The following scholarships are open to students who have already completed their high school education. All scholarships, except Women With A Vision, have an annual deadline of March 1.
Ronald J. Jelinek Memorial Fund for Welding Education
For current and past high school graduates wanting to learn or improve their welding skills. Application is open to anyone living in Rock County, Wisconsin.
Janesville Multicultural Teacher Scholarship
The JMTS program offers an incentive for Janesville students of color to return to the community as professional teachers and role models for all students.
Betty Moore-Weyland Scholarship
For students who are enrolled or will be enrolling in a course of study leading to a career in nursing who reside in the Badger High School, Big Foot High School, or Delavan-Darien High School district boundaries. Student should be in the top 50% of class ranking. Preference may be given for financial need, but is not a restriction.
William C. and Margaret L. Parmer Scholarship
For students from Monroe, Wisconsin, who are enrolled in a medical school graduate program.
Joseph B. Schrock, MD, Memorial Scholarship
For past graduates of Elkhorn Area High School or Big Foot High School studying music or health education. Must have a 3.0 GPA.
Rock Prairie United Presbyterian Church Scholarship
For current and past high school graduates. Must be an active member of the Rock Prairie United Presbyterian Church, Janesville, Wisconsin and have demonstrated Christian values through church involvement and community service.
Mae Theisen Scholarship at UW-Rock County
For Janesville residents attending the University of Wisconsin-Rock County, not limited to any particular field of study. Student must have financial need. May be renewed after the first year if student demonstrates good academic progress.
Zonta Club of Janesville Women With A Vision Scholarship
For Rock County single mothers working towards a family-sustaining job. One scholarship is offered annually at Blackhawk Technical College (application) and one at the University of Wisconsin-Rock County (application).
Note: Most scholarship funds have specific eligibility requirements established by the donor, such as enrollment at a particular high school or specialization in a particular field of study. Also, most scholarship funds base selection on financial need, academic performance, extracurricular activities, volunteer/community service, or other talents. Applicants should keep these issues in mind as they search for scholarships for which they may be eligible.