to students involved in all aspects of the WD band program and jazz ensemble for all four years. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Gissal Family Memorial Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing a career in a medical or health related field at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

James H. (Gibby) Gibson Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: To provide educational opportunities at an accredited college, university or technical school for the 10th-ranked academic senior of the graduating class. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Friends of the Campus & Wisconsin Dells Ed. Foundation Freshman Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at UW Baraboo/Sauk County. Preference may be given for financial need, but is not a restriction. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Friede & Associates Math Department Finalist Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the Math Department. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Scott Frederiksen Memorial Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must be a member of the Wisconsin Dells High School Baseball or Softball team during his/her senior year. Preference may be given to students that have participated in at least three years of baseball or softball. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Harlan D. Feldt Memorial Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing a career in a science related field at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Preference may be given for financial need, but is not a restriction. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Family Entertainment Group Creative Arts Department Finalist Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the Art Department. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Edward Don Company Business Department Finalist Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the Business Department. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Bank of Wisconsin Dells Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For the top-ranked academic senior of each graduating class of Wisconsin Dells High School who has a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Laina Bailey Memorial Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students who have participated in several high school sports and have been involved in church activities. Preference may be given to students who also demonstrate involvement in community service and other school activities and also financial need. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Baker Tilly Math Department Finalist Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the Math Department. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Billy Anderson Memorial Performing Musician Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Must be an active participant of the WD music program (band, jazz and/or choir) all four years of high school. Must provide evidence of stewardship in the Wisconsin Dells area community through their music. (ex: list of performances validated by the instructor). Preference will be given for involvement in school performances in the greater Wisconsin Dells area community. Emphasis will be placed on junior and senior year performance involvement. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Ajvazi Family Business Department Finalist Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing an education at an accredited college, university or technical school. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Must show that they are an active participant in the Business Department. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

ADCI Scholarship

Available to students from:
Eligibility: For students pursuing a career in architecture, building/construction trade, interior design, and engineering or construction management. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Preference may be given for coursework that demonstrates a career plan. Preference may be given to students having worked in a related field. Preference may be given for participation in school-to-work study in one of the related fields mentioned above. Preference may be given for financial need but is not a restriction. Presented by the Wisconsin Dells Education Foundation.

Director of Grants & Scholarships

Jackie Ommodt
Jackie Ommodt

Phone: (608) 758-0883
Email: [email protected]