Scholarships

WHPA is honored to be affiliated with the Herb Kohl Student Excellence Scholarship and encourages homeschoolers who plan to graduate in 2021 to consider applying for this valuable scholarship.
The Foundation awards $10,000 scholarships to 100 Wisconsin high school graduates each year. Homeschooled Wisconsin seniors receive a proportionate number of the total scholarships awarded each year.

The goal of the Herb Kohl Student Excellence Scholarship is to encourage Wisconsin youth to pursue post-secondary education in a public or nonpublic university, college, or vocational/technical college. More information is available on the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Excellence Scholarship web pages.

The Kohl Foundation has made the application process accessible to all students, whether they are learning in traditional or nontraditional ways. Excellence in a variety of areas is recognized in the application process, such as leadership, citizenship, community involvement, and academics. Homeschool applicants will have the opportunity to tell their individual story of achievement in these areas: Arts & Humanities; Competitive Activities; Service, Civic, and Citizenship Activities; Work & Interests.

The Scholarship Application process opens on September 1, 2020. The Application deadline is Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 5:00 pm Central Time. No late applications will be accepted.

If you have specific questions after reading the Kohl Foundation Scholarship pages, feel free to email the WHPA Kohl Scholarship Support email, kohlsupport@homeschooling-wpa.org. We will respond within one day for questions regarding scholarship applications.

For help in navigating the online application, see this Guidance document: Homeschool Application Step-by-Step Guidance [PDF]

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