Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship Categories

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Agriculture, and Transportation

  • Bryce Larson Agriculture Education Scholarship
    • Initiated in 2006 by Bryce Larson, adjunct instructor, Agriculture and Energy, and his wife, Penny. This scholarship supports a full-time student enrolled in an Agribusiness program.
  • Compeer Scholarship
    • Established by Compeer Financial to support the next generation of talented, skilled agricul-tural workers. Compeer Financial is a nationwide network of lending institutions that sup-ports agriculture and rural communities with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. Compeer’s mission is enriching agriculture and rural America.
  • Wisconsin Agri-business Association Agribusiness Scholarship
    • To grow the prosperity of Wisconsin's agribusinesses through advocacy, education, and engagement, this scholarship awards students who are enrolled in the Agribusiness Science and Technology program.
  • Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation Scholarship
    • The Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation provides support for students with financial need from rural Wisconsin who study agriculture, nursing or other program that will benefit rural Wisconsin communities

Business and Technology

  • The Manitowoc and Sheboygan Transportation Association Scholarship
    • The scholarship was established in 2017 to benefit a Lakeshore Technical College student enrolled in the Supply Chain Management program.
  • Wallace Law Paralegal Scholarship
    • Wallace Law aims to support Paralegal students who are interested in working in a law office that specializes in litigation. Wallace Law specializes in insurance litigation, representing businesses and individuals who have suffered serious losses.

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Education & Training

  • Mitsuko Nakamura Scholarship
    • Established by Mitsuko Nakamura to honor her experience here at Lakeshore Technical Col-lege in Early Childhood Education.
  • Tara Ann Benter Scholarship
    • Established by the Don and Mary Benter family to benefit a full-time student studying Early Childhood Education.

Health Sciences

  • Adam Steel Scholarship Fund of the Lakeshore Community Foundation
    • The Adam Steel Family Scholarship Fund was created by a gift from the Joseph and Marion Steel Giedemann estate. This fund commemorates Marion's family through scholarships awarded each year to Manitowoc County residents enrolled in healthcare programs.
  • BayCare Clinic Foundation Healthcare Scholarship
    • BayCare Clinic’s mission is to provide measurably superior specialty medical services to their patients. The BayCare Clinic philosophy is to provide an environment for specialty physicians to provide excellence in patient care, while promoting a rewarding practice. This scholarship has been funded by the Baycare Clinic Foundation for students enrolled in a healthcare program.
  • Donald and Eunice Dow Nursing/Health Care Scholarship
    • Eunice Dow established this scholarship to support students in the Nursing Associate Degree program.
  • Donald Pritchard Nursing Memorial Scholarship
    • Established in memory of Donald Pritchard, a former instructor at Lakeshore Technical Col-lege, to support students in the nursing program.
  • Dr. Arnold & Lucille Feider Scholarship
    • Established to benefit a first-semester student in the Nursing Assistant Program.
  • Kathryn Grube Memorial Scholarship
    • Established in memory of Kathryn Grube to benefit a student in the Nursing Associates De-gree program.
  • Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Nursing Scholarship
    • Funded by the Franciscan Sisters of the Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin, this scholarship benefits students enrolled in the nursing program.
  • Marcy Marcheske Memorial Nursing Scholarship
    • Marcy Marcheske graduated summa cum laude from Lakeshore Technical College with an associate degree in Nursing. Marcy found the passion of kindness and service to others through the Nursing profession. This scholarship benefits students enrolled in the Nursing Associate Degree Program.
  • Navitus Pharmacy Tech Scholarship
    • Navitus Health Solutions is a pharmacy benefit manager that provides cost-effective prescrip-tion drug benefits for their clients and members. Their mission is to improve member health and minimize their out-of-pocket costs. This scholarship was established by Navitus to bene-fit students enrolled in the Pharmacy Tech program.
  • Nurses Training Scholarship, sponsored by the 40&8 Charitable Honor Society of American Veterans
    • The Forty & Eight was formed in 1920 by American Legionnaires as an honor society and from its earliest days it has been committed to charitable aims. This scholarship benefits students enrolled in the Nursing Associate Degree program.
  • Susan Roy Nursing Scholarship
    • The fund was established to support students pursuing an Associate Degree in Nursing.
  • Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA) Scholarship
    • The WHA Foundation, Inc. was formed in 1968 to support educational, research and charitable programs of the Wisconsin Hospital Association and its members. Today, the Foundation focuses its grant-making priorities on initiatives that have a statewide impact on health care in Wisconsin. This scholarship benefits students enrolled in their final semester of the Nursing Associate Degree program.
  • Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation Scholarship
    • The Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation provides support for students with financial need from rural Wisconsin who study agriculture, nursing or other program that will benefit rural Wisconsin communities

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Hospitality & Tourism

  • Kohler Co. Scholarship
    • The mission of Kohler Co. is that the corporation and each associate have the mission of contributing to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by their products and services. Gracious living is marked by qualities of charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit. Established by the Kohler Co., this scholarship awards students enrolled in one of the following programs: Culinary Arts, Welding & Fabrication, or Electromechanical programs.

Law Public Safety & Security

  • Donald & Eunice Dow Public Safety Scholarship
    • Eunice Dow established this scholarship to support students in Public Safety programs.
  • Leroy Nenning, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
    • The memorial scholarship was established to benefit a student in a Criminal Justice/Law En-forcement program.
  • Marcy Marcheske Memorial Paramedic Scholarship
    • Marcy Marcheske graduated summa cum laude from Lakeshore Technical College with an associate degree in Nursing. Marcy found the passion of kindness and service to others through a nursing profession. This scholarship benefits students enrolled in the Paramedic Technician Program.
  • Orville Panosh Memorial Scholarship
    • This fund was established in 1997 by Orville Panosh from proceeds of the child car seat rent-al program and is awarded to high school students entering the Criminal Justice program.
  • Steve “Peanut” Koeser Memorial Scholarship
    • Established in memory of Steve “Peanut” Koeser by his family to benefit full-time students enrolled in Fire Medic, Emergency Medical Technician, or Paramedic programs.
  • Tyler Meyer Memorial Scholarship
    • Steven and Joni Meyer established this scholarship to honor their son, Tyler Meyer, who served as an in-structor at Lakeshore Technical College. Tyler was a respected instructor at Lakeshore Technical College, where he enjoyed teaching the next generation of emergency responders. This scholarship benefits students enrolled in the Criminal Justice, Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic, Fire Medic, or Paramedic Technician programs.

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Manufacturing

  • Bernhard O. Mueller Welding Memorial Scholarship
    • Dennis and Margaret Mueller have established this scholarship to honor Bernhard (Ben) Mueller who served as a welding instructor at Lakeshore Technical College. Students must be enrolled in a welding program to qualify for this scholarship.
  • Dan Meyer Scholarship
    • Dan Meyer established this scholarship to support students taking electronic courses.
  • Donald Pritchard Memorial Scholarship
    • Established in memory of Donald Pritchard, a former instructor at Lakeshore Technical College, to support students in a trade and industry program.
  • Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship
    • The Gene Haas Foundation was established in 1999 by Gene Haas, founder and owner of Haas Automation, Inc. It supports the needs of the local community through grants. This scholarship benefits Lakeshore Technical College students enrolled in any CNC program.
  • KEES Inc. Scholarship
    • KEES is a creative and agile manufacturing company that offers high quality HVAC and architectural sheet metal products while ensuring customers receive prompt and knowledgeable support. This scholarship supports students enrolled in a Manufacturing program.
  • Kohler Co. Scholarship
    • The mission of Kohler Co. is that the corporation and each associate have the mission of contributing to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by their products and services. Gracious living is marked by qualities of charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit. Established by the Kohler Co. this scholarship awards students enrolled in one of the following programs: Culinary Arts, Welding & Fabrication, or Electromechanical programs.
  • Jagemann Stamping Scholarship
    • Jagemann Stamping Company Inc. manufactures deep drawn, progressive, and fine blanking metal stamping for original equipment and component manufacturers in the United States and internationally. In 2008, Jagemann Stamping established a scholarship fund to support students in metal machining programs.
  • Jerome C. Brendel Memorial Scholarship
    • Established by Jerome Brendel to benefit students pursuing their CNC Technician associate degree. This scholarship supports students enrolled in a CNC program.
  • Kaysun Corporation Manufacturing Scholarship
    • Since 1946, Kaysun Corporation has been the go-to company for positively impacting lives through the products they make and the exceptional experience they provide. This scholar-ship was established to support committed Manitowoc County students enrolled in Manu-facturing programs.
  • Kenny Besset Memorial Scholarship
    • This scholarship was established by the family of Kenny Bessert, who passed away unexpect-edly. Kenny was an Advanced Manufacturing student at Lakeshore Technical College..
  • NEW Manufacturing Alliance Scholarship
    • The NEW Manufacturing Alliance is a group of manufacturers, working with educators, workforce development, chambers of commerce, and state organizations to promote manufacturing in the Northeast Wisconsin region. The vision of the Alliance is that every northeast Wisconsin manufacturer will find the talent it needs.
  • Parker-Hannifin Manufacturing Scholarship
    • Parker-Hannifin Manufacturing created this scholarship to benefit students enrolled in a Manufacturing Program. Parker is solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges. This is a responsibility Parker take seriously, and one that requires more than just the brightest engineers in the world. Everyday Parker’s highly engaged team members are taking action to create a safety-first workplace, improve the business and strengthen our communities.
  • Richard F. Brindza Memorial Scholarship
    • Richard F. Brindza established this scholarship to benefit graduates of Lincoln High School in Manitowoc who are attending Lakeshore Technical College and enrolled in a Trade Program. A Manitowoc native and an only child of Frank, also dubbed “Breezy”, and Dorothy Brindza, the junior Breezy attended the Manitowoc Public School District. After high school, he followed in his father’s footsteps as a painter contractor and was the proud owner of Breezy Brindza Painting.
      While Breezy passed away in 2016, his passion for the trades continues through the Richard F. Brindza Memorial Scholarship Fund. Breezy’s fund will help fulfill the need for skilled talent on the Lakeshore. With this support, local students will be encouraged to use their aptitude, passion, and vocational education to meet the high demand in the community for skilled professionals in the trade industry, along with obtaining a gainful, satisfying career.
  • Richard Gerstner Memorial Scholarship
    • This scholarship was established by the family of Richard Gerstner to benefit students enrolled in the CNC program at Lakeshore Technical College.
  • Willard Blanke Memorial Scholarship
    • This scholarship was funded by gifts from Rita Pierce and Sharon Chappy in honor of their father, Willard Blanke, to benefit students at Lakeshore Technical College who are enrolled in a trade program such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, mechanical or HVAC.

Transportation Distribution & Logistics

  • Dennis Grace Memorial Scholarship
    • Established in memory of Dennis Grace, this scholarship supports a student in the Automotive Maintenance program. Dennis taught Automotive Maintenance at Lakeshore Technical College for 30 years and worked tirelessly to build the strongest program possible.
  • Doherty Trust Scholarship
    • The Doherty Trust Scholarship was established to award a scholarship to a student enrolled in the Automotive Maintenance Technician program.
  • Greg Possley Scholarship
    • The scholarship was established by the Possley family in memory of Greg Possley who at-tended Lakeshore's Automotive Maintenance program, and who passed away unexpectedly in 1993. The scholarship will provide a modest scholarship for students enrolled in the Au-tomotive Maintenance program.

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Scholarships for any Academic Area

  • Barbara Schreiber Scholarship
    • A memorial bequest from the estate of Barbara Schreiber funds this scholarship that supports students regardless of degree program.
  • Bev Wallace Scholarship
    • Established by Bev Wallace, who retired from Lakeshore Technical College as a Student Advisor, the scholarship supports students regardless of degree program.
  • Dennis Ladwig Lakeshore Technical College Staff Development Scholarship
    • Established by Dr. Dennis J. Ladwig, President Emeritus of Lakeshore Technical College, upon his retirement after 39 years of service. This scholarship program will award Lakeshore staff members funds for personal development.
  • James And Mary Lou French Scholarship
    • Initiated by the four children of James L. and Mary Lou French in tribute to their parents’ legacy, the scholarship supports students from Sheboygan County regardless of degree program.
  • James Schild Memorial Scholarship
    • Honoring Jim Schild, a former Lakeshore Technical College employee who highly valued a technical college education, this scholarship supports students regardless of degree program.
  • Jesse L. Klein Memorial Scholarship
    • Established by Lakeshore Technical College alumnus Jesse L. Klein, retired Army Sergeant. Jesse valued his education at Lakeshore and was a lifelong learner, earning his AA in IT as well as manufacturing programs. This scholarship supports students regardless of degree program.
  • Joe Barta Scholarship
    • Established by the Barta Family to honor the memories of Joseph, Dale, and James Barta. This scholarship supports students regardless of degree program.
  • John and Kate Miller Impact Scholarship
    • Established by the John and Kate Miller Impact Fund at the Lakeshore Community Foundation, these scholarships support students to help overcome financial, social, or other barriers.
  • Kohler Foundation Advantage Scholarship
    • The Kohler Foundation, Inc. has established this scholarship. Kohler Foundation, Inc., located in Kohler, Wisconsin and established in 1940, has long supported arts and education. This scholarship benefits students enrolled in any one- or two-year program.
  • LTC Foundation General Scholarship
    • This fund is established by the Board of Directors of the LTC Foundation to benefit students pursuing their education at Lakeshore Technical College in any program.
  • Lakeshore Technical College GED/HSED Graduate Scholarship
    • Established by the faculty and staff of Lakeshore Technical College to assist a student who has graduated with their GED/HSED and is transitioning to any certificate or degree program.
  • Lakeshore Technical College Retirees' Scholarship
    • Established by retirees of Lakeshore Technical College to benefit students regardless of degree program.
  • Lakeshore Technical College Student Leadership Scholarship
    • Established by the Lakeshore Technical College Student Government Association to support students active in student clubs regardless of degree program.
  • Randall J. Roethel Scholarship
    • The scholarship has been established by Randall J. Roethel, a financial professional at Principal Financial Group located in Oostburg, Wisconsin. This scholarship benefits high school seniors graduating from Oostburg High School who have enrolled in any two-year degree program.
  • Single Parent Scholarship
    • Established by former Lakeshore Academic Advisor Bev Wallace, this scholarship aims to support single parents who have full custody of their children and who are trying to improve their future by getting their degree from Lakeshore Technical College in any program.
  • Sunrise Rotary of Manitowoc Scholarship
    • The Manitowoc Sunrise Rotary Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit, non-partisan, non-sectarian and non-political corporation that is organized and operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. This scholarship was established to benefit a student who has finan-cial need regardless of degree program.

Work Study

  • Sheboygan Glass & Glazing Scholarship
    • Sheboygan Glass & Glazing provides quality glass installation services throughout southeast Wisconsin. Their team of experts works closely with construction contractors to get the right materials at the right time. This work study scholarship offers an opportunity for a student enrolled in Supply Chain Management or Manufacturing Management programs at Lakeshore Technical College to work at Sheboygan Glass & Glazing, while completing their degree.

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