Recipients will be notified by the last week of April

Stateline Community Foundation Scholarship Funds originated at Beloit Memorial High School and have expanded to benefit other Stateline Area high schools and now, non-traditional students.

These funds provide thousands of dollars in scholarships every year to students from Beloit Memorial High School, Clinton Community High School, F.J. Turner High School, Hononegah High School, Rock County Christian School, South Beloit High School, and Blackhawk Technical College.



All applications must be submitted online by 5 pm of the deadline date, February 1, 2018. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. The recommendation letters and transcripts are due by 5 pm on February 8, 2018. (You will receive an e-mail confirming SCF has received your scholarship application that will include a link for your transcripts and recommendation letters. The scholarship committee will review all eligible applications. Candidates will be scored based on the quality of the overall application. You will be notified by e-mail by the end of April regarding your application status. )

The names of recipients of scholarships administered by the Stateline Community Foundation are listed in the organization’s annual report, on the website, and may be included in other promotional materials.

Recipients will be expected to attend the Scholarship Luncheon on May 19, 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact  Tammy Kerch,

Recommendation Letters

Once you submit your application, you will receive an e-mail with a link that needs to be forwarded to your recommenders.

There will be easy to follow directions on how to submit the recommendation letters.

SCF recommends that you ask for recommendations prior to submitting your application.

Double check requirements for each scholarship.

Most scholarships require two recommendations; however, some require additional instructions. Recommendations cannot be from a family member.

If you have any questions, please contact Tammy Kerch at or (608)362-4228.

Scholarship Award Payment

All scholarship awards will be paid to the accredited institution upon receipt of:

  • A thank you letter addressed to the donor of the Scholarship.
  • Student ID number
  • Name, address and phone number of accredited institution

Payment of multi-year awards requires the receipt of certified transcripts. Further information may be required of specific scholarships. Payments will be for the original scholarship amount only.

This required correspondence should be mailed to:

Stateline Community Foundation
Attn:Tammy Kerch
690 Third Street, Suite 110
Beloit, WI 53511.


Application Instructions

Review the eligibility criteria for each scholarship. Do not apply for scholarships for which you do not qualify.

Please use the online scholarship application form below. APPLICATIONS THAT ARE INCOMPLETE OR LATE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. To save time, before you begin be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Your name, contact information, date of birth, race/ethnicity
  • Which scholarship(s) you are applying for
  • High schools attended
  • Parent/Guardian name
  • Your GPA
  • ACT and/or SAT scores (Unless applying for a technical scholarship)
  • Student Aid Report from the FAFSA
  • Future occupations you are considering
  • Provide a brief essay (500 words or less) answering the question “What are you personal, educational and professional goals and how do you plan to achieve them?”.
  • A suitable photo  (jpg, png)

Scholarship Application (General)

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Community Action Scholarship

Walter and Verdna Leishman Scholarship

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Kelly O’Brien Scholarship

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Noah Morris Scholarship

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Schlichting Firefighter Scholarship

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Thank you letter


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