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Selected Local/State Scholarships Available to Students 

Eau Claire Electric Cooperative Scholarship
Eligibility: A student accepted into the university who is a member of Eau Claire Energy Cooperative and currently receiving electric service at their primary residence. Applicant must achieve average or above-average scholastic standing and display unusual financial requirements or special circumstances.
Award: $500
Number Awarded Yearly:
One
Deadline:  Check website (usually early January)
Applicants can pick up an application form at Nontraditional Student Services or access online at:  http://www.ecec.com/ under Youth/Scholarships. Return completed forms to the Financial Aid Office.

The Vincent L Hawkinson Foundation for Peace and Justice
Eligibility: Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students who are a resident of or currently attending school in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, or Wisconsin.  The applicants must have demonstrated a commitment to peace and justice through a specific project and show courageous commitment and leadership in a peace organization.  See:  http://www.hawkinsonfoundation.org/.
Award: $4,000-5,000
Number Awarded Yearly: Variable
Deadline: March 15

P.E.O. Undergraduate Scholarships and Loan
Eligibility: For women attending UW-Eau Claire. See website for information:  http://www.peointernational.org/peo-projectsphilanthropies. The local PEO Chapter determines the eligibility.  Local contact spaethlj@uwec.edu.
Award: Local scholarships and a national grant are available, up to $3,000.
Number Awarded Yearly: Determined by available funds.
Deadline: For Program for Continuing Education Grant, Chapter recommendations must be submitted 10 weeks prior to the requested term.  There is NO deadline for loans.

Wisconsin Association for Food Protection, Inc. - E.H. Marth Food and Environmental Science Scholarship
Eligibility: The applicant be a Wisconsin resident enrolled full-time in an accredited undergraduate program in Wisconsin, or out-of-state with reciprocal agreement, and must must be enrolled in a Dairy Science/Food Science/Environmental Sanitation or closely related major (dietetics, agronomy, animal science, etc.)
Website:  http://www.wifoodprotection.org/scholarships.php
Award: $3,000
Number Awarded Yearly: One
Deadline: July 1

Wisconsin Women in Government, Inc.
Eligibility: The applicant must be a Wisconsin resident, have financial need as determined by eligibility for the Federal Pell Grant, WHEG, WTG, or TIP grants.  Be enrolled at time of application at a UW System school, WI Technical College, or an in-state private college affiliated with the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. Those receiving a Bachelor's degree by August 15th of the application year are ineligible. Must have C or better GPA, possess leadership, initiative, and communication skills.  Have an interest in public service, government, and the political process.
Award: $3,000
Number Awarded Yearly: Varies
Deadline: April 30
See Website for Application

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