Through the generosity of alumni, faculty, and friends, over $1,000,000 in merit and need-based scholarship support has been awarded to Lubar School of Business students in 2021-22.

You must be admitted to UW-Milwaukee with an intended undergraduate major in Business or be admitted to a Lubar graduate program in order to apply for these scholarships.

New Freshmen: Incoming admitted first-year undergraduate students may be eligible for generous merit or merit + need-based scholarships offered by the Lubar School of Business. Students admitted to UWM by December 1, 2021 with an intended major in business will be considered for these opportunities based on their admission data. Initial offers will be sent to eligible students in January and additional offers may be made should funding be available.

New Graduate Students: Incoming admitted graduate students will be contacted by email with application information prior to their first semester.

Continuing & Transfer Students: Continuing and transfer students will receive an email to their UWM email account in March or April that announces the online application process for awards for the following academic year.

Without the scholarship… I would have never known what it was like to be a UWM Panther
Proud of my university and in love with the city of Milwaukee. I would have never had the chance to
find a marketing internship, and be on the road to accomplishing my goals.

Scholarship applications for continuing students are now open – APPLY NOW!

The 2022-2023 application for all Lubar scholarships will be completed through the Panther Scholarship Portal. In order to be considered for Lubar scholarships, you must complete Steps 1 and 2 outlined below (Step 3 is optional but encouraged!):

  1. Complete and submit a General Application in the Panther Scholarship Portal Students must first SUBMIT a general application on the Portal by or before April 15th to access the conditional application for Lubar scholarships!
  2. Complete and submit the Lubar School of Business – Continuing Student conditional applicationAfter submitting the General Application in the Panther Scholarship Portal, you will see an opportunity on your dashboard to complete a separate application specifically for Business scholarships. Students must SUBMIT the conditional application on the Portal by April 15th to be considered for Lubar scholarships!
  3. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2022-2023 academic year (optional) – In order to be considered for need-based scholarships, students are required to have a FAFSA on file by April 15th to determine eligibility. (Note: students who are not eligible to file a FAFSA must attach a Non-FAFSA Financial Need Form to their general application in the Portal to be considered for need-based scholarships).

You may view the full list of available scholarships HERE! Individual scholarships are awarded based on the specific eligibility criteria set in place by our generous donors

Application deadline is APRIL 15th at 11:59PM. If you are applying for an award that requires financial need, you MUST also complete the FAFSA ( or the NON-FAFSA Financial Need Form by April 15th.


Liz Baumgarten
Undergraduate Student Scholarship Coordinator, Undergraduate Student Services
Lubar Hall N297

Simone Seidl
Graduate Student Scholarship Coordinator, Graduate Student Services
Lubar Hall N469

UWM General Scholarship Information
Please visit Financial Aid for more information, and view the UWM Panther Scholarship Portal.