Delores Pemma Scholarship


Wisconsin Educational Institute – Associates Degree Program

$5,000 Delores Pemma Scholarship

An eligible applicant is defined as a Wisconsin resident seeking to enroll or currently accepted as a first year, full or part time degree seeking student at an accredited 2 year Wisconsin Educational Institute starting in the fall 2023 semester. The Delores Pemma Recipient will receive a $2,500 scholarship disbursement once per fall academic school year. The scholarship award may be applied to tuition & fees. All scholarship application documents are reviewed and scored by the Foundation’s Advisory Committee. Applicants are requested to volunteer academic documents to the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation for the application process and during the scholarship term.


  • Must be a US citizen or legal US resident
  • Must be a Wisconsin resident
  • Must be accepted as a first-year, full-time (12 credits) or part-time (6 credits) degree-seeking student at an accredited 2 year Wisconsin educational institution for the Fall 2023 academic year.
  • Must have a minimum 2.25 Cumulative GPA

Applications must be received along with the Application Document Requirements as noted above before 7 p.m. Monday February 6th, 2023. The Foundation will ONLY ACCEPT ONE APPLICATION, PER APPLICANT, out of the three scholarship categories. Do not apply in multiple Scholarship areas. Should you apply for the incorrect scholarship, your application will be declined. Written notification will be sent to you once your completed application is received by the Foundation.



Accepted document formats ONLY: DOC, DOCX, and PDF

Official High School Transcript & Class Schedule: No photo images or screenshots will be accepted.

  • Letter of Introduction
  • Personal Essay – Not to exceed 1 page.
  • Please include your response to the following:
    • What are your academic and/or career goals?
    • What are your strengths that should be considered for this scholarship?
    • What is your commitment to your community?
    • Why is this scholarship important to you and how would you benefit from receiving it?
    • What is your understanding of the Forest County Potawatomi Community of Crandon and Milwaukee?
  • Resume – Please include a list of extracurricular activities, employment history and school/community honors in resume format.

Before moving on to the APPLY NOW link below, make sure you are applying for the correct scholarship. Please prepare and have all of your Application Document Requirements ready prior to selecting the APPLY NOW link. The maximum size for all attachments combined is 25 Mb. Please note that files with certain extensions such as “exe,” “com,” “vbs,” or “bat,” cannot be uploaded.

Delores Pemma Scholarship recipients will be notified in writing and receive an Official Award Letter and will be required to attend the Scholarship Orientation scheduled for June 21, 2023, to complete the final processing of the Scholarship Award.

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Please feel free to contact our office if we can be of further assistance.

Kristina Misegan, Scholarship Coordinator