Waunakee Professional Women have offered scholarships in the amount of $1,000 since 2017!

This scholarship was established by the Waunakee Professional Women. The group was put together and is run by local businesswomen with the goal of supporting and aiding the Waunakee community.

$1,000 is granted annually to two female high school graduates from Waunakee with an interest in business or entrepreneurship, shows a strong work ethic, and has been involved in the community.

Eligibility Requirements

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior who lives in the Waunakee School District completing high school in the current academic year
  • The applicants must be pursuing a full time course of studies at an accredited college, university or vocational school in the coming year
  • The applicants must show a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in business or entrepreneurship
  • The applicants must also demonstrate involvement in the Waunakee community through work, volunteering or other involvement

How to Apply

  • Complete the application
  • 300 word essay describing your career interest in business or entrepreneurship
  • One letter of recommendation from a volunteer, community service, or work supervisor
  • Submit an unofficial copy of your transcripts


  • Your letter of acceptance is validated by WPW
  • The WPW $1,000 scholarship is sent directly to the accredited college, university or vocational school the student is enrolling to go toward tuition and related fees

If you prefer to download and print the application, please submit your completed application to Mary Horras, Simply Unique Decor 115 W. Main St., Suite B Waunakee, WI 53597 or by March 30th.

Fill out our application form to apply!