Youth Government Scholarship

Please follow the link to access the current Local Government Appreciation Scholarship (PDF).

Applicants must complete these qualifiers to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Attend one municipal (town, city, or village) meeting AND one county board meeting.
    • Applicants are required to speak during the public comment portion of the meeting informing the board of their intent to apply for the scholarship, including: their name, school, interest they may have in local government and their reason for applying for the scholarship.
  • Submit a one-page essay on the required prompt that can be found within the scholarship document.

Below is the list of County Board meeting dates that fall within the 2023-2024 scholarship deadline:

  • November 14, 2023
  • January 30, 2024
  • February 27, 2024
  • March 26, 2024

Please check with the municipalities for their meeting schedule.

The deadline to submit applications for the 2023-2024 year is April 11, 2024. The Bayfield County Board will make the awards in May of 2024.

If you have any questions, please contact Mark Abeles-Allison via email or phone at 715-373-6181.