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 Elizabeth Bader and Bader Philanthropy the Electa Quinney Institute is able to provide a total of eight (8) scholarships of various amounts each semester, starting in Spring 2020.
To Apply: 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.