Online Scholarship Application

Welcome to the Oconomowoc Scholarship online application form. The Oconomowoc Scholarship Fund was founded in 1947 to provide financial assistance for selected high school graduates who have demonstrated both interest and ability to pursue a college or technical education. The Fund is guided by 20 volunteer members and administered by a Board of Directors. It is supported through contributions and bequests of community members, businesses, students and friends.

All students applicants are required to use our online scholarship application to complete and submit all scholarship information. This application may require several hours to complete. We will provide you with an Application Instruction Checklist to assist you in gathering information and to ease the process of applying for a scholarship.

Selection Process & Eligibility

Scholarships are available to any Oconomowoc Area School District resident, or who is/was open enrolled at Oconomowoc High School for at least four semesters, and who is/was a graduating senior of any accredited high school.

ELECTION PROCESS – This scholarship is available to any Oconomowoc Area School District resident, or is/was open enrolled at Oconomowoc High School for at least four semesters, and who is/was a graduating senior of any accredited high school. Financial need, academic achievement, citizenship, career goals and the general appearance of the application are some of the criteria on which applicant selection is based.  The decision of the OSF regarding selection of scholarship recipients is final and indisputable.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD – $2,500 per year for (4) years or $10,000 total for undergraduate degree programs.  All scholarship awards are subject to availability of funds.

ELIGIBILITY – To be eligible for this scholarship you may not be receiving more than 50% of your tuition, fees, room and board costs from other scholarship, awards and grants (students and parents will be asked to certify in writing, prior to awarding of scholarship). 

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENT – Renewable, for a total of four years providing the student remains in good academic standing with his or her college or university and continues to meet the criteria concerning other awards, grants and scholarships. Students must be enrolled full-time at their university (Full-time = 12 credits per semester).

SELECTION PROCESS – This scholarship is available to any Oconomowoc Area School District resident, or is/was open enrolled at Oconomowoc High School for at least four semesters, and who is/was a graduating senior of any accredited high school. Financial need, academic achievement, citizenship, career goals and the general appearance of the application are some of the criteria on which applicant selection is based.  The decision of the OSF regarding selection of scholarship recipients is final and indisputable.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD – $1,250 per year for (2) years or $2,500 total for undergraduate degree programs.  All scholarship awards are subject to availability of funds.

ELIGIBILITY – No limitation of other scholarships and awards. 

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENT – Renewable, for a total of two years providing the student remains in good academic standing with his or her school. Students must be enrolled full-time at their university (Full-time = 12 credits per semester).

SELECTION PROCESS – This scholarship is available to any Oconomowoc Area School District resident, or is/was open enrolled at Oconomowoc High School for at least four semesters, and who is/was a graduating senior of any accredited high school, and a prospective student of UW Madison.  Financial need, academic achievement, citizenship, career goals, demonstration of leadership and the general appearance of the application are some of the criteria on which applicant selection is based.  The decision of the OSF regarding selection of scholarship recipients is final and indisputable.

The applications of students who do not receive this award will automatically be considered for an Oconomowoc Scholarship Fund award.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD – Tuition and books for (8) semesters at the University of Wisconsin Madison, up to a maximum of $8,500.00 per year for (4) years, or $34,000 for undergraduate degree programs.

ELIGIBILITY – Must attend UW Madison. If a student studies abroad for a semester, they will not receive a scholarship check for that semester.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENT – A 3.2 minimum grade point is required after (2) years to qualify for the final (2) years.

SELECTION PROCESS – This scholarship is available to any Oconomowoc Area School District resident, or is/was open enrolled at Oconomowoc High School for at least four semesters, and who is/was a graduating senior of any accredited high school, and will major in music, theater or arts.  Financial need, academic achievement, citizenship, career goals, demonstration of leadership and the general appearance of the application are some of the criteria on which applicant selection is based.  The decision of the OSF regarding selection of scholarship recipients is final and indisputable.

The applications of students who do not receive this award will automatically be considered for an Oconomowoc Scholarship Fund award.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD – $5,000 for (1) year for undergraduate degree programs.

ELIGIBILITY – Must major in music, theater or arts.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENT – None

Application Deadline

All materials must be submitted to the Oconomowoc Scholarship Fund Selection Committee on or before March 1st.

How to Apply

Beginning in 2015, all students will be required to submit their application via the Oconomowoc Scholarship Fund Online Scholarship Application.

Before you begin your application, you will be required to sign up for an account. Once you have registered for an account, you will be taken to the Application Instructions page, which outlines every step in the application process.

After reviewing the Application Instructions page, please click on the “Submit Online Application” button to begin filling out your application. You will be able to save your work at any point in the application process. The application will be “in-progress” until you return and complete it at a later date.