Scholarships for Portage County (WI) Residents

More than 70,000 people call Portage County, Wisconsin, home, and if you’re one of those residents then you may be eligible for a college scholarship. A great deal of the available scholarships are funded by the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin, which awards many scholarships to qualifying students each year. Others are offered by individual colleges within the county, such as University of Wisconsin, as well as colleges outside of but near the county, including the Medical College of Wisconsin, Mid-State Technical College and Northcentral Technical College. Eligibility requirements vary, but in general, students will need to meet a minimum grade point average, demonstrate financial need, provide proof of academic achievement or pursue a specific field of study. To learn more about scholarships for Portage County residents, read on.

Showing 1-15 of 15 scholarships
View Details Peter Friedrich Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • School (College): |Post-secondary School|
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This scholarship was established in 2008 in memory of Peter Friedrich to benefit students residing in Portage County. Students must be accepted into a post-secondary educational institution.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Win and Nora Jensen Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • School (College): |Post-secondary School|Church-Related College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduating High School Senior|
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With a desire to give back to the people who helped to make their dental practice a success, the late Nora and Dr. Win Jensen established the Win and Nora Jensen Scholarship Fund. It is available to graduating senior students of Portage County who are accepted into a post-secondary educational institution that is a church affiliated and supported school.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Iber Health Education Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • Major: Study |Health|Healthcare|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College senior|Early-Career Professional|
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This scholarship was established to assist Portage County students in preparing for health-related careers and encourage their return to the community as professionals. Applicants must be residents of Portage County.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Ryan Wanta Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • Major: Study |Childhood Education|
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The Scholarship Fund is available to Portage County residents who will be pursuing a degree in Child Care or Early Childhood Education. This scholarship awards up to $750 annually. Applicants may reapply in subsequent years and Non-Traditional students are encouraged to apply.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Tim Turner Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • Major: Study |Medicine|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating senior of a Portage County high school entering a medical field of study. Applicants must demonstrate strong character, like the generous man for whom this fund is named.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details John Wandrey Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Civic Activities|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduating High School Senior|
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This scholarship was established in 2006 in memory of John Wandrey who served Portage County in various ways. It is available to all graduating high school senior of Portage County who demonstrates involvement in school and civic activities with service and leadership roles.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Irene E. Kubisiak Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 800
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • Major: Study |Music Education|Music Performance|
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The Irene E. Kubisiak Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior of a Portage County high school. Applicants must be pursuing major in music performance or music education
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Fern M. Johnson Nursing Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The Fern M. Johnson Nursing Scholarship is awarded to a resident of portage county Wisconsin. Applicants must be pursuing nursing major
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Dan Zurawski Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • School (College): Attend |University of WisconsinStevens Point (WI)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduating High School Senior|
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Established to memorialize Dan Zurawski, this scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from a Portage County high school who are planning to enroll in the College of Natural Resources at the University of WisconsinStevens Point.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Stevens Point Area Education Association Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • School (College): Attend |Mid-State Technical College, Wisconsin Rapids, WI|University of WisconsinStevens Point (WI)|
  • Major: Study |Education|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating seniors of a high school in a Portage County. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in Education at Mid-State Technical College or University of WisconsinStevens Point.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Peter C. Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)|
  • Major: Study |Education|
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This scholarship was established in memory of Peter Zimmerman to benefit students pursuing study in the field of education from the University of WisconsinStevens Point. Applicants must be residing in Portage County and demonstrate academic success and community service.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • School (College): Attend |Mid-State Technical College, Wisconsin Rapids, WI|University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)|
  • Major: Study |Education|
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This scholarship is for any Portage County resident who plans to attend a College, University or Technical College in the field of education. Applicants must be graduating high school senior who has a GPA of 2.5 and has demonstrated community service.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details C.O.L.L.E.G.E. Scholarship Fund Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 1,000
  • 4 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
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The scholarship was established in 2010 to help the residents of Portage County who are pursuing post-secondary degrees.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Achievement Center Huettig Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • 600
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • Major: Study |Special Education|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to the outstanding residents of Portage County who are planning to pursue a post-secondary degree in special education.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Loveless/Markelz Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Portage, WI|
  • School (K-12): Attend an |Home School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Home Schooled Student|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating seniors or other worthy students, home schooled students from Portage County. Applicants must be pursuing a post-secondary education and demonstrate high academic success.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
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