The Lois Cooper Scholars program at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville aims to increase the number of distinguished underrepresented STEM graduates from UW-Platteville. As part of the program you'll benefit from coordinated, comprehensive support, including:

  • An annual scholarship, renewable for up to four years
  • Extended orientation to assist with the transition to college
  • One-credit seminar course each semester specifically for Scholars focusing on academic and career development topics
  • Community engagement and service learning opportunities
  • Leadership skill development
  • Financial literacy development
  • Peer mentoring
  • Faculty/staff mentoring
  • Supplementary academic advising
  • Professional mentoring and networking events with industry representatives
  • Supportive learning community of peers, faculty, and staff

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville and the Lois Cooper Scholars Program are committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of students.

This scholarship program is supported by the College of EMS Student Success Programs and the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs through funding from National Science Foundation S-STEM Award #1356052.