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2017 WTA Scholarship Competition

(1/27/17) CLICK HERE for a brochure describing the rules for the 2017 Wisconsin Towns Association Scholarship Program, funded together with our scholarship partners Rural Mutual Insurance Company and Scott Construction, Inc. All applicants must be graduating from a Wisconsin public or private high school in 2017 and plan to attend a Wisconsin public or private college or vocational technical institute in 2017. Several prizes will be awarded.

This year's topic is: “A federal republic form of government: What is it? Why does it work? Do we still have one? Why are town governments critical to its success?” The deadline for submissions is May 29th, 2017. Good luck to all applicants! CLICK HERE for the application form to be sent in together with the essay and CLICK HERE if you would like to see the cover letter sent to schools.

2017 Scholarship Winners:

Anna will be attending Carroll University to pursue a career as a Physician's Assistant. Click here to read Anna's essay. 

Nathan will be attending UW Madison to pursue a career in Mechanical Engineering. Click here to read Nathan's essay. 

Chloe will be attending UW Madison to pursue a career as an Editor. Click here to read Chloe's essay. 

Ruby will be attending UW Eau Claire to pursue a career in Surgery. Click here to read Ruby's essay.

Krista will be attending UW River Falls to pursue a career as an Animal Nutritionist. Click here to read Krista's essay. 

Tony will be attending UW Washington County and later Grand Canyon University for Christian Studies. Click here to read Tony's essay. 

Jacob will be attending Milwaukee School of Engineering to pursue a career in Mechanical Engineering. Click here to read Jacob's essay. 

Kailey will be attending Marian University to pursue a career in Nursing. Click here to read Kailey's essay. 


2016 WTA Scholarship Competition

(1/19/16) CLICK HERE for a brochure describing the rules for the 2016 Wisconsin Towns Association Scholarship Program, funded together with our scholarship partners Rural Mutual Insurance Company and Scott Construction, Inc. All applicants must be graduating from a Wisconsin public or private high school in 2016 and plan to attend a Wisconsin public or private college or vocational technical institute in 2016. Several prizes will be awarded.

This year's topic is: “What strategies should legislators consider to address the dilemma of increasing town/village fire and emergency medical service costs?” The deadline for submissions is May 30th, 2016. Good luck to all applicants! CLICK HERE for the application form to be sent in together with the essay and CLICK HERE if you would like to see the cover letter sent to schools.

2016 Scholarship Winners:

Travis will be attending UW River Falls to pursue a career in Accounting. View Travis's essay here.

Mark will be attending UW Stout to pursue a career in Education. View Mark's essay here.

Cory will be attending UW Madison Connection Program to pursue a career in Engineering. View Cory's essay here.

Mariah will be attending St. Norbert College to pursue a career in Education. View Mariah's essay here.

Allison will be attending UW Eau Claire to pursue a career in Medicine. View Alison's essay here.

Jessica will be attending Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee to pursue a career in Nursing. View Jessica's essay here.