Schweigert Scholarship Essay


High school seniors looking for an outlet for their writing creativity could generate $500 or more in cash for their continuing education.

Each year, Cuba City Light & Water along with our power supplier WPPI Energy, offers two $500 high school scholarship to high school seniors.

The 2018 scholarship program materials will be available through this web site or by contacting the high school guidance or utility offices. The deadline is March 31, 2018. Award recipients will be notified in May.

Cuba City Light & Water is proud to help in the educational efforts of our community’s youth. Through this scholarship program, we have helped many local students with their continuing education.

Past winners include:

2017: Jayden Trevethan and Anthony Zilliox

2016: Alex Biba and Noah Sander

2015: Tanner Boebel

2014: Jenna Hoppenjan

2013: Emily Hilby, Brianna Morrissey and Jason Derby

2012:  Scott Wisdom, Taylor Pickel and Kaitlyn McQuade

2011: Brittany Ginter

2010: Matthew Klimesh and Megan Pickel

2009: Troy Schroeder and Jeremy Lucey

2008: Kayla Brogley and Kelsey Pustina

2007: Becky Kaiser

2006: Josh Bruner and Elizabeth Wisdom

2005: Amber Morrissey

2004: Teri Cardey and Ashley Morrissey

2003: Sean Casey

2002: Amanda Hendricks and Maggie McWilliams

2001: Christine McWilliams and Jennifer Lange

2000: June Schroeder and Matt Schweigert

1999: Abbey Jo Holt

1998: Rachael Johll and Christopher Gile

Program Purpose

  • To give something back to the community, contribute to educational efforts
  • To increase awareness of public power
  • To inform customers about the benefits of having a community-owned, municipal utility
Eligibility Guidelines
  1. High school seniors may submit essays to win one of two $500.00 scholarships. To be eligible, the student or their legal guardian must be a customer of Cuba City Light and Water when the essay is submitted. Dependents of utility personnel are not eligible.
  2. The essay theme for 2017 is "Our Community Connection:  The Value of Our Municipal Utility". Essays should be 500-1,000 words, typed, double-spaced and include the following information on a cover page: first and last name, home address, phone number, name of legal guardian, Cuba City Light & Water account information such as name on account, billing address and account number.
  3. Deadline for submitting essays is March 31, 2017. Please bring your essay to Cuba City Light & Water or mail it to: Cuba City Light & Water, Attn: Jill Hill, 108 N. Main Street, Cuba City, WI 53807-1538.
  4. Awards will be announced in May.
Resource Materials

Cuba City Light and Water is a good source of information through through both printed materials and interviews with employees. Information about public power is also available at libraries and on the Internet. Web sites of particular interest include WPPI Energy at, American Public Power Association at, and the Utility Connection at


Scholarships are awarded to essay contest winners who plan on attending a post-secondary educational institution. The scholarships will be paid to the winners upon completion of their first semester. A transcript or other proof of completion must be submitted to: Cuba City Light & Water, Attn: Jill Hill, 108 N. Main Street, Cuba City, WI 53807-1538.

Careers in Public Power
To find out more about careers in public power, visit the site above. The web site contains information for students, job seekers, educators, parents and more.

College Scholarships for High School Seniors – 2017 & 2018


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Scholarship NameAmountApplication Deadline
#LiveLikeLyly Memorial Scholarship$1,0005/15/2018
$1,000 College JumpStart Scholarship$1,00010/17/2018
¡Adelante! HOPE Alamo Community College District Scholarship$1,0003/18/2018
¡Adelante! HOPE Jimmy E. Garcia UTSA University of Texas San Antonio Scholarship$1,2503/18/2018
1,000 Dreams Scholarship $1,0004/30/2018
16th District PTA ScholarshipVaries3/15/2018
49 Fund Educational Scholarship$4,90004/10/2018
5 Strong Scholarship$50,00012/31/2018
A.A. and Hattie Mae Bush Accounting Scholarship $4,00002/10/2018
A.B. Noel Endowed Scholarship$2,0003/31/2018
A.C. “Kate” & Leo Joseph Merlone Teaching ScholarshipVaries2/15/2018
AAA South Jersey Scholarship Program$5,0003/31/2018
AAC Culinary Scholarships for High School SeniorsVaries3/31/2018
AAF-Greater Evansville Scholarship Award$5,0003/23/2018
AAHA Lou Manzione Scholarship$1,00002/01/2018
AAIF Youth Leadership Scholarship – Helen Abbott Community Service Awards$1,00003/01/2018
Abbey Road Green Ticket ScholarshipVaries4/15/2018
AbbVie Immunology Scholarship$15,0003/31/2018
Abby’s Closet Dreams Can Come True Scholarship $1,00003/04/2018
Ability Center of Greater Toledo Scholarships$2,0003/31/2018
ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition$1,00001/01/2018
ACF Andrew Piech Memorial Scholarship$1,00006/03/2018
ACF Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nichol Scholarship Program$7003/16/2018
ACF Bryan Cline Memorial Soccer Scholarship ProgramVaries3/16/2018
ACF Carl F. Scott Scholarship Fund for Tucumcari Lodge No. 27 AF&AM$2,6003/16/2018
ACF Charlie and Kathy Barnhart and Ken Haynes, Jr.  Manufactured Housing Association Scholarship Fund?Varies3/16/2018
ACF David R. Woodling Memorial Scholarship$1,00006/03/2018
ACF James Ledwith Memorial ScholarshipVaries3/16/2018
ACF Kiwanis Club of Albuquerque Scholarship Program$2,0003/16/2018
ACF Notah Begay III Scholarship Program$1,3003/16/2018
ACF Robby Baker Memorial Scholarship$7503/16/2018
ACF Sussman-Miller Educational Assistance Award Program (Private/Out-of-State Schools)$2,0004/20/2018
ACF Sussman-Miller Educational Assistance Award Program (Public Colleges/Current Undergraduates)$2,0006/20/2018
ACF Woodcock Family Education Scholarship ProgramVaries3/16/2018
ACF Youth in Foster Care Scholarship Program$2,0003/16/2018
ACFEF Culinary Institute of America Scholarship $10,00005/01/2018
ACFEF Johnson & Wales Scholarship $10,00012/01/2018
ACHE Police Officers and Firefighters Survivors Educational Assistance ProgramVariesVaries
ACHE Student Grant ProgramVariesVaries
ACS Scholars Program$5,00003/01/2018
Actuarial Diversity Scholarship $4,00005/02/2018
Adoption STAR Academic Scholarship Program$1,50001/01/2018
Adrian and Corena Swanier Education Scholarship$1,0003/31/2018
Advance North East Foundation Athletic Scholarship$5004/30/2018
Advance North East Foundation Senior Scholarship$1,0004/30/2018
Advantage Medical Staffing Scholarship$1,0004/15/2018
Advocacy in Action Video Contest$1,0003/18/2018
AEF Scholarship$20,0001/30/2018
AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship$5,0002/15/2018
AFAS General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program$4,00003/10/2018
AFSA High School Essay Contest$2,5003/15/2018
AFSA High School Scholarship Contest$2,00004/07/2018
AFSA High School Senior Merit and Community Service Awards $2,50002/08/2018
Against the Grain Artistic Scholarship$1,0005/31/2018
Against The Grain Production Artistic Scholarship$1,0005/15/2018
Agnes M. Lindsay ScholarshipVariesVaries
Ahadi Women in Science Scholarship$5002/28/2018
AHB Foundation ScholarshipVaries3/15/2018
Ahlswell Scholarship$5003/31/2018
AICPA Accountemps Student Scholarship$10,00004/01/2018
AIEF Undergraduate Scholarship Program$2,00004/04/2018
Aimee Melissa Davis Scholarship $5,0004/15/2018
Air Line Pilots Association Scholarship$12,00004/01/2018
Ajia Matthews Educational Scholarship Fund$5,0003/31/2018
Akron BBB’s Laws of Life Essay Contest $50002/10/2018
Al Barr Memorial Scholarship $3,0004/15/2018
Al Schuman/Ecolab Entrepreneurial Scholarship$5,50004/01/2018
ALA Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship$3,00003/01/2018
Alabama Golf Association Women’s Scholarship Fund$4,00003/04/2018
Alabama Scholarships for Dependents of Blind ParentsVariesVaries
Alabama Student Grant ProgramVaries4/15/2018
AlaskAdvantage® Education Grant$3,0006/30/2018
ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Contest$2507/15/2018
Albert Smith Conservation ScholarshipVaries2/15/2018
Albuquerque Open Space Scholarship$50012/31/2018
Alfred & Esther Eggerling – Midland University Scholarship$1,0003/15/2018
Alfred State Academic Distinction Scholarships$1,00003/01/2018
Alice Madden Barton Cosmetology School ScholarshipVariesVaries
Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship$2,50011/13/2018
Alliance Pipeline ScholarshipVariesVaries
ALS Family Charitable Foundation, Inc. Scholarship $3,000Varies
Alumni Association Scholarship Fund of the Former Albert Einstein Medical Center Nursing School of Philadelphia$2,0003/30/2018
Alyce Marcus Scholarship $1,0004/24/2018
Amanda Reed Memorial ScholarshipVaries03/01/2018
Amber Huber Memorial ScholarshipVaries03/01/2018
America’s 911 Foundation, Inc. Scholarship$2,0003/20/2018
American Association of Blacks in Energy Scholarship$5,00002/03/2018
American Atheists Chinn Scholarships$50002/03/2018
American Atheists O’Hair Award $1,00002/03/2018
American Atheists President’s Scholarships$50002/03/2018
American Baptist Financial Aid Program$3,0005/31/2018
American Business Women’s Association – Saginaw Charter Chapter ScholarshipVaries2/15/2018
American Council of the Blind ScholarshipVaries2/15/2018
American Fire Sprinkler Association Second Chance Scholarship$1,0008/29/2018
American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship Program$2,50003/01/2018
American Legion Auxiliary Spirit of Youth Scholarship for Junior Members$5,00003/01/2018
American Legion Auxililary Children of Warriors National Presidents’ Scholarship$3,50003/01/2018
American Legion Baseball Scholarship$5,0007/15/2018
American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest$19,500Varies
American Legion Scholarship ProgramVaries04/01/2018
American Society of Human Genetics Essay Contest $1,00003/11/2018
American Taekwondo Association H.U. Lee Scholarship $3,0002/15/2018
America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarships $1,50002/01/2018
Amish Descendant Scholarship Varies08/10/2018
Amos & Edith Wallace Scholarship$5004/15/2018
AMS Minority Scholarships$6,00002/03/2018
AMTIE Scholarships$50004/01/2018
Anchor Scholarship FoundationVaries03/01/2018
Andrew “Rube” Foster Scholarship$1,0003/27/2018
Andy and Julie Plata Honorary Scholarship$2,00005/01/2018
Angus Foundation Undergraduate Student Scholarship$5,00005/01/2018
Anhelo Project Dream Scholarship Varies1/15/2018
Ann Crawford Alexander Memorial Scholarship $1,00004/01/2018
Anna Schiller ScholarshipVaries03/01/2018
Annabelle InPower Dream Big Scholarship$5003/31/2018
Anne Ford Scholarship$10,00011/13/2018
Annie Ibok Scholarship$1,0006/30/2018
Annie S. Alexander Memorial Scholarship$1,8006/15/2018
Anniston Community Education Foundation Scholarship FundVaries3/15/2018
Anonymous Scholarship$1,0003/15/2018
ANS Incoming Freshman Scholarship$1,00004/01/2018
ANS Undergraduate Scholarship$2,50002/01/2018
Antelope Valley Freethinkers High School Senior Essay Scholarship$1,00007/01/2018
Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship$10,0003/16/2018
Anthony and Charlotte Kinney ScholarshipVaries03/01/2018
Anthony Muñoz Scholarship Fund$20,00005/01/2018
The Antonio J. Waring, Jr. Scholarship Fund Endowment$1,500Varies
AOC Enlisted Tuition GrantVariesVaries
APIASF General Scholarship Program $15,00001/11/2018
APIASF/AT&T Scholarship$2,50001/11/2018
APIASF/BBCN Bank Scholarship$2,50001/11/2018
APIASF/Coca-Cola Foundation Scholarship$2,50001/11/2018
APIASF/Darden Restaurants Foundation Scholarship$5,00001/11/2018
APIASF/FedEX Scholarship$10,00001/11/2018
APIASF/General Mills Scholarship$5,00001/11/2018
APIASF/NASA Scholarship$2,90001/11/2018
APIASF/Southern California Edison Scholarship$2,50001/11/2018
APIASF/TAAP (A Toyota Giving Circle) Scholarship$2,50001/11/2018
APIASF/Toyota Scholarship$2,50001/11/2018
APIASF/Wells Fargo Scholarship$2,50001/11/2018
Appaloosa Youth Foundation Territory Scholarship$1,0003/18/2018
Apply for the CollegeWeekLive $1,000 Monthly Scholarship Today!$1,0007/31/2018
Appreneur Scholar Award$5,00011/30/2018
Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship$50012/31/2018
APWU E.C. Hallbeck Memorial Scholarship$8,0003/15/2018
AQHA Amy D. Bell “Pay It Forward” Memorial Scholarship$50,00012/01/2018
AQHA Arizona Quarter Racing Scholarship$50012/01/2018
AQHA Boon San Kitty Scholarship$7,50012/01/2018
AQHA Christopher Lawrence Junker Nebraska Scholarship$50012/01/2018
AQHA Dogwood Scholarship$8,00012/01/2018
AQHA Dr. Gerald O’Connor Michigan Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship$8,00012/01/2018
AQHA Excellence in Equine & Agricultural Involvement Scholarship$25,00012/01/2018
AQHA Guy Stoops Professional Horsemen’s Family Scholarship$3,00012/01/2018
AQHA Indiana Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship$1,50012/01/2018
AQHA James F. and Doris M. Barton Scholarship$10,00012/01/2018
AQHA Jay Pumphrey Animal Sciences Scholarship$6,00012/01/2018
AQHA Joan Cain Florida Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship$1,00012/01/2018
AQHA Journalism or Communications Scholarship$32,00012/01/2018
AQHA Joyce Wyatt Pennsylvania Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship$2,00012/01/2018
AQHA Oklahoma Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship$8,00012/01/2018
AQHA Region One Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship$10,00012/01/2018
AQHA Swayze Woodruff Memorial Mid-South Scholarship $9,00012/01/2018
AQHF Farm & Ranch Heritage Scholarship Program$12,50012/01/2018
AQHF Nebraska Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship$8,00012/01/2018
AQHF Youth Scholarship $32,00012/01/2018
Arab-American Women’s Business Council Scholarship $1,00011/18/2018
Arborjet Taking Root Scholarship$1,0006/30/2018
Arizona CPA Foundation High School Scholarship$50002/03/2018
Arizona Elk Society Annual Youth Scholarships$1,0001/31/2018
Arkansas Chamber Singers Music/Vocal Scholarship$1,00012/16/2018
Arkansas Chamber Singers Vocal/Choral Music Scholarship$1,00012/16/2018
Arkansas High-Tech Scholarship Program$2,00007/01/2018
Army Engineer Memorial Awards$2,0003/15/2018
Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship ProgramVariesVaries
Arnold White Memorial Scholarship$1,2503/15/2018
ARTBA’s Student Transportation Video Contest$5009/15/2018
Arthur Hill High School ScholarshipVaries2/15/2018
Arts for Life! Scholarship$3,00002/01/2018
Ashbrook Scholar ProgramVariesVaries
Ashley E. Ketcher Memorial ScholarshipVaries03/01/2018
Ashley Stevenson Memorial Scholarship$3,0003/13/2018
ASHS Outstanding Horticulture Student AwardVaries3/25/2018
Ashtabula County Business Exchange “Jay Sartini Memorial Scholarship”$1,0004/25/2018
Ashton B. Joseph ScholarshipVaries2/15/2018
Associated Grocers-Sam S. Politz Scholarship Fund$8,00003/01/2018
Associated Women for Pepperdine (AWP) Scholarship $5,0002/15/2018
Association for Women in Mathematics Essay Contest Varies1/31/2018
Association of Texas Leaders for Education Scholarship$1,0004/30/2018
Association of Women Contractors ScholarshipVaries4/30/2018
Atlantic Aviators Aviation Scholarship$1,0003/31/2018
Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarships$12,0001/31/2018
Augustana College Alumni Legacy Award$500Varies
Augustana College Athletic GrantVariesVaries
Augustana College Distinguished Scholar Competition$60,0001/25/2018
Augustana College Fryxell Scholarship$1,0002/15/2018
Augustana College Presidential Scholarship$18,00011/01/2018
Augustana College Pro Musica Scholarships$5,00002/01/2018
Augustana University Diversity ScholarshipsVariesVaries
Augustana University Hatterscheidt Scholarship$2,0003/15/2018
Austin College Art Scholarships$16,0001/15/2018
Austin College John D. Moseley Alumni Scholarships$1,0001/15/2018
Austin College Music Scholarship$4,0001/15/2018
Austin College Sara Bernice Moseley Scholarships for Presbyterian Students$4,0001/15/2018
Austin College Theatre Scholarship$4,0001/15/2018
Automotive Hall of Fame ScholarshipsVaries6/30/2018
Autumn Day ScholarshipVaries04/01/2018
AWS Barbara and Richard Couch Hypertherm Scholarship$10,0002/15/2018
AWSC Graduating High School Senior Scholarship$1,50001/11/2018
AXA Achievement Scholarship $25,00012/15/2018
Azalee Clements Memorial Scholarship$5006/16/2018
B. Bradford Barnes Memorial ScholarshipVaries03/06/2018
Back 2 School Illinois College Scholarship$2,50004/01/2018
Baer Reintegration ScholarshipVaries1/31/2018
Balanced Man Scholarship$1,0009/15/2018
Balanced Man Scholarship – University of Nebraska at Omaha$1,000Varies
Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund$5,0002/24/2018
Barbara Odom-Wesley Spirit of Achievement Scholarship $2,00006/08/2018
Baxalta Education Advantage Scholarship$28,000Varies
Baxter International Foundation Scholarship Program $1,50003/01/2018
Bay Area Mobility Management$2,0002/24/2018
Baylor University Baptist ScholarshipsVariesVaries
BBB New Hampshire Student Ethics Scholarship$2,0005/27/2018
BBB of Delaware Student Ethics Scholarship$2,50001/11/2018
BBB Student of Integrity Scholarship $4,5009/22/2018
BBG Communications Scholarship$1,0006/30/2018
Beat the Odds Scholarship$2,5009/13/2018
Beating Heart Disease Scholarship $1,0007/31/2018
Beautiful Minds Challenge $39,08612/01/2018
BECA, Inc. Edna R. Anthony Memorial Scholarship$1,0004/15/2018
Becas Univision Scholarships$5,000Varies
Becca’s Closet Spirit of Generosity ScholarshipVaries4/22/2018
Bemidji State Music ScholarshipsVaries02/12/2018
Ben Carlson Memorial Scholarship$10,00003/01/2018
Benjamin and Patricia Allen ScholarshipVaries02/02/2018
Benjamin Venezia Memorial Scholarship$1,0004/29/2018
Berea College Tuition Promise Scholarship$100,0001/31/2018
Bernard E. Dillon Vocational Skills Scholarship$1,00003/01/2018
Bernice Barlow NAACP ScholarshipVaries2/15/2018
Bernice McNamara Memorial Scholarship$2,50003/11/2018
Bernie Smillie Memorial Scholarship – Freeland Graduate Varies2/15/2018
Bernie Smillie Memorial Scholarship – MedicalVaries2/15/2018
Bernie Smillie Memorial Scholarship – Michigan StudentVaries2/15/2018
Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program$1,25004/01/2018
Bernold and Beatrice Pollard Scholarship Program$1,9005/31/2018
Berry Quality of Life Youth Leadership Scholarship$50007/01/2018
Berto Diaz Engineering Scholarship$1,00003/01/2018
Beta Gamma Recruitment GrantVaries03/01/2018
Beta Omicron of Sigma Chi Freshman Scholarship$1,5008/31/2018
Beta Sigma Psi Martin Luther Scholarship$2,0002/17/2018
Beta Sigma Psi University of Illinois Christian Leadership Award $1,5002/17/2018
Beth Carew Memorial Scholarship Program$6,0004/14/2018
Beth Middleton Memorial Scholarship $40003/01/2018
Bethesda Student Scholastic Scholarships for High School Seniors$50005/01/2018
Betsy Niles Scholarship $5,00004/10/2018
Better Brothers LA Book Scholarship$1,5002/20/2018
Betty Harlan Memorial Art ScholarshipVaries02/01/2018
BHW Scholarship$3,0004/15/2018
Big Game Conservation Association Scholarship$50004/01/2018
BigSun Scholarship $5006/19/2018
Billiard Education Foundation Academic Scholarship Program$5,000Varies
Billy Smith Memorial ScholarshipVaries02/01/2018
Bird Dog Foundation Essay Contest$1,5004/15/2018
Bishop John Bryson Chane Scholarship for Social JusticeVaries03/01/2018
Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship $20,00003/01/2018
BMW of Freeport Biannual Scholarship$50012/01/2018
BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship$6,0003/15/2018
Board Scholarship – CIU$6,000Varies
Bobby Sox High School Senior ScholarshipVaries05/05/2018
Bobette Bibo Gugliotta Memorial Scholarship for Creative Writing$1,0002/24/2018
Boise State WUE Award$42,0003/15/2018
Botkins Community Fund Scholarship$1,000Varies
Botkins Student Memorial Scholarship$5002/15/2018
Botkins Trojans Scholarship$2,5002/15/2018
Bounce Energy “BE More” Scholarship$2,5006/30/2018
Boys & Girls Clubs of America/Urban Scholars Program Varies02/01/2018
Brad Fowler Memorial Scholarship$5,0002/17/2018
Bradley D. Gendron Memorial Scholarship$1,0004/15/2018
Brandon Walker “BW” Memorial Scholarships – Athletic ScholarshipVaries2/15/2018
Brandon Walker “BW” Memorial Scholarships – Criminal Justice ScholarshipVaries2/15/2018

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