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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 January 05, 2015.

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 recepients 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: Review website

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Green Bay Branch

Eligibility: 1) Applicant must be a female and 25 years old or older by September 1, 2015. 2) Must be Junior or Senior at UW-Green Bay, St. Norbert College, College of Menominee Nation/Green Bay or Bellin College as of fall 2015.

How to Apply: Visit the website at

Deadline: Review website

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Racine Branch

Eligibility: 1) Applicant must be a female, and legal resident of Racine County, Wisconsin. 2) Must be enrolled in a four-year degree-granting institution. 3) Applicant must be registered or intending to register for 12 or more credits for fall semester. 4) Must be a first or second semester Junior by Fall 2013. 5) GPA of 3.0 or above.

How to Apply: Visit the website at

Deadline: February 1, 2015

American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships

Eligibility: 1) Pursuing an undergraduate, master, doctoral or professional degree as a full-time student. Demonstrate financial need. Demonstrate personal enrollment in a federally-recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group, or possess one fourth degree verifiable federally-recognized American Indian blood.

How to Apply: Visit the website at

Deadline: Varies

Associated Bank Scholarship

Eligibility: 1) Students over the age of 17, currently enrolled or will be enrolled in a college or university by the start of the 2014-15 school year. Must have personal checking account with Associated Bank.

How to Apply: Visit the website at

Deadline: September 15, 2014

Aurora Lakeland Medical Scholarship

Eligibility: Complete the application packet.

How to Apply: Review the packet online

Deadline: March 6, 2015

BayCare Clinic Foundation Scholarship

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

How to Apply: Read more and learn how to apply

Deadline: Review website

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

Peter and Colleen Caylor Scholarship

Eligibility: Merrill High School graduates.

Review all Awards: Visit the Merrill HS website for an application

Deadline: Review Website

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

Fox Communities Credit Union Scholarship

Eligibility: 1) Graduating high school senior continuing their education 2) Participated in community service 3) Applicant must be a primary member of Fox Communities Credit Union by December 31, 2014 with an account in good standing

How to Apply: Read more and learn how to apply

Deadline: Review website

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest 2014

Scholarship sponsored by the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity. Encourages students to analyze and reflect on current ethical issues facing the world today.

Criteria: 1) Full-time junior or senior at a four-year institution. 2) Write 3,000-4,000 essay articulating with clarity an ethical issue that you have encountered and analyze what it has taught you about ethics and yourself. 3) Have a faculty sponsor review the essay and submit it online.

How to Apply: Apply (Guidelines)

Deadline: December 8, 2014

Government Finance Officers Association Scholarship

Eligibility: Currently full-time undergraduate student in the process of completing their junior year in an accounting program. Student must be preparing for a career in state or local government finance. Student must be citizens or permanent residents of USA or Canada. Recommendations by student's academic advisor or the chair of the accounting program.

How to Apply: Search "Student Opportunities" at

Deadline: April 30, 2015

Thomas B. and Grace Stevenson Jones Scholarship

Eligibility: Wisconsin resident of Iowa, Grant or Lafayette counties who are enrolled in, or plan to enroll in, a duly accredited four-year college or university.

How to Apply: Visit the website

Deadline: March 1, Each Year

Newcomer Nursing Scholarship

Eligibility: 1) All local students pursuing a degree in nursing and will be enrolled during the 2015-16 school year.2) High School seniors pursuing a nursing or pre-nursing course of study.

How to Apply: Review application guidelines and Apply at

Deadline: January 31, Each Year

Pat Crawford DDS Scholarship

How to Apply: Review the requirements and submit an essay.

Deadline: April 1, 2015

SEWEC New Adult Student Scholarship

Eligibility: 1) Must be 24 years or older and a new student to UW-Green Bay. 2) Applicant must submit application and essay online.

How to Apply: Review eligibility and application at

Deadline: August 15, Each Year

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

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: Review Website

Wisconsin Broadcasters Association (WBA) Scholarship

Eligibility: Must have completed at least one-half of your degree or graduation requirements in a broadcast or broadcast-related course of study. Must be attending a Higher Education Institution in Wisconsin. Must be planning a career in radio or television broadcasting. Previous WBA scholarship winners are not eligible.

How to Apply: Review requirements and complete an application at

Deadline: October 17, Each Year

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 applications, visit

Deadline: February 27, 2015.

Wisconsin Laboratory Association (WLA) Scholarship

Eligibility: Must be enrolled in a curriculum that enables them to pursue a career in a non-medical laboratory related field. Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

How to Apply: Apply at

Deadline: August 1, Each Year

Wisconsin Medical Society Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to American Indian student pursuing training or advanced education as doctors of medicine, nurses, or in a related health field.

How to Apply: Visit or complete the application

Deadline: February 2, 2015