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Fund for Wisconsin Scholars, Inc.

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Purpose and Activities

The fund provides need-based grants to support the access to and completion of college, to graduates of Wisconsin public high schools who are attending Wisconsin public colleges. The Fund for Wisconsin Scholars will help reduce the financial barriers to college and lighten the debt that many Wisconsin students incur during their college years by providing need-based grants. .


Established in 2007 in WI - Founded by Tashia and John Morgridge. Mr. Morgridge is the former Chairman of the Board of Cisco Systems, a multinational communications technology corporation. He also serves on several corporate and charity boards of directors, including the Nature Conservancy and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. Tashia and John Morgridge have committed to The Giving Pledge, and have pledged to give away at least half of their wealth to philanthropy.


Fund for Wisconsin Scholars, Inc.

Family foundation




1506 WOOD LANE Madison, WI United States 53705

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