Ron Perez Legacy Scholarship now available. First awards to be granted in Spring 2023.

Ron Perez
Dean Ron Perez

The Ron Perez Legacy Scholarship Fund is now available to all public health students at UW-Milwaukee. Special consideration will be given to applicants who meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • First generation student.
  • Significant barriers to achieving higher education such as experience in the foster care system, living in a single parent household, having an incarcerated parent, or responsibilities for providing financial support or primary care to other household members.
  • Contribution to the intellectual and cultural enrichment of the program because of life experiences, including overcoming personal adversity or family hardship, record of extensive community experience, or successful careers in other fields.

Scholarship amounts will range from $1,000 and $2,400. Students are encouraged to apply by December 1, 2022. More information about the Ron Perez Legacy Scholarship Fund can be found here.

You can learn more about all public health scholarship opportunities here.

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