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 and follow

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

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

2018 Karrels AP Computer Science Scholarships Awarded

At the August 16th school board meeting, teacher Dean Johnson and scholarship funder Ed Karrels presented 24 students from Fort Atkinson High School with $1,000 Ed Karrels AP Computer Science Scholarship awards. All 24 students had met the requirements of the scholarship which consist of
Shalane Hundt

Hundt receives Medical Careers Scholarship

The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is proud to award a $5,000 Medical Careers Scholarship to Shalane Hundt. Hundt, a 2011 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School, earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2015 and was immediately accepted into Marquette University’s School of Dentistry. This fall,