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Application period opens for Community Foundation grants, scholarships

Metro Wire Staff

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin is accepting scholarship applications now through Feb. 15 from Central Wisconsin students planning to attend college in the 2024-25 school year.

Built through donations from across Portage and Waushara counties, the Foundation will distribute more than $260,000 to area students. Eligible scholarship applicants include graduating high school seniors in the Stevens Point Area, Rosholt, Wautoma, and Wild Rose school districts.

District current college students, non-traditional students and graduate students who are pursuing higher education at a university, technical college, or professional school, can also apply.

All students are encouraged to apply here.

Additionally, community grant applications will be taken from Jan. 1-31. The Community Foundation funds projects up to $25,000 that support community programs or projects that benefit Portage and Waushara counties.

For more information on grant eligibility is available at https://cfcwi.org/community-grants/.