Available Scholarships

Several Appleton Education Foundation funds provide continuing education scholarships for graduates of Appleton high schools.

Scholarship applications are now being accepted!

The deadline is March 18. Review opportunities below.

Applicants Please Read:
The AEF is now using a Web Portal for most applications. If you have applied for scholarships from the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, your login and password are the same. Do not create a new login! If you need a login and password, click Register and select the Scholarship Applicant box for portal access.
Be sure to use a personal email address – not a school-issued one.

Gene and Mitzi Britton Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Criteria: Graduating senior from Appleton East, North or West high school who attended Einstein Middle School for at least one year and who is planning to pursue a degree in education or music.
To apply: This scholarship requires you to complete the “Appleton Education Foundation Scholarship Application.” Due March 18.


Columbus Elementary School Fred Hoffman Memorial Endowment Scholarship

Award: $500
Criteria: Graduating senior from Appleton East, North or West high school who attended Columbus Elementary School during his or her elementary years.
To apply: This scholarship requires you to complete the “Appleton Education Foundation Scholarship Application.” Due March 18.


Ronald C. Dunlap Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500 (four, $500 awards available)
Criteria: Graduating senior from Appleton West, East or North high schools or Appleton Central who has maintained a GPA of 2.0 or better, who has faced and overcome challenges, and who has a strong desire to learn and succeed.
To apply: This scholarship requires you to complete the “Appleton Education Foundation Scholarship Application.” Due March 18.


Excel Volleyball Scholarship

Award: $500 (three, $500 awards available)
Criteria: Graduating seniors from Appleton East, North or West high schools who played girls volleyball their sophomore, junior and senior years.
To apply: This scholarship requires you to complete the “Appleton Education Foundation Scholarship Application.” Due March 18.


Thomas Haag – Appleton East Class of ’79 Scholarship

Award: At least $600
Criteria: Graduating senior from Appleton East High School who has maintained a GPA of 3.0 or better, who has been involved in a sports activity, who has faced personal challenges, and has a strong desire to learn and succeed.
To apply: This scholarship requires you to complete the “Appleton Education Foundation Scholarship Application.” Due March 18.


Earl W. Harder Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Criteria: Graduating senior from Appleton East, West or North high schools who plans to pursue a degree in business at an accredited two- or four-year college or technical school.
To apply: This scholarship requires you to complete the “Appleton Education Foundation Scholarship Application.” Due March 18.


Hospitality Industry Scholarship

Award: $1,000 (six scholarships of $1,000 each available to students at Appleton East, West and North high schools)
Criteria: Graduating seniors from Appleton East, West and North high schools who plan to pursue higher education in hospitality, culinary arts, dietetics, food services or another closely-related field.
To apply: This scholarship requires you to complete the “Appleton Education Foundation Scholarship Application.” Due March 18.


Dave Hussey Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Criteria: Graduating, college-bound senior from Appleton East, North or West high schools (award rotates annually among these schools). North High School seniors are eligible in 2022.
To apply: This scholarship requires you to complete the “Appleton Education Foundation Scholarship Application.” Due March 18.


Donald and Vivian Huth Scholarship

Award: $500 (two, $500 awards available)
Criteria: Graduating senior from Appleton West or East who plans to pursue a degree in education or culinary arts.
To apply: This scholarship requires you to complete the “Appleton Education Foundation Scholarship Application.” Due March 18.


Ellen Kort Dreamcatcher Scholarship

Award: $500
Criteria: Graduating seniors from Appleton East, North or West high schools who have used creativity to find their own voice and who have a strong desire to learn and succeed.
To apply: This scholarship requires you to complete the “Appleton Education Foundation Scholarship Application.” Due March 18.


Michal Michiels Memorial Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,000, renewable for four years
Criteria: Graduating senior from Appleton East or Appleton West, or student who has been homeschooled and resides within the AASD boundary, has maintained a 3.0 GPA or better, has a strong desire to learn and succeed, and plans to pursue a degree related to improving the environment, animal habitat, and/or animal management.
To apply: This scholarship requires you to complete the “Appleton Education Foundation Scholarship Application.” Due March 18.


Joe Perez Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500 (two scholarships of $500 each available – one for male student and one for female student)
Criteria: Graduating seniors from Appleton East High School who participate in cross country (minimum of junior and senior years).
To apply: This scholarship requires you to complete the “Appleton Education Foundation Scholarship Application.” Due March 18.


Tim Schroeder Memorial Scholarship

Award: $750 (two awards available – one for male student and one for female student)
Criteria: Graduating, college-bound seniors from Appleton East High School who participated in school athletics.
To apply: This scholarship requires you to complete the “Appleton Education Foundation Scholarship Application.” Due March 18.


Valley New School Scholarship

Award: $500
Criteria: Students graduating from Valley New School and who will attend an accredited post-secondary school.
To apply: Application form, deadline and submissions requirements available in school guidance office.


WCA Thomas Scullen Memorial Scholarship

Award: At least $725
Criteria: High school students who have attended Wisconsin Connections Academy Charter School for a minimum of their junior and senior years and who will attend an accredited post-secondary school.
To apply: Application form, deadline and submissions requirements available in school guidance office.