Many scholarships and grants are offered by private sources, such as fraternal and religious organizations, labor unions, professional associations, social groups, and ethnic associations. Because they are private and therefore not administered by Northland, it is up to you to research and apply for them on your own.
American Association of University Women—Racine Branch
Scholarships in the amounts of $500 – $4000 for Racine County Wisconsin females. Applicants must be enrolled in either a two or four year accredited degree-granting institution as a full-time student. Learn more.
Chicago FM Club, Edmond A. Metzger, & Francis Walton Memorial Scholarships
These $500 scholarships, provided by the American Radio Relay League Foundation, support the post-secondary education of students folding a valid FCC-granted Amateur Radio license. Students must hold an FCC amateur radio license and must be residents of of FCC Ninth Call district (IN, IL, WI). The application deadline is February 14. Learn more.
Denise Bertucci Memorial Scholarship
Sponsored by the Jaycees of Wisconsin Foundation, this scholarship was developed to recognize and encourage individuals who have returned to school after a break in their formal education. These individuals should exhibit a desire for self-improvement, and leadership abilities while at the same time being able to maintain an above average grade point. These scholarships are sponsored by the Jaycees of Wisconsin Foundation, Inc., and given out annually. Application deadline is June 30 of each year. For more information or questions, contact the scholarship committee by email.
Dan Busch Memorial Wildlife Scholarship
This $500 scholarship, awarded by the Wisconsin Trappers Association, is granted to a student pursuing an education in a wildlife related science. Applications are due by March 1. For an application and more information, contact Mike Widner, Scholarship Committee Chairperson at P.O. Box 26 Boscobel, WI 53805.
E.H. Marth Food and Environmental Scholarships
This scholarship is provided by the Wisconsin Association for Food Protection. Applicants for this scholarship must be enrolled in an accredited Wisconsin college and pursuing a a degree in dairy science, food science, environmental sanitation, or a closely related major. Applicants must also be residents of Wisconsin. The deadline is July 1. Learn more.
Forest History Scholarship
Available to any full-time undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a degree at a college in Wisconsin, Michigan, or Minnesota. To apply, students must submit an essay on any aspect of forest conservation history of the Lake States. The application can be found at the Forest History Association of Wisconsin website.
Fort Atkinson Community Foundation Scholarships
The following scholarships are only available to students who are residents of the Fort Atkinson area, graduates of Fort Atkinson High School, or employees of Fort Atkinson School District. Learn more.
Jacqui Koltiz Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship, provided by the Wisconsin Trappers Association District 7, awards $500 to a student who is a residents of Waupaca, Outagamie, Waushara, Winnebago, Marquette, Green Lake, Fond du Lac, Columbia, or Dodge counties. The student must be pursuing a career in a wildlife-related science and have a 3.0 GPA average or better. Applicant must be truthful, honest, friendly, have a love for nature, and a desire to learn more about our living natural resources. For an application and more information, contact Mark Hogen at W2118 Pond Rd. Neosho, WI 53059-9744.
Lawrence A. Wacker Memorial Awards
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation is offering this $1,000 award to a student pursuing a career in manufacturing, mechanical, or industrial engineering. Preference is given to Wisconsin students, especially those living in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha counties. The application deadline is February 14. Learn more.
Michael Abrahamson Memorial Scholarship
This $500 scholarship, provided by the Wisconsin Trappers Association, is awarded to a student pursuing a career in a wildlife-related science. The WTA is looking for a student who is successful in life, who has developed a strong sense of discipline, an ability to lead and motivate others, and possess a well rounded character. They must be selfless of their time and talent to others. For more information, contact Scholarship Committee Chairperson Junior Prudlick at P.O. Box 505 Strum, WI 54770-0505.
Thomas Jones and Grace Stevenson Jones Scholarship
This $1,000-$3,000 scholarship is for Wisconsin students from Grant, Iowa, and Lafayette counties. Students must submit a letter of recommendation along with the application, which can be found on the NB&T website. All submissions must be postmarked by March 1.
Wisconsin Counties Solid Waste Management Association Scholarship
WCSWMA has develop a scholarship program for college students majoring in fields related to environmental education, solid waste management, recycling, environmental engineering, and the environmental sciences fields. Scholarships are open to junior, senior, and post-graduate level students, with declared majors and enrolled at accredited Wisconsin universities or colleges. Annually WCSWMA provides up to two scholarships of $2,000 each. Scholarships may be used to offset the cost of credit courses, books, laboratory supplies, computer supplies, electronic devices and living expenses. To learn more about WCSWMA contact any member of the Scholarship Committee: Director Gerard Neuser, Director Meleesa Johnson, Pat O’Brien.
Wisconsin Garden Club Federation Scholarship
This award is for students who have a 3.0 GPA and are studying horticulture, landscaping, environmental sciences, conservation, forestry, or similar fields of study. The scholarship is up to $1,000. The application is due by February 1 and can be found on the Wisconsin Garden Club Federation website.
Wisconsin Laboratory Association
This $1,000 award is for students pursuing careers in non-medical laboratory related fields. Applicants must be current college students with a 3.0 GPA who have completed at least one semester of college. The annual deadline for this scholarship is May 1. The application for this scholarship can be accessed on the Wisconsin Laboratory Association’s website.