Sandmire Scholars Program for incoming freshman

The Sandmire Scholar Program is a newly developed merit-based scholarship available to two incoming freshman students in the Department of Human Biology at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. This program is funded by a generous gift of Herbert and Crystal Sandmire and is designed to help support the education of students pursuing a career in the health sciences or related fields.

Award:

Each year, two incoming first year undergraduate students will be selected to participate in the Sandmire Scholars Program. Scholars are expected to participate in the program for the duration of their four years of undergraduate study, will receive $2000 per year (4-year maximum), and will be assigned a faculty mentor. Sandmire Scholars are encouraged to participate in the wide range of research, internships, and related student leadership activities available to Human Biology Majors at UW-Green Bay.

Selection Criteria:

  • Minimum high school GPA 3.5 (cumulative, unweighted)
  • Minimum ACT score 24
  • Strong record of co-curricular activities, volunteer experience, and leadership.
  • After admission to UW-Green Bay, must commit to declaring and maintaining a major in Human Biology and maintaining full-time status.
  • The Sandmire Scholar award will be renewed based on excellence in academic performance. It is required that the Scholars maintain a GPA of 3.5 in the major throughout their academic career at UW-Green Bay.
  • Must be pursuing a career in the health sciences (related fields include, but are not limited to: medicine, physical therapy, physician’s assistant, dentistry, occupational therapy, pharmacy, nutrition, biomedical research, or exercise science).

Application:
****2018-2019 Application Deadline:  February 15, 2018****

  • During the open enrollment period, complete the application form by following the link below.
  • One letter of recommendation from a current or former teacher is required and must be sent by the teacher to humbio@uwgb.edu
 
Click here to fill out the application form