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Community First Bank (CFB) is pleased to provide $500 scholarships to high school seniors graduating from these area school districts in our general market area: Reedsburg, Boscobel, Richland Center, Livingston, Fennimore, Muscoda/Riverdale, Baraboo, Platteville, Prairie du Chien, Lancaster, Dodgeville, Mineral Point, North Crawford, Wisconsin Dells, River Ridge, Wauzeka-Steuben, Highland, Ithaca, Weston and Belmont. In addition, $500 scholarships are available to incoming or current students of any campus of these colleges studying in the areas of agriculture or business: Southwest Technical College, Madison College, and University of Wisconsin – Platteville.

The scholarship criteria is based on academics, activities, leadership, achievements, accomplishments, and written communication.


A graduating high school senior residing in our general market area with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or greater through the 7th semester of senior year. We encourage all eligible students to apply; however, student(s) receiving the Academic Excellence Higher Education Scholarship will not qualify for the Community First Bank scholarship.


Please complete your personal information and the Scholarship Application Form below. The application must be completed in one session, so please review the application, gather needed information, prepare your written statement, and then return to this page to submit your information when ready.

Attach your GPA attestation/transcript and typed written communication at the end of this application. If you are unable to complete the application electronically, please reproduce the application in a similar format, including the GPA attestation and typed written communication, and return the entire packet to:

Community First Bank
Attn: Scholarship Committee
115 E. Main Street
Reedsburg, WI 53959

All scholarships must be received, whether submitted electronically or hard copy, by 5pm on Friday, March 15th, 2024. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.


Selected scholarship recipients will be notified in early April via the email provided on the application. A check will be mailed by August 1st, 2024, to the financial aid office at the college you will be attending.

The 2024 CFB scholarship application period is now closed.