Scholarships

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UWM Alumni Association LGBT+ Chapter Scholarship

University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee’s LGBT+ Chapter of the Alumni Association has generously provided for a minimum of $1,000 scholarship award to one or more qualified students for the 2017-18 academic year. In addition please note: fall semester funds will be disbursed in late August, spring semester disbursal is dependent upon successful completion of fall semester and will be disbursed in January.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Currently UWM enrolled student with a sophomore, junior, or senior academic standing
  • Having academic merit
  • Demonstrated Financial need (complete FAFSA by October 1st)
  • Demonstrated commitment of either:
    • Through advocacy, volunteerism, or other community service, to securing equal rights for members of the LGBT community and its allies, in activities inside or outside the UWM campus.
      or
    • Interest in pursuing a field of academic study promoting the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the LGBT community and its allies, including but not limited to the LGBT Studies Certificate program.

Click here for the application instructions and eligibility requirements. Application deadline is April 14, 2017.

Ross-Leonard Scholarship

Through the generous philanthropic support provided by DA Leonard, the Ross-Leonard Scholarship will provide for one scholarship of $1,000 for the 2017-18 academic year. In addition please note: fall semester funds will be disbursed in late August, spring semester disbursal is dependent upon successful completion of fall semester and will be disbursed in January.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Currently UWM enrolled student with a sophomore, junior, or senior academic standing
  • Having academic merit
  • Demonstrated Financial need (complete FAFSA by October 1st)
  • Demonstrated commitment of either:
    • Through advocacy, volunteerism, or other community service, to securing equal rights for members of the LGBT community and its allies, in activities inside or outside the UWM campus.
      or
    • Interest in pursuing a field of academic study promoting the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the LGBT community and its allies, including but not limited to the LGBT Studies Certificate program.

Click here for the application instructions and eligibility requirements. Application deadline is April 14, 2017.

Helmut W. Hampel Scholarship

Helmut W. Hampel has generously provided for a minimum of $2,000 scholarship award to one or more qualified students for the 2017-18 academic year. The scholarship is designed to support students demonstrating commitment to promoting and securing equal rights for members of the LGBTQIA community or pursuing academic study promoting equal rights. Students are eligible to apply each year.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Both incoming freshmen and currently enrolled student with a sophomore, junior, or senior in good academic standing
  • Incoming freshmen must have a 3.5 cumulative HS GPA and current students must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher
  • International students are eligible to apply
  • Demonstrated commitment of either:
    • Through advocacy, volunteerism, or other community service, to securing equal rights for members of the LGBTQIA community, in activities inside or outside the UWM campus.
      or
    • Interest in pursuing a field of academic study promoting the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the LGBTQIA community, including but not limited to the LGBT Studies Certificate program.

Click here for the application instructions and eligibility requirements. Application deadline is April 14, 2017.

 

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