Scholarships

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

Scholarship applications are being accepted for 2021. The deadline is March 14. (Unless otherwise noted.) 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.*


*CLICK ON SCHOLARSHIP NAME FOR DETAILS*

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 14.

 

Pete Carlson Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Criteria: Graduating senior from Appleton West High School who is planning to pursue a degree in art.
To apply: This scholarship requires you to complete the “Appleton Education Foundation Scholarship Application.” Due March 14.

 

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 14.

 

Ronald C. Dunlap Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500 (two, $500 awards available)
Criteria: Graduating senior from Appleton West High School 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: Complete this scholarship application and turn in, along with required attachments, to your school guidance office. Due March 26.

 

Excel Volleyball Scholarship

Award: $500 (three scholarships of $500 each 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 14.

 

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 14.

 

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 14.

 

Hospitality Industry Scholarship

Award: $1,000 (two 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 14.

 

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). East High School seniors are eligible in 2021.
To apply: This scholarship requires you to complete the “Appleton Education Foundation Scholarship Application.” Due March 14.

 

Donald and Vivian Huth Scholarship

Award: $500
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 14.

 

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 14.

 

Michal Michiels Memorial Scholarship Fund

Award: $2,500
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 14.

 

Patriot Athletic Club Scholarship

Award: $750 (four awards available – two for male students and two for female students)
Criteria: Graduating seniors from Appleton East High School who participated in Patriot Athletic Club-sponsored athletic activities, have maintained a 2.5 GPA or greater, and are planning to pursue post-secondary education.
To apply: Please print this application and submit it, along with required attachments, to your school office. Due March 26.

 

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 14.

 

Tim Schroeder Memorial Scholarship

Award: At least $700 (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 14.

 

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.