All Scholarships

The scholarships listed below are available subject to funding availability and may change without notice. Departmental scholarships are awarded directly by the department. Contact the Department for further information about application processes and deadlines. College of Letters and Science scholarships are awarded by the Dean’s Office. More information is available on the main scholarship page.

TitleDepartmentCriteria
Africology Graduate FellowshipAfricology
  • PhD student in Africology
  • Academic merit
George W. and Winston A. Van Horne PrizeAfricology
  • 2nd year graduate student in Africology
  • Highest score on the Comprehensive Exam
Mildred Marie Foster FellowshipAfricology
  • Graduate student in Africology
  • Academic merit
Anthropologist Memorial ScholarshipAnthropology
  • Anthropology student
  • Check with the Department for specific academic criteria
Dr. Robert Ritzenthaler Memorial ScholarshipAnthropology
  • Museum Studies gradate student
  • Awarded for outstanding thesis as nominated by faculty
  • Awarded for support of internship at the Milwaukee Public Museum
Frances A. Ross Trust in Anthropology AwardAnthropology
  • Anthropology student
  • Check with the Department for specific academic criteria
Leonard Family Anthropology FellowshipAnthropology
  • Graduate student in anthropology
  • Preference for student traveling abroad for research or study
Anthropology Foundation FellowshipAnthropology
  • Anthropology Student
  • Check with the Department for academic criteria
Sol Tax ScholarshipAnthropology
  • Anthropology student
  • Check with the Department for specific academic criteria
Jeffrey R. Hayes Research AwardArt History
  • Graduate student in Art History
  • For research support related to thesis or thesis exhibition
Lawrence R. Hoey Memorial PrizeArt History
  • For the best graduate student paper in Art History
  • No application required; academic work is automatically reviewed
Nadine Walter Memorial ScholarshipArt History
  • Incoming first-year full-time graduate student in Art History
  • Strong preference for female student
  • Academic merit
Clifford H. Mortimer AwardBiological Sciences
  • Graduate student, junior, or senior status
  • Conducting research on large lakes or oceans; preference for study of Lake Michigan
  • Academic merit
Electronic Learning AwardBiological Sciences
  • For financially needy students in anatomy class to buy course materials
Greater Milwaukee Foundation Louise Neitge Mather ScholarshipBiological Sciences
  • Graduate student in biology
  • Preference for female
  • Wisconsin resident
  • Graduated from a high school in Wisconsin
  • Financial need
  • Check with the Department for specific academic criteria
Hutto-Erdman Conservation ScholarshipBiological Sciences
  • Major in conservation and environmental science
  • Check with the Department for specific academic criteria
James D. Anthony Memorial ScholarshipBiological Sciences
  • Biology student
  • Check with the Department for other academic criteria
James J. Magnino, M.D. ScholarshipBiological Sciences
  • Academic merit
  • Declared or intended major in biology
Joseph G. Baier Memorial ScholarshipBiological Sciences
  • Students in Biological Sciences
  • Preference for graduate student researching immunotaxonomy or related field
  • Application requires an essay on goals and research and a letter of recommendation
Peter J. Salamun ScholarshipBiological Sciences
  • Support for students in Biological Sciences pursuing plant sciences
  • Check with the Department for other academic criteria
Raymond E. Hatcher Memorial ScholarshipBiological Sciences
  • Academic merit
Robert Costello Botany ScholarshipBiological Sciences
  • Undergraduate studying botany
  • Check with the Department for other academic criteria
Ruth I Walker Memorial Scholarship and AwardsBiological Sciences
  • Biology student
  • Check with the Department for other academic criteria
Global Studies Internship AwardCenter for International Education
  • Student participating in global studies internship
  • Academic merit
Ian J. Elliott Memorial ScholarshipCenter for International Education
  • Student participating in study abroad or international internship
  • Check with the Department for other academic criteria
Roberta and J. Martin Klotsche ScholarshipCenter for International Education
  • Junior or Senior standing
  • International Studies or Global Studies major
  • Demonstrated academic merit
Donald R. Shea Scholarship in Latin American StudiesCenter for Latin American & Caribbean Studies
  • Demonstrated academic interest in Latin American and/or Caribbean Studies
  • Junior or senior standing or graduate student
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (stipend)Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Academic merit
  • Full-time student
  • Completed at least 3rd semester of a foreign language
  • Studying language and area studies
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (tuition)Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Academic merit
  • Full-time student
  • Completed at least 3rd semester of a foreign language
  • Studying language and area studies
Durward C. Layde Memorial Scholarship Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Sophomore or higher standing
  • Chemistry major
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
Gloria Moczynski Student Teacher AwardChemistry & Biochemistry
  • Excellence as a Teaching Assistant in Chemistry
George Keulks Memorial Scholarship / Poster AwardChemistry & Biochemistry
  • Excellence in Chemistry poster presentation
Louise A. Arndt Chemistry Fellowship Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Graduate student
  • Preference for student in physical chemistry
  • U.S. citizen
Peter Kovacic ScholarshipChemistry & Biochemistry
  • Enrollment in at least one Organic Chem course
  • Academic Merit
Sosnovksy Award for Excellence in Graduate ResearchChemistry & Biochemistry
  • Graduate student in chemistry/biochemistry
  • Excellence in research
Various Chemistry Department Awards (Outstanding Performance in.., Emeritus Award for Outstanding Junior, Poster Awards, Keith Hall Graduate Poster Award, Outstanding Senior, Frederick C. Hoppe MemoriChemistry & Biochemistry
  • Check with the Department for various academic criteria
Natural Science Minority Academic Achievement ScholarshipCollege of Letters and Science
  • Financial Need
  • Preference for members of underrepresented groups
  • Sophomore, junior or senior with a declared major in the natural sciences
  • Minimum 3.25 GPA
New Directions ScholarshipCollege of Letters and Science
  • New incoming freshman
  • Minimum 3.75 high school GPA
  • Minimum 27 ACT composite score
  • Strong record of academic and personal accomplishments
SE Asian Youth ScholarshipCollege of Letters and Science
  • SE Asian ethnicity
  • Full time
  • 2.5 minimum GPA
Access to Excellence ScholarshipCollege of Letters and Science
  • Financial need
  • Declared or intended major in a program offered by the College of Letters & Science
  • Sophomore, junior, or senior standing
  • Full-time student
  • Minimum 3.25 GPA
Assurant Health Target MD ScholarshipCollege of Letters and Science
  • Full-time undergraduate
  • WI Resident
  • Minimum Sophomore standing
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Pre-Med student
Ethel Sloane Memorial ScholarshipCollege of Letters and Science
  • Minimum 3.25 GPA
  • Senior standing
  • Preference for a female student
  • Strong recommendation from a faculty member
  • Senior standing with a declared major in a natural science in the College of Letters & Science
First Generation ScholarshipCollege of Letters and Science
  • First Generation Student
  • Declared major in a program offered by the College of Letters & Science
  • Full-time student
  • Minimum 3.25 GPA
  • Junior or senior standing
Gertrude Eichstaedt ScholarshipCollege of Letters and Science
  • Sophomore standing
  • L&S major
  • Full-time student
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
Martine Darmon Meyer ScholarshipCollege of Letters and Science
  • Undergraduate L&S major
  • Graduate of an MPS high school
  • Financial need
  • Minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA
  • Sophomore, junior, or senior standing
Meadows Fund ScholarshipCollege of Letters and Science
  • Student who has been in the foster care system
  • Academic good standing
Target MDCollege of Letters and Science
  • Full-time undergraduate
  • WI Resident
  • Minimum Sophomore standing
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Pre-Med
William F. Halloran ScholarshipCollege of Letters and Science
  • Sophomore standing
  • Preference for humanities majors
  • Preference for Honors College members
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Full-time student
Amelia Lucas ScholarshipCommunication
  • Communication student for support of research or presentation of research
Frank E.X. Dance ScholarshipCommunication
  • Undergraduate
  • Communication major
  • Academic merit
  • Excellence in scholarly research in Communication
John Paul Jones Memorial Trust AwardCommunication
  • For a communication student facing a financial emergency or financial need related to a scholarly activity
John R. Johnson ScholarshipCommunication
  • Undergraduate
  • Communication major or intended major
  • Academic merit
  • Paper submitted for presentation at a scholarly conference
Melvin H. Miller AwardsCommunication
  • Academic excellence or excellence in teaching, research or service
  • Senior or graduate level standing in Communication
Renee A. Meyers ScholarshipCommunication
  • Graduate student in Communication
  • Excellence in research, teaching, and service
Communication Graduate Student AwardCommunication
  • Graduate student in Communication
  • Check with Department for academic criteria
Roy Arthur Swanson Comparative Literature Merit ScholarshipComparative Literature
  • Undergraduate
  • Comparative Literature major or minor
  • 3.5 GPA or higher in comparative literature coursework
J. Walter Elliot Award in MacroeconomicsEconomics
  • Graduate Student in Economics
  • Outstanding performance on the macroeconomics preliminary exam
Richard Perlman PrizeEconomics
  • Outstanding research paper in labor economics
Undergraduate Alumni ScholarshipEconomics
  • Undergraduate Economics major
  • Check with Department for academic criteria
William L. Holahan PrizeEconomics
  • For an outstanding teaching assistant in Economics
Elizabeth Babbitt Memorial ScholarshipEnglish
  • Student of English
  • Financial need
  • Preference for freshman or sophomore
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA in courses for the English major; minimum 3.0 GPA overall
English Fiction Prizes (e.g. Sheila Roberts Prize)English
  • Exceptional work in fiction
English Business Writing AwardEnglish
  • Excellence in business writing courses
James A. Sappenfield FellowshipEnglish
  • Graduate Student in English
  • Check with Department for academic criteria
Ruth B. Skretting-Bertschi ScholarshipEnglish
  • Student of English
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA in courses for the English major; minimum 3.0 GPA overall
Thomas J. Bontly Fiction AwardEnglish
  • Exceptional work in fiction
Tinsley Helton Dissertation FellowshipEnglish
  • Dissertator in Literary Studies, Creative Writing, or Composition
  • Completed all PhD coursework
  • Met PHD residency requirements
  • Passed preliminary exams
  • Dissertation topic approved
  • Application requires recommendation from advisor
  • Check with Department for academic criteria
English Department Awards (Alice Gillam Award, Poetry Manuscript Award, Teaching Excellence Award, Faculty Fiction Award, Edward Ryan Prize)English
  • Check with Department for academic criteria
English Department Prizes (Frederick J. Hoffman Award, et. al.)English
  • Check with Department for merit criteria
Wlaydslaw Cieszynski English FellowshipEnglish
  • Graduate student in English creative writing program
  • Last or second to last semester of study
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Preference for first generation student
Emmanuelle Leah Fetter Memorial ScholarshipFrench
  • Undergraduate French major
  • Academic Achievement
  • Financial Need
  • Preference for female
Leah Fetter Merit ScholarshipFrench
  • Undergraduate French major
  • For study abroad
  • Academic Achievement
  • Financial Need
Martha Best / Martine Meyer ScholarshipFrench
  • French student
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
Mariele Schirmer ScholarshipFrench/German
  • A student majoring/minoring in a combo of French and German
  • Check with Department for academic criteria
Clinton Edwards Graduate Research GrantGeography
  • Student conducting field research in Geography
  • Check with Department for academic criteria
Greater Milwaukee Foundation Mary Jo Read Award or FellowshipGeography
  • Student in Geography
  • Good academic standing
  • Check with Department for other academic criteria
  • Full-time
Greater Milwaukee Foundation Mary Jo Read Undergraduate ScholarshipGeography
  • Student in Geography
  • Good academic standing
  • Check with Department for other academic criteria
  • Full-time
Geosciences ScholarshipGeosciences
  • High achievement
  • Geosciences student conducting research in the discipline
Katherine Greacon Nelson Memorial ScholarshipGeosciences
  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need
  • Undergraduate geosciences student
  • For support of summer field work / research
L. Joseph Lukowicz Memorial ScholarshipGeosciences
  • Preference for Masters level student
  • For support of summer field work / research
Mary H. Mursky Memorial PrizeGeosciences
  • Junior or Senior standing
  • Student in geological sciences
  • Check with Department for academic criteria
Nelson Cherkauer Lasca Legacy ScholarshipGeosciences
  • Undergraduate enrolled in UWM's Geosciences field camp or a graduate student
  • Preference for cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Preference for student with a history of employment in the field
Robert E. Gernant Memorial ScholarshipGeosciences
  • Undergraduate
  • For field courses or field work in Geology
  • Preference for student enrolled in a beginning course
  • Secondary preference for student in advanced courses
  • Secondary preference for paleontology student
Student Conference Travel AwardGeosciences
    Various Geosciences Awards (Graduate Research Award, Student Research Symposium Award, Best Poster, Best Oral Presentation)Geosciences
    • Student in Geosciences
    • Check with Department for academic criteria
    Wisconsin Geological Society ScholarshipGeosciences
    • Priority for student member of the WI Geological Society for at least one year
    • Academic merit
    • Geosciences graduate student
    German Excellence AwardGerman Program
    • Student in German
    • Check with Department for academic criteria
    Schwertfeger Student Support AwardGerman Program
    • Student in German, Russian, Polish or Classics program
    • Preference given to majors and minors
    GIS Best Graduate Student Project Award and Best Undergraduate Student ProjectGIS
    • Best research poster or paper on a topic related to GIS
    • Criteria include contribution to the field of GIS, application of established GIS theories and methods, and quality of application materials
    A. T. Brown AwardsHistory
    • Best research paper and best master's thesis by a history graduate student
    • No application required; academic work is automatically reviewed
    Ellen Healy Award for Graduate StudiesHistory
    • Graduate student in History
    • Preference for student who has not received any other award or support, including TA or RA-ship
    • No application required; academic work is automatically reviewed
    Frederick I. Olson ScholarshipHistory
    • Graduate student in History
    • WI resident
    • Financial need as documented by FAFSA
    • Enrolled for 6 or more graduate credits
    • Academic achievement based on review of academic work by faculty
    • No application required; academic work is automatically reviewed
    HARP Fund AwardHistory
    • UWM student in History
    • No application required; academic work, research, and travel needs are automatically reviewed
    Theodore Saloutos Award for PhD Dissertation Research in American HistoryHistory
    • PhD student with dissertation topic in American History
    • Preference for a topic in immigration or agricultural history
    • No application required; academic work is automatically reviewed
    Victor Greene PrizeHistory
    • Undergraduate or graduate student in History
    • Best Undergraduate research paper in history as determined by the Awards Committee
    • No application required; academic work is automatically reviewed
    Giovanni Carini Memorial ScholarshipItalian
    • For study abroad in Italy
    • Undergraduate
    • Academic merit
    • Financial need
    Francie and Albert Silverman/Milwaukee Press Club Endowment Ltd. ScholarshipJAMS
    • Undergraduate journalism major
    • Potential for success as a journalist
    • Minimum 2.7 current and cumulative GPA
    Greater Milwaukee Foundation Journal Foundation Donald and Barbara Abert Fund ScholarshipJAMS
    • Financial need
    • Undergraduate or graduate student in JAMS
    • Preference for student with affiliation with Journal Sentinel or subsidiary
    • Minimum 2.7 current and cumulative GPA
    • U.S. citizenship
    Greater Milwaukee Foundation Journal Foundation Ione Quinby Griggs Journalism ScholarshipJAMS
    • Financial need
    • Undergraduate or graduate student in JAMS
    • Preference for student with affiliation with Journal Sentinel or subsidiary
    • Minimum 2.7 current and cumulative GPA
    • U.S. citizenship
    Greater Milwaukee Foundation Journal Foundation Walter Jay and Clara Charlotte Damm ScholarshipJAMS
    • Intention to pursue a career in radio, TV, or other news medium
    • Undergraduate or graduate student in JAMS
    • Preference for student with affiliation with Journal Sentinel or subsidiary
    • Financial need
    • Minimum 2.7 current and cumulative GPA
    • U.S. citizen
    Keith Spore Journal Communications ScholarshipJAMS
    • Declared JAMS major
    • Financial need
    • Minimum 2.7 current and cumulative GPA
    Louise J. Kordus Memorial ScholarshipJAMS
    • Journalism student, graduate and undergraduate level
    • Academic merit
    Michael J. Petrick Journalism ScholarshipJAMS
    • Undergraduate in JAMS
    • Student who is studying news-editorial
    • Check with Department for academic criteria
    Alan D. Corre Judaic Studies ScholarshipJewish Studies
    • Student in Jewish Studies
    • Check with Department for academic criteria
    Award for Excellence in Jewish StudiesJewish Studies
    • Student in Jewish Studies
    • Check with Department for academic criteria
    Best Essay - Milwaukee Jewish Community FundJewish Studies
    • Student in Jewish Studies
    • Check with program for academic criteria
    George and Sylvia Laikin PrizeJewish Studies
    • Students in Hebrew Studies, Jewish history studies, mid-eastern studies, or related area of study
    • Check with Department for academic criteria
    Miriam and Morris Marden Award for Hebrew StudiesJewish Studies
    • Student in Hebrew Studies
    • Check with Department for academic criteria
    Nathan and Pearl Berkowitz Jewish Studies ScholarshipJewish Studies
    • Declared major or minor in Jewish Studies
    • Junior or senior standing
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Financial need
    • Preference for demonstrated leadership skills
    Robert and Sylvia Grossman AwardJewish Studies
    • Student in Hebrew Studies
    • Check with program for academic criteria
    Hilda Becher Modern Language ScholarshipLanguages
    • In Italian, one scholarship is given to the second-year Italian student who demonstrates the most improvement over the course of their Italian language studies
    MLS ScholarshipLiberal Studies
    • Student in the Master of Liberal Studies program
    • Preference for student with a scholarly interest in social justice or humanitarianism
    • Financial need
    Alice Siu-Fun Leung AwardMathematical Sciences
    • Full-time undergraduate
    • Major or intended major in Mathematical Sciences
    • Academic merit
    Bill Carlsen Memorial ScholarshipMathematical Sciences
    • Undergraduate
    • Student in Atmospheric Sciences
    • Preference for a student interested in professional weather forecasting
    • Preference for a student from Southeastern WI
    Dhirenda Sikdar Memorial ScholarshipMathematical Sciences
    • Graduate Student in Atmostpheric Science
    • Academic merit
    E. Paul and Jane Humke ScholarshipMathematical Sciences
    • Undergraduate math major
    • Participating in a study abroad in math
    Ernst Schwandt Memorial Scholarship and Ernst Schwandt Graduate Teaching AwardMathematical Sciences
    • Graduate Teaching Assistant in Math
    • Outstanding performance as a TA
    Greater Milwaukee Foundation Celia's Starr Fund - the Joseph (Starr) Diny ScholarshipMathematical Sciences
    • Math major
    • Sophomore or Junior status
    • Financial need
    • Preference for Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington or Ozaukee county resident
    • Wisconsin resident
    • Academic merit
    • U.S. citizenship
    Mark Lawrence Teply AwardMathematical Sciences
    • Full time
    • Graduate student in math who has reached dissertator status but not defended theses yet
    • Good academic standing
    • Check with Department for academic criteria
    Morris and Miriam Marden Award in MathematicsMathematical Sciences
    • Math student with high quality paper in math or other outstanding academic achievement
    Upwardly Mobile Mathematics ScholarshipMathematical Sciences
    • Major or intended major in math
    • Financial need
    • Preference for a first generation female college student
    • Preference for a student from an underrepresented minority
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Full-time student
    Melvin Lurie Memorial PrizeMHRLR
    • Student or graduate of the Masters program in HR and Labor Relations
    • Academic excellence
    • Commitment to the pursuit of knowledge
    MHRLR Outreach ScholarshipMHRLR
    • Student in the MHRLR program
    • Check with the program for academic criteria
    MRHLR Alumni ScholarshipMHRLR
    • Student in the MHRLR program
    • High academic achievement
    Brett Hawkins ScholarshipMPA program
    • Student in the MPA program
    • Check with the program for academic criteria
    MPA ScholarshipMPA program
    • Student in the Master's of Public Administration program
    • High academic achievement
    • Demonstrated academic interest and career aspirations in local government, state government or the public sector
    Peace Studies ScholarshipCenter for International Education
    • Student in the undergraduate Peace Studies certificate program
    • Check with the program for academic criteria
    Philosophy Dept. AwardPhilosophy
    • Student in Philosophy
    • Academic excellence
    Graduate Student Travel AwardPhilosophy
      Richard W. Peltz Memorial ScholarshipPhilosophy
      • Best essay on a topic in philosophy; open to undergraduate and graduate students
      William J. Seidler ScholarshipPhilosophy
      • Undergraduate Philosophy major
      • Academic achievement
      • Financial need
      David Lichtman Memorial FellowshipPhysics
      • Student in Physics
      • Check with Department for academic criteria
      James M. Martin Memorial Scholarship Physics
      • High academic achievement by a Physics Student
      • Preference for an undergraduate
      Nicholas J. Papastamatiou ScholarshipPhysics
      • Graduate student in theoretical physics
      • Exceptional academic achievement
      Physics FellowshipPhysics
      • Graduate student or post doc in Physics
      • Check with Department for academic criteria
      Physics Foundation AwardPhysics
      • Teaching Assistants in Physics
      • High academic performance
      William Walters Memorial ScholarshipPhysics
      • Incoming new freshman with an intended major in physics
      • Minimum high school GPA of 3.25
      • Minimum ACT composite score of 26
      • Minimum ACT math score of 28
      Helen A. Berry Memorial ScholarshipPolitical Science
      • Participation in The Washington Center Internship Program
      • Financial need
      • Preference for minority student
      Russell Bonfiglio ScholarshipPolitical Science
      • Admitted to UW-Madison Law School
      • Academic achievement
      • High LSAT score
      • Strong letters of recommendation
      • Potential for service to the community
      Victor F. Podlaski Polish Studies ScholarshipCollege of Letters and Science
      • Student in Polish history, geography, literature, or language
      Wilder Crane Memorial ScholarshipPolitical Science
      • Political Science student
      • Academic merit
      • Anticipated or active in post-graduate study
      Corrine Russell Donley Fellowship in Applied Behavior AnalysisPsychology
      • Graduate student in Psychology
      • Minimum 3.0 GPA for new student; minimum 3.5 GPA for continuing student
      • Enrolled in 6 or more credits
      • Intention to be come a certified Behavior Analyst
      • Preference for student in experimental psychology
      • Preference for student from Northeastern WI with intentions of working there
      John and Lynn Schiek Research AwardPsychology
      • Student in behavior analysis
      • For support for student research
      • Check with Department for academic criteria
      John Palmer Smith ScholarshipPublic & Nonprofit Administration
      • For students in Nonprofit Management and Leadership
      • Financial need
      • Academic merit
      • Outstanding potential for success in the field
      Nonprofit Management and Leadership ScholarshipPublic & Nonprofit Administration
      • Student in Nonprofit Management and Leadership
      • Check with program for academic criteria
      Sociology Awards (Distinguished Scholar Award and Joan W. Moore Service-Scholar Award)Sociology
      • Student in Sociology
      • Check with Department for academic criteria
      Meta Steinfort ScholarshipSpanish
      • Junior or Senior standing
      • Spanish major
      • Preference for a student who intends to teach Spanish
      Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement ScholarshipSpanish
      • Declared major in Spanish
      • Minimum 3.5 GPA
      • Completion of a minimum of two upper level Spanish or Portuguese classes
      Spanish and Portuguese Alumni ScholarshipSpanish
      • For students in Spanish or Portuguese
      • Undergraduate or graduate student
      Greater Milwaukee Foundation Adele O'Shaughnessy Peace Education ScholarshipCenter for International Education
      • Preference given to students from Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington, or Ozaukee Counties
      • U.S. citizen
      • Good academic standing
      • Undergraduate in the Peace Studies Certificate Program
      • Wisconsin resident
      • U.S. citizenship
      Dissertation Research Grant AwardUrban Studies
      • Urban Studies doctoral student who has defended his/her dissertation
      • For support of research expenses
      Scott Greer Award for Outstanding ResearchUrban Studies
      • Student in Urban Studies
      • Check with program for academic criteria
      Henry W. Maier AwardUrban Studies
      • Outstanding performance by an Urban Studies student
      Florence L. Healy Women's Studies ScholarshipWomen's & Gender Studies
      • Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Graduate student standing whose research interests focus on women/gender/feminist issues
      • Full-time enrollment
      • Minimum 2.5 GPA
      • Financial need
      • Preference for a student who has completed at least one Women's & Gender Studies course
      Women's & Gender Studies Awards (E. Berg Award, R. Skalitzky Award, Milwaukee Public Schools essay contest, etc.)Women's & Gender Studies
      • Awards are given for best research papers and projects
      • See the Women's & Gender Studies website for contest details and deadline information
      Women's & Gender Studies Graduate FellowshipWomen's & Gender Studies
      • Graduate student in Women's & Gender Studies
      • Academic merit
      Women's & Gender Studies ScholarshipWomen's & Gender Studies
      • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing or a graduate student whose research interests focus on women/gender/feminist issues
      • Full-time enrollment
      • Minimum 2.5 GPA
      • Financial need
      • Preference for a student who has completed at least one Women's & Gender Studies course
      Kristin Ruggiero and Howard Handelman Research AwardCenter for Latin American & Caribbean Studies
      • Junior, Senior or graduate student standing
      • Demonstrated commitment to a field of study or topic related to Latin America or the Caribbean
      • Demonstrated academic merit based on a proposal for field research to be conducted in Mexico, Central America, South America, or the Caribbean
      • Overall academic record of achievement
      Physics Research Excellence AwardPhysics
      • Research excellence in Physics
      Mathematical Sciences Research Excellence AwardMathematical Sciences
      • Mathematical Sciences student
      • Demonstrated research excellence or potential
      History General ScholarshipHistory
      • Graduate or undergraduate student in histoyr
      • Academic merit
      • Contact Department for application information
      Frank P. Zeidler Graduate Student AwardHistory
      • Graduate student pursuing an MA in American history
      • Academic merit
      • Preference for an international student
      • Preference for a student studying international relations between US and foreign countries
      • Preference for a student eligible for or currently holding a Teaching Assistantship
      Nonprofit Management General ScholarshipPublic & Nonprofit Administration
      • For graduate students in the nonprofit management program
      • Check with Department for specific academic criteria
      Jeffrey K. Kunkel ScholarshipCollege of Letters and Science
      • Declared or intended major in the College of Letters & Science
      • Full-time status
      • Preference for a student from a racial/ethnic minority groups underrepresented in the UW System (African American, American Indian, Lation/a, Southeast Asian)
      • Demonstrated financial need
      • 3.25 GPA or higher
      Greater Milwaukee Fund Victor Vega ScholarshipCenter for International Education
      • International student from South America (not Central America)
      • Preference for a student from Peru
      • Financial need
      • Full-time student
      • Academic merit
      Cialdini FellowshipPsychology
      • For support of one or more doctoral student in Psychology
      Virginia Burke AwardsEnglish
      • Exceptional performance by first-year students in English 100/101/102
      Don Walker Memorial ScholarshipJAMS
      • JAMS major
      • Minimum 3.0 GPA
      • Demonstrated financial need
      Geosciences Research Excellence AwardGeosciences
      • Graduate student in Geosciences
      • Minimum 3.0 GPA
      • Engaged in high-quality research
      Milliman ScholarshipMathematical Sciences
      • Actuarial Science major
      • Sophomore or Junior standing
      • Minimum 3.2 GPA
      Professor Bud Weare ScholarshipHistory
      • Sophomore, Junior or Senior standing
      • Financial need
      • Academic merit
      • Preference for a student from a historically underrepresented minority group
      Urban Studies Programs AwardUrban Studies
      • Awards are given for the top undergraduate and graduate research posters
      Communication Student Support AwardCommunication
      • For support of undergraduate or graduate students in Communication
      David Lichtman Research FellowshipPhysics
      • Graduate student in Physics conducting research
      Weather Innovators ScholarshipMathematical Sciences
      • For support of students in the Atmospheric Science program who are also involved in the Innovative Weather program
      Sharon Guten Enrichment AwardJewish Studies
      • For support of students in Hebrew Studies and Jewish Studies degree programs
      Michael C. LeMay Political Science ScholarshipPolitical Science
      • Political Science undergraduate major or graduate student
      • Minimum 3.25 GPA
      Dr. Thomas S. Hooyer ScholarshipGeosciences
      • Support for field research
      • Sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student standing
      • Academic merit
      • Preference for a student conducting research in the Quaternary period
      David & Diane Buck FellowshipHistory
      • For support of history graduate student during the theses-writing or dissertation-writing phase
      Geography Department AwardGeography
      • For support of Geography students
      German Program ScholarshipGerman Program
      • Completion of a minimum of 4 semesters of college German or its equivalent
      • 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA
      • Acceptance to an approved study abroad program
      • Preference given to German majors, minors, or business German minors
      David D. Mulroy Classics ScholarshipClassics
      • A meritorious student in Classics
      German Internship AwardGerman
      • Completion of 4 semesters of college German or its equivalent through AP, retro credits or transfer credit
      • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Preference will be given to German majors, minors, and business German minors
      • Student must have applied for and been accepted to an internship at a German company (located in the U.S. or abroad) that includes a minimum of 120 hours of work over a period of time no shorter than 4 weeks.
      Dr. Donna Decker ScholarshipCollege of Letters and Science
      • Junior or Senior Standing
      • A declared major in either English or Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies
      • Demonstrated high academic achievement
      The Hoye ScholarshipCollege of Letters and Science
      • Full-time undergraduate
      • Junior or Senior standing
      • Demonstrated financial need
      • Minimum 3.25 GPA
      • A major in a STEM field which includes Math, Geosciences, Conservation & Environmental Science, Physics, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Biology, any engineering discipline, Applied Math and Computer Science, Atmospheric Science, Computer Science, or Actuarial Science
      Stahl Center AwardJewish Studies
      • Academic Merit
      • Student in Jewish Studies
      WGS Grad Student Travel AwardWomen's & Gender Studies
      • For support of graduate-level Women's & Gender Studies students for research and travel expenses
      UWM Foundation Target MD ScholarshipCollege of Letters and Science
      • Pre-Med student
      • Minimum 3.5 GPA
      • Minimum Sophomore standing
      • Full-time degree-seeking student
      Tinker Field Research GrantCenter for Latin American & Caribbean Studies
      • To support a student conducting field research in Latin America or the Caribbean
      Religious Studies ScholarshipReligious Studies
      • Junior Standing
      • 3.5 minimum GPA
      • Active participation in the Religious Studies student organization
      English Creative Writing AwardEnglish
      • Excellence in creative writing
      J. David Hoeveler Merit ScholarshipHistory
      • Undergraduate
      • Declared or intended major in History
      • Completed a minimum of 12 credits in History
      Environmental Internship ScholarshipConservation and Environmental Science
        James & Dorathea Levenson Ecology and Field Biology FellowshipBiological Sciences
        • Graduate student
        • Engaged in field research at the UWM Field Station or the Cedarburg Bog
        • Preference for a military veteran
        Ahmad Family ScholarshipHistory
        • Junior or Senior standing
        • Declared History major
        • Preference for a student who started at UWM as a freshman (has not attended another college or university)
        • Academic merit
        Tim Collins Memorial ScholarshipPhysics
        • Physics declared or intended major
        • Demonstrated academic promise
        • Demonstrated financial need
        • Successful completion of Math 233 (Third-semester Calculus)
        • Successful completion of Physics 220 (or both Physics 210 and 215)
        • Preference given to a non-traditional student
        Outstanding English Student PrizeEnglish
        • Outstanding achievement by an English major or graduate student
        Neuschafer Award - Spring Symposia Award for Creative ResearchGeosciences
        • Geosciences student
        • Most creative research presented at the Spring Symposium
        The Eckman ScholarshipLinguistics
        • Linguistics major or graduate student