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Community Foundation scholarships applications open

For the Gazette
STEVENS POINT – The Foundation’s scholarship application process is now open through Feb. 15. All students from Central Wisconsin planning to attend college in the 2022-23 school year are encouraged to apply. There is a wide variety of scholarship opportunities available based on applicant’s major, skills, interests, and other criteria.
Scholarship highlights

-Stevens Point Elks Lodge 641-Charities Inc. Scholarship – This is a new fund that will provide a $1,000 scholarship to a Portage County student going into a Skilled Trades Program.

-Mary Margaret Pfohl Cain Remily Memorial Scholarship – This is a new fund that will provide a $1,000 scholarships to single parents that are graduates or alumni of SPASH, Pacelli or Charles F. Fernandez Center that exemplify the qualities of Mary Margaret Pfohl Cain Remily.

-Constance & Marcus Fang Scholarship – This fund will provide a $1,000 scholarship to minority or foreign students attending the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point.

-James & Noni Clark Memorial Scholarship – This fund will provide a $1,000 scholarship to SPASH seniors who have exhibited passion, commitment, and progress in an extracurricular activity or sport, and exemplify the values and qualities of James & Noni Clark.

-Mr. Pilsl Legacy Scholarship – This is a new fund that will provide a scholarship to a student who reflects Eric Pilsl’s legacy as a teacher who intentionally tried to impact and change the lives of the students in his classroom.

-Family Health La Clinica Dare to Dream Scholarship – This will provide a scholarship of $10,000 per year for four years to a student who is a child or stepchild of a Family Health La Clinica employee who face financial hardship. Special consideration for minority students and first-generation college students.

-Steffen Family Scholarship – This fund will award an annual scholarship to a graduating senior or a recent graduate (within 2 years) from a Waushara County High School that is studying criminal justice, fire services or library sciences. Preference will be given to students graduating from Wild Rose High School.

To learn more about scholarship opportunities and apply for this year’s scholarships, please visit the Community Foundation website at www.cfcwi.org. The application deadline is Feb. 15 at midnight. Students with questions may call our Donor Services & Programs Coordinator, Marlee Samuels at 715-342-4454 or email [email protected].

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin is a non-profit organization that inspires charitable giving by connecting people and resources to enhance Central Wisconsin now and for future generations. For more information on how you can give back to your community, please visit www.cfcwi.org.