Additional Scholarship Opportunities | Western Technical College

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

In addition to Western Scholarships, you may also find other opportunities below. If you experience an unexpected financial hardship, Emergency Funding is available for students who qualify. Read more about Emergency Funding.

Nursing Assistant Scholarships

The Western Foundation may provide funding to students who experience modest financial situations and/or other special circumstances that hamper their ability to continue learning because of the inability to pay the tuition costs to take the Nursing Assistant class.

Nursing Assistant Scholarship Applications

TUMMA Manufacturing Careers Scholarship

TUMMA LogoThe Upper Mississippi Manufacturing Alliance ( is offering multiple $500 scholarships for new students entering Western Technical College in the Fall of 2024. Students pursuing careers in advanced manufacturing related programs are encouraged to apply. 

To apply, complete the application and submit to the Western Technical College Foundation Office.

TUMMA Scholarship Applications

Pathway Scholarships

Pathway Scholarships are available for specific programs to help students build their education as they plan their career advancement. This scholarship continues each term for up to four terms per student. To apply, contact the Foundation office.

Fresh Start Program

The Fresh Start Fund assists with childcare funding for eligible single parents to help reduce the obstacles that may prevent them from completing their education at Western Technical College.

Eligibility (determined on a case-by-case basis)

  • For a full or part-time student enrolled in any program at Western Technical College
  • Must be a single parent with custody of the child(ren)
  • Must have financial need
  • All other child care funding resources must be accessed first
  • Must have academic good standing
  • Child must be registered with a licensed, accredited or certified daycare provider

Complete the Student Resource Request Form.


The Wisconsin Amusement and Music Operators Scholarship is for students who are accepted or enrolled for six or more credits at any Wisconsin Technical College. To be eligible, you must provide a recommendation form from a WAMO member.

WAMO Scholarship Applications

External Opportunities

External scholarships are not specific to Western Technical College students, but can be a great way to gain financial support to reach your educational goals. Learn more about these opportunities.

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Contact Us

Have questions or need more information about scholarships? Visit, call, or email the Western Foundation.