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UW-Platteville Scholarships (Internal)

The following scholarships are available for and targeted specifically toward international students currently enrolled at UW-Platteville:

Kathryn mykel conger scholarship

Available to new incoming and continuing English Language Program (ELP) and 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. Download Conger scholarship application for CONTIINUING students.

Average scholarship: $1,000-$3,000 per year.

The Conger Scholarship will be awarded on a rolling basis, with the following priority deadline:

Priority Deadline: April 15

Students will be notified by May 1 if they receive the Conger scholarship.

To Apply: Click here to view instructions for applying for the Conger scholarship.

International Club Scholarship

Available to an International Club Member who can demonstrate interest/involvement in IC objectives and activities. Must be a full-time student, junior or senior standing and have GPA of 2.5+.  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: April 15

To Apply: Click here to apply for the International Club Scholarship.

UW-Platteville Departmental Scholarships

Click here for a list of UW-Platteville departmental scholarships for which international students are eligible to apply. Please click here for more information on these scholarships and for application instructions.


External Scholarships

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





Institute of International Education (IEE)

International Education Financial Aid


Nafsa Association of International Educators

National Science Foundation Grants and Awards

Scholarship Experts

School Soup

Educational Loans

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.

Chase Select Private Student Loans

Citibank CitiAssist Undergraduate & Graduate Loans

The Education Resources Institute (TERI)

Global Student Loan Corporation

The International Student Loan Program

Leo S. Rowe Pan American Fund

Wells Fargo Collegiate Loan

Wells Fargo Graduate Loan

Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan

The Rowe Fund

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)