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UWM Engineering Excellence Scholarship Program

Incoming freshmen: with a 3.5 or greater unweighted GPA, an ACT composite of at least 25 (or 1200 SAT) and an ACT math score of at least 28 (650 SAT), an Engineering Excellence Scholarship awaits. Offer guaranteed when you demonstrate calculus readiness and take 30 credits toward your engineering degree each year.

These four-year scholarships range from $12,000 – $26,000 and include paid undergraduate research opportunities with our engineering and computer science faculty.

The best part? There is no separate application! You are automatically considered when you submit your application to attend UW-Milwaukee’s College of Engineering & Applied Science.

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Scholarships within the Engineering Excellence Program

  • Avi Shaked and Babs Waldman Engineering Scholarship
  • Berezowitz Engineering Excellence Scholarship
  • CEAS Dean’s Scholarship
  • CEAS General Scholarship
  • Cummins ’92, ’97 Memorial Scholarship
  • Dillip Koli Memorial Scholarship
  • Dr. A. F. Shaikh Memorial Scholarship
  • Emeriti Legacy Scholarships
  • GRAEF Scholarship
  • Hearst Foundation Scholarship
  • K. Vairavan Scholarship
  • K. and S. Voigt Diversity Scholarship
  • Matthew and Alexandria Pfeffer Emerging Engineer Scholarship for Women
  • Richard Armitage Scholarship
  • Ronald S. Tump Memorial Scholarship
  • UWM Engineering Excellence Scholarship
  • Videkovich Civil Engineering Scholarship
  • Ware Family Scholarship

Scholarships Available to Continuing Students

When available, these scholarships will be announced to eligible students.

  • AJ and Kevin Kleinosowski Engineering Excellence Scholarship
  • Alan Kulwicki Memorial Scholarship
  • Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee Skill, Integrity and Responsibility (SIR) Scholarship
  • I. Carl Romer Scholarship
  • IME Logistics & Distribution Scholarship
  • Joseph D. McPherson Scholarship
  • Professor Len Levine Scholarship
  • Waukesha Foundry Scholarship
  • Women in Engineering Scholarship

Private Scholarships/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.

With so many excellent reasons to get your engineering degree from UWM, why choose anywhere else? There's no reason not to visit, apply or say yes to attending UWM now.