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Scholarships & Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events

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Bayfield Electric Cooperative is offering a $1,000 scholarship to any senior whose parents are a member of Bayfield Electric. Deadline is March 13. Stop by the counseling office for an application.

Bayfield Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for a scholarship for high school seniors who will be attending a Lineman school and whose parents are a member of Bayfield Electric. Deadline is March 13. See the counseling office for application.

The Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation (WROF) is offering a scholarship to high school seniors who have been living in rural Wisconsin for at least 2 years. Student must maintain a 2.5 GPA to qualify. for More information, visit or stop by the counseling office. Deadline is February 28, 2020.

Duluth Builder's Exchange is offering a $2,000 scholarship for student's going into the trades such as Plumber, Equipment Operator, Electrician, Carpenter, etc. Visit for more information on how to apply.

The Wisconsin Professional Police Association awards scholarships to Wisconsin students enrolling in a course of study leading to a degree in police science or criminal justice. Deadline is February 3rd, 2020. Applications in Counseling Office.

The Community Partnership Scholarship will be awarded to a female high school senior who will be graduating from a northern Wisconsin school. Many qualifications apply. Deadline is February 28, 2020.

Northwoods Community Credit Union (NCCU) is offering a $1,000 scholarship to graduating seniors whose family members are members of the credit union. More qualifications apply. Visit for online application and more information or stop by the counseling office. Deadline April 15, 2020

Northwoods Community Credit Union (NCCU) is offering a military scholarship for graduating seniors entering into any branch of service.  Please visit for more information. 

The Ab Nicholas Scholarship Foundation is offering senior students planning to attend a UW system University and participated in basketball their senior year. This is a substantial award. Stop by the counseling office or visit for more information. Applications accepted February 1st - April 30th online only.

Foremost Media is awarding $500 to a graduating senior who is entering the Marketing or Web Development field. Visit or the counseling office for more information. Applications being accepted March 1st-May 1st, 2020.

The Duluth/Superior Area Community Foundation is offering several scholarships to students who plan to attend in the Superior/Duluth area. Visit for application and more information.

For more information please see this website, or Mrs.Pufall.

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.

WHS Counseling Mission Statement

11 months 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. 

What We Offer?

  • Groups
  • Individual Counseling
  • Academic Support
  • Parent Concerns
  • Help with Resources
  • FAFSA Help
  • Career Help
  • College Help


11 months ago

Rachel Pufall | (715) 373-6188, x 137 | Email  
Laurie Pipgras | (715) 373-6188 x 102 | Email