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WCHRA Scholarships

Walworth County Human Resource Association

Announces Scholarship Opportunity


The Walworth County Human Resource Association will offer two scholarships annually.  Payment will be distributed to the student upon confirmation of enrollment the following fall semester.

Applications will be accepted until May 13, 2024, for scholarships to be distributed for the following fall term.  The WCHRA Board of Directors will review all applications and select recipients based on the following criteria:

1.  Timely submission of the completed application materials along with a copy of student's current transcript & current course schedule by the deadline of May 13, 2024.  GPA will be considered in the event of a tie in the selection process.

2.  The student must be actively pursuing a major or minor in human resources, supervisory management, or a related discipline focusing on human resources management.  Students must have graduated from a Walworth County High School.

3.  One scholarship in the amount of $1000 will be awarded to a student who is currently attending a four-year institution and will be entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year in a human resources-related program.

4.  One scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded to a student who is at least halfway through a human resources generalist certificate program or who will be entering the third trimester in a supervisory management or human resources-related associate degree program at a two-year institution.

Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Kris Welsh, Scholarship Chair, at or mail completed application to:


Attn:  Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 261

Elkhorn, WI 53121

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2023 Scholarship recipient

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Abigail Gleiter, an Elkhorn Area High School graduate  (center) was awarded the 2023 Scholarship.  She is a student in Organizational Leadership at Faith Baptist Bible College.  The Check is being presented by Kris Welsh (right) and current officers of WCHRA.

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