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Scholarship applications will be accepted beginning Jan. 1 of each year. CFK/CFT offers two types of scholarships:

Department of Public Instruction (DPI)

Requirements: child must be entering sixth grade or above in the fall, must have a 2.5 GPA or greater, and must be eligible for free or reduced school lunch program.
The application form must be certified by your school counselor/principal. In addition, a transcript of the child's grades is necessary.

Needs-Based

Requirements: children must qualify for free or reduced school lunch program.
The application form must be completed and signed by your school principal.
Students are responsible for paying $15 of the course fee.
This scholarship is good toward classes with fees of $149 or less. You will need to make up the difference for anything more than $149.

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Please mail the application form to our office at:
College for Kids, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave, Ste. 6000, Milwaukee, WI 53203

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Your packet will not be complete until all forms are filled out correctly and all documents are sent in. Please do not fax in DPI applications. We need the original paperwork.

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There is limited funding, so get your scholarship packet sent in early. Needs-based scholarship recipients will be notified the first week of May. Others will be notified as soon as we are able to review them. Only selected recipients will be notified by phone or by mail.

  Resources  
  Department of Public Instruction Scholarship Application (6-12th grade)
DPI Scholarship Application
  Department of Public Instruction Scholarship Information Sheet (6-12th grade)
Scholarship Information Sheet
  Need-Based Scholarship Application (K5-5th grade)
Need-Based Scholarship Application
  Need-Based Scholarship Information Sheet (K5-5th grade)
Scholarship Information Sheet
 
For more information, contact:
Cindy Ruffert, Director, cfkids@uwm.edu, 414-227-3360
Elizabeth Sutton, Assistant Director, cfkids@uwm.edu, 414-227-3360
 
 

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