Grant Applications & Scholarships

Please fill the form in and send it to Kent Attwell, President – The Milwaukee SPE Education Foundation
by e-mail to:

The foundation has a grant review meeting in late October each year to review and award the grant recipients. Please submit your Grant Application by October 1, 2019. Download by clicking on the blue download button.

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Grant and Scholarship Beneficiaries

Since its inception in 1983, the Education Foundation has made many awards to a growing list of worthy institutions of beginning and higher education. The distribution of grants for equipment and other educational purposes is represented in the following partial list:

  • Alma School District
  • Bay View Middle & High School
  • Brown Deer Middle School
  • Catholic Central High School
  • Clintonville High School
  • Discovery World (Milwaukee)
  • Fort Atkinson High School
  • Gateway Technical College
  • Lake Country K-8 School
  • Hortonville Area School District
  • Howard’s Grove High School
  • Kimberly High School
  • Mishicot Hight School
  • Moraine Park Technical College
  • Mount Horeb Middle School
  • MPS Samuel Morse Middle School
  • Nikolay Middle School
  • North Crawford Middle School
  • North Lake Middle School
  • North Star Middle School
  • Northland Pines High School
  • Notre Dame De La Baie Academy
  • Richmond Middle School
  • Sally Ride Academy
  • Sheboygan North High School
  • Sheboygan South High School
  • Stone Bank K-8 School
  • St. Thomas More High School
  • Sussex Hamilton Middle School
  • Waukesha County Technical College
  • Wauwatosa School District
  • Watertown High School
  • West Bend West High School

Scholarships to reduce education expenses have been donated to the following schools: (Recipients are chosen by the school based on a set of criteria outlined by the Education Foundation Board)

  • Gateway Technical College – Kenosha
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
  • University of Wisconsin – Platteville
  • University of Wisconsin – Stout

The Education Foundation was a leading factor in the establishment of a Youth Apprenticeship Program for the Plastics Industry here in the state of Wisconsin, supporting it with commitments of participation, funding and scholarships.

The Foundation has sponsored twelve or more middle and high school teachers at an annual four-day course on Plastics Technology instruction at the University of Wisconsin Platteville. Tuition and teaching materials were provided by the Foundation to the attendees who utilized their summer vacation to enhance their knowledge about plastics and learning how to gear their instruction to a younger generation.

2016 Grant Recipient – Darcy Davis UW Madison


Pictured is Jack Hill (SPE Education Foundation Treasure) and Darcy Davis. Darcy is the 2016 winner of the Bob Mehn scholarship award winner in the amount of $2000. Read Darcy’s Letter – uwm-spe-bob-mehn-winner-letter-201610.