Richland Promise

All new freshman students taking at least 12 credits per semester will be eligible for a minimum $1,200 full-year scholarship for each of their first two years of study through the Richland Promise program of the Richland County Campus Foundation. Before completing their enrollment, all admitted incoming students will be directed to the UW-Platteville Richland Scholarship Application

Other Scholarship Awards 

All scholarship applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Campus foundations, local businesses, and other sources provide scholarships for students at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Richland. No repayment of scholarships is required.

In addition to the Richland Promise, awards for qualified students, including incoming freshmen, are also available as part of the campus’ regular annual scholarship process. To receive additional scholarship funds, admitted students must submit the UW-Platteville Richland Scholarship Application by the spring deadline of Friday April 8, 2022

Available scholarships are listed below – only a single application is needed to be considered for all listed scholarships.

Awarded funding for both new and continuing students is split to cover both fall and spring semesters. Students must remain full-time (12 or more credits per semester) and in good academic standing to receive the full amount listed.

For scholarship questions, contact rln-foundation@uwplatt.edu

  • Alumni Association (Ruth Dobbs Memorial) Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. 

    Alumni Association Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. 

    Associate of Science (A.S.) in Business Administration Launch Scholarship
    Awarded to students who are interested in pursuing careers in business administration and have applied and been accepted into the AS in Business Administration program at UW-Platteville Richland. These scholarships will be valued at $1,000 the first year and are renewed at $1,000 each year pending good academic standing and full-time status while continuing in the AS in Business Administration program. Further, upon completion of the AS degree, the scholarship will continue at $1,000 a year for student recipients who transition to the UW-Platteville main campus to complete a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor in Business Studies in a School of Business major pending good academic standing and full-time status.

    Associate of Science (A.S.) in Food and Agriculture Launch Scholarship
    Awarded to students who are interested in pursuing careers in agriculture and have applied and been accepted into the A.S. in Food and Agriculture program at UW-Platteville Richland. These scholarships will be valued at $1,000 the first year and are renewed at $1,000 each year pending good academic standing and full-time status while continuing in the AS in Food and Agriculture program. Further, upon completion of the AS degree, the scholarship will continue at $1,000 a year for student recipients who transition to the UW-Platteville main campus to complete a Bachelor of Science in an agriculture major pending good academic standing and full-time status.

    Betty Ann Tennant Memorial Scholarship 
    Awarded to a freshman student who attended Lincoln Elementary School (if no one from Lincoln applied, then any deserving student); financial need is considered.

    Birkett-Kanable Scholarship 
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student majoring in history, English, journalism, or fine arts.

    Bonny Harvey Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student.

    Boscobel Area Sportsmen, Inc. Scholarship 
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student with a minimum 3.0 GPA; American citizen; natural science major; financial need considered.

    Carl & Ardith Hansen Scholarship 
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student.

    Carter & Georgia Harrison Scholarship 
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student who graduated from Richland Center High School; financial need is considered.

    Chiles and Lucile Van Antwerp Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student; majoring in education.

    Clara Westerdahl Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student studying medicine, veterinary medicine, agriculture, business administration, or engineering.

    Debbi Zorea Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student.

    Debbi Zorea Theatre Scholarship 
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student interested in or studying community theatre.

    Delbert T. Paulson Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student enrolled in an agricultural field; financial need is considered.

    Delta Kappa Gamma/Lambda Chapter
    Awarded to a sophomore female student who is pursuing a career in education with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    Dorothy Thompson Marketing & Communications Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student interested in marketing and communications, news/press releases and/or photography and film; financial need is considered.

    Dr. Floyd & Dr. Barbara Blackmore Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student; American citizen; majoring in biological, physical or earth sciences.

    Edgar & Ardis Sengstock Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student; Richland County resident; financial need is considered.

    Edith Rice Symons Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student; preference for returning adults.

    Edmund Gust Memorial Scholarship 
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student.

    Eleanor Poole Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student.

    Eunice Hayes Melvill Memorial Scholarship 
    Awarded to freshmen, continuing, or transferring students.

    Francis & Betty Durst Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student; Richland County resident; majoring in a degree with natural resources emphasis; financial need is considered.

    Garrison Lincoln Memorial Trust Scholarship
    Awarded to freshmen, continuing, or transferring students; residents of Richland County; financial need is considered.

    George & Dorothy Birkholz Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman student who lives within 50 miles of the Richland campus; financial need is considered.

    Gyneth & Halsey Rinehart Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student.

    Helen A. Toms Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to freshmen, continuing, or transferring students majoring in science (other majors considered); half of recipients must be women.

    Indian Hollow Farms Scholarship
    Awarded to a returning adult student; freshman or continuing student considered.

    James Aagaard Music Scholarship
    Awarded to a student involved in music, priority given to music major.

    Jay Sheafor Scholarship
    Awarded to a transferring student who has completed 2 years at the Richland campus with a "B" average"; interest in journalism pertaining to agriculture and rural issues, continuing in the field of journalism or communications at a 4-year school.

    Jennifer Lyn Andres Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student who is a Richland High School graduate receiving no other scholarships.

    Jerry and Fran Cooper Scholarship
    Awarded to students transferring to UW-Platteville.

    Jesse Scholl Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student interested in agriculture.

    John G. Symons Charitable Trust Scholarship
    Awarded to any hard working, deserving student.

    Joseph W. and Mae D. Smart Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student; majoring in natural science or related field.

    Kaul Family Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student; Ithaca High School graduate; minimum 3.0 GPA; actively involved in church, community, and extracurricular activities; financial need is considered.

    Ken Kretschmann Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student; majoring in biology.

    Kiwanis Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman student; Richland County resident; prior service in Key Club (a Kiwanis HS program).

    Kusayama International Scholarship 
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student interested in International programs.

    Leap Forward Scholarship 
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student.

    Lilly Hanson Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student showing academic potential; financial need considered.

    Loni & Richard Weber Scholarship
    Awarded to a deserving student who is a resident of Campus View housing; continues to the student for a second year if they remain in good academic standing and remains a resident of Campus View.

    Margaret F. Barnes Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student.

    Margot D. Gillingham Knothe & Robert J. Knothe Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student; Richland County resident; financial need considered.

    Marjorie Wallace Scholarship
    Awarded to a continuing full-time student majoring in education; a “B” average or better is required.

    Mary Barnes Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student.

    Maynard A. Jones, Jr. Scholarship
    Awarded to a continuing or transferring student involved in the UW-Platteville Richland band, preference given to low brass player (tuba, baritone, trombone).

    Opportunity Scholarship
    Awarded to freshmen, continuing, or transferring students with a 3.0 GPA or in the upper 25% of their class; financial need considered.

    Patch Family Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student.

    Polly Kay Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to a continuing student; preference to an English or history major.

    Richland Area Retired Educators Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student entering a career in education (pre-K to grade 12 and higher education; any educational major is acceptable) from the following school districts: Ithaca, Kickapoo, Richland Center, Riverdale, River Valley, Weston, Boscobel and Prairie du Chien; could also be a transfer student from Southwest Wisconsin Technical College.

    Richland Center Fire Department Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student who is a child/grandchild of an individual who is active or retired in emergency services.

    Richland County Bank Scholarship
    Awarded to a transferring student majoring in agriculture or business (will consider other majors); resident of the local or surrounding area.

    Richland County Farm Progress Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student; Richland County resident; agriculture (or related) field.

    Richland Garden Club Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student; Richland County resident; major related to horticulture; financial need considered.

    Richland Hospital Foundation Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student; Greater Richland Area resident; minimum 2.5 GPA; going into the medical or science field.

    Robert C. and Mary Elinor Jenkins Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student.

    Robert Kinder Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student; American citizen; minimum 3.0 GPA; majoring in natural science; financial need considered.

    Robert Staum Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student majoring in accounting or business administration.

    Rotary/Steve Kennedy Memorial Scholarship 
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student.

    Stephen & Barbara Portch (Bill & Jean Birkett Scholarship)
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student.

    Thrift Shop Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student; Richland County resident.

    Trinda J. (Strang) Wells Scholarship
    Awarded to a continuing student.

    UW-Oshkosh Chancellors Award
    Awarded to a transferring student going to UW-Oshkosh with a minimum 3.3 GPA.

    UW-Richland Progressive Legacy Scholarship
    Awarded to a continuing student with a minimum 3.5 GPA; planning to transfer to UW-Madison upon completion of at least 30 credits; financial need, volunteering, and service to community are considered.

    Van Ferguson Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student.

    Velma Allen Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student.

    Wallace, Cooper & Elliott Insurance Scholarship
    Awarded to freshmen students from specific area high schools.

    Wilford & Benita Storms Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to a continuing student; Richland Center High School graduate; majoring in education.

    William Hall, Jr. Scholarship  
    Awarded to a continuing student; majoring in math or physics (other majors considered).

    William Hubrick Scholarship
    Awarded to a continuing student in good standing, entering sophomore year; preference to a student interested in computer science or engineering.

    Winslow Family Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student, graduate of Ithaca High School; with high academic achievement; school and community involvement.

    Wisconsin Power & Richland Center Utilities Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student whose parents are Richland Center Utilities customers; financial need and academic success are considered.

    Woods Family Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to a freshman or continuing student.