When you submit your completed application, you will be sent an email confirming your application was received. If you do not receive an email your application has not been submitted. Make sure to review the application and read prompts carefully.
The application period is open from March 19, 2018 – May 11, 2018 at 11:00 PM. You will not be able to apply after May 11, 2018.
To be eligible for our scholarships, you need to have graduated from a high school in Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington, or Waukesha County, or currently be attending an accredited post-secondary school in one of those counties, be in a GED completion program in one of those counties, or have lived in one of these counties for at least one year prior to the application deadline.
Yes. Our scholarships cover nearly any accredited post-secondary school or program. Scholarships do not cover certificate or non-degree programs. If you have a question about a specific school or program, please contact us.
Most of our scholarships are open to all persons regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. We believe that allies have a tremendous role to play in moving our society towards one of equality and understanding.
Applicants must be 17 years of age or older to qualify.
We suggest you first see if your school has computers that you could use. School or community libraries are also a good place to visit, as are community centers.
Once the scholarship deadline passes, we review all completed applications to determine finalists. This happens during June and July. Award decisions are announced in early August.
Recipients will also be invited to an award celebration at the Cream City Business Equality Luncheon on Friday, October 19, 2018 at the Pfister Hotel in Downtown Milwaukee.
No. If you are awarded a scholarship, the check(s) will be made out to your school and credited to your student account.
You can apply your scholarship toward any of the following: tuition, student fees, on campus room and board, study abroad programs, book or course supplies, or research related expenses. Most fees that can be paid through the student’s account are acceptable.