The UWM campus is home to the highest number of Indigenous American students within the UW System. The financial needs of our students are varied and often pose barriers to continuation and completion of higher education. With gratitude to the generosity of Isabel Bader and Bader Philanthropies the Electa Quinney Institute is able to provide multiple of various amounts each semester, starting in Spring 2020.
To Apply: The application is available via the UWM Scholarship One Stop portal. For Fall 2020: applications are currently being accepted and the review of the applications will begin on 9/1/2020.
This scholarship is open to First Nation (American Indian, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian) identified students currently enrolled at UW-Milwaukee at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition to being First Nation identified there are other requirements to be eligible for this scholarship.
- Be a graduate or undergraduate (preferably Juniors and Seniors) enrolled at UWM
- Have financial need
- Achieved academic merit
- Shown leadership potential, evidenced by demonstrated volunteerism in indigenous communities, and/or engagement with the UW-Milwaukee campus community.
Any questions? Please feel free to reach out.