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Scholarships

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 May 2, 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

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

Integrated Community Solutions Ladder of Hope Scholarship

Eligibility: 1) Degree-seeking student enrolled at least half-time at a postsecondary institution in Wisconsin (or a graduating high school senior) 2) Must be participants or household members of Brown County Housing Authoity Housing Choice Voucher Program.

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

Deadline: Applications must be received by June 20, 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

Minnesota Builders Exchange and The Builders Group

Eligibility: 1) Enrolled in an accredited construction-related, post-secondary program. 2) 2.50 or higher GPA.

How to Apply: View application and instructions

Deadline: May 31, 2016

Peter and Colleen Caylor Scholarship

Eligibility: Merrill High School graduates.

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

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 Women in Government Scholarship

Applicants must meet certain financial need criteria. Please review the notice at the beginning of the application file for special instructions.

Eligibility: Be a female resident of Wisconsin, have financial need, be enrolled either full-time or part-time in an undergraduate program at an eligible institution, and plan to be enrolled at least part-time in the fall semester.

How to Apply: Review the application instructions

Deadline: June 1, 2016