Scholarships of county 'Wood' within Wisconsin
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Amy O. Hemming Scholarship
This scholarship will assist second-year or higher college students pursuing a degree at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Eligibility: * Second-year or higher college student in a accredited two- or four-year college or university * must be a resident of south Wood County, or the greater Wisconsin Rapids area. Giving limited to residents of Greater South Wood County (Nekoosa, Pittsville, Port Edwards, Rome, Rudolph, Vesper, Wis. Rapids, and surrounding communities).
Helen Mead Veterinary Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Helen Mead to benefit a student pursuing secondary education in the veterinarian medical field. Helen Mead has always had a strong love for animals and a concern for their health and welfare. She is a strong supporter of the Wisconsin Rapids Area Zoo and the South Wood County Humane Society. Eligibility: * Pursuing a career as a veterinarian or veterinary technician. * Applicant must be a resident of Adams, Portage or Wood County. * Must be accepted as a student pursuing a degree from an accredited veterinary program. * Applicant demonstrates a passion to be a veterinarian or veterinary technician and genuine love for animals through extra-curricular activities, work experience and other community activities. How to Apply: * Application available from the Community Foundation. Giving limited to resident of Adams, Portage or Wood County, WI.
Nekoosa Academy Post Secondary Initiative Award
This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor to support scholarships to graduating seniors from Nekoosa Academy pursuing higher education. Eligibility: * Graduating senior of Nekoosa Academy * Accepted or awaiting acceptance in a university, college, or technical college. How to Apply: * Application available from Nekoosa Academy guidance office or from the Community Foundation. Giving limited to residents of Greater South Wood County (Nekoosa, Pittsville, Port Edwards, Rome, Rudolph, Vesper, Wis. Rapids, and surrounding communities).
T. P. Olson Engineering Scholarship
Eligibility: * Resident of south Wood County * Second-year or higher college student * Pursuing an engineering degree * Accepted or awaiting acceptance for full-time enrollment at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university * Preference may be given to an engineering student at UW-Madison
Margaret Polansky Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: * Non-traditional student who resides south Wood County * Demonstrated service to community * Accepted or awaiting acceptance for full-time enrollment in a four-year college or university * Returning to school to become licensed or re-certified in the field of education * ESSAY: What movitated you to return to school
Riverview Hospital Auxiliary Non-Traditional Scholarship
In 1983, a non-traditional award was added to the health careers scholarship program of the Riverview Hospital Auxiliary. This scholarship is awarded each fall to a health career student, age twenty-five or older. The total amount is $1,500 distributed over two years. Eligibility: * Applicant must be age 25 or older and be a resident of South Wood County in the school districts of Wis. Rapids, Port Edwards, or Nekoosa. * Accepted or awaiting acceptance for full-time enrollment in an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or technical college. * Applicant must be pursuing a career in one of the following eligible hospital-related careers: • Physical Therapy• Occupational Therapy• Medical Technology• X-Ray Technology• Respiratory Therapy• Nursing
Rudolphs Little Dears Child Care Center MSTC Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Rich and Caroline Casper in 2006 to support students pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education. Eligibility: * Current student of Mid-State Technical College, pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education. * Resident of south Wood County. Giving limited to residents of Greater South Wood County (Nekoosa, Pittsville, Port Edwards, Rome, Rudolph, Vesper, Wis. Rapids, and surrounding communities).
Rudolphs Little Dears Child Care Center Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Rich and Caroline Casper in 2006 to support students pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education. Eligibility: * Graduating seniors from South Wood County, who will be pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education from Mid-State Technical College. Giving limited to residents of Greater South Wood County (Nekoosa, Pittsville, Port Edwards, Rome, Rudolph, Vesper, Wis. Rapids, and surrounding communities).
Snyder 4-H Scholarship - In honor of Ed and Shirley Vruwink
This fund was established in December 2007, in honor of Ed and Shirley Vruwink. They led Snyder 4-H Club for more than 50 years. The Snyder 4-H Clubhouse is the little white schoolhouse north of Wisconsin Rapids. Snyders 4-H food stand at the Central Wisconsin State Fair has been a favorite of fairgoers for years. Through this endeavor, Snyder 4-H has helped hundreds of youth obtain leadership, organizational and real life skills by working in the food stand and also participating in many 4-H projects, events and trips. In honor of Ed and Shirley, and due to the hard work of hundreds of Snyder 4-Hers and the sale of hundreds of apple pies, Snyder 4-H Club is able to award this scholarship to deserving young adults in Wood County. Ed passed away August 13,2008. He is greatly missed. Eligibility: * To benefit students who are currently enrolled in a 4-H Club and have participated in 4-H for a minimum of one year. * Resident of Wood County * Accepted or awaiting acceptance for full-time enrollment through a college, university, or technical college. * Must be enrolled as a full-time student; has maintained a minimum of 2.5 GPA. How to Apply: * Application forms available at guidance office, or on-line. Giving limited to a resident of Wood County, WI.
The Anne Adler Nursing Scholarship
Eligibility: The applicant must be a student in the school of Nursing at UW EauClaire who has graduated from UW Marshfield Wood County or from the associate degree nursing program at Mid-State technical college. The applicant should be enrolled in a program of study toward a degree in nursing and doing internships or clinical work at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Financial need may be considered. This scholarship may be renewed once.Application: Contact Marshfield Area Community Foundation at384-9029 or firstname.lastname@example.org
John & Marjorie O’Reilly Scholarship
Established by the three daughters of John & Marjorie.Eligibility: Student enrolling at UW-Marshfield/Wood County in the Fall as a full-time student. Financial need is a consideration.Application: Apply online at www.marshfield.uwc.edu or at UWMarshfield/Wood County Student Services.
Greg & Sally Rindfleisch Scholarship
Eligibility: Students who have completed two full years at UW-Marshfield/Wood County and are transferring to a four-year theatre departmentGeneral Criteria: Theatre/drama majorsSpecific Criteria: Financial need, though important, will not be a determining factor.Application Requirements: Applications are available at the Marshfield Area Community Foundation.
Jewell Educational Scholarship
James and Josephine Jewell established this scholarship as a trust which was later transferred to the Marshfield Area Community Foundation.Eligibility: Graduates of either Marshfield High School or Columbus Catholic HighSchool enrolling on a full-time basis at UW-Marshfield/Wood County. Preference given to students intending to major in Business/Economics.Application: Apply online at www.marshfield.uwc.edu or at UWMarshfield/Wood County Student Services.
John J. Irvine Scholarship
Created by Beryl Irvine and family of Bettendorf, Iowa, in memory of their husband and father.Eligibility: Marshfield High School students with financial need.G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher.