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GENERAL UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

The following NFS are for incoming freshman. The application deadline is February 1.
  • Allen L. Eck Scholarship
    • Must be majoring in the science and engineering fields.
  • Alliant Energy Foundation Scholarship
    • Must be a new freshman from a historically under-represented group with a declared major in one of the following areas: accounting, agriculture education, agri-business, business administration, communication technologies, computer science, engineering, occupational safety management or sustainable and renewable energy systems . Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, resident of Wisconsin or Iowa and demonstrate financial need.
  • Allison Rick VandeVoort-Women in Science (STEM) Scholarship
    • Female with a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Declared major in one of following areas:  Reclamation, Environment, and Conservation; Soil and Crop Science; Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering.  Preference given to a student from Iowa.
  • American Bank & Trust - Wisconsin Community
    • Awarded to new freshman from the following high schools: Cuba City, Hazel Green, Lancaster, Fennimore and Platteville. Must be in top half of graduating class and demonstrate financial need. Must have a 2.75 GPA or better during first semester and will be awarded during second semester of freshman year.
  • Brian K. Rulseh Scholarship
    • Must have graduated from Bradford HS (Kenosha, WI), Tremper HS (Kenosha, WI) or Indian Trail HS (Kenosha, WI), participated in extra curricular activities, demonstrate financial need and leadership ability.
  • Bob and Lucille (Pomerening) Copas Scholarship
    • ​Must be from Wauzeka-Steuben High School and preference given to incoming freshman. Must demonstrate financial need and a hard working student.
  • Christen Family Scholarship
    • Preference to an incoming freshman that graduated from Belmont WI High School.
  • Coach "Butch" McKeon Scholarship
    • Must be a graduate from Highland, WI High School.  Scholarship offered for continuing students too.
  • Community First Bank
    • Student majoring in Agriculture, Agriculture Business or Business with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Must be from one of the following high schools:  Baraboo, Belmont, Boscobel, Eagle Christian in Richland Center, Fennimore, Highland, Hillsboro, Iowa-Grant, Ithaca, Kickapoo, LaFarge, Mineral Point, North Crawford, Platteville, Reedsburg, Richland Center, Riverdale, Wauzeka-Steuben, Weston, Wisconsin Dells, Wonewoc-Center.
  • Daniel J. Kelley Scholarship
    • Must be from Juneau County, WI. 
  • David & Judy French Scholarship
    • Must be a Sheboygan County High School Student. Applicants must have demonstrated leadership and have at least a 2.75 GPA. Priority given to those who show financial need.
  • David Gourlie Memorial Scholarship
    • Must be from WI high school or transfer from a two year college in WI.  Must have extra curricular involvement while in high school and GPA of  2.5 or higher and ACT 19 or higher.  Scholarship also available for continuing students.
  • Donald Riess Memorial Scholarship
    • Graduate of Platteville High School with at least an overall GPA of 3.5.  Demonstrate financial need and excellent work ethic with proven work history.
  • Edith Barth
    • Must be a member or attend the First English Lutheran Church in Platteville, WI.  Scholarship offered for continuing students too.
  • Edward Vavruska Scholarship
    • Must be an incoming freshman from the State of Wisconsin and demonstrate financial need.
  • Emmett Terwilliger Scholarship
    • Must be a graduate from Lancaster, WI High School.
  • Emmy Kennedy Scholarship
    • Must be a graduate from Shullsburg, WI High School.
  • Einerson Family Scholarship
    • Must be a graduate from Mount Horeb, WI High School.  Scholarship offered for continuing students too.
  • Environmental Scholarship
    • Student must be pursuing a degree in one of the following: Biology with an emphasis in Ecology, Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems or Reclamation, Environment, and Conservation. Must have a GPA of 2.3 or above.
  • Evelyn Johns Family Scholarship
    • Must be a new freshman graduating from Platteville High School pursuing a degree in Biology or Engineering. Must demonstrate financial need.
  • Floy Kies Smythe
    •  Recipient shall have an overall GPA of 3.0, participation in extracurricular activities and/or proven leadership experience is desired. Financial need is not a factor.
  • Frances and Orton Keyes Scholarship
    • Must have scholastic achievement and be involved in extra-curricular activities.
  • G. Gunderson Border States
    • Must be from WI, IA, IL, MI, MN and pursuing a degree in Biology, Reclamation/Environment Reclamation, Soil and Crop, Chemistry, Math, Fine Arts or Software Engineering.
  • G. Gunderson Scholarship for Southwest Wisconsin
    • Student must be from the following counties in WI: Crawford, Iowa, Grant, Green, Lafayette, Richland or Vernon and be pursuing a degree in one of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Fine Arts, Mathematics, Reclamation, Soil and Crop Science or Software Engineering.
  • Glenn and Florence Fritz Scholarship
    • Must be a graduate from Fennimore High School. Preference given to students declaring a major in the College of EMS. Must demonstrate financial need.
  • Helen Harms Anderson Scholarship
    • Undergraduate female who has completed the FAFSA.
  • Huff Family Scholarship for Dubuque Senior High
    • Incoming freshman and a graduate of Dubuque Senior High School.
  • Huff Family Scholarship for Lancaster High School
    • Incoming freshman and a graduate of Lancaster High School.
  • IIW Engineers & Surveyors Scholarship
    • Must have declared a major in Civil Engineering or Building Construction Management. Must have graduated from a high school in one of the following counties: In Illinois: Carroll or JO Davies; In Iowa: Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque or Jackson; In Wisconsin: Grant, Iowa or Lafayette. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Scholarship will be renewable for 4 years.
  • James N. Azim
    • Graduate of any Grant County high schools.  Academic achievement, community involvement and financial need are considered.
  • Jeanne Brunette-Tregoning Scholarship
    • Two scholarships will be awarded to woment who are graduates of high schools in Grant (south of highway 18), Green, Iowa, and/or Lafayette counties with communities under 7,000 in population.  If no students from these counties then students from southwestern Wisconsin will be considered.  Need to be a US citizen of good moral character and have no history of drug or tobacco abuse.  Financial need is not a consideration.  The scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years if the student maintains a B average.
  • Jeff Moring Memorial Scholarship for Forreston HS
    • Must be a graduate from Forreston (IL) High School. Preference given to students who have participated in extra-curricular activities during high school.
  • Jerry Gunderson Scholarship For Appleton West High School
    • Must be an Appleton West High School graduate. Preference given to students pursuing a degree in the following majors: Biology, Reclamation, Environment and Conservation, Soil & Crop Science, Chemistry, Mathematics or Fine Arts.
  • Jerry Marty Scholarship
    • New Freshman pursuing a degree in Building Construction Management or Civil Engineering with construction emphasis.  Must be a Wisconsin resident with a preference given to students from Monroe (WI) High School.  Must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater and demonstrate financial need. 
  • Jim and Mary Cooley Scholarship
    • A student from River Ridge WI High School with a major in Agriculture.  Preference to students who show leadership in FFA, 4-H or similar agriculture organizations.
  • John Barth Foundation Scholarship
    • Must demonstrate leadership through school involvement such as:  music, theater, forensic, student government, debate, agriculture, business or other activities.  Must be involved within community and preference to students who have a job.  Scholarship offered for continuting students too.
  • Jordan C. and Dido Nash
    •  High school senior who intends to major in Education, Engineering, Agriculture or Chemistry. Must be from Sauk, Vernon, Juneau, Richland or Marathon County high schools.
  • Joseph and Kimberly Schmelz Scholarship
    • ​Must be a new freshman who graduated from Southwestern (WI) High School or Potosi High School. Preference given to students whose parents graduated from UW-Platteville, involved in activities in high school or who plan to work to help support their education. Preference will be given to a student who has declared a major in either Media Studies or Reclamation.
  • Joyce Mueller Memorial Scholarship
    • Student must be pursuing a degree in the medical field such as pre-med, medical technology or nursing. Must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need. Student must be from Southwest Wisconsin including the Galena, IL and Dubuque, IA areas.
  • Kaiser-Clendenen Scholarship
    • Preference given to students who have graduated from Cuba City (WI) High School. Preference shall be given to students who have declared a major in Biology, Business Construction Management or Education. Must have demonstrated leadership in academics or other extracurricular activities.
  • Karrmann Family Scholarship
    • Offered to new freshman and continuing students.  Must be on strong academically and financial need is not considered.
  • Kennedy Family Scholarship
    • Preference given to incoming freshman graduating from La Farge, WI high school, or from the Richland County area. Must exhibit strong academic success, motivation and commitment with a GPA of 3.5-4.0. Must also provide a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or counselor.
  • Keri Pustina Memorial Scholarship
    • A high school graduate from Iowa-Grant High School and has a GPA range from 2.0-3.5 and is involved in extra-curricular activities.
  • Kjell Oliversen Scholarship
    • Must be a graduate of Madison East High School (Madison, WI) and meet the requirements for admission.
  • Leo E. & Phoebe W. Boebel Memorial Scholarship
    • Student must have graduated from a high school in the one of the following counties in WI: Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland and Vernon. Must demonstrate financial need and academic excellence. Maybe renewable for four years.
  • Lois Mason Scholarship
    • Must be from Monroe, WI high school and demonstrate leadership.  Scholarship offered for continuing students too.
  • Mervin H. and Ellen M. Shumate Scholarship
    • Must be a graduate from Riverdale HS (WI) and demonstrate financial need. 
  • Mick & Rhonda (Rice) Viney Milton High School Scholarship
    • Must be a new freshman who graduated from Milton High School in Milton, WI. Recipient shall be a first-generation college student who has been involved in at least one of the following activities: music and community service.
  • Percy Lavon Julian Science Scholarship
    • Must be a US citizen and a member of the under-represented minority student population.  Recipient must be enrolling in the Biology and/or Chemisty program and preference is given to an incoming freshman.
  • Platteville Collision Center Scholarship for Platteville High School
    • Must be a graduate from Platteville High School with a GPA between 2.5 and 3.25.
  • Ray and Alphine Larson Memorial Scholarship
    • Must be from a high school in Appleton, WI
  • Ray Bournkey Scholarship
    • New freshman declaring a major in BILSA.
  • Retirees for Excellence Scholarship
    • Any Major; top 15% of graduating senior class with an ACT score of 25 or above.
  • Richard J. and Mary Kay Burgermeister Scholarship
    • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need.  Maybe renewable if continue to meet criteria. 
  • Rita and Ralph Curtis Scholarship
    • Must be graduate of Cuba City High School in Cuba City, WI. Preference given to students with GPA of 3.0 or higher, involved in extra-curricular activities and exhibits financial need.
  • Roger Davies Scholarship
    • Major in natural sciences with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Financial need is a consideration.
  • Roy Sands Scholarship
    • Awarded to a student with the greatest need.
  • Sentry Insurance Youth Leadership
    • Top 15 percent; GPA 3.3; pursue degree in business administration, computer science, accounting, finance, or mathematics (actuarial science); high school leadership.
  • Sesquicentennial Scholarship
    • Must have a 2.5 GPA and explain how UW-Platteville will help Pioneer your future.  Need is not a consideration. 
  • Sloan Implement Scholarship
    • Declared major in BILSA with an emphasis on Agriculture Business and Business.  Must have a GPA of 3.0 an from one of the following counties in Wisconsin:  Grant, Green, Dane, Iowa or Lafayette.
  • Taber Family Scholarship
    • Must be either incoming or continuing student, resident of Grant County Wisconsin or a county contiguous to Grant County. Preference to military veterans (National Guard or the reserve). Need is not a factor.
  • Tharold Dorn
    • Recipient shall show scholastic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities and demonstrate character.
  • The Mary Lou Birkett Goodfriend and Theodore L. Goodfriend Scholarship
    • Must be a Wisconsin resident preparing for a career in education, counseling or health care.  Financial need is not considered.  Can be renewed for up to 4 years as long as student meets eligibility requirements.
  • Tom McGuigan Scholarship
    • Must be from Boscobel, WI high school and demonstrate leadership.  If none from Boscobel, then any Grant County student.  Scholarship offered for continuing students too.
  • Tricor, Inc.
    • Must declare a major in the business or accounting or engineering. Recipient must be from a high school located in Grant, Iowa, or Lafayette counties in Wisconsin or from Dubuque County in Iowa.
  • Ubersox Group Scholarship
    • Must be a  new freshman from the following high schools: Belmont, Cuba City, Darlington, Fennimore, Iowa-Grant, Lancaster, Mineral Point, Platteville, Shullsburg and Southwestern Preference is giving to students majoring in Business Administration, Education or Engineering.
  • UW-Platteville License Plate
    • Current Wisconsin Resident (based on residency requirements for tuition); must show participation in extra-curricular activities; outstanding leadership ability; strong character; campus involvement and academic achievement.
  • Van G. Ferguson Scholarship for River Ridge High School
    • The recipient must be an incoming freshman from River Ridge WI High School.
  • Vandy "Butch" Bloyer Family Scholarship
    • Must be a student from River Ridge High School, WI.
  • Viola (Neuendorf) Schielke Scholarship
    • An incoming freshman who graduated from Horicon WI school district.  Preference will be given to students with a declared major in education.  If no education students then any incoming freshman is eligible.
  • Woodward Communications, Inc.
    • Must be from Illinois, Iowa or Wisconsin and demonstrate financial need. Must be pursuing a degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Communication Technologies, Computer Science, Fine Arts-graphic design or Comprehensive Business/Economics. Must be actively involved in the community.
  • Wunderlin Family Scholarship
    • Student must be a senior at Platteville High School. Preference given to students declaring a major in the School of Engineering. If no engineering student in eligible, preference will be given to a Platteville High School senior majoring in the College of BILSA. Must be in the upper quarter of their class.

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