Scholarships Available

More than 300 scholarships ranging from $250 to $2000 are available for qualified students through the Western Technical College Foundation.

The Foundation is excited to announce the implementation of a new scholarship process that is more efficient for our applicants.


  • You must have completed the Western Technical College Admissions Application
  • You must have a Western Technical College student ID
  • You must be enrolled or planning to enroll in 6 or more credits for the fall semester


High school seniors, new students, or current students waiting to get into their program start applying in March with a June 1 deadline.

Current students taking technical studies** program classes start applying in August with a November 1 deadline.


Complete just one online application to be eligible for Foundation scholarships. Two references are required which will be requested through email in the application process.

For November 1 application, one reference must be from a current technical studies** instructor in your program.

For assistance or more information, contact Western Foundation Office at 608.785.9487.

**Technical studies are courses unique to a program. Select your program: select curriculum tab to find specific technical studies course.

Internal Scholarships

Foundation Scholarships

The following is a list of scholarships that are available to current Western students, high school seniors and new students planning to enroll at Western Technical College. These resources are available to help meet educational expenses while attending Western.

Direct Scholarships

External Scholarships

The Western Technical College Foundation Direct Scholarship Guide contains information on many scholarships from public and private organizations and donors to assist Western students achieve academic success. The criteria and procedures for each scholarship are listed.

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Featured Scholarships

Featured Scholarships

Below are a couple of featured scholarships that have benefitted Western students in the past.