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Angelina Nsibirwa remembered with generous gifts to the Foundation

Posted by on Jan 3, 2019 in Latest News

Angelina Nsibirwa remembered with generous gifts to the Foundation

The Nsibirwa family of Fort Atkinson recently made two substantial gifts to the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation in memory of their daughter, Angelina Nsibirwa. With the first gift, the family opened a designated fund to benefit the Fort Atkinson Food Pantry. This new fund is an endowed, invested fund that will provide long-term, annual financial support to the Fort Atkinson Food Pantry. A second gift was made to the Foundation’s new AAUW Grants for Gals Acorn Fund, a gift that pushed this acorn fund past the $15,000 threshold, allowing it to become a regular, active scholarship fund....

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Apply Now – Scholarships available for graduating seniors at Fort high

Posted by on Dec 28, 2018 in Latest News

Apply Now – Scholarships available for graduating seniors at Fort high

The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is now accepting online applications for 38 different scholarships available to Fort Atkinson students. Eleven of the scholarships that are available to high school graduating seniors, without regard to field of study, 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 Foundation and carefully select those for which they would be eligible. Some of the...

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Subject-based scholarships open to FAHS graduating seniors

Posted by on Dec 20, 2018 in Latest News

Subject-based scholarships open to FAHS graduating seniors

The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is now accepting online applications for 38 different scholarships available to Fort Atkinson students. Twelve of these scholarships – those restricted by field of study and available to Fort Atkinson High School graduating seniors – are briefly described below. Where indicated, these field of study scholarships may also be open to former graduates or residents of the Fort Atkinson area. Each scholarship has additional requirements so students are encouraged to visit the Community Foundation’s website, www.fortfoundation.org for more information....

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Scholarships available to undergrad and graduate students

Posted by on Dec 10, 2018 in Latest News

Scholarships available to undergrad and graduate students

The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation has a variety of scholarships opportunities now available to help local undergraduate and graduate students for the 2019-20 schoolyear. Each scholarship has distinct eligibility requirements, so students will need to carefully review each one before applying. Brief descriptions of eleven scholarships are provided below. Undergraduate and graduate students may also be eligible for other scholarships, based on their chosen field of study. For more information about these additional scholarships and the scholarships described below, visit...

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The Fireside Theatre establishes scholarship fund at Foundation

Posted by on Dec 4, 2018 in Latest News

The Fireside Theatre establishes scholarship fund at Foundation

The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is very pleased to announce the opening of a new fund, The Fireside Theatre Scholarship Fund, established by a generous gift from Ryan and Kristi Klopcic, owners of The Fireside Theatre in Fort Atkinson. Ryan and Kristi, both graduates of Fort Atkinson High School, established the fund earlier this year to provide financial assistance to local students and encourage them to pursue studies that support The Fireside Theatre’s mission of hospitality and entertainment. The scholarship is open to graduating seniors at Fort Atkinson High School, former Fort...

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Foundation’s online scholarship site now accepting applications

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in Latest News

Foundation’s online scholarship site now accepting applications

Fort Scholarships, the online scholarship application website sponsored by the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation, is now open and accepting applications for the 2019 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 39 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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