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Local Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students 

Amery Women's Club Scholarship for a Nontraditional Female Student
Eligibility: The Amery Women's Club Scholarship for Nontraditional Female Students will be awarded to a woman who is beginning, or returning, to a program of higher education, but not immediately following her high school graduation.  The scholarship will be awarded based on need.   Criteria:  1) high school diploma or GED/HSED  2) Live in the Amery School District  3) Document of admission or enrollment in an accredited post-secondary education or training  4) Full or part time   5) Income no more than 150% of the federal poverty guideline  6) Scholarship may be used towards tuition, books, childcare, and transportation.
Award: $1,000
Number Awarded Yearly:
Deadline: June 1
For Application see Women's Club website 

Denise Bertucci Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student and attending a Post-secondary Wisconsin institution. Must also be at least 21 years of age, having returned to school after at least two years off, and have completed 2 semesters since returning. (Summer school does not apply). Applicant must have a 3.0 or better GPA.  Three letters of recommendation must be included with the application.
Award: Up to $1000
Number Awarded Yearly: Variable
Deadline: June 30
Applications are available from Nontraditional Student Services, Schofield 226, or direct inquiries to:
Printable PDF Application

Bloomer Woman's Club Scholarship W.I.N. (Women in Need)
This scholarship was established by the club to fulfill the need for further education of women who must return to the work force.
Eligibility:   Must be a woman 25 years of age or older, have financial need, be the primary or secondary breadwinner, live in the Bloomer School District, and be motivated to succeed.  Must be enrolled in an institution of higher learning, or planning on attending
 one in the next six months.  For more information or an application by email, please contact Maryann Gumness at 715-568-5300 ext. 4213 or email
Award: $300
Number Awarded Yearly:
Deadline: March 27
Information and Application

Clearwater Kiwanis Club of Eau Claire, Inc. Scholarship
 Single custodial parent (male or female) pursuing a four-year Bachelors Degree or a two-year Associate Degree.  Those pursuing their first degree will be given priority over those pursing a second degree.  Those pursing a master's degree are ineligible. Applicants must be students who have been accepted or who are enrolled in a post high school program carrying a minimum of 6 credits.  Credits must apply toward a degree. Applicant must be a resident of Eau Claire County. The application and brochure can be found on our web site at: under Sponsored Programs.  If you have any questions, please call during business hours at 715-831-2180. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Award: $1,000 to Bachelor Degree, $1,000 to Associate Degree applicant.
Number Awarded Yearly: Two (1-to Bachelor's-degree, 1-to Associate's degree.)
Deadline: April 15th
PDF Clearwater Kiwanis Single Parent Scholarship Brochure
PDF Clearwater Kiwanis Single Parent Scholarship Application

GFWC - Menomonie Women's Club Scholarship
Each year the GFWC - Menomonie Women's Club gives a scholarship of $500 to a female from Dunn County returning to an institution of higher learning.  The applicant must be 25 years or older and have been in the working field or a stay at home mom.  To receive an application write after January 1, 2015 to Carol Seppa at 2915 N. Plum Tree Circle, Menomonie, WI  54751, email, or call 715-233-5624 between January 1, 2015 to  March 15, 2015.
Eligibility:  Female, 25 years of age or older, from Dunn County
Award: $500
Number Awarded Yearly:
Deadline: March 15 to receive application, April 1 to submit

Riverland Energy Cooperative Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicant, spouse, or parent/guardian must be a member in "good standing" of Riverland Energy Cooperative, which includes Buffalo and Trempealeau, and parts of Pepin, Eau Claire, Jackson, and La Crosse counties. Must also be a nontraditional student returning to UW-Eau Claire after having spent a minimum time of three years in the work place or raising a family. The recipient must be enrolled with a minimum of 5 credits in a course of study leading to an associate or bachelors degree and have a 2.0 or better GPA during the current semester. Applicants can pick up an application form at the Nontraditional Student Services Office, Schofield Hall 226 or access online at: under Programs/Scholarships. Return applications to Nontraditional Student Services, Schofield 226 by March 1st. Note: Correct application is not the “At-Large” version and must include an Instructor Recommendation.
Award: $750
Number Awarded Yearly:
Deadline: March 1st