Requirements for the Jennifer Niemiec Scholarship:  

  • *Active member is defined as participating in at least one WPCA event in the previous year.
  • High school senior or current student of accredited university (transcript required)
  • Applicant must complete a 250-500 word essay describing a time when they made an impact on a person or persons with their positivity.  
  • GPA: 2.0 or higher 
  • Student must be involved in at least 1 extracurricular activity (club, sports, music, church, etc) 

Requirements for the WPCA Scholarships:  

  • *Active member is defined as participating in at least one WPCA event in the previous year.
  • High school senior or current student of accredited university (transcript required)
  • Degree sought must be science based (i.e.: Chemistry, Engineering, Nursing, etc)
  • GPA: 3.0 or higher (WPCA Scholarship)
  • Student must be involved in at least 1 extracurricular activity (club, sports, music, church, etc) 

The Wisconsin Paint and Coatings Association is pleased to offer two $500 scholarships for the upcoming academic year.  In addition, this year we will offer the Jennifer Niemiec Memorial Scholarship, also for $500.  These are a non-renewable scholarships open to any paid and active* WPCA member and their children.  Decisions of the board are final.  Previous WPCA scholarship applicants and recipients may reapply for the new school term if meeting requirements, however preferential consideration will be given to new applicants.  


2020 - 2021 Scholarships

Thank you for your interest in the WPCA Scholarship program.  The application window for the 2020-2021 academic year scholarships is now closed.


Congratulations to the 2020-2021 WPCA Scholarship recipients!

Adyson Leonard

Annika Hodges

Stephanie Schefsky (Jennifer Niemiec Memorial)