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Private Scholarships

The University is notified regularly of scholarships offered by local, regional, and national organizations. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information, nor are we responsible for the content in any of these outside sites or sources of information. Use good judgment and common sense when researching potential scholarships. We update this link to include any new awards we are made aware of. Please check back regularly to view the most current listing. The information on this site was updated on February 4, 2016.

Ab Nicholas Scholarship Foundation

Eligibility: Available to any and all high school basketball players and managers, boy or girl planning to pursue a college degree with any UW System school. Most recipients will not play at the college level.

How to Apply: Review the requirements and complete an application

Deadline: Opens on February 1--April 30 each year

Altrusa International Green Bay Scholarship

Eligibility: 1) Must be a women returning to school to complete technical/college education that was previously interrupted, 2) Be completing studies in fields related to improving your level of literacy or quality of life, 3) Have demonstrated need and be able to justify this need for additional assistance, and 4) Have the potential for success in Education and Employment.

How to Apply: Visit the Altrusa website

Deadline: March 4, 2016

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Appleton Branch

Eligibility: 1) Applicant must be a female who graduated from a high school in the greater Fox Cities or currently resides in the Fox Cities and has done so for the past 10 years. 2) Must be entering her Junior or Senior year, or be enrolled in a graduate program. 3) Enrolled full-time. 4) Submit a complete application packet.

How to Apply: Print and complete the application. Cover sheet provides information for submitting materials.

Deadline: April 15, 2016

Aurora Lakeland Medical Scholarship

Eligibility: 1) Walworth County resident 2) Staff or family member of Aurora Health Care caregiver 2) Pursuing a healthcare related field of study.

How to Apply: Review the packet online

Deadline: March 4, 2016

BayCare Clinic Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility: 1) Current student at UW-Green Bay or graduating senior from an area high school (specified on application). 2) Current UW-Green Bay students must have completed at least one year of study in nursing or a healthcare-related field. 3) High School students must be accepted to an accredited college and enroll with a minimum of 12 credits per semester.

How to Apply: Complete an Application

Deadline: Current students should submit materials to the UWGB Financial Aid Office by Friday, March 25, 2016

Brule River Sportsmen's Club Scholarship

Eligibility: Intend to use this scholarship at the junior, senior or graduate level. Attend a college in Wisconsin or Minnesota. Be preparing for a career in natural resources. Be majoring in public policy, law, political science, engineering, or any other field in which the student could prepare for a career in a profession that would further public understanding, appreciation and conservation of natural resources. Lastly, must be a member of the Brule River Sportsmen's Club or the child or grandchild of a member.

How to Apply: Read more and learn how to apply

Deadline: April 30 each year

Community First Credit Union Scholarship

Eligibility: 1) Graduating high school senior 2) Applicant must be a primary member of the Credit Union with an account in good standing

How to Apply: Review website for eligibility requirements and deadlines

Deadline: Review website

Hazel L. Stephenson Scholarship

Eligibility: 1) All Fond du Lac County high school graduates who will be college freshmen or who are continuing students in an undergraduate program at a UW System campus.

How to Apply: Review the requirements and complete the application.

Deadline: April 15, 2016

The Jaycees of Wisconsin Foundation, Inc.

Eligibility: 1) Applicants must be at least 21 years old, having returned to school after at least two years off 2) Applicant must be a continuing student with at least 2 semesters of school completed since returning to school (Summer school does not apply and student must be enrolled in upcoming term.). 3)Must be attending a Wisconsin post-secondary institution pursuing a minimum of a two year undergraduate program. 4) Must be full time as defined by the school they are attending. 5) Must show have a 3.0 GPA.

How to Apply: Print an application

Deadline: June 30, each year

Jones-Smyth Scholarship for Vocal Music

Eligibility: 1) Open to Wisconsin residents of Welsh heritage. 2) Must be attending (or intending to enroll at) a Wisconsin postsecondary institution full-time in pursuit of a music major. 3) 3.50 or higher GPA.

How to Apply: View application and instructions

Deadline: June 1, 2016

SFM Foundation Scholarships

Eligibility: 1) Available to students who have had a parent become injured or killed in the course of working for a Minnesota or Wisconsin employer.

How to Apply: All information regarding requirements can be found on the website

Deadline: March 31, Each Year

Shawano County Farm Progress Days Scholarship

Eligibility: 1) Be a Shawano County resident, or currently studying at a high school within Shawano County.

How to Apply: Review the eligibility requirements and apply here

Deadline: April 15, Each Year

Vincent L. Hawkinson Scholarship for Peace and Justice Studies

Eligibility: Applicant must be a resident of (or currently attending school in) Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or Wisconsin. They must demonstrate a commitment to peace and justice through at least one of the following: completed a specific peace and justice project, were courageous in pursing their convictions about peace and justice, displayed ongoing commitment to and leadership in a peace and justice organization, or served as a role model for others in moving a religious community or society into new realms of thought and practice regarding peace and justice.

How to Apply: Visit the website

Deadline: March 15, Each Year

Welsh Club of the Milwaukee Area Music Scholarship

Eligibility: 1) Open to Wisconsin residents of any ethnic background (preference may be given to persons of Welsh heritage). 2) Must be attending (or intending to enroll at) full-time as an undergraduate in pursuit of a music major.

How to Apply: View application and instructions

Deadline: June 1, 2016

Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants Educational Foundation

Eligibility: Scholarships are awarded to qualified accounting students in their fifth year of academic study and working toward the 150-hour requirement to sit for the CPA Exam. Scholarships are based on academic achievement, a written personal statement, and letters of recommendation.

How to Apply: For application, visit

Deadline: February 26, 2016