Scholarship Applications for 2024-25 are open!

The deadline to apply is February 1, 2024.

Scholarships are a great way to provide additional support for your education. As a student pursuing a degree in the UW-Milwaukee School of Biomedical Sciences & Health Care Administration (BMSHCA) you have many scholarship opportunities available to you.

The typical minimum award is $1,000 with some as high as $3,000! Actual awards may vary and are made based on the availability of funds. Not all scholarships are based on financial need. Awardees must be enrolled in Fall 2024.

BMCHCA scholarships are available to all students!

  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • First generation students
  • Students from underrepresented backgrounds
  • Students in all BMSHCA degree programs and in all class levels
  • Students new to BMSHCA as new freshmen or transfers from other institutions
  • All GPA’s at or above a 2.5

Eligibility varies by scholarship

  • Easterling Family Scholarship (all majors)
  • Harry F. and Patricia H. Weisberg Fund Scholarship (Medical Laboratory Science)
  • Leslie Blide Memorial Scholarship (Health Care Administration)
  • Opportunity for Success Scholarship

Eligibility varies by scholarship

  • Biomedical Sciences Alumni Scholarship

Additional information and scholarships can be found at

How to apply

Complete the FAFSA then go to the UWM Panther Scholarship Portal. Sign in using your PAWS credentials and complete the General Application and the CHS application. You may save your work and return to the portal at a later time.

You will then see a list of scholarships that you may apply to. Review each scholarship and click the “apply” button to any/all that you qualify for. If the scholarship requires additional information (and the application is open), you will click the “apply” button and can choose to answer the supplemental question(s) or not.