Scholarships

Chancellor’s Merit Scholarship

All prospective freshmen are automatically considered for the Chancellor’s Merit Scholarship. Based on your unweighted high school GPA, this scholarship provides an annual award amount of $500 (3.4-3.74 GPA), $1000 (3.75-3.99 GPA), or $1500 (4.0 GPA) and is renewable for up to four years so long as you remain in good academic standing at UWM.

No special application is necessary! For more information on this and other scholarships, please see the Undergraduate Admissions Scholarships and Financial Aid page.

Bill Carlsen Undergraduate Scholarship

Bill Carlsen, WTMJ weathercaster from 1951–1972, was one of the United States’ first television weathercasters. A scholarship in his name, administered jointly by UWM and WTMJ, has been established in his memory. Atmospheric Science majors at UWM from southeast Wisconsin are eligible for the scholarship.

The dollar value of the scholarship is dependent upon available funds and the number of qualified applicants, with awards typically ranging from $250-1000. For more information, please contact Prof. Kahl.

Deadline: April 15, 2022

To apply for this scholarship, you must complete your basic profile and the scholarship application itself in the UWM Scholarship Portal. You do not need to create a new profile if you previously created one, although you are welcome to update any of the information.

The Watertech of America Scholarship in Memory of Eugene VandenHeuvel

The Watertech of American Scholarship, established in memory of Eugene VandenHeuvel, provides scholarships and other financial support for students enrolled in the School of Freshwater Sciences, including the Atmospheric Science major. This scholarship is typically awarded to two Atmospheric Science majors per year.

Deadline: April 15, 2022

To apply for this scholarship, you must complete your basic profile and the scholarship application itself in the UWM Scholarship Portal. You do not need to create a new profile if you previously created one, although you are welcome to update any of the information.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

See Prof. Evans’s Scholarships and Fellowships webpage to learn more about external scholarships available to Atmospheric Science majors, or visit UWM’s general scholarship webpage to learn more about internal scholarships available to all majors.