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Bank First Scholarship Program

Making a Difference Scholarship

Let us help you pay for college! Apply for one of four $2,500 scholarships and use the funds to make a difference in your education and future career.

Bank First believes in helping students achieve their dreams of higher education. That’s why we are proud to offer an annual scholarship to students in the communities we serve. This scholarship is open to high school seniors who plan to attend a private or public college or university.

Bank First will award four $2,500 scholarships to the candidates who best demonstrate achievement and high standards in academics, character, leadership, citizenship, and involvement in school and community activities. The recipients will also best express how they will utilize their education to make a difference in their future career and how the funds received from this scholarship will impact their college education.

Bank First Scholarship Application



Note: Children or immediate family members of Bank First directors, officers, and employees are not eligible.


Application and attachments must be submitted to Bank First by March 1, 2022. Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Please send all applications to:

Bank First
Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 10
Manitowoc, WI 54221-0010

Via email*:

*If emailed, documents must be sent as attachments and not as links to online documents.

Scholarship recipients will be contacted individually and announced on this web page on or before April 30, 2022.


Bank First will disburse scholarship funds in one installment of $2,500 for the recipients freshman year of post-secondary school, subject to the student meeting the requirements described below.

Scholarship funds will not be released until Bank First receives proof of enrollment via a tuition statement. The scholarship recipient is responsible for providing Bank First a copy of their tuition statement in a timely manner. Bank First will mail the scholarship check directly to the college or university during the student’s first semester.

Tuition statements can be mailed or emailed to the Scholarship Committee at Bank First.

Bank First
Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 10
Manitowoc, WI 54221-0010

Via email:

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