About the Scholarship

Wisconsin Sports Awards Scholarship Contest is awarded by the State of Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board. The institution was started to provide financial assistance for Wisconsin residents attending institutions of higher education. Wisconsin Sports Awards Scholarship Contest must be a second semester senior in high school, have participated in a WIAA-sanctioned sport during his/her high school career, pursuing higher education.

What are the basic requirements needed to apply for this scholarship?

  • The FAFSA application must be submitted by the students who have planned to apply or receive this scholarship.

  • The current official transcript must be submitted along with the SAT/ACT scorecards.


Wisconsin Academic Excellence Scholarship amounts to

  • This scholarship provides up to $7500 annually which is renewable for up to 3 additional years.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship is limited to 4 candidates each year.


Deadline information

The deadline for this scholarship is by the end of February 28, 2020. Applicants are informed to submit their application forms and other required applications before the due date. Applications and other related information are available on the official website of the State of Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a second semester senior in high school.

  • The applicant should have participated in sports sanctioned by WIAA.

  • The applicant must be pursuing higher education.

  • The student should have a cumulative GPA of 3.5.

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