Scholarships

Scholarship recipient and donors standing in front of the WITC Foundation sign at the Superior Scholarship Reception.

The WITC Foundation presents more than $200,000 to nearly 500 students each year. Students are awarded scholarships based on their academic achievement, skills, career goals and financial need. Funding sources include individual and corporate donations, as well as participation at fundraising and continuing education events.


Ready to Apply?

 

Spring 2020 scholarship applications open on February 24, 2020.

There are also numerous external scholarships available with varying deadlines. Please check back often as new opportunities are continually being added. Choose Opportunities/External to view.

 

Need help with the scholarship application process? 

Video: How to Apply for WITC Scholarships

  • Guidelines & Eligibility

    • The WITC Foundation provides two scholarship sessions each year.
      • FALL: Applications available fourth Monday of September · Deadline: first Monday of November
      • SPRING: Applications available fourth Monday of February · Deadline: first Monday of April
      • There are no exceptions to these deadlines. Students are responsible for ensuring applications are complete and submitted by the posted deadline.
    • Eligibility Requirements:
      • To access the scholarship system, students MUST be enrolled and have a WITC Student ID.
      • Eligibility is based on specific scholarship criteria and may be based on campus designation. [Scholarships are valid only for the designated award year and are not transferable to other campuses.]
      • Scholarship recipients (including Liberal Arts students) must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits in an Associate Degree or Technical Diploma program in the semester the scholarship will be applied to their account in order to receive the award.
      • Must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards (SAPS), which require students to maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA and a 67% cumulative completion ratio. Falling below either or both of these requirements in two successive terms will make a student ineligible to receive a Foundation scholarship.
      • Students must reapply each scholarship review period for consideration.
      • Start College Now students are eligible if they meet all requirements listed above.
      • Online program students must designate a campus to be matched with scholarship opportunities. 
    • Scholarship awards are applied to a student’s WITC account as follows:
      • April application deadline – applied to following fall tuition
      • November deadline – applied to following spring tuition
      • Recipients who fail to attend classes or drop out of WITC are required to reimburse the WITC Foundation in full for all scholarship funds disbursed. 

Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to all scholarship recipients from fall 2019! Scholarships will be applied toward tuition for spring 2020!

  • Ashland
    • Student Name

      Program

      Scholarship

      Usla Kidy Amandoh Nursing - Associate Degree Ashland Lions Foundation Scholarship
      Arpana Aryal Bagale Nursing - Associate Degree Marlys Nortunen Memorial Scholarship
      Paul Barnes Occupational Therapy Assistant Ashland WITC Staff Scholarship
      Ashley Bellika Nursing - Associate Degree Ashland Staff Service Award Scholarship
      Monica Bigo Nursing - Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship (Ashland)
      Lydia Caswell Welding Ashland Rotary Club Centennial Scholarship
      Jordan Chowning Human Services Associate Ashland WITC Staff Scholarship
      Britta Clark Nursing - Associate Degree Francis and Barbara Stauner Scholarship-Ashland
      Donna Clutter Welding Onan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Edy Cosgrove Human Services Associate WITC-Ashland Alumni Association Scholarship
      Danin Godinez Accounting Ashland Business Alliance
      Shauneah Gordon Administrative Professional David Knutson Business Scholarship
      Thomas Granger Marine Repair Technician Ashland Regional Community Scholarship
      Brittany Hawn Nursing - Associate Degree Ashland WITC Staff Scholarship
      David Henry Machine Tool Operation-CNC Bretting Manufacturing Scholarship
      Kari Houle Occupational Therapy Assistant Robert Scoville Scholarship - OTA
      Dwight Jolma Machine Tool Operation Bretting Manufacturing Scholarship
      Jessica Kelm Nursing - Associate Degree Don Marcouiller Scholarship
      Olyanna Koniszczuk Medical Assistant Robert Scoville Scholarship - Medical Assistant
      Alex Ledin Machine Tool Operation Bretting Manufacturing Scholarship
      Jamie Majeski Nursing - Associate Degree AWARDS Scholarship
      Andrew Miller Welding Onan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Paul Moreno Welding WITC-Ashland Harvest to Holiday Craft Fair Scholarship
      Marit Nelson Welding Jerry Nuutinen Memorial Scholarship
      Presley Nuutinen Human Services Associate Ashland Staff Service Award Scholarship
      Presley Nuutinen Human Services Associate Ashland Regional Community Scholarship
      Vanessa Pierce Occupational Therapy Assistant Occupational Therapy Assistant Scholarship
      Lauren Piff Nursing - Associate Degree WITC-Ashland Alumni Association Scholarship
      Heather Reader Nursing - Associate Degree Ashland Health and Rehabilitation Center Scholarship
      Charles Reardon Machine Tool Operation Bretting Manufacturing Scholarship
      Leana Ritola Administrative Professional Ashland Staff Service Award Scholarship
      Mandy Ruberg Business Management Ashland Love Lights Scholarship
      Kristina Sala Medical Coding Specialist Walter J. Blanchette Memorial Scholarship
      Brielle Staricha Nursing - Associate Degree Onan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Marita Thier Pre-Associate Degree Nursing Ashland WITC Staff Scholarship
      William Thompson Liberal Arts/University Transfer Degree - Associate of Arts WITC-Ashland Retired Staff Scholarship
      Elizabeth VanBergen Marine Repair Technician Paul Schoch Memorial Scholarship
      Scott Whyte Marine Repair Technician WITC Administrative Office Opportunity Builders (Ash)
      Kathleen Wiberg Paramedic Technician James Quinn Memorial Scholarship (Ash)
  • New Richmond
    • Student Name Program Scholarship
      Mariah Almer Medical Assistant Marvin and Bertha Getchel Scholarship
      Mark Andren Associate Degree Nursing   Wisconsin Hospital Association
      Sarah Backlin Early Childhood Education/E-CHiLD New Richmond Community Child Care Scholarship
      Mara Bapp Welding SAVOR (NR) Scholarship
      Levi Berg Agricultural Power and Equipment Technician WITC-New Richmond Staff Scholarship
      Levi Berg Agricultural Power and Equipment Technician Andrew Mortel Family Scholarship
      Amber Berkland Nursing - Associate Degree WITC Administrative Office Opportunity Builders (NR)
      Ashley Bjornstad Pre-Associate Degree Nursing Francis and Barbara Stauner Scholarship
      Erik Blom Criminal Justice Studies Perry O. Kepler Memorial Scholarship
      Agnes Bodlovick Nursing - Associate Degree Robert Knowles Scholarship
      Emalea Briggs Early Childhood Education Richard and Marilyn Vale Early Childhood Education Scholarship
      Ron Bronner Human Services Associate Going for the Green Scholarship
      Kayla Cox Administrative Professional Sue Petryk Administrative Professional Scholarship
      Caleb Davis Welding American Welding Society Scholarship (NR)
      Garrett DeLoy Welding WITC-New Richmond Staff Scholarship
      Cody Elfers Automated Packaging Systems Technician Robert Scoville Scholarship - Automated Packaging
      Mariah Frederickson Human Services Associate Robert Knowles Scholarship
      Mackenzie Fyre Early Childhood Education New Richmond Community Child Care Scholarship
      Amanda Groepper Nursing - Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship (NR)
      Andrew Haase Agricultural Power and Equipment Technician Ed Fiedler Memorial Scholarship
      Shari Haroldson Leadership Development SAVOR (NR) Scholarship
      Carter Harrington Power Sports Technician SAVOR (NR) Scholarship
      Emily Hawkins Early Childhood Education WITC-New Richmond Staff Scholarship
      Brittany Hayes Human Services Associate Robert Knowles Scholarship
      Steven Jeska Automated Packaging Systems Technician John and Jacque Johnston Scholarship
      Jennifer Johnson Business Management Brighter Future Scholarship
      Rylee Johnson Early Childhood Education New Richmond Community Child Care Scholarship
      Ashley Kolve Administrative Professional Larry Gee Student Scholarship
      Mary Kruizenga Automated Packaging Systems Technician Bosch Packaging Technology Scholarship
      Alexa Luedtke Architectural Commercial Design SAVOR (NR) Scholarship
      Desiree Marik Business Management Thomas E. Koop Memorial Scholarship
      Christina Martinez Pharmacy Technician Debbie Bugni Memorial Scholarship
      Dominick Marty Diesel Equipment Technician Robert Knowles Scholarship
      Jessica McEwen Nursing - Associate Degree Robert Knowles Scholarship
      Keslyn McKahan Nursing - Associate Degree Going for the Green Scholarship
      Tina McKenney Early Childhood Education Lester B. Schreiner Veterans Scholarship
      Jerimiah Mooney Welding Robert Knowles Scholarship
      Stefanie Nelson Nursing - Associate Degree Sherry Lynch Memorial Scholarship
      Claire Odegard Early Childhood Education/E-CHiLD New Richmond Community Child Care Scholarship
      Ramon Ortiz IT-Cybersecurity Specialist Going for the Green Scholarship
      Martina Parker Human Services Associate SAVOR (NR) Scholarship
      Cassandra Ramthun Early Childhood Education Robert Knowles Scholarship
      Rylee Riewestahl Associate Degree Nursing New Richmond Staff Scholarship
      Rylee Riewestahl Associate Degree Nursing WITC-New Richmond Alumni Association Scholarship
      Jackie Rothbauer Accounting New Richmond Staff Service Award
      Marty Schrimpf Architectural Commercial Design WITC-New Richmond Retiree Scholarship
      Ashley Sempf-Juleff Early Childhood Education/E-CHiLD New Richmond Community Child Care Scholarship
      April Simmons Nursing - Associate Degree Judy Rogers Whiteman Memorial Scholarship
      Shelby Sonmor Machine Tooling Technics Robert Scoville Scholarship - Machine Tool
      Brooke Stephens Early Childhood Education WITC-New Richmond Alumni Association Scholarship
      Emma Stocker Human Resource Management Virginia Adler Memorial Scholarship
      Nicholas Tryon IT-Cybersecurity Specialist Robert Knowles Scholarship
      Annie West Nursing - Associate Degree Marilyn McCarty Nursing Scholarship
      Marci Wicklund Nursing - Associate Degree Robert Scoville Scholarship - Nursing
      Tammy Williams-Starzinski Veterinary Technician WITC-New Richmond Staff Scholarship
      Talia Willis Pre-Associate Degree Nursing WITC-New Richmond Staff Scholarship
      Jill Wilson Human Resource Management WITC-New Richmond Staff Scholarship
      Elizabeth Windett Accounting WITC-New Richmond Staff Scholarship
      Zachary Wolf Agricultural Power and Equipment Technician Dick and Helen Rosen Scholarship
  • Rice Lake
    • Student Name Program Scholarship
      Kristin Bajak Construction and Cabinetmaking Heart of the North Builders Association Scholarship
      Macknenzie Baker IT-Web and Software Developer Parker Hannifin Scholarship
      Hunter Block Automotive Technician William Charles Jones Scholarship
      Jacob Boss Welding WITC Administrative Office Opportunity Builders
      Caleb Bowen Welding Thomas Precision Manufacturing Advancement Scholarship
      Andrew Bruce Automotive Technician WITC-Rice Lake Automotive Technician Scholarship
      Angela Catlin Human Resource Management EJW Rice Lake Scholarship
      Keeley Christensen Dairy Herd Management Dairy Herd Scholarship in Memory of John and Ruth Johnson and Gorman and Elsie Roberts
      Jessica Colbert E-Connect - Child Care Services Michael P. Connolly Memorial Scholarship
      Kristopher Dahlberg Pre-Associate Degree Nursing Paul Sturino Veterans Scholarship
      Jenna Dennis Medical Assistant Rice Lake Staff Service Award Scholarship
      Mark Dietz IT-Cybersecurity Specialist Parker Hannifin Scholarship
      Amber Dillon Early Childhood Education/E-CHiLD WITC-Rice Lake Campus Scholarship
      Michelle Dowd Automotive Technician Cumberland Federal Bank Scholarship
      Tasha Draves Nursing - Associate Degree Evelyn Mommsen Nursing Scholarship
      Austin Ehrich Welding Paul Sturino Memorial Scholarship
      Faith Erickson Nursing - Associate Degree Wisconsin Hospital Association (RL)
      Lennette Erickson Administrative Professional Superior Silica Sands Scholarship
      Alexis Ford Machine Tool Operation-CNC Thomas Precision Manufacturing Advancement Scholarship
      Elizabeth Garcia Human Services Associate WITC-Rice Lake Campus Scholarship
      Laura Grant Gerontology - Aging Services Professional WITC Board Leadership Scholarship
      Brittani Gregory Nursing - Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship (RL)
      Geraldine Guertin Human Services Associate WITC-Rice Lake Campus Scholarship
      Christy Hansen Administrative Professional Wittkop Administrative Professional Scholarship
      Luke Hessler Construction and Cabinetmaking Robert Scoville Scholarship - Construction
      Brock Hladilek Automotive Technician EJW Rice Lake Scholarship
      Amanda Holder Human Services Associate EJW Rice Lake Scholarship
      Caiden Johnson Early Childhood Education Justin's Will Scholarship
      Tiler Johnson Dental Assistant Arrowhead Family Dental Scholarship
      Anna Kauffman Human Resource Management WITC-Rice Lake Campus Scholarship
      Erika Krzmarzick Occupational Therapy Assistant Mary W. Johnson Family Scholarship
      Jennifer Lee Cosmetology WITC-Rice Lake Cosmetology Scholarship
      Robert MacAlister Nursing - Associate Degree Mary Leaf Memorial Scholarship
      Jennifer Marshall Human Resource Management Secord Scholarship (RL)
      Naomi Marx Health Office Professional Marshfield Clinic Health System Healthcare Scholarship
      Wyatt Matuszak Construction and Cabinetmaking Northwest Building Inspectors Association Scholarship
      Lesa Melton Gerontology - Aging Services Professional Mary W. Johnson Family Scholarship
      Mya Monnier Dental Assistant WITC-Rice Lake Dental Assistant Scholarship
      McKenzie Morgan Nursing - UWEC/WITC Alliance WITC-Rice Lake Campus Scholarship
      Taylor Myers-Zenzen Welding American Welding Society Scholarship (RL)
      Nicholas Oftedahl Criminal Justice Studies Howard and Dode Miller Scholarship
      Max Okamoto IT-Cybersecurity Specialist Marshfield Clinic Health System Healthcare Scholarship
      Alec Reinke Welding WITC-Rice Lake Welding Scholarship
      Cort Reinke IT-Cybersecurity Specialist Parker Hannifin Scholarship
      Marissa Richards Nursing - Associate Degree Health Careers Scholarship
      Jessica Richmond Human Resource Management TLC - Tuition for Learners with Children Scholarship
      Michael Roatch Automotive Service Technician Francis and Barbara Stauner Scholarship
      Steve Saldana Jr EMT Paramedic James Quinn Memorial Scholarship (RL)
      Caitlyn Schaefer Dental Assistant Arrowhead Family Dental Scholarship
      Michael Schieffer Architectural Commercial Design Northwest Building Inspectors Association Scholarship
      Leah Schnobrich Dairy Herd Management WITC-Rice Lake Campus Scholarship
      Rachele Scribner Accounting Superior Silica Sands Scholarship
      Emily Smith Dairy Herd Management Barron County Sunrise Rotary Scholarship
      Lindsey Sprague Financial Services/Finance Robert Scoville Scholarship - Financial Services
      Sarah Stibak Nursing - Associate Degree W. R. Engels/Carl G. Pebler Memory Care Scholarship
      Jadee Stinson Nursing - Associate Degree WITC-Rice Lake Nursing Club Scholarship
      Julianna Thompson Pre-Associate Degree Nursing WITC-Rice Lake Campus Scholarship
      Dakota Vojtasek Business Management Rice Lake Staff Service Award Scholarship
      Keiana Weyers Criminal Justice Studies Robert Scoville Scholarship - Criminal Justice
      Nicholas Wiederholt IT-Cybersecurity Specialist Parker Hannifin Scholarship
      Elizabeth Wright Criminal Justice Studies WITC Criminal Justice Club Scholarship
      Ashley Zemke Financial Services/Finance Woita and Associates Financial Services Scholarship
      Trey Zwiefelhofer Construction and Cabinetmaking NAHB Club Scholarship
  • Superior
    • Student Name Program Scholarship
      Lexilee Amys Industrial Maintenance Technician Louie Johnson Memorial Scholarship
      Lori Anderson Medical Administrative Professional Robert Scoville Scholarship - Medical Administrative Professional
      Ian Bartlein Welding Roberto Pearson Memorial Scholarship
      Bowen Belich Industrial Maintenance Technician Baumann Industrial Scholarship
      Vivian Brazinskas Nursing - Associate Degree Superior Jaycees Scholarship
      Ethan Brown Machine Tool Technician 2 year Northern Engineering Machine Tool Scholarship
      Payton Brown Machine Tool Technician 2 year Northern Engineering Machine Tool Scholarship
      Cassidy Carlson Accounting Miracle Moment Award
      Michelle Carlson Health Information Technology William R Goligoski Computer Information Systems Scholarship
      April Cary Nursing - Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship (Sup)
      Jaimee Casper Nursing - Associate Degree Medical Careers Scholarship
      Anna Cochran Welding Fraser Shipyards Welding Scholarship
      Mackenzie Correll Early Childhood Education WITC-Superior Campus Scholarships
      Brendan Crayne Welding Moline Machinery for Welding & Machinist Programs Scholarship
      Thomas Dean Jr. IT-Web and Software Developer William R Goligoski Computer Information Systems Scholarship
      Samantha DeRosia Human Services Associate Sam, Harriet, and Kaye Lavine Scholarship
      Grant Everett Early Childhood Education Maureen Jappe Litman Memorial Scholarship
      Grant Everett Early Childhood Education WITC-Superior Campus Scholarships
      Mark Fossum Heating, Ventilation, Air Cond/Refrigeration Northern Wisconsin Building Trades Council Scholarship
      David Gagner Automotive Service Technician Joseph T. & Myrtle C. Rogina Scholarship
      Brendan Golly Automotive Service Technician Frank E and Frank D Neuman Memorial Automotive Scholarship
      Jeffery Graham Welding Lake Assault Boats Welding Scholarship
      Peyton Greene Early Childhood Education WITC-Superior Campus Scholarships
      Ashley Gronlund Nursing - Associate Degree Medical Careers Scholarship
      Weston Guthrie Business Management Arthur Cline Business Scholarship
      Emma Haugen Early Childhood Education Carl Gullo Scholarship
      Skyler Heise Automotive Service Technician Frank E and Frank D Neuman Memorial Automotive Scholarship
      Emma Hetrick Early Childhood Education WITC-Superior Campus Scholarships
      Alyssa Humphrey IT-Systems Administration Specialist Leonard Halvorson Memorial Scholarship
      Madeleine Johansen Criminal Justice Studies WITC Administrative Office Opportunity Builders (Sup)
      Kaylie Knase IT-Web and Software Developer William R Goligoski Computer Information Systems Scholarship
      Ethan Koehler Welding Rice Lake Families and Staff Scholarship - Districtwide
      Torie Koski Nursing - Associate Degree WITC-Superior Nursing Club Scholarship
      Shane Kramlich Heating, Ventilation, Air Cond/Refrigeration WITC-Superior Campus Scholarships
      Kristin Kroll Administrative Professional Rudolph and Clarice Erkkila Memorial Scholarship
      Gavin Kuusisto HVAC Installation Technician WITC-Superior Campus Scholarships
      Sadie LaJoie Human Services Associate WITC-Superior Campus Scholarships
      Sadie LaJoie Human Services Associate Human Services Associate Scholarship
      Cade Lathrop-Welsand Welding Robert Scoville Scholarship - Welding
      Laura Leger Welding Dan Maynard Memorial Welding Scholarship
      Tarra Lind Welding John Edward Torgerson Memorial Scholarship
      Allena Lofgren Medical Assistant Healthcare: Make a Difference Scholarship
      Blake Mershon Welding Dan Maynard Memorial Welding Scholarship
      Manuela Meyer Nursing - Associate Degree Bunni Haslerud and Jessica B. Nelson Memorial Scholarship
      Melissa Meyer Human Services Associate William H. and Olga M. Munnings
      Jackson Mickle Industrial Maintenance Technician Twin Ports Chapter Construction Specifications Institute
      Logan Olsen Automotive Service Technician Frank E and Frank D Neuman Memorial Automotive Scholarship
      Aurelia Persons Business Management Rudolph and Clarice Erkkila Memorial Scholarship
      Hannah Pfister Administrative Professional Rudolph and Clarice Erkkila Memorial Scholarship
      Michael Randolph HVAC Installation Technician WITC-Superior Campus Scholarships
      Danielle Ranta Human Services Associate Carl Gullo Scholarship
      Ashley Rauwolf Nursing - Associate Degree Roderic J Campbell Charitable Trust Academic Merit Scholarship
      Corinna Reif Nursing - Associate Degree Associate Degree Nursing $250 Scholarship
      Emily Rice Early Childhood Education Maureen Jappe Litman Memorial Scholarship
      Emily Rice Early Childhood Education John and Gladys Doris Memorial Scholarship
      Declan Ross Welding Dan Maynard Memorial Welding Scholarship
      Scott Rudd Industrial Maintenance Technician Twin Ports Chapter Construction Specifications Institute
      Dalton Schmitt Welding Moline Machinery for Welding & Machinist Programs Scholarship
      Allison Shober Business Management Rudolph and Clarice Erkkila Memorial Scholarship
      Joshua Smith Welding David Nevin / General Welding Scholarship
      Madison Stalvig Early Childhood Education WITC-Superior Campus Scholarships
      Patti Stemwedel Cosmetology Magnifisites Scholarship
      William Stream Nursing - Associate Degree Medical Careers Scholarship
      Austin Swanson Automotive Service Technician WITC-Superior Campus Scholarships
      Timo Sznaider Welding Fraser Shipyards Welding Scholarship
      Derek Treadeau Heating, Ventilation, Air Cond/Refrigeration Frank and Lisa Vidas HVAC/R Scholarship
      Megan Tucci Early Childhood Education WITC-Superior Campus Scholarships
      Meghan Ulanowski Criminal Justice Studies WITC-Superior Campus Scholarships
      Sara Viggiano Medical Assistant Medical Careers Scholarship
      Elijah Volz Industrial Maintenance Technician Northern Engineering Industrial Maintenance Scholarship
      Hayley Waltz Nursing - Associate Degree Medical Careers Scholarship
      Lynnette Wester Nursing - Associate Degree WITC-Superior Nursing Scholarship
      Kiara Wiersma Cosmetology Nancy J. Seidlitz Elks Memorial Scholarship
      Nolan Williams Paramedic Technician Robert Scoville Scholarship - Paramedic Technician
      Kaylee Yliniemi Business Management Rudolph and Clarice Erkkila Memorial Scholarship
      Daryl Ziebell HVAC Installation Technician WITC-Superior Trades Scholarship

WITC Promise

College Tuition Assistance for Area High School Graduates

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 and state grants are applied. Tuition will be covered up to four terms (pending eligibility requirements each term).

View eligibility guidelines and apply here

Scholarship Questions? 

Please contact Angela Scott, Annual Giving Specialist.

Email | Call Angela

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