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General University Scholarships

The scholarships listed in this section are available to any UW-Platteville continuing student who meets the criteria specified. Note scholarship deadlines. Unless stated otherwise, the application deadline is March 1.
  • Alpha Lambda Delta (Darla Mellor Banfi)
    • Quantity: 1; Amount: $250

    • Must have received an invitation to join the current year's induction ceremony and be continuing on at UW-Platteville for the fall semester. Award based on academic achievement, financial need, and university/community activity. Please use the Alpha Lambda Delta Form.  Submit to Financial Aid Office by February 28, 2014. 

  • Alpha Lambda Delta (James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarship)

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    • Quantity: 15 (awarded nationally); Amount: $1,000
    • Available to outstanding undergraduate members initiated prior to January 1, 2013 who are planning to study abroad this year. Monies are to be used to support educational opportunities as part of study abroad programs, and candidates will be considered on the basis of merit. A special electronic application can be obtained from the National ALD website, and returned to advisor Wendy Stankovich, 257 Gardner Hall, by February 1. The UW-Platteville chapter will select one application to forward for the national competition. Scholarship recipients will be announced by the National ALD office. Deadline: February 1 (to advisor Wendy Stankovich)
  • Alpha Lambda Delta (JoAnne Trow Scholarship)
    • Quantity: 35 (awarded nationally); Amount: $1,000-3,000
    • National Alpha Lambda Delta will award 25 - $1,000 scholarships and 10 - $3,000 scholarships. Applicants must have been inducted into UWP's ALD Chapter the prior year and have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better. A special electronic application can be obtained from the National ALD website, and returned to advisor Wendy Stankovich, 257 Gardner Hall, by March 1. The UWP chapter will select one application to forward for the national competition. Scholarship recipients will be announced by the National ALD office. Deadline: March 1 (to advisor Wendy Stankovich)
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Kordillia Johnson Memorial Scholarship
    • Quantity: 1; Amount: $500
    • Must have received an invitation to join the current year's induction ceremony and be continuing on at UW-Platteville for the fall semester. Award based on academic achievement, financial need, and university/community activity. Please use the Alpha Lambda Delta Form.  Submit to Financial Aid Office by February 28, 2014. 
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society (Fellowship for Graduate Study)
    • Quantity: 23 (awarded nationally); Amount: $3,000 to 7,500
    • Applicants must be graduating members of the UW-Platteville ALD Chapter who have a 3.5 or better cumulative GPA and be entering graduate school. A special electronic application can be obtained from the National ALD website. Applications, including all supporting materials, must be postmarked on or before January 31. Recipients will be notified by National ALD. Deadline: January 31
  • Amazing People Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
    • Must be registered and receiving service from the Office of Services for Students with Disabilities.  Please apply through the office of Services for Students with Disabilities.  Contact Brenda Sunderdance with any questions. 
  • Arthur Davis and Mary(Lindart) Williams Endowed Scholarship in Science
    • Must be enrolled in any science major. Based on leadership and financial need.
  • Bjarne and Lucille Ullsvik Alpha Lambda Delta Scholarships/Bjarne and Lucille Ullsvik Phi Eta Sigma Scholarships/Bjarne and Lucille Ullsvik Phi Kappa Phi Scholarships
    • Quantity: 6; Amount: $500
    • The applicant must have 60 credits or more and must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 at the time of application. Applications will only be accepted from students who are members of one of the above named honor societies.
  • Bjarne and Lucille Ullsvik Scholarship
    • Potential for academic success, good moral character, concern/service to others, financial need (recipients should be students who are having difficulty in meeting educational expenses)
  • Boebel Alumni Scholarship
    • Applicants must be majoring in Biology, Chemistry, or any of the pre-professional health services. Must have a 3.2 overall GPA or higher. Need is not a factor.
  • BouMatic 5x5x5 Scholarship
    • Must have completed at least 45 credits with a GPA of 3.2 or higher. Must have declared a major in one of the following areas: Agribusiness, Ag Mechanics, Animal Science, Business Administration, Engineering or Industrial Technology. Preference given to students who are active in agriculture clubs, especially dairy related.
  • Brogley Leighty Scholarship
    • Must be from Southwest Wisconsin with preference given to a Platteville High School Alumni. Must have earned at least 30 credits with a 3.25 GPA or higher. Must work at least part-time during school and preference is given to students who major in business or psychology.
  • Butch Leitl Memorial
    • Completion of one academic year in college; a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 for all academic work completed; outstanding character, leadership ability and extracurricular activities.
  • C.D. Smith Construction Inc. Scholarship
    • Junior student majoring in one of the following: Industrial Studies with an emphasis in Building Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Engineering Physics. Must have a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate a strong desire to achieve a career in the commercial building construction profession. Overall character, professional/technical competencies and ability to work with peers and faculty.
  • Carmen and Eva Beining Scholarship
    • Must be pursuing a degree in business administration, computer science or enrolled in a pre-nursing program.
  • Deacon John A. Baxter Scholarship
    • ​Must be a leader or officer in the Newman Club or to children of active parishioners at St. Mary’s and/or St. Augustine’s Catholic Churches in Platteville.  Preference given to Knights of Columbus members or children of members.  Must be in good academic standing and a Junior or Senior.
  • Donald F. Russell Scholarship
    • Must have been a full time student for at least three years with an expected graduation date of less than 18 months of receiving the award, minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrates financial need. Essay must include on how they exemplify the following qualities: strong work ethic, "can do" attitude and willing to help those in need with no expectations of pay back.
  • Dr. Peter Kang Memorial Scholarship for Excellence In Public Service
    • Scholarship is open to all continuing students with special consideration to students in the College of Liberal Arts and Education; junior or senior status and must be in good academic standing. Preference will be given to students who have intellectual talents in the community through scholarship engagement, service learning, and/or volunteer public service. Application process includes: Essay of 1,000 words about the applicant's experience or commitment to excellence in public service and a letter of recommendation from a faculty member. Please use the Dr. Peter Kang Memorial Scholarship Application Form.
  • Environmental Scholarship
    • Student must be pursuing a degree in one of the following: Biology with an emphasis in Ecology, Environmental Engineering, Renewable Energy or Reclamation, Environment, and Conservation. Must have a GPA of 2.3 or above.
  • 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.
  • Georgeanne Freudenreich Memorial
    • Woman, non-traditional student pursuing degree at UW-Platteville. Must be taking courses in women's studies, education or a discipline not traditionally pursued by women.
  • Helen Harms Anderson
    • Undergraduate woman demonstrating financial need; FAFSA must be filed.
  • Helen Skemp
    • Employed at Karrmann Library, GPA of 3.0+, financial need, superior library performance. Recommendation required from library supervisor.
  • International Students Club
    • Available to an International Students Club Member who can demonstrate interest/involvement in ISC objectives and activities. Must be a full-time student, junior or senior standing and have GPA of 2.5+.  Letter of recommendation must be from an academic advisor. Both non-U.S. citizens and U.S. citizens. may apply for the International Student Club scholarship.
  • Jerry Gunderson Scholarship For Appleton West High School
    • Criteria: Eligible for any 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 Brendemuehl Memorial Scholarship
    • Must be a non-traditional student, with preference given to students over 30 years of age.  Preference given to students pursuing a degree in business administration.
  • Johnson Brothers Memorial Scholarship
    • Must be in his/her junior or senior year with a 3.0 or higher GPA. Must be a graduate from Mineral Point High School.
  • Jordan C. ('52) and Dido (Overgard) ('51) Nash Endowed Scholarship
    • HS senior or existing UWP student, intends to continue education at UWP, full-time during following fall term, from Sauk, Vernon, Juneau, Richland or Marathon counties, majors: EDU, ENG, AGR or CHEM
  • 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.
  • Karrmann Family Scholarship
    • For new or continuing full-time students in the top 1/3 of their class, Student must be in "good standing" and making reasonable progress toward a degree, need is not a consideration
  • Kathryn Mykel Conger Memorial Scholarship
    • Applicant must be a foreign student pursuing course work in education with intention of becoming a teacher or a master teacher with preference given to Asian students.
  • Katie Vaassen Leader Scholarship
    • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior manager or support person for any Pioneer sport, club, or varsity. Must be in at least their 2nd year of participation, a minimum GPA of 3.0, must have true pioneer spirit and a positive attitude.
  • Marian (Kies) Linden Pioneer Spirit
    • The recipient(s) shall be a group or individual member of a group which fosters the spirit of UW-Platteville and has earned a minimum of 30 credits, demonstrates financial need and preference given to students who have declared a major in education.
  • McKinstry Company Foundation Scholarship
    • Student beginning their sophomore year majoring in Business, Building Construction Management, Renewable Energy or Mechanical Engineering. Students must describe their background, campus involvement and future goals and plans.
  • Melanie Johnson Heald Memorial Scholarship
    • Must be a non-traditional student that fits one of the following:  25 yrs or older, Married, Divorced, Single Parent or gap in education for three years or greater.  
  • Mick & Rhonda Viney Student Involvement
    • Must be a continuing student who demonstrates commitment to and involvement in addressing issues of sexism, racism, homophobia or ableism on the UW-Platteville campus. Must have filed a FAFSA and demonstrate financial need.
  • Milton and Thelma Longhorn
    • Junior status before fall semester, GPA 3.25 during previous semester, financial need, academic excellence, significant participation in campus activities.
  • Nancy Curtis-Jerome Daniels
    • Applicant must be currently employed as a library student assistant. Must be in good academic standing. Must have letter of recommendation from library supervisor.
  • Orton and Frances Keyes
    • Student who demonstrates academic excellence and participates in extracurricular activities.
  • Patricia Doyle
    • Must be a non-traditional student of at least a sophomore standing (30 credits) with a GPA of at least 2.5. Second preference is given to traditional age female student, majoring/minoring in health & physical education with significant participation in student activities, at least sophomore standing (30 credits) and have a GPA of 2.5 or better.
  • Pioneer Spirit
    • Primarily need based. Special needs not met by normal scholarship or student packages. Applicant should have a minimum of 2.20 GPA. Please use the Pioneer Spirit Scholarship Application.
  • Roger L. Davies Scholarship
    • Primary major in one of the natural sciences (astronomy, biology, chemistry, geography, physics) with a GPA of 3.0+; financial need is a secondary consideration
  • Rosemarie McNally Scholarship
    • Must be a mother who is furthering her education. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference shall be given to a mother who is majoring in Education, English or Spanish.
  • Roy & Helen Sands Memorial
    • Academic achievement and campus involvement. Financial need will be a consideration.
  • Taber Family Scholarship
    • Incoming UWP 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.
  • Tay and Anna (Francis) Dresden Scholarship
    • Must be from a rural community or background. Based on financial need and potential for success. 3.5 or higher GPA on all college coursework.
  • Tony Thomas Scholarship
    • Student must be in good academic standing and preferences given to students who demonstrate proficiency, interest or application of mathematics in their daily lives and or demonstrate musical talent and dedication toward music in their daily lives through performances or compositions.
  • UW-Platteville License Plate
    • Current WI resident (based on UW-Platteville residency requirements for tuition): must show participation in extra-curricular activities, outstanding leadership ability, strong character, campus involvement & academic achievement
  • UW-Platteville Student Ambassador
    • GPA of 2.75, minimum of 30 credits earned, evidence of outstanding leadership.
  • Veterans Memorial Scholarship
    • US Veteran or offspring of US Veteran. Based on need. FAFSA must be filed
  • Wanda Jo Waltz Memorial Scholarship
    • Students majoring in physical science such as: engineering physics, chemistry, physical geography/geology or in biology. Must be in good academic standing either a junior or senior.

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