Eau Claire Community Foundation Awards $90,000+ in Scholarships!

The Eau Claire Community Foundation (ECCF) proudly announces its distribution of over $90,000 in scholarships to 35 deserving students in the 2024 scholarship cycle, marking an unprecedented level of support.  These scholarships are designed to support the academic and career aspirations of students, encouraging them to achieve their educational goals.

This year’s scholarship recipients, chosen through a meticulous selection process by high school scholarship committees, have showcased remarkable academic achievements, community involvement, and a steadfast dedication to their future careers. These scholarships provide financial support to students with a diverse range of interests, including science, technology, agriculture, and the arts.

“We are incredibly proud to play a part in the educational journeys of these outstanding students,” said Wesley Escondo, President & CEO of the Eau Claire Community Foundation.

“This year’s scholarship cycle highlights the generosity of our community and the promising future of our young leaders,” said Escondo.

Thanks to generous donations from individuals, businesses, and organizations within the community, these scholarships will create greater accessibility for students in the Chippewa Valley and beyond for generations to come.

Funds that supported this year’s scholarships include:

Alvin and Marcia Lechleitner Scholarship Fund Bartig Family Scholarship Fund for Ladysmith
Bruce Alumni Scholarship Fund Clarence and Isabel Berger Family Scholarship 
Cody and Molly Filipczak Scholarship Fund Doris J. Bautch STEM Scholarship Fund
Draper Hills Scholarship Fund Dukerschein Scholarship for Flambeau School
Eldon and Josephine Hill Scholarship Fund Elk Mound High School Alumni Scholarship Fund
Gilman Alumni Scholarship Fund Independence Public School Memorial Scholarship
Isaacs Memorial Scholarship Fund Kyle Kempen Memorial Scholarship Fund
Larry E. Fischer Scholarship Fund Laura Graul Memorial Scholarship Fund
Memorial High School Class of 60 Scholarship  My Dad-Milton &My Mom-Elnora Siker Scholarship
RAPS DOC Scholarship Talha Aslam Memorial Scholarship Fund

For more information about the Eau Claire Community Foundation, its scholarship programs, or to learn how you can support future scholars, please visit eccfwi.org or contact info@eccfwi.org.