Delores Pemma Scholarship

FOREST COUNTY POTAWATOMI COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Wisconsin Educational Institute – Associates Degree Program
$5,000 DELORES PEMMA SCHOLARSHIP

$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 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.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Must be a US citizen or legal US resident
  • Must live in Wisconsin
  • Must register as a first-year, full-time (12 credits) or part-time (6 credits) degree-seeking student at an accredited Wisconsin technical school or college for Fall of 2019
  • Must have a minimum 2.25 Cumulative GPA

Applications must be received along with the Application Document Requirements as noted above before February 24, 2020. 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.

$5,000 DELORES PEMMA SCHOLARSHIP

APPLICATION DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS

Accepted document formats ONLY: DOC, DOCX, and PDF

  • Official High School Transcript & Schedule: No photo images or screenshots will be accepted.
  • Cover Letter – Introduction of yourself.
  • Personal Essay – Not to exceed 1 page.
  • Please include your response to the following:
    • What are you most excited to study in college?
    • 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?
  • Resume – Please include a list of extracurricular activities, employment history and school/community honors.

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 selected to receive an award will receive an Official Award letter and are required to attend a Special Orientation in June 2020 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.

Kaye Garcia, Executive Director
Kaye.garcia@fcpotawatomi-nsn.gov
414-837-3413

James Flores, Scholarship Coordinator
James.flores@fcpotawatomi-nsn.gov
414-837-3453