Scholarships, Tuition, and Financial Aid

No matter what your family’s situation, there are financial aid options that can help make UWM an affordable choice.

UWM Engineering Excellence Scholarship Program

The UWM Engineering Excellence Scholarship Program is available to engineering and computer science students. The four-year scholarships (which range from $12,000 – $26,000) are awarded to select incoming freshman who meet the following criteria:

1) Have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.00 scale
2) Earned a composite score of at least 25 ACT or 1200 SAT
3) Earned a math score of at least 28 ACT or 650 SAT

Scholarships within this program include:

AJ and Kevin Kleinosowski Engineering Excellence Scholarship
Alan Kulwicki Memorial Scholarship

Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee Skill, Integrity and Responsibility (SIR) Scholarship 
Avi Shaked and Babs Waldman Engineering Scholarship 
Carlisle Interconnect Technology Scholarship in Memory of Dennis C. Baker 
CEAS Co-Op Scholarship 
CEAS Dean’s Scholarship 
CEAS General Scholarship 
CEAS UWM Foundation Scholarship 
Dillip Koli Memorial Scholarship 
Dr. A. F. Shaikh Memorial Scholarship 
Dr. Gunol Kojasoy Memorial Scholarship 
GRAEF Scholarship 
Hearst Foundation Scholarship 
I. Carl Romer Scholarship 
ILC Scholarship
IME Logistics & Distribution Scholarship
Industrial Scholars Program Scholarship 
Joseph D. McPherson Scholarship
K. Vairavan Scholarship 
Matthew and Alexandria Pfeffer Emerging Engineer Scholarship for Women 
Professor Len Levine Scholarship
Richard Armitage Scholarship 
Ronald S. Tump Memorial Scholarship 
UTC Aerospace (formerly the Hamilton Sundstrand Scholarship)
UWM Engineering Excellence Scholarship
Waukesha Foundry Scholarship 
WE Energies Corporation Scholarship 
Women in Engineering Scholarship 

Private Scholarships

There are many online sites that match students to potential scholarship opportunities. Here are a few of them:
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Federal Grants and Loans

All students can apply for federal grants and loans. Information and application instructions can be found on the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) website.