Prospective Students


  1. Be a U.S. citizen or meet residency requirements for federal student financial assistance

  2. Be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at UW-Milwaukee

  3. Meet federal eligibility guidelines:

    • First-generation college student; or
      • First generation college students are defined as those whose parents or legal guardians have not completed a Bachelor’s degree.
    • Meet federal income guidelines; or
      • Each year, the U.S. Department of Education publishes guidelines which define low income based on family size.
    • Have a qualifying documented disability
      • Disability refers to students with a physical or mental impairment which limits a major life activity. This includes learning disabilities. Such disabilities need to be documented.