31st Annual GCSF Dinner & Auction

The 31st Annual GCSF Dinner & Auction will be held on February 4, 2016 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Park Place.  The Dinner & Auction will feature both silent and verbal auctions, along with a variety of entertaining raffles.  We wish to thank BMO Harris for being the 2015-2016 Premier Corporate Sponsor of the Annual Dinner & Auction; we appreciate your partnership! 

As this year's theme reflects, we are “Paving the Way” helping students find their future paths in life.  In order to accomplish this mission, we continue to solicit donors for the Annual Dinner & Auction.  If you would like to support the GCSF Annual Dinner & Auction with a donation (examples include: products, tickets to an event or experience, services or a monetary donation) please see this link for the Dinner & Auction Donation Form.

Please watch your mailbox and this website for more information.  We look forward to seeing you at this year's GCSF Dinner & Auction!


U.S. Bank Mini Run for Funds

GCSF in collaboration with U.S. Bank held its inaugural Mini Run for Funds on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Germantown High School.  Together we raised over $3,000 for our Teacher Grant program.  We wish to thank everyone who participated!  Pictures from this event are now viewable on our website at: http://www.germantownscholarship.org/photo-gallery.htm

Professional photos are also available for purchase from VIP. To see the pictures visit: http://shop.vipis.com/f246350054.
If you wish to order any prints, prices are listed on their website.

2015 Germantown’s GCSF Senior Scholarship Awards Night Celebration

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Hosted by the Germantown Community Scholarship Fund (GCSF), the academic successes and achievements of Germantown area’s high school graduating seniors were celebrated and recognized on May 27, 2015 at Germantown High School. Proud students gathered with their parents, family, school faculty and administrators to be recognized and receive well-deserved post-secondary scholarships and awards. GCSF was priviledged to distribute 89 awards totaling $125,600.  Additional scholastic and athletic scholarships ranging from several hundred to thousands of dollars per student were also awarded by institutions of higher education, area businesses, foundations, local unions and groups representing military affiliations.

Recognizing the important role teachers have in developing students to become successful in their post-secondary pursuits, the GCSF awarded two $500 Teacher Grant Awards.  John Gradel – Amy Belle Elementary and Melissa Pecunia – MacArthur Elementary were selected to receive a GCSF grant from several applicants who submitted proposals in April. The GCSF strives to select projects that enrich classroom curriculum, impact a large number of students and provide funding for a project that would otherwise not be included in the school district budget.

Click to view a full list of Teacher Grant Award Recipients

Scholarship funding is raised through an Annual Dinner & Auction held annually in February, the GCSF Endowment Fund and donations from area businesses, organizations and individuals entrusting GCSF to facilitate their named scholarship awards.
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2015 Scholarship Award Winners

Upon completion of your first semester at a college, university or technical school, you may request your 2015 scholarship award. Complete the Certificate of Attendance provided in your folder from Senior Scholarship Awards Night. If you need a copy of the instructions and form to complete, download Guidelines for Recipients of Scholarships.
Mail the required paperwork to:
Perry Benz
Germantown High School
W180 N11501 River Lane
Germantown, WI  53022

Click here for a full list of Scholarship Winners

30th Anniversary Dinner & Auction Celebration

On February 5, 2015, the GCSF celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Dinner & Auction fundraiser for Germantown area High School graduate scholarships. Our sincere gratitude is extended to the hundreds of people who helped to make the 30th Anniversary Dinner & Auction a grand success! We would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the Germantown High School students for their magnificent hand-crafted items for auction. We are in awe of the hundreds of community donors who provided numerous auction items for the Silent, Super Silent and Verbal Auctions. The Calendar Raffle Donors went above and beyond to create twelve sought after raffles. Most importantly, thank you to all the attendees and volunteers for your enthusiastic participation, spirited bidding, and heartfelt support for the Germantown Community Scholarship Fund!  If you did not receive your invoice for the evening’s purchases it will be mailed to you within the next two weeks. Please watch for it in your mail.