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Scholarships available for continuing students

Posted by on Jan 15, 2018 in Latest News

The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation offers a number of scholarships for students who are already attending college. Continuing students should visit the Foundation’s website, www.fortfoundation.org, and follow the link to the scholarship pages. Here they can search for scholarships based on whether they are currently an undergraduate or graduate student. There are also scholarships for continuing vocational or technical school students. Some of the scholarships available to continuing students are featured below. For a full list, please visit the Foundation’s website. Jim and Lee Vance...

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Voc Tech Scholarships available

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 in Latest News

The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is now accepting online applications for 36 different scholarships available to Fort Atkinson students. Some of these scholarships are open to students planning to pursue a post-secondary education at a vocational or technical school and four scholarships are designed exclusively for such students. They are briefly described below. Each scholarship has additional requirements so students are encouraged to visit the Community Foundation’s website, www.fortfoundation.org. Here students can learn about all the scholarships being offered by the Community...

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Loren Gray to join Foundation Board of Directors

Posted by on Dec 29, 2017 in Latest News

Loren Gray to join Foundation Board of Directors

The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Loren Gray has been appointed to serve a five-year term on the organization’s Board of Directors, beginning in 2018.  He was nominated by the Fort Atkinson Historical Society and will be replacing Christopher Rogers who has completed his term and who will spend 2018 serving the board as past chairman. “We are pleased to welcome Loren to the Foundation’s Board of Directors,” declared Foundation Chairman Christopher Rogers. “Loren’s extensive community involvement and his background in finance will make him a valuable board...

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McHenry family establishes Science Matters Scholarship Fund at FACF

Posted by on Nov 27, 2017 in Latest News

McHenry family establishes Science Matters Scholarship Fund at FACF

Science Matters, a new scholarship being offered by the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation, is now available to graduating seniors at Fort Atkinson High School, thanks to the kindness of the McHenry family of Fort Atkinson.  (Pictured here are two of the McHenry kids – Rebecca and Matt) The Science Matters Scholarship Fund was opened at the Community Foundation earlier this year by the McHenry family whose children all received scholarships from the Community Foundation upon graduating from Fort Atkinson High School. Their generous gift to establish this new scholarship fund was...

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New Scholarship in memory of teacher David Veith

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Latest News

The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of a new scholarship fund to its portfolio. The David F. Veith Memorial Scholarship Fund, opened in memory of former Fort Atkinson High School teacher David Veith, will be offering a new Veith Performing Arts Scholarship to members of this year’s graduating class at Fort Atkinson High School. The scholarship will be available to graduating seniors who intend to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college, majoring in a performing arts or related field. Born and raised in Waterloo, Veith’s passion was teaching....

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Scholarship applications now being accepted for 2018 scholarship season

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017 in Latest News

Scholarship applications now being accepted for 2018 scholarship season

Fort Scholarships, the online scholarship application website sponsored by the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation, is now open and accepting applications for the 2018 scholarship season. Local students will find Fort Scholarships to be a very convenient one-stop shop where they can review the eligibility requirements for a whole host of local scholarships and then apply for those for which they qualify. Housed on the site are all 36 of the competitive scholarships offered by the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation, plus many of those offered through Fort Atkinson High School. To access the...

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