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    Bob and Cheri Suttner Scholarship

    Offered by Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Region

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 1, 2024
    1 award worth


    Grade level

    College Underclassmen

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    April 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a Wisconsin resident attending a school in the Clintonville, Manawa, Marion, and New London school districts? Further, are you pursuing an electrical trade education at any technical college? If so, you may be eligible for the Bob and Cheri Suttner Scholarship! Twice a year, the scholarship awards $500 to one (1) eligible applicant. While any student pursuing an electrial trade technician and from an eligible school district may apply, preference will be given to those who plan to become a power line technician through a certificate program. The scholarship was named after Bob Suttner, a line worker of 41 years, and his wife Cheri, who “held down the fort” at their home while Bob was away at work. If you wish to continue Bob and Cheri’s legacy and work in the electrical trades, particularly as a power line technician, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Region

    The Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Region's mission is to strengthen their community for current and future generations by helping people make a difference in the lives of all. They work to fulfill their mission by: accepting and professionally managing financial gifts for the long-term in flexible, easy and efficient ways, partnering with people to help them engage in giving that fulfills their charitable dreams, awarding grants that achieve results and sustain a vibrant community for all, and using their knowledge of community needs to lead and convene people around issues and opportunities.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College Underclassmen

    Academic Interest

    Electrical Engineering




    Applicants must be attending a school in the Clintonville, Manawa, Marion, or New London school districts

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Academic transcript

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Region at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the Bob and Cheri Suttner Scholarship is not renewable.

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