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Senior Scholarships 2021-22

Below is a list of scholarships for seniors; the majority become available 2nd semester. Students can stop by the guidance office for application materials if interested or in most cases complete an online application by clicking on the name of the scholarship below.  Please do not wait until the deadline to turn in your application or ask for letters of recommendation; be aware of deadlines and specific requirements. This list will be updated as new scholarships come in and old ones expire.

Helpful Links for Seniors

Websites/Search Engines and College Exploration

UW System New Freshman Scholarships

Wisconsin Independent Colleges & Universities

Wisconsin Technical College System Scholarships

Current Scholarships

***Please click on a scholarship name to open the link.***

UWSP- Marshfield Campus Scholarships ($1000 on average)

  • Must attend UWSP-Marshfield next fall
  • To apply, please click HERE
  • Deadline: 12-15-2021 (priority) 3-1-2022 (late round)

Wisconsin Automotive & Truck Dealer's Association Scholarship ($750-renewable)

  • Must be enrolled in a Wisconsin Technical College pursuing a program in Automotive, Auto Collision, Diesel, or Motorcycle.
  • Apply online HERE
  • Deadline: 1-15-2022

Mid-State Technical College Scholarships (varies $200-$2000)

  • Plan to attend Mid-State in fall of 2022
  • Awards range from $200–$2,000 per student, with the average award in the $500–$1,000 range.
  • Apply HERE
  • Deadline: 1-22-2021

UWSP Dept. of Chemistry Trytten Scholarship ($4000)

  • Intend to major in Chemistry or Biochemistry at UWSP (must declare one of these majors)
  • Received at least a 3.50 GPA in high school
  • Letter of recommendation from high school chemistry teacher required
  • Transcripts required
  • Forms HERE
  • Four-year scholarship applied to UWSP tuition each semester in the amounts of $200 the Freshman year, $400 the Sophomore year, $600 the Junior year, and $800 the Senior year.
  • Deadline: 1-31-2022

UW-Madison Alumni Club of the Marshfield Area Scholarship ($1000)

  • Must attend UW-Madison next fall. 
  • Past academic achievements
  • Outside community activities and/or employment
  • School activities
  • Faculty and counselor recommendations
  • Use your NetID that you created when you applied to the UW to log into the WiSH site HERE and then complete the general application to be eligible for specific scholarships which include this for the Marshfield Area Chapter under the Wisconsin Alumni Association.
  • Several $1,000 awards to Marshfield area graduates
  • Deadline: 2-1-2022

UW- La Crosse- Ron & Teri Wilczek Family Scholarship Fund ($1000)

  • Enrolled full-time at UWL
  • In good academic standing
  • Graduate of Columbus Catholic High School (Marshfield) or if no CCHS recipient would consider a graduate from Greenwood High School, with further preference to Marshfield High School graduates
  • Incoming freshman, sophomore, junior or senior
  • Financial need must be considered
  • Statement of financial need must be submitted with application.  
  • To apply: you must activate UWL NetID/Email account before signing into the scholarship system. Activate your UWL account HERE.  Indicate which high school you attend (Please provide school name and city/town of location).
  • Deadline: 2-1-2022

Wisconsin Professional Police Association Scholarship (Various Amounts)

  • Must enroll in a 2 or 4-year college next year in a law enforcement-related field. 
  • Deadline: 2-1-2022

Marshfield Area Community Foundation Scholarships

  • Application site opens Dec. 1, 2021
  • Apply HERE
  • Create User Name/Password; complete Eligibility form; complete the additional information requested from your list of eligible scholarships you receive from MACF.
  • Deadline: 2-5-2022- MACF must receive all application materials to be considered for a scholarship

Below are some MACF Scholarships (italicized) that CCHS graduates have received in past years that may show up on your eligibility list.  You fill out just one application to see if you’re eligible for the scholarships below and even more possible scholarships in the Marshfield area.

  • Norbert and Joan La See Scholarship — Prefer students seeking a career in the trades at a 2 or 4-year college.  Not based on financial need. Renewable. Award: varies                   
  • Marilyn Hardacre Scholarship — Prefer graduating senior seeking a degree in the area of political science or public administration; based on academic standing and extra-curricular activities; not based on financial need. Award: $500 (1 award to a CCHS Graduate)
  • Paul and Jo Ann Schreiner Scholarship — Must attend in-state Technical College or 4-year college next year and going into the trades, financial need, active in the community. Award: $1000
  • Richard and Elaine Cliver Scholarship — Must attend post-secondary education in the fall. Award: $500 (5 awards for CCHS Graduates) 
  • Fore Bill- Bill Allen Memorial Scholarship — Must pursue a degree next year in business, education, engineering, finance, marketing, math, music, health care, or a medically related field; a senior from MHS or CCHS; GPA 3.0+. Award: $500  
  • Jacob Navarro Memorial Scholarship — Must be a full-time student pursuing a degree in an art related field at an accredited school, technical college, or university. Award: $500 (2 awards)      
  • Jewel Scholarship — Graduates of either MHS or CCHS enrolling on a full-time basis at UWSP-Marshfield. Preference is given to students intending to major in Business/Economics.  Award: varies

American Legion Riders District 8 Scholarship ($1000)

  • Must be a son, daughter, step-son, step-daughter, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister, grandson, or granddaughter of a veteran or active duty service member
  • Must reside in one of the following Wisconsin Counties: Marathon, Menomonie, Portage, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara, and Wood.
  • Three $1000 Scholarships Awarded Spring of Senior year of High School
    • One College-Bound High School Senior Boy
    • One College-Bound High School Senior Girl
    • One Technical College-Bound High School Student
  • Application must include a copy of the veteran's DD Form 214 or a letter from the active duty service member's commanding officer verifying active duty status
  • Apply online HERE
  • Deadline: 3-1-2022

Our Future is in Agriculture Scholarship ($500)

  • Must pursue Ag related field at an accredited school next year to prepare for a career in agriculture or a related field.
  • Several awards
  • Application HERE
  • Deadline: 3-9-2022

ProVision Cooperative Scholarship ($500)

  • Must reside within ProVision's Central Wisconsin Trade Territory
  • Based on scholastic achievement, leadership, and written essay.
  • Preference to Agriculture-related degrees and Customers of ProVision Partners Cooperative.
  • Deadline: 3-31-2022

Marshfield Fast Pitch Scholarship (2-$500)

  • Must have participated on a Marshfield Fast Pitch Tournament Team for at least one season
  • Must plan to pursue a degree next fall at a 2 or 4-year college next year.
  • Deadline: 4-10-2022

Expired Scholarships

Elks National Foundation ($500, $1000)

  • Most Valuable Student Scholarship
  • Outstanding academics
  • Financial need
  • Leadership
  • Extracurricular activities
  • No handwritten applications accepted.  
  • Download applications online HERE
  • 500 national awards given nationally; Several Local Awards- $500, $1,000 
  • Deadline: 11-15-2021 at 11:59pm, Pacific Time

Kohl Excellence Scholarship Program ($10,000)

  • Leadership
  • Citizenship
  • School/community involvement
  • Academic achievement
  • Essay and must have 3 letters of recommendation. 
  • Refer to the Scoring Rubric link to see how the committee scores your application.
  • Application found HERE
  • 14 awards given for Independent/Religious Schools
  • Deadline: 11-16-2021 at 5:00pm Central Time

National Honors Society Scholarship ($3,200, $5,625, $25,000)

  • A high school senior
  • An active NHS member in good standing
  • Currently enrolled at a school with an affiliated NHS chapter
  • A member of the graduating class of 2022
  • Planning to enroll at a post-secondary college or university in fall 2022
  • NHS student membership must be verified by an active NHS adviser at an affiliated NHS chapter (school). Verification occurs online. Please see for instructions on how student members can be verified. IMPORTANT: NHS members who have NOT been verified will not be able to access the online application and should not attempt to log in to the application until their student account has been verified by their NHS adviser.
  • Incomplete applications are not evaluated.
  • Deadline: 12-1-2021 by 1:00pm, Eastern Standard Time. This includes all applications, the certification, and recommendation.

Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin Scholarship ($2,000)

  • Graduating HS seniors who plan to study engineering in college next year. 
  • Apply online HERE
  • Deadline: 12-20-2021