Financial Aid

Scholarships, Tuition, and Financial Aid

We understand that financial considerations are an important factor when choosing the college to attend. College is a significant financial investment. But no matter what your family’s situation, there are financial aid options that can help make UWM an affordable choice.

Federal Grants and Loans

All students can apply for federal grants and loans. Information and application instructions can be found on the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) website.

Private Scholarships

There are many online sites that match students to potential scholarship opportunities. Here are a few of them:
FastWeb
Big Future
Scholarships.com
Zinch

UWM Engineering Excellence Scholarship Program

The UWM Engineering Excellence Scholarship Program is available to engineering and computer science students. The four-year scholarships (which range from $6,000 – $14,000) are awarded to select incoming freshman who meet the following criteria:

1) Have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.00 scale
2) Earned an ACT composite score of at least 25
3) Earned an ACT math score of at least 28

Scholarships within this program include:

Banquet Scholarship Fund
Hearst Foundation Scholarship
ILC Scholarship
CEAS General Scholarship Fund
Avi Shaked & Babs Waldman Engineering Scholarship
Spangenberg Scholarship
UWM Engineering Excellence Fund
Richard Armitage Scholarship