gradsThe Alumni Association has been awarding scholarships to prospective and current UWM students for over 20 years. Scholarships ensure that the University can recruit and retain the best and brightest students, thereby enhancing the value of every UWM degree.

Legacy Scholarship

The UWM Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship is awarded to four students annually, one in each class year, who have a parent or grandparent who is an alum of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Students of any class year may apply for this scholarship.

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The application deadline has been extended to February 24, 2017  


Outstanding Scholar Award

The Outstanding Scholar Award provides $5,000 for up to two incoming freshmen who are Wisconsin high school seniors in the top 5% of their class. This scholarship is renewable for up to four years with a 3.25 cumulative GPA.

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Application/nomination deadline: January 16th. 


Alumni Memorial Scholarship

The Alumni Memorial Scholarship is awarded to five incoming freshmen who are Wisconsin high school seniors with a strong academic record, volunteer experience, and extracurricular activities. This is a one-time award of $2,000.

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Application/nomination deadline: January 16th.