We aim to award STEM scholarships to hardworking and deserving high school graduates in the eight school districts where Great Lakes Cheese plants are located.

Eligible High Schools

Year 2021-2022

Great Lakes Cheese of Cuba
  • Cuba-Rushford Local Schools, Cuba New York
Great Lakes Cheese of Wausau
  • Wausau East and West High Schools, Wausau Wisconsin
Great Lakes Cheese of LaCrosse
  • Logan High School, LaCrosse Wisconsin
Great Lakes Cheese of Fillmore
  • Millard High School, Fillmore Utah
Great Lakes Cheese of Abilene
  • Abilene, ATEMS, Copper High Schools and Woodland Center for Excellence, Abilene Texas
  • Eula High School, Clyde Texas

Eligible High Schools

Year 2022-2023

Great Lakes Cheese of Hiram
  • Berkshire High School, Berkshire Ohio
Great Lakes Cheese of Adams
  • South Jefferson Central School District, Adams New York
Great Lakes Cheese of Plymouth
  • Plymouth High School, Plymouth Wisconsin
Great Lakes Cheese of Manchester
  • Coffee County Central High School, Manchester Tennessee

How it Started

In 2015, the Epprecht Family Foundation was started as a way of giving back to the communities which have supported the Epprecht family and Great Lakes Cheese.

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How it Started

In 2015, the Epprecht Family Foundation was started as a way of giving back to the communities which have supported the Epprecht family and Great Lakes Cheese.

Learn More

Eligibility Requirements

  1. A 2022 high school graduate at one of the eligible high schools
  2. Have a 3.5 cumulative GPA upon applying.
  3. Display financial need through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  4. Must have completed community service over and above the minimum required by their high school.
  5. Must be going into the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.
How to Apply
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