Academic scholarships for entering freshmen will be awarded based on combinations of student ACT or SAT test scores and cumulative, non-weighted high school GPAs. Scholarships range in total value between $12,000-$48,000. Annual awards are between $3,000-$12,000, and are renewable with designated Lakeland College GPAs.
Select the Scholarship Opportunities tab below for a list of additional scholarships at Lakeland.
Use the scholarship calculator below to quickly determine your potential academic scholarship.
Directions: Use your ACT composite score or the sum of your SAT Critical Reading and Math scores. Do not include your SAT Writing score. Use your non-weighted, cumulative high school GPA.
Estimated Merit Scholarship
Fessler Writing Scholarship
Awards $1,000 to writing majors; manuscript submission required. Open to new, full-time freshmen or transfer students.
J. Garland Schilcutt Scholarship
Awards full tuition to a qualified business major entering as a full-time freshman. Requirements include a 3.0 high school GPA and a score of 24 or better on the ACT (or a 1680 or better on the SAT). On campus-interviews will be scheduled after a preliminary review of qualified applications.
Lakeland College Art Scholarship
Awards $2,000 per year to qualified art majors; portfolio submission required. Open to new, fulltime freshmen or transfer students. Application and portfolio information.
Melvin & Ellen Wagner Scholarship
Awards $2,000 per year to qualified, full-time accounting students. Freshman requirements include a 3.0 high school GPA and a score of 21 or better on the ACT (or a 1470 or better on the SAT).
UCC Pastor's Scholarship
Awards $1,500 upon recommendation of UCC pastor; limited to members of United Church of Christ (UCC) Congregations. Click here for referral form. Open to new, full-time freshmen or transfer students.
Lakeland College Referral Scholarship
Awards $500 upon recommendation of current student or alumni of the college. Non-renewable. Click here for online referral form. Open to new, full-time freshmen or transfer students.
Lakeland Cheer Scholarship
Awards $500 per year to qualified Lakeland Cheerleader participants. Open to new, full-time freshmen or transfer students. Audition or video submission required.
Lakeland Dance Scholarship
Awards $500 per year to qualified Lakeland Dance Team participants. Open to new, full-time freshmen or transfer students. Audition or video submission required.
Lakeland Debate Team Scholarship
Awards $1,000 per year to qualified Lakeland Debate Team participants. Open to new, full-time freshmen or transfer students. Audition or video submission required.
Andras Viski Piano Scholarship
Awards $1,000 per year to qualified piano students. Open to new, full-time freshmen or transfer students.
Information regarding required audition dates.
Helen Boatwright Music Scholarship
Awards $1,000 per year to qualified music students. Participation in a band or choral group at Lakeland is required. Open to new, full-time freshmen or transfer students.
Information regarding required audition dates.
Kenneth Ertman Book Scholarship
Awards $300 to a freshman or transfer student who is a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America with the rank of Eagle Scout and who holds current membership in the Order of the Arrow, the National Camping Honor Society of Boy Scouts of America.
Lakeland College Leadership Scholarships
Top awards of $5,000 and $3,000, and multiple awards ranging from $500-$1,000. Open to new, full-time freshmen demonstrating leadership and/or altruism. Supplemental materials and interview required. Qualifying leadership criteria may include any of the following:
- Boy Scout Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, WI 4-H Key Award, Boys & Girls club Youth of the Year or a candidate of these rankings or strong leadership roles within these organizations.
- Leadership roles within a school based club or organization. (EX: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Editor, etc. of FBLA, FFA, VICA, Student Government, Drama, Yearbook etc.)
- Peer Leader. (Ex: Help a student adjust to a new school, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, in school programs etc.)
- Leadership role in a church organization or other non-profit organization that demonstrates dedication and altruism.
Carrie Ubbelohde Scholarship
Awards $800 to a new, full-time freshman who is a graduate of Plymouth High School (Plymouth, WI) with high financial need.
Grover Family Scholarship
Awards $10,000 to a full-time freshman who is a graduate of a Sheboygan County high school. (Students from surrounding communities may also apply). The student should be focused on academics above athletics and be actively involved in extra-curricular or volunteer activities. The student should have a declared major and well-defined career goals.
Hurvis Family Scholarship
Awards $10,000 to two new, full-time freshmen of minority ethnicity with financial need as defined by eligibility to receive the Federal Pell Grant. Preference is given to freshmen graduating from an inner city high school. Priority is given to graduates of Providence-St. Mel High School in Chicago.
Harold & Margaret Laun Scholarship
Awards $500 to a new, full-time freshman who is a graduate of Elkhart Lake High School (Elkhart Lake, WI). Student must have cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or better.
Raymond & Margaret Kuentzel Ley Scholarship
Awards $1,000 to a new, full-time freshman of African-American or Hispanic ethnicity from inner-city Milwaukee. A minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.85 and high financial need is required.
Sheboygan County Scholars
Awards full-tuition scholarship to qualified students from Sheboygan County. A minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 and a score of 27 or better on the ACT are required. Application and details.
Lakeland College Family Grant
Awards $1,000 to siblings attending Lakeland College concurrently as full-time students in the traditional program.
Donath Family Scholarship
Awards $1,000 to a full-time, entering freshman. A minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.25 and demonstrated financial need is also required.
Dr. Richard Hill Scholarship
Awards $800 to a first-generation freshman. Must have participated in at least two non-athletic extra-curricular activities in high school and be in the top 20% of his or her graduating class.