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Scholarships & Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events

Washburn High School will be having a Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, November 14th at 6:00 p.m. in the LRC. Northland College will be here to present the information. Junior and Senior students and parents are encouraged to attend. See Ms. Brittanie for more information.

Students who apply to UW-Superior during the week of October 22 will have their application fee waived.

A representative from Gogebic Community College will be here on Tuesday, October 30th at 11:00 for students interested in meeting with them.

Financial Aid Event (FAFSA). Monday,October 22, 2018 6 p.m.  at WITC. Get FREE on site professional assistance completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is the application you need to complete for calculation of grants and loan eligibility to help pay for college.


The local Joint Apprenticeship Committee has opened applications for Plumber/Pipe fitter apprenticeship year-round. Please see Ms. Brittanie for more information.

The Northland Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation Scholarship applications are available in Ms. Brittanie's office. The deadline is May 10, 2019. Please stop by for qualifications. is offering several awards to Wisconsin residents. Please visit their website for deadlines and information. Each scholarship has a different deadline, so be sure to visit frequently.

The Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin offers multiple state-wide scholarships. For more information, please visit The deadline is December 17, 2018.

The Hagan Scholarship Foundation offers many awards, nationwide, to rural community students. Please visit for more information and how to apply. Application deadline is November 15, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

The Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship contest is open for applicants. The deadline is November 15, 2018. Please go to for more information, requirements and how to apply.

Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! Seniors are encouraged to apply and receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship. Certain criteria applies, so please stop by the Counselor's office for more information. The application deadline is October 31, 2018.

The Duluth/Superior Area Community Foundation is offering several scholarships. Follow this link

Attention all seniors: Applications for the Herb Kohl Student Excellence Scholarship are now being accepted. The Herb Kohl Student Excellence Scholarship recognizes student leadership, citizenship, school and community involvement, and academic achievement. Each year the foundation awards $10,000 scholarships to 100 Wisconsin high school graduates. To be eligible you must be a graduating high school student intending to enroll in a post-secondary institution. This can include public or nonpublic universities, colleges, vocational/technical colleges, or certificate programs. This scholarship competition is highly competitive. To apply, go to

For more information please see this website, or Ms. Brittanie.

The School District of Washburn does not discriminate in the awarding of scholarships or other awards on the basis of sex, color, handicap, race, religion, national origin, homeless status, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability.  Discrimination complaints shall be processes in accordance with established procedure.


20 days ago

Brittanie Pierce | (715) 373-6188, x 137 | Email  
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WHS Counseling Mission Statement

19 days ago

The Washburn High School Counseling Department strives to serve the students at WHS, focusing on their social/personal, academic, and career development. In addition, the WHS school counseling department adheres to the ASCA national school counseling model to best serve all WHS students. The WHS school counseling department also supports the district's mission of enabling students to enter the global society with the knowledge, skills, habits, and attitudes required to be contributing citizens. 

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