Playford V. Thorson, III Family Memorial Scholarship (For McKinley, Lincoln, or Washington Middle School)

In cooperation with the Education Foundation of Kenosha, the Thorson family is sponsoring scholarships each year to help defray the cost of attending a Kenosha Unified School District summer band or orchestra program. Scholarships for Continental Band, Rambler Band and the Summer Orchestra Program will be awarded. Students in band, orchestra or choir that are accepted into the WSMA Middle Level Honors Music Project will also be eligible for a scholarship.

The Education Foundation of Kenosha in conjunction with various Kenosha community organizations and families offer annual student scholarships. We invite you to look over the scholarships and apply to the scholarship that are applicable. Good Luck!


EFK Scholarship Requirements for Recipients All Education Foundation of Kenosha (EFK) scholarship recipients must adhere to the following requirements:

  1. All scholarship recipients must provide the EFK with "primary" contact information. Recipients must also provide "secondary" contact information in the event EFK personnel are unable to reach the recipient with the primary contact information.

  2. Any change in primary and/or secondary contact information must be provided to the EFK within 30 days of the change.

  3. It is the sole responsibility of the scholarship recipient to provide all supporting documentation (i.e., grades, thank-you letter(s)) required under the scholarship requirements in a timely manner.

  4. Failure to provide all required supporting documentation in a timely manner may result in the loss of the scholarship.

  5. It is the sole responsibility of the scholarship recipient to adhere to the above requirements for all multi-year awards. Failure to adhere to all requirements established by the EFK may result in the loss of the scholarship.

  6. Any changes to EFK requirements will be communicated to the recipient via the primary and/or secondary contact information.


 

Please click on the scholarship title below to open the Google Application to apply:

  • Playford V. Thorson, III Family Memorial Scholarship (For McKinley, Lincoln, or Washington Middle School)

    In cooperation with the Education Foundation of Kenosha, the Thorson family is sponsoring scholarships each year to help defray the cost of attending a Kenosha Unified School District summer band or orchestra program. Scholarships for Continental Band, Rambler Band and the Summer Orchestra Program will be awarded. Students in band, orchestra or choir that are accepted into the WSMA Middle Level Honors Music Project will also be eligible for a scholarship.

  • Adam Gundlach Memorial Scholarship

    In cooperation with the Education Foundation of Kenosha, the Adam Gundlach family is sponsoring a $500.00, one-time, scholarship to provide assistance to a Kenosha Unified School District student who will be graduating this year.

  • Dr. Michael Johnson ITED Scholarship

    In cooperation with the Education Foundation of Kenosha, Dr. Michael Johnson is sponsoring a $390.00, one-time, scholarship to provide assistance to a Kenosha Unified School District ITED student who will be graduating this year. This scholarship may be used only at an accredited institution of higher education located in the United States of America.

  • Education Foundation Scholarship (All Majors)

    The Education Foundation of Kenosha is sponsoring a $1,500.00 renewable scholarship to provide assistance to a Kenosha Unified School District student who will be graduating this year. The scholarship may be used only at an accredited institution of higher education located in the United States of America.

  • Education Foundation Scholarship (Education Majors)

    The Education Foundation of Kenosha is sponsoring a $1,500.00 renewable scholarship to provide assistance to a Kenosha Unified School District student who will be graduating this year who is interested in preparing for a career in education. The scholarship may be used only at an accredited institution of higher education located in the United States of America.

  • Emma Nepper Memorial Scholarship

    In cooperation with the Education Foundation of Kenosha, the Emma Nepper family is sponsoring a $1000.00, one-time, scholarship to provide assistance to a Kenosha Unified School District female student who will be graduating this year. This scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to a female Kenosha Unified School District student who is pursuing a degree in postsecondary education upon graduation from high school.

  • Harry & Laverne Brookhouse Scholarship

    In cooperation with the Education Foundation of Kenosha, the Harry and LaVerne Brookhouse family is sponsoring a $2000.00, one-time, scholarship to provide assistance to a Kenosha Unified School District Bradford High School student who will be graduating this year.

  • Kenosha Masonic Lodge 47 Scholarship

    In cooperation with the Education Foundation of Kenosha, the Kenosha Masonic Lodge 47 is sponsoring a $1000.00, one-time, scholarship to provide assistance to a graduating Kenosha Unified School District student this year. The scholarship may be used only at an accredited institution of higher education located in the United States of America.

  • Mary Zicarelli Memorial Scholarship

    In cooperation with the Education Foundation of Kenosha, the Robert Zicarelli family is sponsoring a $1,500.00 renewable scholarship to provide assistance to a Kenosha Unified School District student graduating this year who is planning to prepare for a career in school/community activities, public service or related career area. The scholarship may be used only at an accredited institution of higher education located in the United States of America.

  • Noelle Naylor Memorial Scholarship

    In cooperation with the Education Foundation of Kenosha, the Noelle Naylor Memorial Scholarship is sponsoring a $1000.00, one-time, scholarship exclusively for Kenosha Unified School District students who have had cancer or experienced cancer in his/her immediate family.

  • Peter Ploskee, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

    In cooperation with the Education Foundation of Kenosha, the Peter Ploskee, Sr. family is sponsoring a $2000.00, renewable, scholarship to provide assistance to a Kenosha Unified School District student who will be graduating this year who is interested in preparing for a career in architecture, engineering, construction trades, or a similar career area. The scholarship may be used only at an accredited institution of higher education located in the United States of America.

  • Unity Masonic Lodge #367 Scholarship

    In cooperation with the Education Foundation of Kenosha, the Unity Lodge #367, F&AM is sponsoring a $1000.00, one-time, scholarship to provide assistance to a Kenosha Unified School District student who will be graduating from Indian Trail High School and Academy this year. This scholarship may be used only at the University of Wisconsin - Parkside.

  • Victoria Jones Memorial Scholarship

    In cooperation with the Educational Foundation of Kenosha, the family of Victoria Jones is sponsoring a $500, one-time, scholarship to provide financial assistance to a female Kenosha Unified School District student graduating from LakeView Technology Academy this year. This teacher died after being hit by an under age drunk driver. The scholarship may be used only at an accredited institution of higher education located in the United States of America.

  • Tremper Booster Club Scholarship

    In cooperation with the Educational Foundation of Kenosha, the Tremper Athletic Booster Club will award $500 Student-Athlete Scholarships to one male and one female student-athlete participating in Tremper High School sports. The winners will be chosen at random from all qualified and verified applications.

  • Olivia MacKay College Study Abroad Memorial Scholarship

    In cooperation with the Education Foundation of Kenosha, the MacKay family is sponsoring a $1,000.00, one-time, scholarship to provide assistance to a Kenosha Unified School District Indian Trail High student who will be graduating this year and will be participating in a college study abroad program.

    Olivia MacKay was an ITA student whose life was tragically taken in 2017. Olivia was determined to visit as many places around the world as possible while maintaining good grades and working two jobs. This scholarship was started to carry on her spirit while helping other students travel and study abroad.

  • Olivia MacKay High School Study Abroad Memorial Scholarship

    In cooperation with the Education Foundation of Kenosha, the MacKay family is sponsoring a $1,000.00, one-time, scholarship to provide assistance to a Kenosha Unified School District Indian Trail High Junior student who will be participating in a study abroad program in their senior year.

    Olivia MacKay was an ITA student whose life was tragically taken in 2017. Olivia was determined to visit as many places around the world as possible while maintaining good grades and working two jobs. This scholarship was started to carry on her spirit while helping other students travel and study abroad.