Micro Scholarships Can Help First Year Students

First year students in the School of Education have an opportunity to earn micro scholarships for the fall and spring semesters. The scholarships, which can total up to $250 per semester, reward students for accomplishing goals that will help them succeed in their education. So far, 85 first-year students are eligible for the scholarships during the fall semester.

Here’s how it works:

For Fall 2020

  • Earn credit in Ed Psych 279—earn $100
  • Meet with your academic advisor by December 16th—earn $50
  • Enroll in 15 credits for the spring semester by January 1st—earn $50
  • Earn a 2.5 GPA (or higher) in the fall semester—earn $50

For Spring 2021

  • Complete the IGNITE Leadership Program—earn $100
  • Complete the FAFSA for the 2021-2022 academic year by March 1st—earn $50
  • Meet with your academic advisor by May 15th—earn $50
  • Enroll in 15 credits for the fall 2021 semester by May 30th—earn $50

For more information, contact Rob Longwell-Grice, robert@uwm.edu.