In addition to hosting events for first generation students, we also provide connections to scholarships, some of which are offered at UWM.

UW – Milwaukee First Generation Student Scholarships:
The First Generation Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,500
  • Requirements: Junior/Senior, College of LS, GPA 3.0 (more details on page)
  • The next application period for the 2018-19 school year will open up in January 2018.

CHS First Generation Student Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Requirements: College of Health, Has financial need
  • The deadline for submission of applications has passed.
  • Scholarship award recipients for the 2017-18 academic school year was determined by March 31, 2017.
  • Application Due Date for upcoming school year: TBA

The McNair Scholars Program

  • Amount: $2,800 (Summer Research Stipend)
  • Requirements: Junior/Senior, GPA 2.75, Has financial need
  • Application Due Date: TBA

Marian Drake Breskvar Scholarship

  • Amount: Will pay 50% of annual full-time tuition
  • Requirements: Wisconsin residency, GPA 3.0, full-time status
  • Due Date:  TBA
  • Application here: Breskvar Application 2017-18

Other Scholarships:
Whitefish Bay Womans Club App 2017-18:

  • Amount: $1,200 for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Requirements: Sophomore standing or higher, Has financial need.
  • Due Date:  TBA

Wisconsin Hispanic Fund

  • Amount: Between $250-$2000 for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Requirements: Read document for information
  • Due Date: TBA

Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee

  • Amount: $10,000 scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Requirements: Sophomore standing or higher, 50% Hispanic, GPA 3.0.
  • Due Date:  TBA

The Buick Achievers Scholarship

  • Amount: Up to $25,000
  • Requirements: Major in Engineering/Technology/Design, US. Citizen
  • Due Date: TBA

The Kyle Gohr Leadership Scholarship

  • Amount: $1500
  • Requirements: Major in Mental Health, Full time student, U.S citizen
  • Due Date: November 15th, 2017

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