Children of eligible WPS, WEC Business Services, Michigan Gas Utilities and Minnesota Energy Resources employees and retirees can apply for a Wisconsin Public Service Foundation Daughters and Sons Scholarship for the 2018-19 academic year.

The application period runs December 15, 2017 through February 16, 2018.

Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 are expected to be awarded for the 2018-19 academic year.

To qualify, a Wisconsin Public Service Foundation Daughters and Sons Scholarship applicant must:

  • Be a high school senior or graduate, or current postsecondary undergraduate.
  • Plan to enroll or continue full-time in undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school during the 2018-19 academic year.
  • Have a parent who is a retiree or a current part- or full-time employee with at least one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline. WEC Business Services employees must live in or have their primary work location in the WPS service area.

The program will use Scholarship America's selection criteria, which include academic performance, demonstrated leadership, participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of career and educational goals, unusual personal or family circumstances, an outside appraisal and financial need. Awards are renewable up to three years for a four-year degree program and one year for a two-year or vocational-technical degree.

Recipients will be notified by Scholarship America in mid-April.

The full program description from Scholarship America provides more details. For questions or additional information, call 507-931-1682 or email wpsfoundation@scholarshipamerica.org.


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