Lia Erin Schmidt Memorial Scholarship

The 2018-19 scholarship information will be available soon!


$1,000 Award

Eligibility Requirements

Full-time first or second year student in the Occupational Therapy Professional Entry Program with a minimum 3.0 UWM GPA, career plan in occupational therapy, demonstrated financial need. Recipients in his/her first year will be eligible to have the scholarship renewed if criteria is still met.


Heidi Plach
(414) 229-2687

Additional Information

As a College of Health Sciences student, you have many scholarship opportunities available in addition to scholarships through UWM’s Financial Aid Office.

All scholarships require that you submit the application form, student statement, letter of recommendation and résumé (for information on résumé writing visit the Career Planning and Resource Center’s website) If you are claiming financial need, you will also need to submit last year’s Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) from the FAFSA. Some scholarships require that you submit information in addition to these items (e.g., essay, etc.). Please read all information about the scholarship(s) for which you are applying and follow the requirements accordingly.

All materials must be submitted by the deadline. Only fully-completed application packages will be considered by the Scholarship Selection Committee.

For more information, email or call the scholarship contact.

All information provided in this application will be treated confidentially and used only for consideration by the Scholarship Selection Committee. Students who have been found guilty of academic misconduct are not eligible for scholarships. Students must be enrolled in UWM’s College of Health Sciences in the 2017 fall semester to be a scholarship recipient. Availability of some scholarships may be subject to change without notice.

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