Scholarships and Tuition Remission
UW-Platteville Scholarships and Tuition Remission
Kathryn Mykel Conger Scholarship
Available to new incoming and continuing degree-seeking international students at UW-Platteville, with priority given to international students pursuing a course of study leading to certification as teachers. This scholarship is only awarded once per year per student; applicants may re-apply each year if they wish.
Average scholarship: $1,000-$3,000 per year.
The Conger Scholarship will be awarded on a rolling basis, with the following priority deadline:
Deadline: July 1
Students will be notified within two weeks if they are awarded the Conger Scholarship.
International Club Scholarship
Available to an International Club Member who can demonstrate interest/involvement in IC objectives and activities. To be eligible to receive the scholarship, a student shall: be a full-time student; in good academic standing; be an active member of the International Club; and have demonstrated interest/involvement in the objectives of the International Club. Both non-U.S. citizens and U.S. citizens may apply for the International Student Club scholarship. Number and amount of scholarships vary.
Average Scholarship: $250-$1200.
Deadline: July 1
Click here for a list of UW-Platteville departmental scholarships for which international students are eligible to apply.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville values the cultural contribution of international students to our campus and local communities. International students on an F-1 visa who maintain a certain grade point average and participate in cultural service and international programs are eligible to receive up to $2,000 merit-based and campus involvement tuition remission for a maximum of 4 years. Students must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA or higher to be eligible.
Deadline: Last day of spring semester classes.
None of the scholarships or loans detailed below are administered by UW-Platteville or the ISSS Office, but rather by private or outside organizations. ISSS does not endorse any of these programs, nor is more information available from ISSS.
Please note that U.S. federal or state financial aid is limited to U.S. citizens/permanent residents. However, there are a number of sources of aid available for international students. The websites below will help you to get started on your search and will provide you with more information. Always check the websites given for the most up-to-date information and for details on the application process. In many cases, applications may be available online.
Funding Search Engines
There are some alternative loans for which international students are eligible. Most of them require a co-signer who has either US or Canadian citizenship/permanent residency.
For Undergraduate and Incoming Students: (Private Organizations)
- Eurasian Undergraduate Exchange Program
- Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program
- Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships
- Samuel Huntington Public Service Award (for graduating seniors)
- Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships
- Dr. Natalia Gómez Passport Scholarship - Abroad With Disabilities (fully funded passport; $135 value)