Scholarship Name Category Due Date Amount
Mercy Medical Center Nursing Scholarship Local Scholarships 3/15/2019 $500
Requirements:

1. Completed application form. MUST BE TYPED. No handwritten documents will be considered.

2. Copy of high school transcript, class rank, and ACT Score. A minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA is required to apply.

3. Two letters of recommendation: At least one from a teacher.

4. Personal essay (200-300 words) describing why you have decided to pursue a career in nursing.

5. Resume of activities including volunteer community activities.

6. Must be accepted by a 4 year college or a 2 year college. Please identify the name of the college that you plan to attend on the application.

7. A score of 20 or above on the ACT.

Other Information:

*Turn into Mr. Brant by March 15th*

                     or

*Mail to Mercy Medical Center by March 22*

 

Mercy Medical Center

Attn: Tessa White/Nursing Scholarship Committee

250 Mercy Drive

Dubuque, IA 52001

Attachments:
Mercy Medical Center Nursing Scholarship Application - http://www.mercydubuque.com/student-scholarships
Keith Farrey Scholarship Local Scholarships 3/22/2019 N/A
Requirements:
  • Scholastic achievement
  • Character/Leadership
  • Service to the community
  • Need
Other Information:

*Turn in completed application to Mr. Brant*

Attachments:
Keith Farrey Scholarship Application - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/KWF Scholarship Application.pdf
Tyler "Diggy" Digman Scholarship Local Scholarships 3/22/2019 $500
Other Information:

*Email completed applications to digmanta@uwplatt.edu*

Attachments:
Tyler "Diggy" Digman Scholarship - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/Tyler Digman scholarship.docx
Mike Alexander Scholarship Application Local Scholarships 3/25/2019 $2,500
Requirements:

This scholarship shall be awarded to any student athlete pursuing a vocation through enrollment in a college, university, or vocational school. This student must have participated in high school athletics (Example: baseball, basketball, football, track, volleyball, etc) and received one varsity letter. 

Other Information:

*Turn in completed application to Mr. Brant*

Attachments:
Mike Alexander Scholarship Application - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/The Mike Alexander Memorial Scholarship Application.docx
Southwest Wisconsin Pheasants Forever Conservation Scholarship Application Local Scholarships 3/25/2019 $500
Requirements:

Applicants must be entering a major with an emphasis on natural resource management or conservation.

Other Information:

*Completed applications must be turned in to Mr. Brant by March 25 or mailed to Southwest Wisconsin Pheasants Forever by April 1st*

 

 

Southwest Wisconsin Pheasants Forever

9206 Union Road

Platteville, WI 53818

Attachments:
Southwest Wisconsin Pheasants Forever Application - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/Southwest Wisconsin Pheasants Forever Scholarship.pdf
Pete and Mary Alice White Scholarship Local Scholarships 3/28/2019 $1,000
Other Information:

*Turn in completed application to Mr. Brant*

Attachments:
Pete and Mary Alice White Scholarship - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/THE PETE AND MARY ALICE WHITE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Copy.docx
Lenz Family Scholarship (Southwest Tech) Local Scholarships 3/29/2019 $1,000
Requirements:

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Student must be a senior in high school to apply.
  • Student and parent(s) must be U.S. citizens.
  • Family of recipient must have resided in the state of Wisconsin for five (5) years.
  • Recipient must have attended the last three (3) years in the school district from which he/she is receiving the
  • scholarship.
  • Student must rank in the lower 70 percentile of his/her graduating class.
  • Students must be enrolled in a full-time one or two-year program at Southwest Tech the fall semester after
  • high school graduation.
  • Funds will be released in two installments: one-half during the first semester and the remainder of the
  • scholarship during the second semester, if a minimum of a 2.5 GPA is maintained the first semester.
Other Information:

Application Instructions:

  • The student must complete all sections of the application.
  • Return completed application to your high school counselor.
  • High school counselor must insert class ranking/percentile at the end of the first semester of the student’s senior year and sign in space provided.
Attachments:
Lenz Family Scholarship Application - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/Southwest Tech Lenz Family Scholarship Application 2019-20 Fillable.pdf
Benton First Responders Scholarship Local Scholarships 3/29/2019 N/A
Other Information:

*Turn in to Mr. Brant*

Southwest Tech Foundation Scholarships Local Scholarships 3/31/2019 N/A
Requirements:

You can apply for these scholarships even if you're not sure if you're going to attend Southwest Tech. You will only receive the scholarship if you do attend Southwest Tech, however. 

Attachments:
Southwest Tech Scholarships - http://www.swtc.edu/foundation/scholarships/apply
NICC Scholarships State Scholarships 4/1/2019 N/A
Attachments:
NICC Scholarships Application - https://www.nicc.edu/scholarships/
MATC Scholarships State Scholarships 4/1/2019 N/A
Attachments:
MATC Scholarships Application - https://madisoncollege.edu/scholarships
Chuck and Renee Wartner Scholarship Local Scholarships 4/1/2019 N/A
Requirements:

Eligibility

 

Open to any Benton High School graduate who plans to pursue a post-high school educational institution. 

 

Amount

 

Each year, the amount and number of scholarships to be awarded will be determined.  Payment will be awarded based on completion of one semester of post-high school education.  Payment will be made directly to the educational institution at that time.  Recipient must have at least a 2.0 GPA during the 1st semester in order to receive this scholarship.

 

Letters of Reference

 

Letters of Reference will be part of this process.  It is mandatory for each applicant to include three (3) letters of recommendation with their application.  At least one letter must be from school personnel. 

 

Application Deadline

 

The completed application must be turned in to Mr. Brant by April 1st.

 

Other Information:

*Turn in the completed application to Mr. Brant*

Attachments:
Chuck and Renee Warner Scholarship Application - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/Chuck and Renee Wartner.doc
Percy and DeEtta Carter Scholarship Local Scholarships 4/5/2019 $500
Other Information:

*Turn in to Mr. Brant*

Attachments:
Percy and DeEtta Carter Scholarship - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/The Percy and DeEtta Carter Memorial Scholarship. donr - Copy.doc
UW-Richland Scholarships State Scholarships 4/6/2019 N/A
Attachments:
UW-Richland Scholarships Application - https://richland.uwc.edu/admissions/paying/scholarships
Scenic Rivers Scholarship Local Scholarships 4/8/2019 $1,000
Requirements:

. Only dependents of members or members of Scenic Rivers Energy Cooperative will be eligible to receive scholarship money. (Family members of employees and directors are eligible as long as they are members of SREC.)

2. The application can be mailed or emailed to the addresses below and needs to be received on or before April 8th to qualify: Mailing Address: Scenic Rivers Energy Cooperative Attn: 2019 Scholarships 231 N. Sheridan St. Lancaster, WI 53813 Email Address: csolmstead@srec.net SREC will mail or email each student a letter to verify receipt of the application. If you do not hear from SREC by April 9, 2019 please call to verify SREC received your application.

3. The student must be present at the SREC Annual Meeting held on April 13, 2019 to win.

4. The student must receive college credit for at least 12 credits at a minimum “C” average to be awarded the scholarship.

5. Simply fill out the application form and return it to the address stated above. Applications can be picked up at any of the SREC three offices: Lancaster, Darlington, or Gays Mills or on our website @ www.sre.coop

Attachments:
Scenic Rivers Application - http://www.sre.coop/sites/sre/files/PDF/Scholarship%20Application%202019.pdf
Lafayette County Home and Community Education Scholarship Local Scholarships 4/8/2019 $100
Requirements:

1. Applicants must be a LAHCE member or the child, stepchild or grandchild of a member

2. Must be enrolled in Lafayette county high school

3. Must plan to enroll in a 4 Year university or any qualified Technical or Trade School

 

Other Information:

*Must be turned in to Mr. Brant by April 8th*

 

                     or

*Mailed to Lafayette County UW-Extension Office by April 15th*

 

Lafayette County UW-Extension Office

Attn: John Meyer

627 Washington Street

Darlington, WI 53530

Attachments:
LAHCE Scholarship Application - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/LAHCE Application.pdf
Lafayette County 4-H Scholarship Local Scholarships 4/8/2019 N/A
Requirements:

1. Copy of High School Transcript

2. Listing of 4-H activities and school activities

3. Briefly state any circumstances you feel the selection committee should know in taking action relative to your application.

4. Autobiographical essay

5. One letter of recommendation

6. Must have been a member for 4 or more years.

Other Information:

*Must turn into Mr. Brant by April 8th*

                         or

*Mail to Lafayette County UW-Extension Office by April 15*

 

Lafayette County UW-Extension Office

Attn: 4-H Scholarship

627 Washington Street

Darlington, WI 53530

Attachments:
4-H Scholarship Application - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/4H Application.pdf
Benton Fire Department Scholarship Local Scholarships 4/8/2019 N/A
Other Information:

*Return completed application to Mr. Brant*

Attachments:
Benton Fire Department Scholarship - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/BENTON FIRE DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP.docx
Carolyn Rock Scholarship Local Scholarships 4/8/2019 N/A
Other Information:

*turn in the completed application to Mr. Brant*

Attachments:
Carolyn Rock Scholarship - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/The Carolyn Rock Scholarship.doc
Benton Teachers Association Scholarship Local Scholarships 4/8/2019 N/A
Other Information:

*Return application to Mr. Brant*

Attachments:
Benton Teachers Association Scholarship - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/Benton Teachers' Association Scholarship Application.doc
Southwest Wisconsin Cheesemakers Association Scholarship Local Scholarships 4/13/2019 Up to $3,000
Requirements:

? Producers, family or employees of Producers shipping their Milk
to a SWCMA Member Plant.
? Available for Must colleges/universities
? Must be enrolled in Dairy related Field
? Applications must be submitted by April 13, 2019
? Awards to be given using the following Criteria:
* Academic Performance and courses related to Dairy
* Apparent commitment to a career in dairy
* Involvement in extra-curricular activities – especially those
related to dairy
* Leadership ability, initiative, character, and integrity
* Enrollment in acceptable dairy production Educational Program

Other Information:

*Email completed application to Linda Lee (llee@prariefarms.com)*

Attachments:
Southwest Wisconsin Cheesemakers Application - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/2019 SWCMA Scholarship Application Information.docx
Mary "JoAnne" Bennett Memorial Scholarship Local Scholarships 4/15/2019 $200
Requirements:
  1. Criteria:
    1. Character/Leadership
    2. Service to the Community
  2. Eligibility:
    1. The scholarship is open to any Benton High School senior who plans to pursue education beyond high school at any approved college, university or vocational/technical school.
  3. Amount of scholarship:
    1. (2) $200 scholarships will be paid upon completion of the student’s first semester at the school of his/her choice.  A transcript of the first semester, showing a GPA of at least 2.75 must be presented before scholarship money is paid to the student.
  4. Presentation:
    1. The announcement of the recipient will be made on Awards Night.
  5. Application Deadline:
    1. Submit this form to the Benton High School Guidance Counselor by April 15 of the graduating year.
Other Information:

*Please turn in a completed application to Mr. Brant*

Attachments:
Mary "JoAnne" Bennett Memorial Scholarship Application - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/Mary Joanne Memorial Scholarship Application UPDATED.docx
Lyle E. and Lois V. Hollingshead Memorial Scholarship Local Scholarships 4/15/2019 $1,000
Requirements:

1.                 Criteria:

·        Character/Leadership

·        Service to the Community

·        Scholarship/Written Essay

·        Need

 

2.                 Eligibility:

The scholarship is open to any Benton High School senior who plans to pursue education beyond high school at any approved college, university or vocational/technical school.

 

3.                 Amount of scholarship:

$1,000.00  The scholarship will be paid in two installments; $500.00 will be paid upon completion of the student’s first semester at the school of his/her choice.  A transcript of the first semester, showing a GPA of at least 2.75, must be presented.  The second half of the scholarship will be paid at the end of the second semester, upon presenting a transcript reflecting at least a 3.0 GPA for the second semester.

 

4.                 Presentation:

The announcement of the recipient will be made on Awards Night.  Each year, the winning student’s name will be engraved on a plaque which hangs in Benton High School.

Other Information:

*Turn in the completed application to Mr. Brant*

Attachments:
Lyle E. and Lois V. Hollingshead Memorial Scholarship Application - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/The Lyle E. and Lois V. Hollingshead Memorial Scholarhip.doc
BCDC Tree of Love Scholarship Local Scholarships 4/15/2019 N/A
Other Information:

Please return completed application to:

BCDC Scholarship Committee
c/o Benton State Bank
42 West Main Street
PO Box 27
Benton, WI 53803

Attachments:
BCDC Tree of Love Scholarship - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/BCDC TREE OF LOVE SCHOLARSHIP.pdf
Benton VFW Scholarship Local Scholarships 4/15/2019 N/A
Other Information:

*Return to Mr. Brant*

Attachments:
Benton VFW Scholarship Application - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/VFW Scholarship Application.doc
Izaak Walton Scholarship Local Scholarships 4/17/2019 $500
Requirements:

1. Applicant's pursuit of conservation or environment-related degree, including (but not limited to):

  • environmental science
  • agricultural science/ag business
  • natural resource management
  • forestry, wildlife, fisheries, parks and recreation, range management programs
  • ecology
  • biology
  • zoology
  • geology
  • hydrology

2. applicant responses to questions

3. character of the applicant

 

Other Information:

*Applications must be given to Mr. Brant by April 17th or mailed and received by the Izaak Walton League by April 24th*

 

SW Wisconsin Chapter of Izaak Walton League

P.O. Box 334

Benton, WI 53803

Attachments:
Izaak Walton Scholarship Application - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/2019 Izaak Walton League Scholarship Application as Word Doc.docx
Olive Branch Lodge #6 Scholarship Local Scholarships 4/26/2019 $500
Requirements:
  1. The recipient must be a graduating student from a Wisconsin High School, display a commendable academic record and the potential to successfully continue achievements in a post-secondary college or university. This includes a Junior college or technical college when the full credit load is acceptable to a degree-granting institution. The attending college may be public or private and the course of study may lead toward a baccalaureate or associate degree.

 

  1. The academic course of study selected should be the choice of the student and not a factor in the selection process.  It is deemed that the arts, letters, sciences, education, agriculture, business, and etc., are all an integral part of the American way of life.

 

  1.  The recipient will have demonstrated leadership ability and service as evidenced by the school, community, and church or synagogue involvement.
Other Information:

*Turn in completed application to Mr. Brant*

Attachments:
Olive Branch Lodge #6 Application - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/Wisconsin Masonic Foundation done.doc
Benton Community Involvement Scholarship Local Scholarships 4/26/2019 $250
Other Information:

*Return to application to Mr. Brant*

Attachments:
Benton Community Scholarship - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/BCDC COMMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP.pdf
Ab Nicholas Scholarship State Scholarships 4/30/2019 $5,000-10,000
Requirements:
  • Resident of Wisconsin
  • Public and Private High School Student
  • Basketball Program Participants in their Senior Year
  • Planning to attend a University of Wisconsin System School
Attachments:
Ab Nicholas Scholarship Application - https://abnicholasscholars.org/
Keven Redfearn Scholarship Local Scholarships 5/3/2019 N/A
Other Information:

*Turn in application to Mr. Brant*

Attachments:
Keven Redfearn Scholarship Application - //www.benton.k12.wi.us/cms_files/scholarships/Keven Redfearn Scholarship Application (real).doc
Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship State Scholarships 5/31/2019 $750
Requirements:
  • Applicant must be enrolled in and plan to attend a college/university during 2019-2020 school year.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
  • Attach school transcript to verify enrollment
  • Completed application must be submitted online by May 31, 2019. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.

Via email, you will be required to submit the following:

  • Your personal information, including name and contact information.
  • A 450+ word essay about what “justice in our society” means to you and how you have or will work to provide peace and justice for all members of our society.
  • A digital copy of your school transcript.
  • Recommendation letter and/or resume. (Optional)
Attachments:
Hammet, Bellin, & Oswald Law and Justice Scholarship - https://hbolawfirm.com/law-justice-scholarship/
The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship Nationwide Scholarships 6/30/2019 $1,000
Requirements:

Description

A $1,000 award will be given to a student pursuing a health-related degree program. Areas of study that will be considered include, but are not limited to, counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field). Applicants must submit an essay no more than 500 words describing why they are passionate about health care, with a focus on substance abuse and mental health. Essays can draw from personal or professional experience.

In order to be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

  • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
  • Enrolled or accepted in an accredited college or university and plan to continue enrollment
  • Consent to a talent release and be willing to provide a digital photograph and quote for display on Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS) websites if notified as the winner
  • Graduating high school seniors who meet the above criteria are encouraged to apply
Awards:

Award selection will be based upon:

  • Completed application
  • Originality (20%)
  • Creativity (20%)
  • Writing Skills (20%)
  • Inspiration (20%)
  • Demonstrated interest in addiction treatment and recovery (20%)

The winner will be notified following the deadline and the award will be credited to the student’s school. Certain information must be provided by the student to The Recovery Village in order for the school to receive the funds.

Attachments:
Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship - https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/