Scholarships

In addition to hosting events for first generation students, we also provide connections to scholarships, some of which are offered at UWM.

UW – Milwaukee First Generation Student Scholarships:

Cameron Impact Scholarship (high school students)

  • Amount: Full tuition and ‘qualified educational expenses’ at the recipient’s chosen college institutions (Estimated between $20,000-$50,000 per annum).
  • U.S. citizen
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.7 or higher
  • HIGH SCHOOL graduating class of 2019
  • Early Application Deadline: May 25, 2018 at 11:59pm PT
  • Regular Application Deadline: September 12, 2018 at 11:59pm PT.

  The First Generation Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,500
  • Full time student with junior or senior status
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • A declared major or a declared intended major in the College of Letters and Science
  • Application Deadline: March 1, 2018

The McNair Scholars Program

  • Amount: $2,800 (Summer Research Stipend)
  • Junior or senior standing
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Low-income background
  • Application Deadline: February 21, 2018

Marian Drake Breskvar Scholarship

  • Amount:  50% of annual full-time tuition
  • Full time student
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Resident of Wisconsin
  • Application Deadline:  TBD

Other Scholarships:

Lark’s Prediabetes Symptoms Scholarship (High school and college students)

  • $2,000 (first prize)
  • $1,000 (second prize)
  • $500 (third prize)
  • 1,000 word essay
  • Enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university during the 2018/2019 academic year,or who are currently enrolled
  • You may also be a current (or just-graduated) high school senior, or a current college/university student
  • Application Deadline:  December 1, 2018

Access to Excellence Scholarship

  • $1,000
  • Full time student with sophomore standing or higher
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • A declared major or a declared intended major in the College of Letters and Science
  • Application Deadline:  March 1, 2018

Hoye Scholarship

  • $2,000-2,500
  • Full time student with junior or senior standing
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • A declared major in the STEM area
  • Application Deadline:  March 1, 2018

Whitefish Bay Woman’s Club

  • Amount: TBD
  • Full time student with sophomore standing or higher
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • Resident of Wisconsin
  • Evidence of financial need (determined through FAFSA)
  • Application Deadline:  TBD

Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation

  • Amount: $250 – $2,000
  • Full time student
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Wisconsin resident
  • Must have applied to or be enrolled in a Wisconsin college/university
  • Application Deadline: March 31, 2018

 

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