Wednesday, January 15, 2014

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR AREA STUDENTS


Community Foundation’s Scholarship Applications due March 1, 2014


January 15, 2014 - Stevens Point, WI - The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin is accepting scholarship applications from area students and individuals who will be furthering their post-secondary education next fall.   The Community Foundation currently has over 120 scholarship funds to support educational endeavors.  Each scholarship follows a set of criteria established by the fund representative.  Scholarships are available for students and individuals who excel academically, artistically, athletically and simply who have a desire to further their education.  As each fund is different, the Foundation encourages applications from all interested students and individuals.  Funds are available to support graduates from all area high schools as well as college students and members of the community looking furthering their education.
 
The Community Foundation annually distributes approximately over $140,000 through its family of scholarship funds.  Scholarship awards are announced each June.  An application is required.  The deadline for all 2014 scholarship applications is March 1, 2014.
 

Adam Okray Memorial Fund


The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the Adam Okray Memorial Fund to its family of funds.

“The fund will award an annual scholarship to a Portage County graduating high school senior or nontraditional student pursuing a degree in a health care related field.” Said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.
 

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Bring A Buddy Fund


The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the Bring A Buddy Fund to its family of funds.  “The Bring A Buddy campaign promotes student safety by encouraging students to never walk alone whether they are walking home from the library at night or walking home from the bars”, said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.

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