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Scholarship Offerings

Scholarship Portal

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Bridget Posta

For questions about scholarships, please contact our Scholarship Administrator, Bridget Posta, by email at scholarships@waukeshafoundation.org or call us at 262-513-1861.

Education/Scholarship Foundation Partners

Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship Offerings for Students

The Waukesha County Community Foundation (WCCF) partners with donors and education/scholarship foundations to offer a wide range of scholarship opportunities to students throughout Waukesha County. WCCF also works closely with area high schools to ensure that students service and guidance office staff members are kept up to date on offering and application processes.

How To Apply

The next WCCF scholarship application cycle will open on January 8, 2024.

For the following scholarships administered directly by WCCF, please visit our scholarship portal. To get started, you will need to create an account and take a short eligibility quiz. 

Margaret Farrow Scholarship—applicant must be a graduating high school senior; be a current Waukesha County resident; have a minimum GPA of 3.0; and have been accepted to an accredited 4-year college or university.

McCaskey Drama Scholarship—applicant must be a graduating senior at Waukesha West High School and have participated in at least 2 drama department productions at Waukesha West High School.

Ted Kanavas Memorial Scholarship—applicant must be a graduating high school senior; be a current Waukesha County resident; and have participated in community service.

Waukesha Academy of Health Professions ProHealth Care Foundation Scholarship—applicant must be a graduating senior from the Waukesha Academy of Health Professions and plan to pursue further education toward a career in nursing or allied health professions.

Waukesha Sunrise Rotary Bob Galitz Memorial Scholarship—applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Waukesha North or Pewaukee High School; be a current Waukesha County resident; have a minimum GPA of 2.75; and have participated in community service.

WCCF Bryce and Anne Styza Community Service Scholarshipapplicant must be a graduating high school senior; be a current Waukesha County resident; and demonstrates commitment to community service. Recipient of the award must be able to attend WCCF’s Celebration of Giving event in mid-June.

Please contact your school’s guidance office for the following scholarships:

  • Glenn R Davis Scholarship
  • Stowell Family Scholarship 
  • Stowell Family Technical Scholarship

Education/Scholarship Foundation Partners

Although WCCF hosts the application for some of our education and scholarship foundation partners, each manages their own portfolio of scholarship opportunities, including the determination of the application, evaluation and award processes. As those offerings and details may change from year to year, we direct you to their page(s) for more information. To visit a particular site, please select from the options listed under Education/Scholarship Foundation Partners that appear on the left side of the page. Your school’s guidance office is also a resource for these and other scholarship opportunities.

Other Scholarships

The scholarship process for the awards below are managed by the individual fund advisors. Please contact your school’s guidance office to see if you are eligible for these awards.

  • Cole Philhower Scholarship
  • JT Hilligoss Memorial Scholarship
  • Kai Lermer Spirit Award Scholarship
  • Kai Lermer Inspirational Athlete Award Scholarship
  • Kyle Paul Memorial Golf Scholarship
  • Ruth Series Gresley Memorial Scholarship
  • Waukesha Art Fest/Julia Nestingen-Palm Scholarship
  • Wisconsin League for Nursing/Nursing Heroes Scholarship
  • Women and Girls New Hope Scholarship