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Applications Now Accepted for Kiwanis Scholarships

RACINE – The Kiwanis Club of West Racine will award four (4) scholarships of $1,500 each to graduating seniors in Racine public and private high schools. Applicants must be continuing their education at accredited post-secondary institutions, including community colleges, technical schools, colleges or universities. All responses must be made on the official application form, which […]

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Racine PTA Council Scholarship Applications Now Open; $20k+ Available

RACINE – More than $20,000 is available to graduating seniors in the Racine Unified School District (RUSD) through the 2022 Racine PTA Council scholarship program. These scholarships – to assist students with post-high school education – are made possible through donations from the Racine PTA Council, local PTA units, private individuals, businesses, and organizations. The […]

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National First Responders Day celebrated with $80,000 in new scholarships

First responders play a vital role in our world today, especially with the advent of COVID-19. EMTs, police officers, firefighters, corrections officers, and more put their lives on the line every day for the communities in which they serve. October 28 is National First Responders Day. This year, Western Governors University (WGU) announced a new […]

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Visioning a Great Racine’s Tech-Prize Competition Awards $80,000

Winners of almost $80,000 in cash and scholarships awarded Saturday evening by Visioning a Great Racine’s Tech-Prize competition included 13-year-old Racine Real School student and a Chicago entrepreneur who wants to change the landscape for womens’ health. Two Saturday events were the culmination of the Tech-Prize competition. Awards were presented at the main stage on […]

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UW-Parkside Providing Scholarships and Other Incentives to Encourage Vaccinations This Fall

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside leaders are encouraging faculty, staff, and students to get vaccinated as soon as they are able to help protect the health of the campus community as the fall semester is set to begin Sept. 8. “We are encouraging our entire campus community to Vax up,” said UW-Parkside Chancellor Debbie Ford.  “Supporting […]

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Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation Announces 2021 College Scholarship Recipients

KENOSHA- The Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation is honored to announce the 2021 scholarship recipients for three different scholarship types: the Foundation Scholarships to graduating High School Seniors, Herzing University Adult Learner Scholarships, and Tempo Kenosha Scholarships. The Chamber extends their gratitude to the dedicated Scholarship Committees who read through the submissions, interviewed and […]

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Gateway Technical College to Hold Online Event to Sign Up for Promise 2 Finish Scholarships

Many students begin their college education, but, for one reason or another, have to stop before earning a degree. The reason might be because of finances. It could be family concerns. Or it may even be work-related. There’s a number of other reasons, as well. Through its Promise 2 Finish program, Gateway Technical College provides […]

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UW-Parkside Announces Scholarships For In-Person, Online Youth Camps

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside Professional and Continuing Education is proud to announce precollege scholarships for in-person and online youth camps this summer.   Parkside’s Continuing Ed will feature two, in-person, eight-day long coding camps for high-school-aged students.  The first camp, Python Programmers, will begin on July 6 followed by Mobile App Developers on July 19.  For middle school aged students, […]

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Racine Police Department, Racine Community Foundation Announce Officer Jennifer Diener Memorial Scholarship

When Jennifer Diener was tragically killed in an automobile accident in February 2020, the Diener family decided to honor her memory by doing what Jennifer loved most – helping her community. The family started the Jennifer J. Diener Women in Law Enforcement Scholarship Fund at the Racine Community Foundation, which will soon give its first […]

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SC Johnson donates $5 million to fund STEM Scholarships

SC Johnson today announced it is donating $5.5 million to Gateway Technical College (Gateway) to create the SC Johnson STEM Scholars Pathway, a program dedicated to providing women and people of color, who have historically been underrepresented in STEM industries, and those with limited means the opportunity to gain a four-year degree in STEM-related career […]

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Racine Founder’s Rotary Club Offers Dennis Barry Strive Scholarship to Local High School Grads

The Racine Founder’s Rotary Club is offering five $2,000 one-year college scholarships to students graduating from Racine high schools. The club’s scholarship committee will award scholarships to students who score the highest in the categories below: Active involvement in school and community activitiesQuality and the message of their essay –“Service Above Self” (limit to one […]

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Tempo Kenosha Offers 2021 Adult Learner Scholarships

Tempo Kenosha announced that they have partnered with the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation to provide three $1,500 scholarship for the continuing education of local women who are at least 21 years of age to attend Carthage College, Gateway Technical College, Herzing University, or UW-Parkside to obtain an Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree. Applicant […]