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Rotary Scholarship Available to Post-High School Students

Wed. May 23, 2012

Wisconsin Rapids, WI, May 23, 2012 … Applications are now being accepted for a post-high school scholarship offered through Incourage Community Foundation.

The Wisconsin Rapids Sunrise Rotary Scholarship and Mentor Program was established this year by Wisconsin Rapids Rotary—Sunrise. Applicants must reside in the Wisconsin Rapids, Nekoosa, Port Edwards area school districts. Students must be a high school graduate or have earned an HSED or GED certificate as of fall 2012, demonstrate financial need and currently be experiencing socio-economic barriers to obtaining a higher education. Applicants must agree to participate in mentoring activities as determined by the Sunrise Rotary Club. These include attending a limited number of local Rotary meetings or activities such as job coaching, job shadowing, career exploration and/or other opportunities to build educational and career success.

The deadline for this scholarship is June 1. For more information about this scholarship, or an application form, visit For Students, or call the Community Foundation at 715.423.3863.


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Mary Wirtz | Donor Services | 715.423.3863

About incourage community foundation

Incourage is a leader in rural community development, serving the south Wood County area with programs in workforce development, community information, civility, adaptive leadership, learning, and grant-making. To learn more, watch “Not Your Ordinary Foundation” at www.youtube.com/incouragecf.

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  • About Incourage

    Established in rural Wisconsin in 1994 to serve the changing needs of the south Wood County area, Incourage has become a nationally-recognized leader in place-based philanthropy and community development. Guided by values of equity, opportunity, and shared stewardship, Incourage envisions a community that works well for all people. One physical manifestation of this vision is the redevelopment of the Tribune building, which demonstrates Incourage’s user-centered approach to growing a strong and inclusive local economy.