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De Soto High School Local Scholarship Information 
Completed scholarship application packets are due to Mrs. Jandrin no later than March 2, 2018Feel free to turn the packet in early if you have it completed.  

De Soto students planning to continue their education after graduation should consider applying for local scholarships.  In order to be considered for local scholarships, students must organize and submit a SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PACKET which includes:

  1. A completed APPLICATION FORM- Available for download at or you can pick one up in Mrs. Jandrin’s office. 
  2. An AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY – Type a ONE PAGE essay profile about yourself.  This essay should give the scholarship committee insight into your life, accomplishments, and goals.  Consider including the following information:
    • Family information/background
    • Accomplishments
    • Career and educational goals
    • Aspirations and ambitions
    • Contributions you would like to make to society in the future. 
  3. RESUME - Prepare a resume outlining your work and/or volunteer experience.   You may include information about special talents, school / community activities, offices held, and other related information.
  4. LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE - Include a copy of the letter of acceptance from a post-secondary school.
  5. A TRANSCRIPT - Include a copy of your high school transcript showing 7 semesters of courses and grades earned. - ASK Mrs. Jandrin to print your transcript off for you. 
  6. Any LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION - Include copies of any letters of recommendation you receive.
        ****Your application materials should be arranged in the sequence above in a folder or SMALL binder.  (Three ring binders are not required)

2017-2018 Scholarship List 

2017-2018 Scholarship List

ALWAYS apply for specific College and University Scholarships: 
Once you've been accepted into one or many colleges, apply for specific campus scholarships to see what kind of additional aid you can receive for each college.  If you're trying to decide between a few schools, scholarships may help you decide. Click on the links below for specific college campus scholarship information.
Remember to apply every year for campus scholarships once you've started college! 

Western Technical College: Visit
WI Technical Colleges Resources: Visit
Viterbo University: Visit
WI Private Colleges Resources: Visit