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Racine PTA Council accepting scholarship applications; deadline is April 1

RACINE — The Racine PTA Council is now accepting applications for its 2023 scholarship program. The deadline is Saturday, April 1. The organization plans to award more than $20,000 in scholarship funds to graduating seniors in the Racine Unified School District (RUSD). These scholarships are made possible through donations from the Racine PTA Council, local […]

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Artists Gallery in Downtown Racine celebrates 25th anniversary with membership giveaway

RACINE – Three artist memberships are being offered at the Artists Gallery, 401 Main St., in honor of its 25th anniversary. The anniversary takes place in the spring. Membership scholarships, valued at $450 each, will be awarded to three artists interested in displaying their works at the gallery. A sampling of work from Veronica Gagliano […]

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$15k in scholarships available from Kiwanis Club of West Racine

RACINE — The Kiwanis Club of West Racine is now accepting applications from graduating high school seniors for six (6) scholarships of $2,500 each. To be eligible for one of these scholarships, applicants must be attending a public or private high school located in Eastern Racine County (east of Interstate 94). Applicants must be continuing […]

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Paying for College: 3 Ways to Lessen the Sting

Having a goal, or a dream, of higher education is an incredible thing. Unfortunately, though, it is definitely not cheap. Paying for college is one of the leading reasons that people often opt out of the entire experience. They hear horror stories of the total number people paid, how long they will be paying off […]

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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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Racine Optimist Club Offers $6K in Academic Scholarships

Do you know someone who is graduating high school or currently in college? Racine students who plan on enrolling full-time for the 2022-2023 academic school year are encouraged to apply for one of six $1,000 scholarships. The Wednesday Racine Optimist Club will be offering these academic scholarships for higher education expenses to the students of […]

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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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Union Grove’s Koch receives PGA scholarship

Nathan Koch continues to keep his goals on the fairway as he added another accomplishment to his career. The Union Grove High School graduate and current Coastal Carolina University golfer was named as one of ten recipients of an $8,000 scholarship through the PGA Works Golf Management University Scholarship Program for the 2021-22 school year. […]


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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