Scholarship Application

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  4:00 pm, Friday, April 29, 2022

Mentor Chippewa program for at least one year during their K-12 academic career. Awards are meant to further the student’s education and training after high school. Awards are competitive and based on dollars available to grant. Scholarship opportunities include:

  • Carol Gienapp Memorial Scholarship, named in memory of Carol Gienapp, the first Director of the mentor program.
  • Alice Hagen Scholarship, named in honor of Alice Hagen, a Chippewa Falls graduate and long-time supporter of the mentor program.

Application Checklist:

  • Complete the application form (below)
  • Submit two letters of recommendation (from adult, non-family members)
    • Letter of recommendation should clearly identify:
      • student applicant’s first last name
      • relationship the reference has to the student applicant (mentor, teacher, employer, clergy member, neighbor, or another adult)
      • should speak to the student applicants charactercommitment, and potential for success in their chosen academic area of interest 
    • Letters of recommendation can be emailed or mailed – postmarked/dated no later than April 29, 2022 to:
      • Lisa Husom, Executive Director lisa@mentorchippewa.org 
        • Subject Line: Student Name Recommendation Letter
      • Mentor Chippewa, Attn: Lisa Husom, Student Name Scholarship Recommendation, 750 Tropicana Blvd., Chippewa Falls, WI 54729 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  4:00 pm, Friday, April 29, 2022

Additional Information:

  • Selection:
    • The Mentor Chippewa Board of Directors will choose the award recipient(s) from those who have submitted completed application materials as outlined in the eligibility criteria above. 
  • Presentation:
    • The recipient will receive a scholarship certificate. 
  • Award Payment:
    • Scholarship checks will be mailed directly to your 2- or 4-year school, or institution issuing your certificate program, financial aid office upon Mentor Chippewa’s receipt of a copy of your current year/semester transcript to verify:
      • proof of enrollment; &
      • a minimum 2.0 GPA 
    • A copy of your transcript can be an be emailed to:
    • or mailed to:
      • Mentor Chippewa, Attn: Lisa Husom, Student Name Scholarship Transcript, 750 Tropicana Blvd., Chippewa Falls, WI 54729 
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