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      SCHOLARSHIPS !
     SCHOLARSHIPS TO BE ANNOUNCED AT AWARDS DAY - 12:30-3:00pm the day of graduation!
    *Check this website frequently as new scholarships are always added!
    **Scholarships will be listed in order that we receive them, so new ones will be towards the bottom
     ***Scholarships will be removed when their deadline passes
     
     
     

    LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - All seniors should complete this if planning on attending college, or any other additional schooling/training after high school. 

    DEADLINE: FRIDAY FEBRUARY 21st to Mrs. Bartlett.
    AMOUNT: Over 100 scholarships, amount varies between $250-$3,000
    CRITERIA: This is one application that qualifies you for over 100 scholarships of varying amounts and criteria! 
    APPLICATION: Typing is preferred. You can use the link below to access the application which is a Google Doc. You do not need to request access to edit, instead make a copy and fill in, including your signature. You can then print out and turn in. 
     
    NRHS STRIVE SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE: Tuesday March 31st for Empowerment hours. Those who wanted to be considered for the essay portion, that was to be turned in with the local application. 
    AMOUNT: All students who meet the criteria WILL be awarded a scholarship!
    CRITERIA: Turn in Commitment Form; Attend at least 6 STRIVE meetings (In the Auditorium once per month during Homeroom); Increase GPA from Junior year to senior year by .5 point (taking senior year separately from rest of high school); Complete 4 empowerment hours (college visit, volunteering, job shadow, etc); No F's at semester; No major disciplainary issues; at least 90% attendance. If you are a student who is unable to bring GPA up by .5 point due to already having a 3.5 gpa or higher, there is an optional essay as part of the local scholarship application (posted above), which will consider you for an additional $500 scholarship. 
     
       
    WITC PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE: April 20, 2020
    AMOUNT: The WITC Promise Scholarship, funded by the WITC Foundation, provides free college tuition for area high school graduates who meet program eligibility requirements. The WITC Promise Scholarship will pay the balance of tuition and fees for eligible students after federal grants, state grants and WITC Foundation Scholarships are applied. Tuition will be covered up to four terms (pending eligibility requirements each term).
              
    WISCONSIN TOWNS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE: August 17, 2020
    AMOUNT: seven $1,000 scholarships
    CRITERIA:  Two $1,000 schoalrships will go to the highest ranking boy and girl from a town or village insuraed by Rural Mutual Insurance Company. And 5 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded outside of this criteria. Winner based on essay.
     
    WARREN P. KNOWLES SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE: May 1, 2020
    AMOUNT: $500
    CRITERIA & APPLICATION:  Submit an essay that includes: 1. Leadership skills; 2. Involvement in activities that demonstrate integrity and work ethic; 3. Commendable Academic Performance; 4. Knoweldge of the duties and responsibilities of citizenship; 5. Enthusiasm and interest in commputy activities and services; and 6. interest in persuing a career in the area of law. Submit this essay, along with a copy of your transcript and 1-3 letters of recommendation to:
    SCVBA c/o Angela Olson
    Angela Olson Law
    328 Vine Street, Hudson, WI 54016
      
     
    CARRIE CRYSTAL STUCKERT MEMORIAL ART SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE: April 20 
    AMOUNT: 1 $2,500, 2 $2,000, and 3 $1,000 schoalrships
    CRITERIA:  For students pursuing education in the visual arts. Must be enrolling as an Art Major at a post-secondary school (including Art Therapy majors). 
    APPLICATIONApplication
     
     
     
    WITC PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE: April 20th  
    AMOUNT: Full Tuition
    CRITERIA: Apply to WITC, complete the FAFSA, and have an expected family contribution (EFC) on the FAFSA of $3,500
     
     
    STAR PRAIRIE LIONS CLUB
    DEADLINE: May 1st
    AMOUNT: 3 $500 scholarships
    CRITERIA: You must attend school in the New Richmond school district; have a GPA of at least 2.5 (include transcript); and have been involved in community service. You must have plans for formal post-secondary education in the fall of 2020(a letter of acceptance will be required prior to receiving the scholarship).
    APPLICATIONSPLC Scholarship
     
    HORATIO ALGER CAREER AND TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
    DEADLINE: April 15
    AMOUNT: $2,500
    CRITERIA: Enrolling in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in the fall. Be a US Citizen
     
    WILLOW RIVER RUN SCHOLARSHIP
    DEADLINE: May 6th
    AMOUNT: $300
    CRITERIA:WRR awards one $300 scholarship to a member of the graduating class at New Richmond High School. Eligible applicants are not required to have participated in cross-country or track, but must demonstrate how they have not only pursued healthy goals and value a healthy lifestyle, but also how they have given of their time and talents to our local community.
     
    DEER PARK FIRE DEPARTMENT
    DEADLINE: May 8th
    AMOUNT: $250
    CRITERIA: The Deer Park Area Fire Department will award one 250.00 scholarship to a graduating high school senior living in our fire district. 

     

    OTHER FINANCIAL AID OPPORTUNITIES
     
     FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)http://fafsa.ed.gov/
    • This is also the application that you must complete to be considered for federal and state grants & loans. (Grants are money that you may qualify for that does not need to be repaid!) 
    • Can be submitted as soon as October 1st, 2019.
    • You can include as many schools on your application as you have applied to
    • Colleges will process your application once you are accepted. 
    • Pay attention to your colleges' FAFSA deadlines. Some would like your FAFSA in by a certain date (usually early to mid-spring).
    • You will need parent financial information (ie: taxes) to complete. Parents can use prior-prior year taxes (2018) for the purpose of FAFSA. 
    • If you have parents who are separated or divorced, you would only enter the income/taxes of your primary caregiver. This does NOT mean the parent who provides more financial resources, but rather the parent you live with the most. If you live equally with both, you would select one.
    • Even if you feel you may not qualify for loans/grants through FAFSA, many colleges still recommend you complete it to be certain. Some colleges also like to have it on file for scholarship opportunities. Another positive to filling it out is that in the event your or your parents' financial situation changes, you can contact your colleges financial aid office to make changes, rather than starting the FAFSA process from scratch.
        
     
     
    TIP GRANT - (based on financial need)
    •     Students attending a technical, 2 or 4 year college in WI
    •     Must have financial need
    •     Must complete the FAFSA first and attach your Student Aid Report (SAR) to your application
    •     See your School Counselor for application and more information!   
    •     Amount of grant monies varies by need but can be up to $1800/year renewable        
    •     If you qualify, you will receive more information in the Spring.