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

  • Cuba-Rushford Local Schools, Cuba New York
  • Wausau East and West High Schools, Wausau Wisconsin
  • Logan High School, LaCrosse Wisconsin
  • Millard High School, Fillmore Utah

Year 2020-2021

  • Berkshire High School, Berkshire Ohio
  • South Jefferson Central School District, Adams New York
  • Plymouth High School, Plymouth Wisconsin
  • 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 2021 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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