The Vernon E. Gundelach Scholarship is open to all students who have graduated or are graduating from Campbellsport High School, Fond du Lac High School, Horace Mann High School, Laconia High School, Oakfield High School, Ripon High School, or Waupun High School who attends or plans to attend Hillsdale College at Hillsdale, Michigan. This is a one-time guaranteed grant. Applicants awarded the scholarship can reapply for the Vernon E. Gundelach scholarship each year they are studying at Hillsdale College.


A. Show cumulative GPA (grade point average) of 3.75 or higher.

B. Submit a certified school transcript with the application.

C. Be a student or graduate of a Fond du Lac County High School

D. Attending Hillsdale College

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