Grants, Gifts, & Scholarships


The Wisconsin Bankers Foundation (WBF) is pleased to announce the launch of a new Agricultural Banking Scholarship program!

This scholarship program is open to all students attending a Wisconsin state‐accredited college, university, or state‐operated technical school who are interested in pursuing a career in agricultural banking. Note: students planning to attend a government military academy or privately run trade school are not eligible to apply.

Completed applications must be submitted no later than Monday, November 30, 2020.

Two awards of $1,000 each will be given to qualified applicants. Selection criteria include:

  • Academic achievement
  • Demonstration of financial literacy capabilities and resources
  • Having a career goal related to agricultural banking/finance
  • Extracurricular activities and community involvement
  • Relevant experience in agriculture

Completed applications must be postmarked no later than Monday, November 30, 2020.

If you have any questions regarding the scholarship application, please contact WBA’s Lori Kalscheuer at 608‐441‐1250 or

Click below to download all the application materials:

2020 Application Form
2020 Application Form (fillable PDF)
2020 Rules
2020 Cover Letter

Good luck to all applicants!


In addition to scholarships for individuals, WBF may provide gifts or grants to non-profit entities that offer continuing education to consumers, teachers, and individuals within the banking industry.  Entities under consideration for gifts and grants must focus on financial literacy and education and must demonstrate an institutional knowledge of the U.S. financial system and a high degree of professionalism.

The WBF Board of Directors has adopted a Grant Policy and a Grant Application available to not-for-profit organizations.