The Madison Metropolitan Chapter of the Links, Inc. Scholarship

History

Due to the generous contributions of individuals and businesses alike, we have been able to award more than $150,000.00 in scholarships; U.S. Savings Bonds; and Book Store gift cards, since the Chapter’s inception in 1985. We annually award these scholarships to college-bound African-American students residing in the Greater Madison and Beloit areas.

Patriot's Scholarship

History

Write an essay: “What Patriotism means to me.” (1000 words or less)

Award

  • $500

Eligibility

  • Must be a senior at Monona Grove or La Follette High School
  • Must plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year college/university in the fall
  • Must be able to demonstrate current and past leadership and patriotism in your school and community

HCCW/Phillip Arreloa Scholarship

History

Awarded to a State of Wisconsin graduating high school senior

Award

  • $10,000 ($2,500 a year) 

Eligibility

  • Must be a legal resident or US citizen
  • Must be enrolled at an accredited Wisconsin college/university
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Academic achievement
  • Must demonstrate a history of scholastic achievement and participation in school and/or community activities

Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund

History

The Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund (SCSF) was founded on the belief that any motivated individual in need should have the opportunity to further his or her education.

Award

  • Unknown 

Eligibility

  • High school seniors, students with GED diplomas, undergraduate (2 year or 4 year) college students, and students at vocational or trade schools
  • US citizen or Permanent Resident
  • 25 years old or younger
  • Minimum of 2.0 GPA

WRA Education Foundation Scholarship

History

The WRA Education Foundation awards over $40,000 in scholarships annually based on future plans in foodservice, academic records and recommendations. Winners are recognized at the annual Celebration of Excellence. Funding is provided by the Foundation’s 

Award

  • Varies

Eligibility

  • Accepted at a nationally accredited, post-secondary school, enrolled with a minimum of 6 credits
  • Completed application that includes employer or instructor recommendations and school transcripts

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

History

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement.

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