Lakeland College

2015-2016 Scholarships

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 Specialty Scholarships tab below to view a list of additional scholarships for which new students may apply.

Academic Scholarships

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

 

Specialty Scholarships

Major-Specific Scholarships

Fessler Writing Scholarship
Awards $1,000 to writing majors; manuscript submission required. Open to new, full-time freshmen or transfer students.Renewable with 2.5 GPA. Application deadline February 1.

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.  Renewable. Cannot be awarded in addition to a Lakeland Academic Scholarship, as both are for tuition only. Application deadline February 1.

Lakeland College Art Scholarship
Awards $2,000 per year to qualified art majors; portfolio submission required. Open to new, fulltime freshmen or transfer students. Renewable.  Application deadline February 1. 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).  Renewable.  Application deadline February 1.

Beverly Wallace Scholarship
Awards $1,000 to a full-time student transferring to Lakeland from a technical college. Combined cumulative transfer GPA of 3.0 required. Student must be either a business or education major. Strong financial need is also required. May be renewed with a minimum Lakeland 3.0 GPA.  Application deadline February 1.

Referral Scholarships

UCC Pastor's Scholarship
Awards $1,500 upon recommendation of UCC pastor; limited to members of United Church of Christ (UCC) Congregations. Click title for referral form. Open to new, full-time freshmen or transfer students.  Renewable.  Application deadline February 1.

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.  Freshman deadline: Febuary 1.  Transfer student deadlines:  June 1 for Fall entry.  December 1 for January entry. 

Participation Scholarships

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.  Renewable. Application deadline February 1.

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.  Renewable. Application deadline February 1.

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.  Renewable. Application deadline February 1.

Music Scholarships

Andras Viski Piano Scholarship
Awards $1,000 per year to qualified piano students. Open to new, full-time freshmen or transfer students.  Renewable. Application deadline February 15.
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.  Renewable. Application deadline February 15.
Information regarding required audition dates.

Leadership Scholarships

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. May be renewable. Application deadline February 1.

Lakeland College Leadership Scholarships
Top awards of $5,000 and $3,000, and multiple awards ranging from $500-$1,000. Renewable. Application deadline February 1.  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:  

  1. 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.
  2. 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.)
  3. Peer Leader. (Ex: Help a student adjust to a new school, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, in school programs etc.)
  4. Leadership role in a church organization or other non-profit organization that demonstrates dedication and altruism.

Regional Scholarships

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.  Nonrenewable.  Application deadline February 1.

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.  Nonrenewable. When scholarship is awarded, Lakeland scholarships may be adjusted for the year the Grover is awarded as Lakeland scholarships cannot exceed cost of tuition. Application deadline February 1. 

Hurvis Family Scholarship
Awards full tuition to two new, full-time freshmen of minority ethnicity. Students must have 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.  Renewable.  Application deadline February 1.

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. Nonrenewable.  Application deadline February 1.

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.  Nonrenewable.  Application deadline February 1. 

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. Renewable.  Application deadline November 15.  Application and details.

Other Scholarships

Lakeland College Family Grant
Awards $1,000 to siblings attending Lakeland College concurrently as full-time students in the traditional program.  Renewable if siblings are still in full-time attendance. 

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.  Nonrenewable. Application deadline February 1.

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.  Nonrenewable.  Application deadline February 1.

Outside Scholarships
Consider using a scholarship search engine, such as fastweb.com, to assist you in your pursuit of outside scholarships.

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You may apply for the scholarships listed in the Specialty Scholarships tab using this online form. Click on the checkbox to view the specific requirements to apply for a particular scholarship. You may use this form to apply for multiple scholarships, or you may submit multiple forms for each scholarship.

Only students entering into the traditional undergraduate program as full-time students at the main campus are eligible to apply for scholarships. Students must be accepted to Lakeland College for scholarship consideration.


















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