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What is a Phoenix Scholar Award?

The Phoenix Scholar Awards provide a discounted tuition rate to qualified non-resident graduate students who meet the academic and residency criteria described below. This is not “financial aid” nor is it a “scholarship” in the traditional sense. Instead, it is a lower tuition rate offered to qualifying graduate students.

How do I qualify?

UW-Green Bay has set criteria for the levels of Phoenix Scholar Awards available to non-resident graduate students based on their past academic performance. All students must also be enrolled full-time to receive a Phoenix Scholar Award. Online students automatically pay in-state tuition, so the Phoenix Scholar Award does not apply to students enrolled in online programs.

New Incoming Students
Gold Award
Students with an undergraduate GPA > 3.74 on a 4.00 scale or equivalent local grade scale.
Silver Award
Students with an undergraduate GPA of 3.25-3.74 on a 4.00 scale or equivalent in local grade scale.
If you are a non-resident or International Graduate student
  Discount Amount Your Tuition Cost
Graduate Gold Award $7,500 $10,034
Graduate Silver Award $5,000 $12,534
If you are a Midwest Student Exchange student
Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio
  Discount Amount Your Tuition Cost
Graduate Gold Award $3,000 $9,224
Graduate Silver Award $2,000 $10,224

What do I need to do?

There is no separate application for Phoenix Scholar Awards.

Awards will be based on students' GPA at the time of admission. Phoenix Scholar Awards are applied to your tuition until you complete your graduate degree or attempt 70 credits. Students must continue to attend full-time and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Phoenix Scholar Awards are automatically applied to qualified non-resident graduate students. However, if a student's residency status or academic performance changes, their eligibility for the Phoenix Scholar Awards may change as well.

Eligibility in this program requires:


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