Scholarships Available for Lake Holcombe Students
State and National Scholarships
Kohl Scholarship- Deadline November 3, 2017
Online application, all Seniors eligible; click for link.
Elk's MVS Scholarship- Due November 27, 2017; click for link
Wisconsin Special Needs Scholarship - click for information
TES - Wisconsin Technical Excellence Scholarship
Up to $2250 per year; full time enrollment in a Wisconsin Technical College by Sept. 30; one per high school; application due to Mrs. VanDoorn Feb. 1st. Click here for application.
Local scholarships are given by community organizations and individuals with interest in Lake Holcombe students. Most local scholarships are chosen by the organizations offering the award.
Scholarships are announced at graduation and the money is generally awarded after proof of second semester college or tech enrollment. Information on how to obtain the funds will be given to the graduates when they receive the award.
Community groups, organizations, or individuals who would like to offer a scholarship may gain access to the Local Scholarship Webpage. This password protected page has a resume, transcript, and letters of recommendation for each student with college or technical college plans.
Local Scholarship Webpage
2018 Local Scholarship List (use with scholarship resume; for LH students only)
To apply for a local scholarship, Seniors submit a resume and 1 or 2 letters of recommendation. The resume and letters must be received one week prior to applying for a scholarship. Resume and letters only need to be submitted once; after submitting the resume and letters, apply for each scholarship by submitting an essay by the due date. Essay topics and due dates are listed on the 2018 Scholarship List, available mid-December.
Open Scholarship List (use their own form; local, regional, state and national)
Doris Vennard Nursing- March 31st. Application in guidance office.
CVEC, Deadline- April 1st. Click for link to application. Send application to CVEC
JREC, Deadline- April 1st. Application available in guidance office; submit to counselor.
Rutledge Charities- June 1st deadline
Frank and Susan Huettner Scholarship- send written request for application by mid-April (watch email for exact date). Mail request to: Application Request, Huettner Foundation, P.O. Box 57, Cadott, WI 54727
TIP Grant- based on need
Preparing a Scholarship Resume
A scholarship resume is written for the purpose of obtaining money for college or tech. State your career goals succinctly and with conviction. Highlight your successes during high school-- in academics, athletics, activities, music and community events. Most organizations look favorably on students who give back-- include volunteer experiences. And proofread your resume, set it down and proofread again.
Scholarship Resume Sample 1
Scholarship Resume Sample 2
Scholarship Essay Writing
Tip about essay writing... write it like a letter. Give examples. And remember-- the people reading your essay probably are not English teachers, they want to get to know you through your writing.
Tips for writing a scholarship essay
Looking Good on Paper
3rd- Kohl Scholarship*
27th- Elk's Scholarship*
1st- National Wild Turkey Federation*
7- TES Application Due
7- Resume & Letters Due; first due date
14- Lake Holcombe Sanitation
14- Holcombe Bank
21- Ladysmith Bowling Congress
21- Ladysmith Federal
28- Jeff & Deb Hansen Scholarship
28- Harley Hattamer Memorial Scholarship
7- LH Alumni Scholarship
- CVTC Opportunity Scholarship (check your email for application information)
14- Lake Holcombe Lions
14- LH Improvement (Natural Resources)
21- LH United Methodist Church
21- Trevor J. Pierce
27- LH Women's Club Community Service
27-- LEO Scholarship (LEO member)
3- CVEC Scholarship*; JREC Scholarship*
4- Dixon Initiative Scholarship
4-VFW (student enlistment)
4- Flambeau Bassmasters* (Natural Resources)
11- LH Resort & Business Association
11- Jeannette & David Suchla (UWEC student)
11- Michael & Vera Jansen (UWEC student)
1- Rutledge Charities*
*Scholarship Form from organization