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Requirements

  1. Be accepted at an accredited college, university, or trade school within the United States at the time of application.
  2. Be a US citizen, national, or permanent resident.
  3. Be a high school senior or active college student.
  4. Have a minimum GPA 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  5. Provide the following documents and information by the deadline.

Documents & Information to Submit

  1. Submit an original transcript from an accredited school (high school transcript for high school students and college transcript up to current year for college students).
  2. Submit a typed essay of around 500 words on the following:
    1. Family Dynamics: Discuss the role of family dynamics in shaping your personal growth and development. How have your relationships with family members influenced your values, goals, and sense of belonging?
  3. Fill out all required fields in the application form.
Divergent Family Law Annual College Scholarship

GEAR UP Scholarship:

DPI WEOP supports students in their pursuit of postsecondary education and makes available a GEAR UP Scholarship for eligible Wisconsin GEAR UP (WIGU) students and eligible outreach students. Students must apply for the scholarship during their senior year of high school and before the July 15 deadline. If awarded, students will receive a one-year GEAR UP Scholarship.

Scholarship Criteria

  • GEAR UP Enrollment Date
    • The dollar amount of the scholarship varies based on when the student enrolled in GEAR UP.
    • Previous GEAR UP Grants (Enrollments BEFORE August 23, 2019)
    • Newly awarded 2019 GEAR UP Grant (Enrollments AFTER August 23, 2019)
  • Scholarship Type
    • Priority Student Scholarship - Eligible GEAR UP students who complete six or more college credits through dual enrollment or earn a micro-credential while in high school are eligible for a greater scholarship amount.
      • Priority WITH dual enrollment or micro-credential (requires copy of transcripts from associated institution)
      • Priority WITHOUT dual enrollment or micro-credential
    • Outreach - Eligible Outreach students will compete for a variable set of funds each year. The total number of available scholarships depends on the number of eligible priority students who apply. The student must have attended a GEAR UP outreach service. Scholarships will be awarded to students on a first-come, first-served basis.

Deadline to apply: Students must apply for the scholarship by July 15 following their senior year of high school, but early application is encouraged. Only complete applications will be considered.

Eligible students will demonstrate financial need at the time of application and meet the following criteria:

  • Be under 22 years of age at the time of the first scholarship award.
  • Have received a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent on or after January 1, 1998.
  • Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment, and provide proof of enrollment or acceptance, in a program of undergraduate instruction at a public, private non-profit, or technical college in Wisconsin.
  • Have participated in a service provided by the WIGU project.

Gear Up Scholarship

Requirements

  1. Be accepted at an accredited college, university, or trade school within the United States at the time of application.
  2. Be a US citizen, national, or permanent resident.
  3. Be a high school senior or active college student.
  4. Have a minimum GPA 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  5. Provide the following documents and information by the deadline.

Documents & Information to Submit

  1. Submit an original transcript from an accredited school (high school transcript for high school students and college transcript up to current year for college students).
  2. Submit a typed essay of around 500 words on the following:
    1. 1. Ethical Dilemma: Describe a situation where you encountered an ethical dilemma. Discuss the conflicting values or principles at play and how you navigated the decision-making process. Reflect on the implications of your choice and what it reveals about your moral reasoning.
  3. Fill out all required fields in the application form.
Grieve Law Annual College Scholarship