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

Apply for the Promise Scholarship

Applying to the Promise Scholarship is simple. Just fill out the simple application below and click "send message" to submit the form, and then apply to WITC. WITC's supportive student services staff will guide you from there. 

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Who is eligible for the WITC Promise Scholarship?

  • 2021 high school, GED or home-schooled graduate
  • Apply for admissions to a financial aid-eligible program at WITC by April 23, 2021
  • Student must be a Wisconsin resident at time of application
  • Complete and submit the Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA) by April 23, 2021
  • Complete and submit WITC Promise Application by April 23, 2021
  • Student must meet eligibility requirements for Federal and Wisconsin financial aid
  • Complete all program admissions requirements prior to July 1, 2021
  • Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $3,500 or lower as determined by information provided on the Free Application for Financial Aid (a student's EFC is an index number of how much financial aid the student is eligible to receive; it is not the amount of money a student will have to pay for college, nor is it the amount of student aid a student will receive)
  • Achieve minimum 2.0 GPA for senior year in high school
  • Participate in a free Financial Literacy training program while enrolled at WITC
  • Enroll in at least 12 credits per term (exception to minimum credit requirement may apply for certain programs)
  • Complete the WITC Foundation Scholarship application for all future terms


Choose a campus to view contact information, or for general assistance, please contact us.

Ashland Financial Aid Contact

Kim Terry

Financial Aid Advisor

715.682.4591 ext. 3119


New Richmond Financial Aid Contact

Angie Effertz

Financial Aid Advisor

715.246.6561 ext 4226


Rice Lake Financial Aid Contact

Wendie Brooten

Financial Aid Advisor

715.234.7082 ext. 5262


Superior Financial Aid Contact

Mike Phillips

Financial Aid Advisor

715.394.6677 ext 6290


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