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Scholarships & Upcoming Events

15 days ago

Upcoming Events

Junior Students! An email was sent home regarding "Junior Conferencing". This is an hour of time for you and your parents to work with Mrs. Pufall to discuss your Academic and Career Planning for your senior year. It will also help you to develop your post high school plans. Please talk to your parents/guardian to arrange a time to meet with Mrs. Pufall. 

A representative from WITC will be here Wednesday, May 27th from 9:45-10:45 for Start College Now students who need help with registration.

Early College Credit Program/Start College Now Information:

Click the link below for Northland College Early College Credit Program information, catalog, frequently taken courses and more:

Click the link below for WITC Start College Now information:

  • The deadline for applications for fall semester for both programs is March 1st and October 1st for the spring semester.  This is a state deadline and not flexible.
PFLAG is offering a $500 scholarship from the Washburn Chapter for graduating seniors who meet their requirements. Click for more information and online application. Paper copies are available in the counseling office.Deadline is April 30, 2020.

Midland Services is offering a $500 scholarship to graduating seniors who are members or parents are members of the Midland Services Cooperative. Applications available in the Counseling Office. Deadline March 31st. For a .pdf format, copy and paste

The Chequamegon Area Retired Teachers Association is offering a $250 scholarship to any seniors planning to go into Education. Stop by the counseling office for more information.

Bayfield County Local Government Scholarship is available for graduating seniors who attend 1 municipal meeting AND one county board meeting by April 22, 2020. There are some additional requirements. There are up to four $500 scholarships available. Applications available in the counseling office. For a .pdf format, copy and paste:

The Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship is available to students enrolling into an art major at an accredited college. Please stop by the counseling office or obtain the application online at 

Memorial Medical Center is offering the Future Caregiver Scholarship to a graduating senior who is planning a career in the medical field. Stop by the counseling office for an application or visit for online application. Deadline April 1, 2020.

Ashland Bayfield County Sportsmen's Club is awarding two $500 scholarships to qualified senior students in Ashland and Bayfield counties. Stop by the counseling office for an application. Deadline is April 24th. Copy and paste for a .pdf format:

The AFS International Club Scholarship is available for 2020 graduates. Applicants should have hosted an exchange student, been active in welcoming exchange students and demonstrated a commitment to the Washburn International Club. Deadline is May 4th.

The Washburn Education Association is offering a $500 scholarship to a college student interested in the field of education. Please complete the following application and return it to Rachel Pufall at Washburn High School. Link to application: :

The Northland Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation is offering a qualified graduating senior the opportunity to receive a $1,000 scholarship. Many requirements apply such as being a verifiable family member of a Vietnam era veteran, GPA of 3.0 and other submission of an essay. Applications available in counseling office. Deadline is May 10th, 2020. Copy and paste for .pdf format:

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) is offering a $3,000 scholarship to an outstanding student pursuing education and a career in the marine trades. High school seniors, and college and vocational students may apply. The application is at and is due April 1, 2020.

Apply by April 1st for the Northern Wisconsin Outdoor Experiential Education Scholarship! This scholarship pays up to $1000 to Chequamegon Bay area residents in order to participate in outdoor programs through programs like Outward Bound, Wilderness Inquiry or Northland College. Stop into the Counseling office or  contact the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation at 218-726-0232.

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.

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

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

about 1 year 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


about 1 year ago

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