Scholarships


    Last Updated  (2-29-2024)
A Message to the Senior Class of 2024:
Some of the following scholarship opportunities ask for the document to be returned to the Student Services Department.  In order to submit you have the following options:                             - email all documents to [email protected]
- bring hard copies of documents to Student Services
with either option, Mrs. Drost will ensure that they will be submitted to the applicable scholarship program. Please include your name, scholarship you are applying for, and contact information. 

As always, feel free to contact Mrs. Drost by email with questions on any scholarships!

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Due Date  Scholarship Name Amount Scholarship Details
 3/1/2024 American Legion-Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship Up to $5,000  This scholarship supports the children of our warriors. These scholarships are awarded to students who excel in academics and volunteer in their communities. Applicants must be direct descendants of veterans who served in the US Armed Forces.

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 3/1/2024 American Legion Schneider-Emanuel Scholarship  $1,000  This scholarship is available for sons, daughters and grandchildren of a veteran. Applicants must have completed an American Legion sponsored activity listed on the application.

For more information, click here.
3/1/2024  Arne Engebretsen Memorial Scholarship  $2,000   This scholarship was established to honor the man who dedicated his entire teaching career to improving the quality of mathematics education in the state of Wisconsin, the country and the world.

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3/1/2024   Better Business Bureau Students of Integrity  $2,500  This scholarship is available to Wisconsin high school students who have demonstrated character, leadership, and ethical values. This is available for students planning on attending a 2 or 4 year college beginning in the fall of 2024. BBB hopes to develop future business leaders who will promote ethics in the WI marketplace.

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 3/1/2024  Beauty Schools Marketing Group $2,500  This scholarship is available for students interested in changing others' lives through wellness and beauty. This includes cosmetology, esthetics, nail technicians and massage theory.

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3/1/2024  The Bernick Family Foundation $2,000 The Bernick Family Scholarship was created to recognize the values of the Bernick family and their corporation, Bernick's. The purpose of the fund is to recognize, assist and encourage high school seniors who are well-rounded individuals in their pursuit of advanced education. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or better and live in the Bernick Service Area.

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3/1/2024  Bill and Joyce Coburn Memorial Scholarship $1,000  This scholarship is available to employees or dependents of Coburn's (Marketplace Foods). The scholarships are named in honor of Bill and Joyce Coburn. Applicants must be planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college or technical school.

For more information, click here.
 3/1/2024 Duluth Amateur Youth Basketball Scholarship $500 The Duluth Amateur Youth Basketball Scholarship is available for students who have participated in high school basketball since 9th grade. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, no high school league violations since June 2022 and plans to attend a post-secondary school.

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 3/1/2024  Westconsin Credit Union Scholarship  $1,000 Westconsin Credit Union is offering scholarships to graduating seniors who have an account with Westconsin since  August 31, 2023. 

For more information, click here.
 3/1/2024 Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarship TBD This scholarship is available for students who have been in 4-H at least three years, a GPA of at least 2.5 and plans to attend a university, college or technical school. Scholarships are awarded based on demonstrated personal growth through 4-H, development and leadership in 4-H, academic performance and future educational goals.

For more information, click here.
 3/1/2024 Wisconsin Security Association (WISA)  $1,500  This scholarship is available to graduating seniors whose parents are full time, active duty police department member and active duty fire department members.

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3/1/2024  Wisconsin Title 1 Association Scholarship $1,500  Every year the Wisconsin Title 1 Association is proud to help graduating seniors pursue their dreams by awarding four $1500 scholarships. Applicants must have been in a Title 1 program sometime between early childhood and grade 12. 

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3/4/2024  Wisconsin Association of Cheer & Pom Coaches (WACPC) $1,000 This scholarship is available to graduating seniors who have participated in dance or cheer during high school. A GPA of 3.25 or higher is required as well as a list of school/work/community activities.

For more information, click here.
 3/6/2024 Mosaic Technologies Scholarship  $500 Mosaic Technologies is offering a scholarship to a graduating senior who plans to enroll full-time at an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university. Applicants must reside in Mosaic Technologies serving area and subscribe to one or more of their services. An application and essay are required.

For more information, click here
3/6/2024  Wisconsin Sheriffs & Deputy Sheriffs Association  $500 This scholarship was developed to offer financial assistance to full-time students enrolled in Criminal Justice programs at any college or university. Its purpose is to encourage educational growth and professionalism among police officers and deputy sheriffs. 

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3/8/2024  Jennie-O Scholarship Program $6,000 This scholarship is available to student's whose parent or guardian works at Jennie-O. Applicants must be planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college or university. An application and two letters of recommendation are required. 

Click here for the application.
3/8/2024  Money Smart Wisconsin  $1,000  The Money Smart Wisconsin scholarship is available to graduating seniors who plan to attend a Wisconsin college or university. An essay, up to 1,500 words and an application are required. 

For more information, click here.
3/15/2024  Barron Electric Scholarship  $1,000  Barron Electric offers two scholarships to graduating seniors who plan to attend a University/College/Technical Institution. Applicant's guardians/parents must be active members of Barron Electric Cooperative. Selection of the scholarship recipients will be based on a student's ability, leadership, service and cooperation as a student within the community. Applications can be found in Student Services or at the link below. Please turn completed applications in to Mrs. Drost in Student Services.

Click here for application.
3/15/2024  Compeer Financial Scholarship $1,500  Compeer Financial awards scholarships to students based on a combination of academic achievement, agricultural and community youth organization involvement and essay response. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and have a designated agricultural major, interest in an ag related field, or have an agricultural or rural background.

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 3/15/2024  Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans Up to $25,000 This scholarship is available for high school JUNIORS, who will graduate in the spring of 2025. The scholarship provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have significant financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.

For more information, click here.
 3/15/2024 Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin  Up to $3,000   The Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin are offering a scholarship to students who are pursuing an insurance-related field of study. Students are required to provide transcripts with a minimum GPA of 2.5.

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 3/15/2024 Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame $1,000 Are you pursuing an education in the Aviation/Aerospace field? This scholarship is available for you! A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required along with two instructor references and a list of extracurricular activities.

For more information, click here.
3/15/2024  Wisconsin FFA Scholarships TBD Several scholarships are available with one application! Applicants must be in good standing with the Wisconsin Association of FFA and maintain and acceptable scholastic record.

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*3/31/2024  Heart of the North Builders Association $500 Heart of the North Builders Association would like to invite graduating students to apply for the HNBA scholarship award. Applicants must be pursuing post-secondary education in any field related to the construction industry.

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 *3/31/2024 Rice Lake Chamber of Commerce Young Ambassador Scholarship $500 The Rice Lake Chamber of Commerce Young Ambassador scholarship is available to current Young Ambassadors of the Rice Lake Chamber of Commerce who plan to attend an institution of post-secondary education upon graduation. 

For more information, click here.
3/31/2024  The Alliance of Automobile Service Providers of Minnesota  Up to $2,500   This scholarship is available to students who will be entering their first or second year of an ASE-accredited auto service or collision repair program in Minnesota

For more information, click here.
*4/1/2024  AFA's Teen Alzheimer's Awareness Scholarship  $5,000 The Alzheimer's Foundation of America offers this scholarship to graduating seniors who plan on attending an accredited college or university in the US following high school. An essay (up to 1500) words is required. 

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*4/1/2024  Barron County Farm Bureau $300 This scholarship is open to graduating seniors who are enrolled in in an accredited college, university or technical school with preference give to students from Farm Bureau families. This scholarship will be based on the student's past school and community activities, plans for future education and recommendation. 

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 *4/1/2024 Barron Spotlighters Scholarship $250 This scholarship is available to any high school senior who has been involved in theatre activities in their high school or grade school years. Applications are considered based on character, leadership, theatre involvement, scholarship and community service. 

For more information, click here.
*4/1/2024  Casey Ann Weber Memorial Scholarship $1,500  This scholarship is in memory of Casey Ann Weber. A standout RLHS girl's basketball player. This scholarship will recognize a senior girl who portrays leadership qualities along with being a team player on and off the court.  Applicants must have played varsity basketball as a senior with plans to further their education at a college or technical school. 

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 *4/1/2024 Dove Healthcare Scholarship  $500 The Dove Healthcare Scholarship is available to a graduating senior planning to pursue a career in a healthcare related field at an accredited technical college or four-year university. 

For more information, click here.
*4/1/2024  Duggy Nelson Memorial Scholarship $750 The Duggy Nelson Memorial Scholarship is available to students enrolling in a college or vocational/technical school in a course of study leading to a degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, EMT or Paramedic Fields.

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*4/1/2024  Foster's Outriders Scholarship Up to $5,000 This scholarship was established by Foster Freiss, a nationally known financial advisor and noted philanthropist. There will be two scholarships available for graduating seniors who plan to pursue a trade school or vocational training program. An essay, minimum GPA of 2.0 and two letters of recommendation are required. 

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*4/1/2024  Indianhead Credit Union Scholarship $750 Indianhead Credit Union offers scholarships to graduating who are members of the credit union or whose parents or guardians are members. Applicants should have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be involved in school and community activities and organizations. The application and essay are required.

For more information, click here.
 *4/1/2024 Manufacturing Works $500  The Manufacturing Works scholarship is available for high school seniors who plan on attending Northwood Tech, CVTC or UW-Stout in a manufacturing program. Programs include Welding, Machine Tool, Quality Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer or Electromechanical/Industrial Maintenance. 

For more information, click here.
 4/1/2024 Mayo Clinic Health System Scholarship $1,000 Mayo Clinic Health System offers a scholarship to a graduating senior who plans to continue their education in a health care related field. 

Click here for the application.
*4/1/2024  Rice Lake Sports Hall of Fame/Bob Tone Leadership Scholarship Up to $2,000 The Rice Lake Sports Hall of Fame/Bob Tone Leadership Scholarship is available to graduating seniors with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0., varsity letters in at least two sports and a clean athletic code record. 

For more information, click here.
 *4/1/2024 Sharon Peterson Memorial Scholarship $1,000  This scholarship is given in memory of Sharon Peterson, a RLHS math teacher from 1978-2016. The scholarship recognizes a senior who has demonstrated a passion and aptitude in mathematics and plans to continue in a math-related field post-secondary. Applicants must have attended RLHS for at least two years and participated in multiple sports during his/her senior year.

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 *4/5/2024  Ron Hagen Memorial Scholarship $250 This scholarship is awarded in memory of Ron Hagen, an instructor at WITC, now Northwood Tech. Ron was a basketball coach in the Rice Lake area for both boys and girls for over 30 years. Coach Hagen believed athletics provided the development of discipline, leadership, and teamwork skills necessary for students to succeed in the their post-secondary education. This scholarship is available to students who plan to attend Northwood Technical College. Applicants must have played multiple sports during their high school years.

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*4/8/2024  Barron County Deputy Sheriff's Association Scholarship  $614
$608
 The Barron County Deputy Sheriff's Association is offering two scholarships to any Barron County High School senior seeking post secondary education. Preferences will not be given based on area of study. All are encouraged to apply.

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 *4/10/2024 Fortnightly Club Scholarship $1500 The Fortnightly Club scholarship is available to a Rice Lake High School senior girl who is planning to further her education, who feels the need of financial assistance and who correctly completes the application. Any senior girls is eligible. You do not need to have a relative in Fortnightly nor do you have to have been honored as a Fortnightly senior girl.

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 *4/12/2024 The Law Enforcement Foundation of Barron County $500 The Law Enforcement Foundation of Barron County will award this scholarship to an applicant who is planning on attending a 2 or 4 year college, university or technical school majoring in Political Science, Criminal Justice or a law enforcement-related field.

For more information, click here.
4/12/2024  Stacy Linder Memorial  $1,000  This scholarship is awarded in memory of Stacy Linder, a beloved education in the RLASD. To be eligible you must be a female senior at RLHS who is pursuing post-secondary education in any area of concentration, not limited to an education degree. Applicants must have a passion for education and aspirations to support the learning and growth of others. Applications must be emailed to Mrs. Drost.

For more information, click here.
 *4/15/2024 Robert Foster Scholarship $500  Bob Foster, long-time superintendent of the Rice Lake Area School District, understood that learning was important both in the school building and within the community. Applicants will need to write an essay answering the questions listed on the attached application. Completed essays can be emailed to Mrs. Drost.

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*4/15/2024  Sterling Bank Scholarship $1,000  The Sterling Bank scholarship is available for students who demonstrate leadership, exercise good judgement, work ethic and character, participate in scholastic and/or athletic endeavors, volunteer or engage in positive activities in the community, pursue academic excellence to their full potential and demonstrate the desire to better themselves, family and community through further study. Applications can be turned in to Mrs. Drost.

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 *4/17/2024 Brill Area Sportsmen's Club  TBD The Brill Area Sportsmen's Club strives to promote further understanding, appreciation, utilization, and enhancement of our nature space. This scholarship is available to individuals who will be engaged in studies intended to lead to career goals employing conservation principles, natural resources management, ecosystems management, or environmental and related sciences.

For more information, click here.
*4/22/2024  Barron County Master Gardener Scholarship $500 The Barron County Master Gardener Scholarship is available to Barron County high school seniors who will be attending a 2 or 4 year college or university in a horticulture program (landscape design, turf management or general program). 

For more information, click here.
 4/22/2024 Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship  $5,000 The scholarship is available to students pursuing a Visual Arts Program major, including Art Therapy. An application, 1-2 page autobiography and 2 letters of recommendation are required.

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4/22/2024   Citizens Connected Scholarship $5,000  Citizens Connected awards scholarships to high school seniors whose parents, guardians, or foster parents have service with the Cooperative. An application, essay and three letters of recommendation are required. 

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*4/28/2024  Paul and Virginia Larson Scholarship  Up to $2,500 This scholarship is available for students pursuing post-secondary education, with preference to those seeking a 4 year degree that may not have the means or the scholastic excellence to get adequate financial support. Applicants can be pursuing a two or 4 year degree.

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4/30/2024  AB Nicholas Scholarship  Up to $40,000  This scholarship is available for students who have participated in basketball in their senior year, plan to attend a University of Wisconsin System school and will not be participating in Division 1 sports at the college level. The scholarship is based on need, academic achievement and character. The annual scholarships ($10,000/year for four year programs and $5,000/year for two year programs are renewable for the length of the program.

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*5/1/2024  Vintage Voyagers Street Rods of Chetek $500 The Vintage Voyagers Street Rods of Chetek offer a scholarship to any high school senior attending Northwood Tech or any other technical college. The field of education must be auto related (auto body, auto mechanics, graphic design).

For more information, click here.
*5/24/2024   Wisconsin Towns Association $1,000  The Wisconsin Towns Association scholarship is available for graduating seniors who plan to enroll in a Wisconsin public or private college or university. An application and essay are required.

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Current Scholarship Recipient's

Congratulations on being awarded a scholarship to further your education!

CLICK HERE to submit a request for your scholarship to be disbursed to your desired college. If the scholarship you were awarded is not listed on the following form, please contact the organization/foundation for information on how to receive payment. 

*A copy of your class schedule is required in order to complete the form*