Scholarship Opportunities

WIEA Scholarship

In keeping with its continuing commitment to higher education, the Wisconsin Indian Education Association is pleased to provide scholarship assistance to American Indian students attending institutes of higher education for the 2017– 2018 academic year. This scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship, not based on financial need.

The scholarship is open to the following:

  • 2017 Graduating high school seniors
  • One (1) to two (2) year program students
  • Four-year college students (second semester freshman, sophomore, junior or senior)
  • Graduate or Ph.D. student

These are merit-based scholarships requiring the students to write an essay and be above average academically. To date, 35 Wisconsin Indians have been awarded W.I.E.A. Scholarships.

WIEA Scholarship Form 2018

Applications and required documents are due June 1, 2018.


Forest County Potawatomi Foundation Scholarship

Since 1999, the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation has been supporting our communities by assisting and enabling their efforts towards self-improvement. However, we know that there is more we can do for our communities. We know that our communities have a real need to create a more educated and skilled workforce, and there is a need to make that education and training more affordable.

To help address this overwhelming need found in communities throughout Wisconsin, the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation has created a scholarship program for Wisconsin residents. Three different scholarship opportunities are available for Wisconsin residents seeking to enroll in one of Wisconsin’s accredited universities or technical schools/colleges. We look forward to this new chapter for the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation and continuing the work we do with our communities.

Click here for the Foundation’s scholarship application page.

All Scholarship Applications Are Due By Friday, March 16th At 11:59 PM.


Amy Hunter-Wilson M.D. Scholarship

“The purpose of the Amy Hunter-Wilson, MD Scholarship Fund is to assist American Indians who pursue training or advanced education as doctors of medicine, nurses, or in related health careers.”

The Wisconsin Medical Society is now accepting applications for the Amy Hunter-Wilson MD Scholarship.  Students in the allied health fields of study, including two-year programs, are eligible for the scholarship.

Applications and required documentation is due annually on February 1st.

Contact Eileen Wilson, wilsone@wismed.org, or David O’Connor, david.o’connor@dpi.wi.gov, if you have questions.

Information about the Amy Hunter-Wilson M.D. Scholarship can be found here.


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