CCHS SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLEGE
Updated on October 24, 2022
Below is a list of Scholarships available in the CCHS Guidance Office; most are intended for seniors and the majority become available 2nd semester. Students can stop by the guidance office for application materials, if interested or in most cases complete an on-line application with the link provided. Please do not wait until the deadline to turn in your application or to ask teachers 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.
Websites / Search Engines to browse for scholarships as well as College Exploration:
- UW System New Freshman Scholarships; from individual UW System campuses; Go online to: https://uwhelp.wisconsin.edu/counselors/navigating-financial-aid/uw-system-scholarship-links/
- Wisconsin Independent Colleges & Universities; Go online to: http://www.privatecollegezone.org/home.aspx,
- Wisconsin Technical College System Scholarships; Go online to: http://www.witechcolleges.org. Click on individual campus link for scholarship opportunities
- FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
The following scholarship applications are available in the Guidance Office
ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION: Most Valuable Student Scholarship
- Outstanding academics, financial need, leadership, extra-curricular activities.
- No handwritten applications accepted.
- Download applications online at: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm
- Awards: 500 national awards; Several Local Awards- $500, $1,000
- Deadline: 11-14-22
KOHL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
- Based on leadership, citizenship, school/community involvement, and academic achievement.
- Essay and must have 3 letters of recommendation.
- To complete the application, go online to: http://www.kohleducation.org/studentexcellence/ under Private School Students.
- Students must submit their completed applications no later than Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Central Time.
- Also, be sure to click the Scoring Rubric link to see how the committee scores your application.
- Award: $10,000 (14 awards for Private Schools)
- Deadline: 11-8-22
WISCONSIN PROFESSIONAL POLICE ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
- Must enroll in a 2 or 4 year college next year in law enforcement related field.
- For more information visit: https://wppa.com/scholarship-program/
- Awards: varies
- Deadline: 2-1-23
AGCOUNTRY FARM CREDIT SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP
- Recipients may be from an actively farming or ranching family or planning to pursue an agricultural career. This means that seniors from a farming or ranching family are eligible, regardless of their career intentions. Also, seniors intending to pursue ag careers are eligible, regardless of whether they have a farming background.
- Apply at: www.agcountry.com/scholarships
- Award: $1000 (several awards)
- Deadline: 3-1-23
The following scholarships are managed by Columbus Catholic Schools and will be come available in the spring
- Dorothy Draxler Nursing Scholarship
- Ervin Kehrberg Memorial Scholarship
- Gerald & Nancy Bauer Memorial Scholarship
- Paul & Joann Schreiner Scholarship
- Romayne Schueller Memorial Scholarship
- Ron & Ellen Maurer Family Post Grad Scholarship
- Sr. Miranda Buesseler SSND Science Award
- SSGT Joseph J. Altmann Memorial Scholarship
- W.D. Connor Trust Scholarship
- Weber Family Scholarships
- William G. Bushman Memorial Scholarship