2020 Wisconsin Scholarships

Wisconsin is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for Wisconsin universities is a whopping $13,383.00 and the total cost of attendance is $27,926.00. 64% of student graduates in Wisconsin graduate with an average debt load of $31,705.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in Wisconsin turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These WI scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in Wisconsin, and any Wisconsin resident regardless of their interests or background. Wisconsin scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of WI students or WI residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Wisconsin residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for WI residents?

There are 293 scholarships totaling $689,177.00 available to Wisconsin residents. You can easily browse through all 293 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in Wisconsin?

Moms in Wisconsin are eligible for all the same scholarships as WI residents. Therefore, the 293 scholarships worth $689,177.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Wisconsin?

293 scholarships worth $689,177.00 are available for college students in WI. In addition, we encourage current college students in Wisconsin to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Wisconsin for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in Wisconsin:

Lincoln University
Fort Lewis College
Colorado Mesa University
Delaware State University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Albany State University
Georgia Southern University
Piedmont College
Hawaii Pacific University
Aurora University
Anderson University
Indiana State University
Buena Vista University
Cornell College
Iowa State University
Baker University
Emporia State University
Fort Hays State University
Kansas State University
Pittsburg State University

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Wisconsin?

293 scholarships totaling $689,177.00 are available for high school seniors in WI. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of WI to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Wisconsin residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to WI students and residents, as well as others across the country.

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Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Joseph Collins Foundation

Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...

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$10,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Merit and Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Wisconsin Location P.O. Box 140, Portage, WI

Applicant must be a Wisconsin resident who enrolled at an accredited school and is the child, wife, or widow of a veteran, granddaughters and great-granddaughters of veterans are eligible if they are American Legion Auxiliary members. Minimum 3.2 GPA and financial need required.

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$1,000.00 March 15 Apply Now

State President's Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Wisconsin Location P.O. Box 140, Portage, WI

Applicant must be a Wisconsin resident who enrolled at an accredited school and is the child, wife, or widow of a veteran, granddaughters and great-granddaughters of veterans are eligible if they are American Legion Auxiliary members. Minimum 3.2 GPA and financial need required.

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$1,000.00 March 15 Apply Now

Child Welfare Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Wisconsin Location P.O. Box 140, Portage, WI

Applicant must be a Wisconsin resident who enrolled at an accredited school and is the child, wife, or widow of a veteran, granddaughters and great-granddaughters of veterans are eligible if they are American Legion Auxiliary members. Minimum 3.2 GPA and financial need required.

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$1,000.00 March 15 Apply Now

Indian Student Assistance Grant

Sponsor by Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board

Applicant must be a Wisconsin resident who is at least 25% Native American and is enrolled in a degree or certificate program at U of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Tech Coll, or a Wisconsin independent college/university or proprietary institution. Applicant must submit FAFSA and grant application.

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$1,100.00 March 1 Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

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- March 1 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Burke Scholarship

Sponsor by Marquette University

Applicant must be a Wisconsin resident who has rank in the top tenth of his or her class, a minimum combined SAT I score of 1200 (composite ACT score of 28), and who has shown exceptional commitment to others through community volunteer time and leadership. FAFSA required.

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- February 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Sponsor by University of Central Florida Location Undergraduate Admissions, Orlando, FL

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

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$3,500.00 March 1 Apply Now

UA Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

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- December 1 Apply Now

Regional Scholarship

Sponsor by Nazareth College of Rochester Location 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Applicant must be a full-time, matriculated freshmen who is a graduate from a high school outside of New York State.

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$2,000.00 February 15 Apply Now