High School Seniors! 2023 WAA Scholarship Applications are OPEN!
The Wheatland Athletic Association, (WAA), offers up to ten $500 scholarships annually. Eligible applicants include all graduating high school seniors that have participated in a WAA program, either as an athlete, student worker or volunteer. If you are a graduating senior attending Metea Valley, Neuqua Valley, Waubonsie Valley or Oswego East High Schools, please use your school specific application and check with your high school career center or the high school website and follow your school specific instructions. Deadlines do vary.
WAA will award up to two $500 scholarships to students at each of the high schools above, as well as, up to two additional scholarships to students that attend any other area high school, i.e. Plainfield North, Naperville Central, Benet Academy, etc. A short essay is required addressing the benefits of participation with WAA and your goals for the future. The Wheatland Athletic Association’s Board of Directors will review all applications.
Scholarships will be awarded based on WAA Participation and the student essay, with additional consideration of student achievements. Monetary awards will be given to students who have been accepted at any accredited college, university or vocational/technical school. Awards are one time only and are not renewable. Scholarships will be paid to the individual winners and must be utilized for educational expenses during the 2023-2024 school year.
Selected recipients will be notified by the high school guidance department or WAA in late-April. If you attend Metea, Neuqua, Waubonsie or Oswego East, recipients will be notified by the school. All awards will be distributed in May at Senior Award Ceremonies, if applicable, or by mail if the school does not hold a formal ceremony.
Scholarship Application Forms - Applications must be received no later than April 3, 2023