For Release: 01/23/2013

Wisconsin Public Service Foundation Scholarship Deadline February 1st

Green Bay, WI – The February 1st deadline is approaching for scholarship applications from students who live within the Wisconsin Public Service customer area and plan to attend technical or four-year college programs.

Scholarships are offered from the Wisconsin Public Service Foundation to students who are high school seniors, returning adults, or minority/females.

Scholarships of up to $1,500 per year are awarded based upon outstanding academic achievement, leadership in school and community activities, and financial need.

For more information regarding available scholarships, and for an on-line application, visit www.wisconsinpublicservice.com/company/scholarships.aspx. High school students can visit their guidance counselors for additional information.

Last year, Wisconsin Public Service Foundation awarded over 160 scholarships, with the recipients receiving more than $140,000.

About the Wisconsin Public Service Foundation:

The Wisconsin Public Service Foundation, incorporated in 1964, is a private, charitable foundation that supports charities and organizations that need financial assistance. Wisconsin Public Service Foundation is funded by shareowners of the corporation, NOT BY ELECTRIC AND NATURAL GAS CUSTOMERS. The Foundation provides nearly $1.0 million annually in contributions to programs that support activities in the areas of arts and culture, community and neighborhood development, education, human services and health and care for the environment.

For More Information, Contact:

  • Karmen Lemke
    Director - Wisconsin Public Service Foundation
    920-433-1433
     
  • Media Hotline
    800-977-2250