WROF Premier Scholarship Application

Please direct questions to Michelle Livanos at michelle@wrof.org.  

The Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation, Inc. (WROF) is delighted to announce the 2022-2023 WROF Premier Scholarship! This is an award of $5,000 that will be presented to a Wisconsin high school senior pursuing a post-secondary education following graduation with plans to return to rural Wisconsin upon graduation. The deadline to apply was April 11, 2022.

The recipient will be selected by an ad-hoc committee of the WROF, Inc.

The Award Recipient will be notified on or around May 15, 2022.

Scholarship Requirements:

The student recipient must be a high school senior at one of Wisconsin’s public or private schools, who has been living in rural Wisconsin for at least two years. “Rural” is defined as traditional rural areas and rural towns of 25,000 population or less. The award will support tuition and educational expenses of $2,500 per semester, for any post-high school experience in Wisconsin and will continue as long as a 2.5 GPA is maintained.


This must be completed at one time – changes will be saved on the back end of the website but you will not have the chance to come back with edits.

How to Apply Online:

  1. Scroll to the form shown on the screen below.
  2. Fill out the information.
  3. Upload any reference letters along with your high school transcript or direct your references to email their letters to michelle@wrof.org
  4. Hit submit!
  5. Applications that contain – the application form and transcripts BY midnight Monday, April 11, 2022 will be considered by the Scholarship Committee. NOTE: Reference letters are optional, however, they do play a key role in the selection process.  The Award Recipient will be notified on May 15, 2022.

If you have any trouble or questions concerning your application, please contact Michelle Livanos, WROF Marketing Director at  michelle@wrof.org or call 608-535-1057 and leave a voicemail message.