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Area Students Invited to Apply for WESTconsin’s Scholarship Program

Posted: October 1, 2019

WESTconsin Credit Union is offering up to fourteen $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from the Class of 2020 as part of the credit union’s Scholarship Program. The goal is to award one scholarship in each community served by a WESTconsin office. These areas include Altoona, Amery, Baldwin, Barron, Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Ellsworth, Hudson, Menomonie, New Richmond, Prescott, River Falls and Spring Valley. Scholarship recipients will be announced end of May 2020.

Online applications are accessible from WESTconsin’s website, westconsincu.org, and full instructions are provided. Applications will be accepted through midnight on Friday, February 14, 2020.

Reminders:

  • All application materials must be submitted online. No hard copies of application materials will be accepted.
  • Students need to have been a primary account holder with WESTconsin Credit Union as of April 30, 2019 to be eligible for this year’s program.
  • Current high school juniors need to become a primary account holder with WESTconsin as of April 30, 2020 to be eligible for next year’s program.
  • Visit $MART Financial Literacy at westconsincu.org for more information.
WESTconsin has offered the Student Scholarship Program since 1995. To date, over $280,000 in scholarship funds have been awarded to local students from throughout west central Wisconsin to assist them in continuing their education. For information regarding the program, contact Emma Bartz at [email protected] or call (715) 235-3403, ext. 7787.

WESTconsin Credit Union has been serving members since 1939, and membership is open to anyone who lives or works in the Wisconsin counties of Barron, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, St. Croix, Sawyer, Taylor, Trempealeau, and Washburn, or the Minnesota counties of Anoka, Chisago, Dakota, Goodhue, Isanti, Pine, Ramsey, Wabasha, and Washington, with a $5 minimum deposit in a Membership Savings Account. Credit unions are financial institutions owned by their accountholders, and member funds are federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) up to at least $250,000.



WESTconsin Credit Union Awarded Twelve Scholarships in 2019

Anderson Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship 

MENOMONIE, WI—Caleb Anderson, Menomonie High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Menomonie area. Caleb will use the money to help fund his post-secondary education plans at University of Wisconsin – Madison, where he will be studying Chemical Engineering.

Brooke Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship 

SPRING VALLEY, WI—Dakota Brooke, Spring Valley High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Spring Valley area. Dakota will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at Chippewa Valley Technical College, where she will be studying Accounting.

Finn Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship 

HUDSON, WI—Regan Finn, Hudson High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Hudson area. Finn will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, where she will be studying Biology.

Ganje Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship 

AMERY, WI—Rachel Ganje, Amery High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Amery area. Ganje will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at University of Wisconsin- La Crosse, where she will be studying Biology to become a Physician’s Assistant.

Holloway Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship 

BLOOMER, WI—Emily Holloway, Bloomer High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Chippewa Falls area. Emily will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at Chippewa Valley Technical College, where she will be studying Architectural Structural Design.

Massie Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship 

BARRON, WI—Tristan Massie, Barron High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Barron area. Massie will use the money to help fund his post-secondary education plans at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, where he will be studying Biology.

Meyer Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship 

COLFAX, WI—Taylor Meyer, Colfax High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Menomonie area. Taylor will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, where she will be studying Bioinformatics.

Nickowski Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship 

BALDWIN, WI—Jacek Nickowski, Baldwin-Woodville High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Baldwin area. Jacek will use the money to help fund his post-secondary education plans at Oral Roberts University, where he will be studying Pre-Sports Medicine.

Radtke Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship 

ELK MOUND, WI—Morgan Radtke, Elk Mound High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Eau Claire area. Morgan will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at Michigan Technological University, where she will be studying Biomedical Engineering.

Rapp Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship 

OSCEOLA, WI—Joelle Rapp, Osceola High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the New Richmond area. Joelle will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at Carthage College, where she will be studying Neuroscience.

Rohl Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship 

PRESCOTT, WI—Nolan Rohl, Prescott High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the Prescott area. Rohl will use the money to help fund his post-secondary education plans at the University of Wisconsin – River Falls, where he will be studying Pre-Engineering.

Skogen Awarded with $1,000 Scholarship 

RIVER FALLS, WI—Lindsey Skogen, River Falls High School graduate, was the chosen scholarship recipient from the River Falls area. Lindsey will use the money to help fund her post-secondary education plans at University of Minnesota – Duluth, where she will be studying Biochemistry.

For over 22 years, WESTconsin has distributed over $250,000 to help support the higher education goals of area students. Scholarships are awarded annually to youth members from communities served by WESTconsin offices.

WESTconsin Credit Union has been serving members since 1939, and membership is open to anyone who lives or works in the Wisconsin counties of Barron, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, St. Croix, Sawyer, Taylor, Trempealeau, and Washburn, or the Minnesota counties of Anoka, Chisago, Dakota, Goodhue, Isanti, Pine, Ramsey, Wabasha, and Washington, with a $5 minimum deposit in a Membership Savings Account. Credit unions are financial institutions owned by their accountholders, and member funds are federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) up to at least $250,000.

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