Scholarships

Robert Trotalli Scholarship

The UWM Foundation is pleased to offer a scholarship for students to assist in their academic endeavors through the Robert J. Trotalli Scholarship Fund.  Applications are due May 1, 2018.  Click here to apply.

This scholarship is made possible through the generosity of Robert J. Trotalli, a UWM administrator for more than 30 years, including a position as director of the office now known as the Accessibility Resource Center (ARC). This scholarship will be awarded to up to two ARC students for the 2018-2019 academic year and may be used for tuition or other educational expenses. Scholarship funds may be renewable to recipients in good academic standing who continue to be enrolled at UWM in subsequent academic years. The recipient(s) will be strongly encouraged to attend a reception honoring scholarship donors and recipients to be held on campus during fall term, details will be provided to the recipient(s) once selected.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Undergraduate in any degree program.
  2. Student with a disability defined here as a physical, learning, psychological or sensory impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities as determined by the Accessibility Resource Center (ARC).
  3. Student is registered with ARC.
  4. Student is in good academic standing.

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Affordable Colleges Online: College Scholarships and Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities

State of Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board

The Glendale Woman’s Club will award a $1,500 scholarship to a student over 21 years of age who has returned to school after a hiatus of at least two years.  The scholarship will be available to use in the 2018 fall semester upon verification of a 2.5 or higher GPA.  Applications are due March 26, 2018.

The Whitefish Bay Woman’s Club will award one $1,200 scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year to a student currently at sophomore standing or higher with demonstrated financial need. Applications are due March 30, 2018.

The Springboard Foundation’s invitation to college students with disabilities to apply for 18 scholarships is now open.  The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage and increase the attendance of full-time college/university students who have documented disabilities, completed 24 hours of college credit and an accumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and provide increased opportunities for gainful employment. Please select apply on the Springboard Foundation’s website to start the online application process. The deadline to apply is June 15. 2018 (11:59 pm EST). 

Updated: March 2018