The Wisconsin Builders Foundation is again accepting applications for its scholarship program after a successful response in 2017 when 5 scholarships were awarded. These scholarships are available for students who are residents of and enrolled in or plan to attend a Wisconsin institution of higher learning in the building trades. Up to $1000 per recipient is awarded.

The WB Foundation also has a matching grant scholarship program, which will match the scholarship award given by a local association for up to $1000 per recipient.

The application period opened February 1st and will close on June 15th. More information on the scholarship programs and downloadable applications are available at Applications can either be emailed to Joan Olson at or sent by mail: Wisconsin Builders Association / Attn: Joan Olson / 660 John Nolen Dr Ste 320 / Madison, WI 53713.

The WB Foundation is committed to alleviating the labor shortage and bringing qualified students into the workforce. If you’re interested in donating to this initiative, please visit