Scholarships

Mary Emanuelson and Ruthanna Ringel

Mary Emanuelson and Ruthanna Ringel each received a Florence L. Healy Women’s Studies Scholarship.

Each year the College of Letters & Science and its departments and programs award more than $475,000 in scholarships and awards to more than 425 students.

Jared Blommel

Jared Blommel graduated in Fall 2014 with a double major in Spanish and Biology. He will attend the University of Miami Medical School in Fall 2015 and received several scholarships during his time at UWM including the Assurant Health Target MD Scholarship and the Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement Scholarship from the Department of Spanish.

Many of our scholarships and awards are for sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students. More limited scholarship money is also available to new incoming freshman and new incoming transfer students.

Our undergraduate scholarships are broken down into two categories: college-wide scholarships which are available to a range of majors, and major-specific scholarships.

New Freshman Scholarship

Our new freshman college-wide scholarship is called New Directions. Please review the New Directions Scholarship page to read more about it and to apply.

New Transfer Student Scholarship

Our new transfer college-wide scholarship is called Path to Panther. Please review the Transfer Scholarship page to read more about it and to apply.

Continuing Student Scholarships for Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors

There are numerous college-wide scholarships for continuing students who are currently at UWM and will be a sophomore, junior, or senior for the 2016-17 school year. View our continuing student scholarship page for more information and application materials.

Major or Program-Specific Scholarships

Students looking for scholarships for specific majors and graduate students can view what is available on our full scholarship listing.