UWGB Marinette Campus

Scholarships

Scholarships are monetary gifts from community, private, and campus sources and are usually based on academic merit or some other criteria. Some scholarships also require verification of financial need. Therefore, all scholarship applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Campus foundations, local businesses, and other sources provide scholarships for students at UW-Marinette. No repayment of scholarships is required.

Contact your high school counselor and/or the UW-Marinette Solution Center for scholarship information.

UW-Marinette Scholarships

The University of Wisconsin-Marinette is proud of the caliber of its student body. In order to encourage and support academic excellence, we offer a variety of scholarships and grants to our students. We invite you to learn more about our programs and apply for our awards.

If you plan to attend the UW-Marinette as a full- or part-time student, you may be eligible for a scholarship or grant. These awards have been established to help the varied student population at the UW-Marinette campus. You may qualify for grants or scholarships as a new, continuing or transfer student. To apply, submit a completed application form to the Campus Scholarship Committee.

Fill out the UW-Marinette Scholarship Application today! Your completed application must be submitted by April 1, 2018. 
 

Scholarship Status Amount Status Age Req GPA req Notes
Robert Albright Workstudy Success Scholarship full-time $3,400.00 New or Continuing   3.00 For a full-time student with demonstrated employment (part- or full-time) while a student pursuing an Associate Degree
BAMC Scholarship part-time $1,000.00 New or Continuing     Exclusively for Bay Area Medical Center employees pursuing a degree in nursing.
Merritt Bauman Memorial Engineering Scholarship part-time $2,200.00 New or Continuing   3.00 Must be pursuing a pre-engineering curriculum.
Merritt Bauman Memorial Engineering Scholarship part-time $2,200.00 New or Continuing   3.00 Must be pursuing a pre-engineering curriculum.
Allen Bedrosian Memorial Science Scholarship full-time $350.00 Continuing   3.30 Must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in a hard science related field. 30 credits completed
Burke Memorial New Direction Scholarship part-time $950.00 New or Continuing   3.00 Must carry a 6-credit minimum load. Available to students who demonstrate (through essay) that pursuing a college education is a change in direction in their lives involving risks and overcoming challenges.
Lyle Espencheid Mathematics Scholarship part-time $225.00 Continuing   2.50 For students who have done well in 1 remedial mathematics course and are taking more mathematics courses.
Shirley Evans Memorial Scholarship part-time $175.00 New     Marinette High School graduates, active in student organizations with bachelor degree plans.
Farmers & Merchants Education Scholarship part-time $1,000.00 Continuing   3.00 Must be a student planning to pursue a career in education.
First National Bank & Trust New Opportunities Scholarship part-time $500.00 New or Continuing     Goal of a career in a business related field.
Joseph J. Ping Pong Joe Gerend Memorial Scholarship full-time $250.00 Continuing   3.30 20 credits completed
Ira Darwin Johnson Scholarship part-time $250.00 New   2.50 Marinette HS graduates with economic need and appreciation for financial support. Must have at least one recommendation from Marinette High School teacher.
Walter & Grace Kirmse Scholarship full-time $750.00 New or Continuing   3.00 Must be a Marinette High School graduate of high academic standing who participates in extra-curricular activities.
KS Kolbenschmidt US Scholarship full-time $475.00 New or Continuing   3.00 Exclusively for KS Kolbenschmidt US employees or their sons or daughters. Priority given to students pursuing an engineering curriculum, followed by those pursuing a business (accounting, human resources, business administration, CIS, etc.) curriculum.
Bill Gudwer Limitless Possibilities Scholarship part-time $2,000.00 New or Continuing     Preference given to a student with a family member with an intellectual disability
Bill Gudwer Limitless Possibilities Scholarship part-time $2,000.00 New or Continuing     Preference given to a student with a family member with an intellectual disability
Marinette Women's Club Scholarship part-time $500.00 New or Continuing     Based on academic record, leadership qualities and school and community involvement. - recipient must be female
Morris G. and Grace R. Mundt Family First Scholarship part-time $650.00 New or Continuing 21+   Must be new or continuing student with family commitments. Must have at least one dependent. Must have completed high school at least five years prior to the date of application to UW-Marinette.
Barb Neverman Memorial Community Service Scholarship part-time $600.00 New or Continuing     Request recommendations from employer, teacher or advisor.
Don & Paul Neverman PE, Health and Wellness Scholarship full-time $850.00 New or Continuing     Awarded by physical education faculty to students who excel in physical education academic programs.
Dale N. Olson Scholarship part-time $1,300.00 New or Continuing     Funds may only be applied to tuition fees. Award is granted based on financial need.
Dale N. Olson Scholarship part-time $1,300.00 New or Continuing     Funds may only be applied to tuition fees. Award is granted based on financial need.
Pat Reines Health Care Scholarship part-time $325.00 New or Continuing     Students planning to work in the fields of nursing, physical/occupational/speech therapy, social work, pharmacy, or psychology. Preference given to staff or family of staff employed at the Marinette Renaissance Assisted Living facility.
William Reines Environmental Scholarship part-time $475.00 Continuing     Preference for a Marinette HS graduate and demonstrate active interest in environmental issues.
C.W. Richards Memorial Natural Sciences Scholarship full-time $500.00 Continuing   3.00 Must have a 3.0 GPA in natural sciences and a declared major in natural sciences with recommendation of one natural science instructor at UW-Marinette.
Scott Settersten Scholarship part-time $1,000.00 New or Continuing      
Scott Settersten Scholarship part-time $1,000.00 New or Continuing      
Stephenson National Bank & Trust Non-Traditional Student Scholarship full-time $500.00 New or Continuing   2.50 For new or continuing student. Based on academic performance. Restricted to a Non-Traditional Student.
Stephenson National Bank & Trust Traditional Student Scholarship full-time $500.00 New or Continuing   2.50 Based on academic performance.
Louis W. Staudenmaier Academic Performance Scholarship full-time $500.00 Continuing   2.50 Must live within 25 miles of Marinette, Wisconsin. Based on academic performance.
Louis W. Staudenmaier Academic Performance Scholarship full-time $500.00 Continuing   2.50 Must live within 25 miles of Marinette, Wisconsin. Based on academic performance.
William and Marilyn Swanson Menominee County Scholarship full-time $1,000.00 New or Continuing     For residents of Menominee County, Michigan. Based on financial need.
William and Marilyn Swanson Menominee County Scholarship full-time $1,000.00 New or Continuing     For residents of Menominee County, Michigan. Based on financial need.
William and Marilyn Swanson Menominee County Scholarship full-time $1,000.00 New or Continuing     For residents of Menominee County, Michigan. Based on financial need.
Tenth Street Menominee Business Scholarship part-time $1,100.00 New or Continuing   2.75 Must be a student who has documented involvement in community service organizations or activities
Tilkens Great Initiative Scholarship- (MUST SPLIT BETWEEN TERMS) part-time $500.00 New or Continuing   2.50 Interest in sports
Johnson Controls Fire Protection Scholarship part-time $750.00 New or Continuing   3.00 For students pursuing the Associate of Arts and Science degree. Recipient need not be employed at Johnson Controls but priority given to Johnson Controls employees or their family members and to students pursuing a business or engineering major.
Johnson Controls Fire Protection Scholarship part-time $750.00 New or Continuing   3.00 For students pursuing the Associate of Arts and Science degree. Recipient need not be employed at Johnson Controls but priority given to Johnson Controls employees or their family members and to students pursuing a business or engineering major.
UW-Marinette Foundation Board Community Leadership Scholarship full-time $1,875.00 New or Continuing     For students in Marinette or Menominee Counties. Must demonstrate involvement as community leaders and volunteers.
UW-Marinette Honors Program New Student Academic Excellence Scholarship full-time $200.00 New   3.00 Must have graduated from high school with honors.
UW-Marinette Honors Program Nathan and Jennifer Pollard Memorial Academic Excellence Scholarship part-time $100.00 Continuing   3.50 Must have earned 12+ credits at UW-Marinette and show evidence of community service.
UW-Marinette Staff & Faculty Scholarship full-time $500.00 New or Continuing      
Mary L. Staudenmaier Community Service Scholarship full-time $1,000.00 Continuing   3.30 For a student continuing at UW-Marinette who intends to make a difference in the world. Leadership, initiative, conscientiousness and caring for others as indicated by references & essay.
Mary L. Staudenmaier Community Service Scholarship full-time $1,000.00 Transfer   3.30 For a student planning to transfer to a 4-year institution who intends to make a difference in the world. Leadership, initiative, conscientiousness and caring for others as indicated by references & essay.
Mary L. Staudenmaier Community Service Scholarship full-time $1,000.00 Transfer   3.30 For a student planning to transfer to a 4-year institution who intends to make a difference in the world. Leadership, initiative, conscientiousness and caring for others as indicated by references & essay.
Mary and Hugh Higley UW-Green Bay Transfer Scholarship full-time $450.00 Transfer     Must be a UW-Marinette student transferring to UWGB. Award is based on financial need and academic performance.

Scholarship Application Procedure

  • Be admitted as a student at UW-Marinette
  • Complete the  Scholarship Application Form above and submit by the posted deadline
  • Select 2 individuals to serve as a reference. If you are a current student, we recommend you choose teachers/faculty members who can speak to your academic record. Other suggestions would be to select individuals who can speak to your work/volunteer experience. Have them mail reference materials directly to the scholarship committee at the address listed in the scholarship application.
  • Make sure official transcripts (college and/or high school) are sent in with your scholarship application
  • Materials must be posted by the deadline (email or paper submission).

Awards Procedure

Scholarship and grant applications are reviewed by the Campus Scholarship Committee. Awards are made on an equitable basis. In addition to specific requirements of individual scholarships and grants, judging criteria include some or all of the following: academic potential, motivation, demonstrated ability, communication and self-expression skills. 

Recipients must enroll in classes for college credit at the UW-Marinette campus to receive appropriate monies. If a recipient is not yet registered for classes on the first day of the semester for which the award is designated, the Campus Scholarship Committee reserves the right to reassign the scholarship.

If you have any questions, call the Solution Center at 715-735-4300 ext. 4301 or e-mail at ssinfo@uwc.edu.