Miss Copperfest Scholarship

Applying for a Miss Copperfest Scholarship with the Oconto Area Chamber of Commerce is a great opportunity for an ambitious young woman looking to make a positive difference in the community. The scholarship is open to women ages 16-21 who have demonstrated leadership, academic excellence, and community service.

Applications are due by Wednesday, May 18, 2023,and the recipients will receive a one-time scholarship to support college tuition. The scholarship is a great way to start a successful future and make a lasting impact in the Oconto Area.

  • Miss Copperfest 2023, $1,000 Scholarship
  • 1st Runner-Up, $500 Scholarship
  • 2nd Runner Up, $250 Scholarship


  • Be female between the ages of 16-21
  • Be available for an oral interview. The Committee will work with you on a date/time.
  • Be visible to participate in the 2023 Copperfest activities on June 9-11, 2023.
  • Attend the Coronation Ceremony on Friday, June 9, 2023, at 8:00 a.m. and Copperfest Parade on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at 10:00 a.m.


  • Resume including name, address, telephone number, age, birth date, education, grade point average, work experience, special interests, accomplishments, future plans.
  • Submit two current photos of yourself
  • Answer the following essay question: What does it mean to be a good student on the field, in the classroom, and in the community?
  • Submit one letter of reference from either a teacher, coach, or business owner.
  • The three finalists will be invited to participate in an in-person interview with the judges, during which they will be asked to answer additional questions.
  • Mail the complete packet to: Copperfest Queen Committee, PO Box 174, Oconto, WI 54153, or email info@ocontoareachamber.com.

Deadline: Wednesday, May 18, 2023