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Incourage offers over 180 scholarships for students with goals in higher education, providing opportunities for all students in our community to reach their full potential.

Thank you for your interest in Incourage Community Foundation scholarships!

***The 2023-2024 application period is closed.*** 

2023-2024 scholarship application period: December 15, 2023 – January 25, 2024. During this time, students will have the opportunity to apply for scholarships through Incourage’s online application process.   

First-time student applicants: On or after December 15, 2023, you may begin your 2023-2024 application. The application will not be available prior to December 15. To create an account, log in here.  

Returning applicants: On or after December 15, 2023, please log in to your account. From your home page, click Add New Application. Enter the program key Incourage when prompted; this will give you access to the application. Be sure to review your contact information and update your school status, the year that you will be attending in the fall 2024, prior to beginning the application.

For technical assistance or questions, please contact the ISTS Customer Care department:

[email protected] | (855) 670-4787

Thanks to the generosity of its donors, in 2023 Incourage Community Foundation awarded 175 scholarships totaling $196,500 to students pursuing or continuing higher education.

Information You Should Know

  • Most scholarships are for residents of the south Wood County area: Nekoosa, Pittsville, Port Edwards, Rome, Rudolph, Vesper, Wisconsin Rapids, and surrounding communities.
  • For ease of applying, we utilize a common online application form. Applicants are considered for eligible scholarships based on the information provided.
  • View the 2024 Scholarship Catalog for descriptions of Incourage Community Foundation scholarships.
  • Local high school recipients will be notified at their school’s award program in May. Other high school seniors, continuing college students, and non-traditional recipients will be notified via mail. Additionally, all applicants will receive email notification from ISTS, scholarship administrator, late-May. Recipients will be provided with next steps and due dates in their award letter; additional details are also provided by ISTS in their email notification. 

Many Thanks
Incourage Community Foundation thanks the many generous donors who help support our young residents in higher education. Their generosity is a wonderful example of how individuals can have a real and lasting impact in our area.

Searching For Other Opportunities?

Here are a few scholarship search-sites that you might try. These sites have been recommended by schools and are NOT affiliated in any way with Incourage or its scholarship program.

For additional information, contact:
[email protected] | 715.423.3863