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Scholarships

Celebrating scholarships, drive-by style!

The graduates from the Class of 2020 will certainly have very different memories of how they got their diplomas during the Safer At Home restrictions. We’re excited to share some of the ways scholarship recipients are celebrating this year. Two of our nonprofit partners, Neenah-based Youth Go and Junior Achievement of Northeast Wisconsin, recognized local […]

A scholarship thank you from across the world!

Through the generosity of our donors, we have more than $1 million in scholarships available each year to students from 60 schools in the Fox Valley. Many scholarship deadlines are March 1! We frequently receive letters and phone calls of gratitude from students and from their parents. We’re incredibly thankful to share the stories we […]

Screen time? Make it Scholarship Time!

Winter vacation is ending soon, and while high school seniors may not be filling out college applications quite yet, you can bet their parents are already pondering the “T” word – tuition – and wondering how to afford those fees. We can help! This is the perfect time to get a jump on available scholarships, […]

Green Bay mom’s scholarship allows her to graduate

“I remember my heart dropping. I just couldn’t believe it!” That was Frances Nazario’s reaction when she learned she was receiving a much-needed scholarship. Funding options for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay student’s tuition were running out, but the award is making her future graduation a reality. As a nontraditional student, “I never really fit […]

What happens after the scholarship?

Composer Chelsea Komschlies receives the 2019 Hermitage Prize at the Aspen Music Festival and School. This past fiscal 2018-2019 year, the Community Foundation granted a record $1.36 million in total scholarships to 436 students from 60 high schools. These scholarships were generated from among 203 funds created by people, businesses and organizations to help students […]

Three students awarded significant music scholarships through the Foundation

Posted on May 8, 2019, by

Appleton East senior Spencer Hornung auditions for a scholarship from the Miller Family Music Education Scholarship Fund within the Community Foundation. By Jill Muthig, donor services and scholarship manager Each year the Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships to students pursuing their academic dreams. One of the scholarships we award on an annual basis is […]