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Current Scholarship Offerings


Bradford Alumni Association announces 16 Scholarships offered for 2020

Bradford seniors planning to attend a 4-year college/university or, for a select group of scholarships, a 2-year technical college, are encouraged to apply for the Kenosha Bradford High School Alumni Association (KBHSAA) Scholarships.  Applicants are to meet general eligibility requirements for the individual scholarships unless otherwise specified.  College GPA of 2.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale is required unless otherwise specified.

How to Apply
Download and complete the Scholarship Application;
take a photo (or scan and save as a .jpg) your most recent report card and your ACT/SAT score(s) and paste them on page 4 of application.  Save the application as a .pdf and email it to Randy Vaccaro, President-KBHSAA (rjvjev@aol.com) by 2:00PM on Friday, April 24, 2020.  Application must be typed; handwritten applications will not be considered.

Important Notes
We currently plan to award scholarships at the May 2020 Senior Awards Ceremony, and the recipients will be invited guests for our Annual Alumni Banquet on Saturday, June 27 at the Kenosha Country Club, where we will also be honoring Distinguished Alumni Award (DAA) recipients and hosting our annual Scholarship Fund Silent Auction.

For all scholarships awarded, payment is made to the recipient after the 1st semester of college is completed and the specific documentation requirements (criteria and grades) are met.  Payment to the recipient will generally occur on or about January 1, 2021.

2020 Scholarships

KBHSAA, Inc. - Judge James Carlson, OFS (1962) Memorial Scholarship - $1,500

KBHSAA, Inc. Scholarship - $1,500

John (1957) & Judy (Schuetz 1960) Wavro Academic Scholarship - $1,500

John (1957) & Judy (Schuetz 1960) Wavro Athletic Scholarship  - $1,500

​​​​​Class of 1957 80th Birthday Scholarship - $1,957

The Valiere Anderson Petersen (1930) Award for Excellence in Music - $1,000    
To an outstanding student in music, preferably Piano.

Judith Mikulsky Zachar (1957) Memorial Scholarship - $1,000    
To an female student possessing strong leadership qualities.

KBHSAA, Inc. - Ralph J. Tenuta (1950) Memorial Scholarship - $1,500
To a student pursuing an undergraduate degree in Business.

KBHSAA, Inc. - Joseph Brittelli (1948) Memorial Scholarships [3 available] - $1,500 each
To students preferably pursuing degrees in Education, Engineering, Medical and/or Political Science.

Peter (1959) and Alice (1960) Jackson Schwalbe Family Scholarship - $1,000
To a student preferably attending a University of Wisconsin school seeking an undergraduate degree in Engineering.

Jerry Bain (1957) Memorial Academic Scholarship - $1,500
Recipient must attend a University of Wisconsin school, seeking an undergraduate degree in Business.

Dr. Ernie Pellegrino (1957) Memorial Academic Scholarship - $1,500
Recipient must attend UW-Madison.

Bill (1957) and Barbara Serpe Scholarships [2 available] - $2,500
Recipients must attend a University of Wisconsin school, seeking an undergraduate degree in Business or Computer Science, and have a college GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale.