Blackhawk Technical College: To offer summer and fall scholarships

Contact: Gary Kohn (608) 757-7769 or cell (608) 436-9578, [email protected]

Deadline for application May 1

JANESVILLE, WI – Current students at Blackhawk Technical College as well as those considering attending BTC for the summer and/or fall semesters of 2015 are encouraged to begin preparing their scholarship applications for submission to the Blackhawk Technical College Foundation.

Applications are due May 1st for both incoming and current BTC students. Application forms are available at by searching for scholarship opportunities. Current students also may apply at MyBTC.

The BTC Foundation annually awards approximately $80,000 in scholarships to students from Rock and Green counties.

“Blackhawk Technical College has been committed to giving back to the community in ways that truly make a difference for more than 100 years,” said Elizabeth Horvath, BTC’s Director of Advancement and Community Relations.

“Our scholarship programs reward about 140 students per year and help them become the next generation of community leaders. The BTC Foundation exists to ensure high achieving students reach their educational goals without having to worry about financial hardship.’’

Two letters of recommendation are required with an application. The letter of recommendation form also is available at

For more information on the scholarship process or on how to donate scholarship funds, please contact Horvath at [email protected] or (608) 757-7704.


Blackhawk Technical College is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System. BTC has five campus locations in Monroe, Milton, Beloit and Janesville, WI offering more than 50 programs including two-year associate degrees, one- and two-year technical diplomas and short-term technical diplomas. In addition, BTC is a major provider of customized training and technical assistance for the Rock and Green County business community. More than half of all adults living in Wisconsin have accessed the technical colleges for education and training during the last decade.