Washington County Campus Foundation

Washington County Campus Foundation 2017-18 Scholarships for
UW Washington County (UWWC) New Freshmen, Returning, and
Transfer Students

 

Students who begin their higher education journey at UW-WC are welcomed and encouraged to apply for a scholarship at http://wccf-wi.org/application/.  The scholarship application process opens December 15 and closes February 15.  For more information please contact the Foundation office at 262-335-5204 or email wsh-wccf@uwc.edu.

Brief Summaries of Student Scholarships for
New Freshmen and Returning Students are listed here,
with Transfer Scholarships toward the bottom of the page.

American Association of University Women, $1,000

Awarded to a non-traditional age female student (new freshman, returning, or transfer) pursuing post-secondary education.

Peter Ayer Memorial Scholarship, $250

Awarded to a returning UWWC vocal music major.

Barbara’s Scholarship, $500

Awarded to a UWWC student interested in working with people with disabilities.

Thomas Berenz Scholarship, 2 awards of $500

Awarded to new freshmen UWWC students who are graduates of Hartford Union High School.

Broan Nu‐Tone Scholarship, 3 Awards of $1,500

Awarded to new freshmen UWWC students who are graduates of Hartford Union High School demonstrating academic performance and leadership.

Mr. & Mrs. James R. Brown Arts Scholarship
Awards of $750 & $1,000

James Brown was President of the West Bend Company & Chairman of the Citizen’s Committee.
Awarded to UWWC new freshman and returning student pursuing studies in the humanities or fine arts.

Paul Brownlee Scholarship, $500

This scholarship is awarded to a student entering college for the first time who is in need of
extra encouragement and support for taking on the challenge of higher education.

Joseph & Rose Butschlick Memorial Scholarship, $500

This scholarship is awarded to a graduate of Kewaskum High School, entering college for the first time.

Judith A. Clark Memorial Scholarship, $300

This scholarship is awarded to a non-traditional aged female student.  Returning or transfer UWWC student
and must have earned a minimum of 12 credits at UWWC prior to the current spring semester.

Kirk D. Currie Memorial Scholarship, $200

This memorial scholarship in honor of Kirk, a student at UW-WC, was established by his family after Kirk died in a tragic car accident. Awarded to a returning or transfer UWWC student. Recipient must have done outstanding work in journalism on campus publications.

Darwin Dorn Scholarship, $500

This scholarship is named in honor of math Professor Darwin Dorn who has made such a difference in the educational lives of UW-WC students. It is awarded to an incoming student who was unsure of the prospect of going to college.

Howard Evans Memorial Scholarship, $500

Awarded in memory of Howard Evans, a former UWWC employee and student whose personality and varied interests touched a great number of people. Awarded to a returning or transfer UWWC student who is a previous or current student employee at UWWC.

Farmington Scholarship, $1,000

Awarded to returning full-time UWWC student who was a graduate of Farmington Grade School with volunteer experience and community involvement.

First National Bank of Hartford Scholarship, $250

Awarded to returning or a transfer UWWC student who has a clear focus on their chosen occupational field.

Luis & Iris Garcia Scholarship, 4 awards of $5,000

Awarded to new freshmen and returning UWWC students with the highest GPA’s and who exhibit strong leadership skills.

Glacier Hills Scholarship, $500

Awarded to a returning or transfer UWWC student who is  (or has a family member who is) a member of Glacier Hill Credit Union, has at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstrates financial need, is of upstanding character and participates in community service.

Hoberg Scholarship, $1,500

Awarded to a returning UWWC full-time student demonstrating academic achievement and community involvement. Must have completed at least 24 credits by the end of the current spring semester.

H.O.P.E. Scholarship, 12 awards of $1,000

Awarded to new freshmen and returning UWWC students who demonstrate financial need and the strong desire to succeed.  Helping Optimize Potential Excellence (HOPE) Scholars must be recommended by a high school teacher (for a new student) or UWWC faculty or staff member.

Huber Scholarship, 2 awards of $250

Awarded to returning or transfer UWWC students who are the highest achieving student in an UWWC honors course at the end of each semester. Awarded by faculty members teaching the course.

Elmore & Alyce Kraemer Scholarship, 
3 Awards of $500 and 4 Awards of $750

Awarded to new freshmen and returning UWWC students (a minimum of 24 credits at UWWC) demonstrating academic achievement and volunteer service.

Matthew J. Martin Memorial Scholarship, $1,000

Awarded to a returning UWWC student demonstrating financial need and pursuing post‐secondary education leading to a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts degree in the UW System.

Musical Masquers Scholarship, $1,000

Awarded to a returning or transfer UWWC student with a minimum of 24 credits earned by the end of the current spring semester and participated in at least one theatre course at UWWC.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, $300

Awarded to a UWWC returning or transfer PTK student chosen by the faculty advisor for Phi Theta Kappa.

Madalyn Rodney Memorial Scholarship, $500

Awarded to a returning or transfer UWWC student making progress toward musicianship while at UWWC, or transferring to a 4-year institution as a music major. 

Rolfs Educational Foundation Scholarship, 2 Awards of $2,000

Awarded to a returning UWWC student with extensive work experience and extra‐curricular activity participation. Must have earned a minimum of 24 credits by the end of the current spring semester.

Wallace & Marion Scheunemann Scholarship, $2,000

Awarded to a returning UWWC student intending to major in a science discipline. Must have earned a minimum of 24 credits at UWWC by the end of the current spring semester.

Reuben Schmahl Scholarship, 2 Awards of $400

Awarded to new freshmen UWWC student who resides in Washington County.

Shine on Emily Scholarship, $500

This scholarship has been created in memory of Emily Wergin, a student of UWWC who passed away suddenly from an asthma attack during her second year. Awarded to a UWWC student who is interested in a helping/healing profession and who has strong volunteer experience.

Wayland & Darlene Tessar Scholarship, $1,000

Awarded to a returning UWWC student pursuing a career in Business Administration who resides in the Kewaskum community.  Must have earned a minimum of 15 credits at UWWC prior to the current spring semester.

The Thomas Family Scholarship, $1,000

Awarded to a returning UWWC student who has earned a minimum of 15 credits at UWWC prior to the current spring semester. Participated in extra-curricular activities and has demonstrated leadership and good character.

Washington County Campus Foundation Scholarship
4 Awards of $1,000 and 4 Awards of $2,000

Awarded to full-time new freshmen and returning UWWC students with academic achievement, campus related extra‐curricular activities, community service and work experience. Returning students must have earned a minimum of 24 credits at UWWC by the end of the current spring semester.

West Bend Mutual Insurance Co. Scholarship, 4 Awards of $1,000

Awarded to UWWC new freshmen and returning (minimum 24 credits at UWWC by end of spring semester) students.  Students pursuing a major in Business, Finance or Computer Science.  West Bend Mutual associates, as well as their immediate family members will be given special consideration.

West Bend Noon Rotary NF Scholarship, $1,500

Awarded to a UWWC new freshman full‐time student who has graduated from either West Bend East or West Bend West high chool and who has a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Westbury Bank Scholarship, $1,000

Awarded to a Washington County high school senior entering UWWC for the first time.

Amber Wilde Scholarship, $1,000

Awarded to a returning UWWC full-time student.  Student should be pursuing a major in Pre-Medicine.

Yogi Memorial Scholarship, $500

Awarded to a returning student majoring in Communications and Theatre Arts.  Must be an active participant in UWWC Theatre and/or local community theatre.

Matt Zillig Global Citizenship Scholarship, 2 awards of $1,000

Awarded to new freshmen and returning student who have demonstrated a positive interest in diverse world cultures.

Washington County Campus Foundation 2017-18 Transfer Scholarships
for UW Washington County Transferring Students

Students who have completed their studies at UWWC and are transferring to a four-year campus to complete their degree. A brief summary of the transfer scholarships are listed below.

American Association of University Women, $1,000

Awarded to a non-traditional age female student (new freshman, returning, or transfer) pursuing post-secondary education.

Paul Bales Memorial Scholarship, $500

This scholarship was established in memory of Paul Bales who was a graduate of UWWC and UW-Madison. Awarded to a transfer student majoring in Agriculture or a related field.  Preference given to a student transferring to UW Madison.

BMO Harris Bank Scholarship, $1,250

Awarded to a transfer student who has earned a minimum of 56 credits at UWWC, and has gained admission at the junior level to one of the collaborative degree programs with UWWC.

Thomas J. Brigham Scholar Athlete Scholarship, $500

Awarded to a student transferring to a 4-year college or university. Award based on academic achievement, involvement in athletics and participation in UWWC's intercollegiate athletic program.

Mr. & Mrs. James R. Brown Arts Scholarship, $2,000

James Brown was President of the West Bend Company & Chairman of the Citizen's Committee. This scholarship is awarded to a transfer student pursuing a 4-year degree in the Humanities or Fine Arts.

Judith A. Clark Memorial Scholarship, $300

This scholarship is awarded to a non-traditional aged female student.  Returning or transfer student
and must have earned a minimum of 12 credit at UWWC prior to the current spring semester.

Curtis A. and Adele S. Collins Scholarship,
4 Junior Level at $3,000 and 4 Senior Level at $6,000

Established by Paul Collins in honor of his parents. Collins Scholars are UWWC students who are transferring and have been accepted into to a 4-year UW System Nursing program at the Junior level. Preference may be given to UW Milwaukee Nursing students. You must apply to be considered for the Junior Scholarship.  If you are awarded the Junior scholarship, you will automatically receive the Senior award if you have maintained the requirements of the scholarship.  You do not have to apply for the Senior level award.

Kirk D. Currie Memorial Scholarship, $200

This memorial scholarship in honor of Kirk, a student at UWWC, was established by his family after Kirk died in a tragic car accident. Awarded to a returning or transfer student. Recipient must have done outstanding work in journalism on campus publications.

Lindo and Anna Diamanti Memorial Scholarship, $1,000

Established by Chemistry Professor Emeritus, Joseph Diamanti, in honor of his late parents who instilled in him a love of learning and the values he strove to pass on to his students.  Awarded to a UWWC transfer student with a minimum of 50 credits at UWWC by the end of the current semester.  Attend an accredited college or university to major in natural science, mathematics or engineering.

Howard Evans Memorial Scholarship, $500

Awarded in memory of Howard Evans, a former UWWC employee and student whose personality and varied interests touched a great number of people. Awarded to a returning or transfer UWWC student who is a previous or current student employee at UWWC.

First National Bank of Hartford Scholarship, $250

Awarded to returning or a transfer UWWC student who has a clear focus on their chosen occupational field.

Glacier Hills Scholarship, $500

Awarded to a returning or transfer UWWC student who is (or has a family member who is) a member of Glacier Hill Credit Union, has at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstrates financial need, is of upstanding character and participates in community service.

Kathleen and David C. Loomans Education Scholarship, $1,000

Awarded to a full-time UWWC transfer student who has earned a minimum of 50 credits by the end of the current spring semester. Enrollment in an accredited state college or university as an Education Major.

Phyllis R. Malzahn Memorial Scholarship, $8,000

Established by Walter Malzahn in honor of his wife, Phyllis, a much loved kindergarten teacher. Awarded to a transferring UWWC student majoring in Education.

Kenneth G. Marsden Scholarship, 2 Awards at $7,000

Kenneth Marsden was President of the Ziegler Company, Inc. and contributed much in service to the community. Awards are given to two UWWC transferring students to an accredited 4-year college or university, for the purpose of receiving a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent.

Musical Masquers Scholarship, $1,000

Awarded to a returning or transfer UWWC student with a minimum of 24 credits earned by the end of the current spring semester and participated in at least one theatre course at UWWC.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, $300

Awarded to a UWWC returning or transfer PTK student chosen by the faculty advisor for Phi Theta Kappa.

Madalyn Rodney Memorial Scholarship, $500

Awarded to a returning or transfer UWWC student making progress toward musicianship while at UWWC, or transferring to a 4-year institution as a music major. 

Dr. Sami Saad Memorial Scholarship, $600

Established in the memory of Professor Emeritus Dr. Sami Saad.  To be awarded to a transferring UWWC student to UW Madison, UW La Crosse or UW Stevens Point majoring in Plant Sciences, Landscape Architecture or Microbiology.  Must be at Junior level status by the end of the current spring semester.

Norman A. Schowalter Memorial Scholarship, $5,500

This memorial scholarship was established by Community Trust to honor Norman Schowalter who was instrumental in establishing the Washington County Campus Foundation. Awarded to a UWWC transfer student who has completed courses and credits for admission to a Junior level program by the end of the current spring semester.

Harry and Lucille Sheski Scholarship, $4,000

Established by the Sheski Family in honor of their parents who, by their encouragement, discipline, sacrifice, and love, instilled in their children the importance of education. Awarded to a UWWC transfer student, with a minimum of 50 credits at UWWC by the end of the spring semester.  Must be enrolled as a full-time student majoring in a natural science, education, allied health, journalism, criminal justice or business.

UW-Oshkosh Scholarship, 3 at $1,000 each

Not a WCCF Scholarship, but you must apply in order to be in the applicant pool for the UW Oshkosh Scholarships.

This award is funded by the Chancellor of UW-Oshkosh in recognition of the strong connection between UW-Oshkosh and UW-Washington County. Must have been accepted as a transfer student to UW Oshkosh.

UW-WC Friends and Alumni Scholarship, 2 at $400

Awarded to Junior-level transfer student at the end of the current spring semester. Demonstrating academic excellence.

West Bend Noon Rotary Transfer Scholarship, $1,500

Awarded to a transfer student who completes an Associate of Arts and Science degree from UWWC. Enrolling as a full-time student at an accredited 4-year institution.

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The Washington County Campus Foundation (WCCF) is creating opportunities for students by acting as the official fundraising organization for the UW-Washington County.  

The WCCF is dedicated to ensuring that students at UW-WC benefit from scholarships and other financial support. Each year, the WCCF awards over $150,000 in scholarships to students from every walk of life. Our dream is to be able to give every student a better opportunity to attend college at UW-WC by giving them each a scholarship. We cannot do this without your support.

48% of our students are of the first generation in their family to attend college. 

The overwhelming majority of our students have full or part-time jobs - 97%!

63% of our students rely on financial aid or scholarships to pay tuition costs. 

We believe we are helping create a better community by giving students access to the education that will make them better citizens, neighbors, and employees. 

You can help UW-WC students by making a donation to WCCF today!

To make a donation by check (payable to WCCF), please send your donation to the Foundation at:
      Washington County Campus Foundation
      400 S. University Dr.
      West Bend, WI  53095

To find out more about starting a scholarship fund with the Foundation or leaving WCCF in your will,
call our offices at 262-335-5204.

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WCCF Board of Directors

Officers
Dennis Degenhardt - President
Michael Reichert - Vice President 
L. Jane Maley - Secretary
Dan Beine - Treasurer

Members
Paul DeChant
Elsie Gonzalez
Shawn Graff
Dr. Christopher Hays
Scott Henke
Jackie Joseph-Silverstein
Fritz Kaftan
Michael Laird
Ruth Reines
David Stroik

Staff
Joan Rudnitzki, Interim Executive Director
Terry Seil, Executive Assistant