New Student Scholarships

Eligibility

To determine which scholarships you are eligible for, complete the online questionnaire. (The information from the questionnaire will be saved and can be used for your online scholarship application.)

To be eligible to receive any UW-Washington County scholarship, you must have applied for admission to UW-Washington County and have a completed application filed by April 1.  To receive a UW-WC scholarship, you must attend the UW-Washington County campus.  For each scholarship, half of the amount is awarded in fall and the remaining half is awarded in the spring. Eligibility requirements and application guidelines must be met each semester of the award. 

Scholarship Application

The scholarship application for new Freshman students for the 2014/15 academic are now available. Only one application is needed and you will be considered for all scholarships for which you are eligible.  The deadline for scholarship applications for new students is Friday, Feb. 15, 2014.

Scholarship Workshops

The Washington County Campus Foundation will host several scholarship workshops, please check back for upcoming dates.

Application Deadline

The deadline for New Freshman Scholarship Applications for the 2013/14 academic year was Saturday, February 15, 2014. Date for 2015/16 to be announced.

All scholarship recipients are required to attend the Fall Convocation ceremony. Parents are also welcome to attend this event. This is an important event that recognizes student achievement and allows donors, students and faculty to meet.

 

Scholarships for New Freshmen

Important Note: All scholarships awards and amounts are subject to change, based on current funding.

Thomas Berenz Scholarships
$500 (Two awards)

  • must be entering college for the first time
  • must be a graduate of Hartford Union High School
  • must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA 

Broan-NuTone Scholarship
$1,500 (Three awards)

  • must be a senior at Hartford High School and entering UW-WC for the first time
  • must graduate in the top quarter of the high school graduating class
  • $750 awarded in Fall; renewal in spring requires a 3.0 minimum GPA fall semester
  • Selection Criteria:
    • academic performance (40% weight)
    • leadership activities (20% weight)
    • completion/presentation of an application for the scholarship (20% weight)
    • Requires an additional essay on the importance of the Free Enterprise System (20% weight)

Mr. & Mrs. James R. Brown Scholarship 
$750 ($375 per semester)

  • must be entering college for the first time
  • must be enrolled as a full-time student (12 or more credits) per semester and maintain a 3.0 GPA for renewal
  • must pursue a major in the Fine Arts
  • must be in the top 50% of high school graduating class and provide a letter of recommendation by a teacher in the visual arts, theatre or music.

Joseph & Rose Butschlick Memorial Scholarship
$500 ($250 per semester)

  • must be a graduate of Kewaskum High School, entering college for first time
  • must graduate in top 25% of high school graduating class
  • must participate in extra curricular activities at the high school level
  • reference given to those with financial need
  • must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA

H.O.P.E Scholarships
$500-$1,000 each

  • must be recommended by UW-WC Faculty or Staff Member
  • must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0

Elmore & Alyce Kraemer New Freshmen Scholarships
(Four awards @ $500)

  • must be entering college for the first time
  • rank in the top 25% of high school graduating class
  • must be scheduled to have earned a minimum of 24 credits at UW-WC
  • must maintain a mimimum 3.0 GPA
  • must be returning to UW-WC for a second year

Linda Lindquist New Beginnings Scholarship 
$500

Awarded to a new or returning UW-WC student

  • must enroll in at least six credits per semester and maintain a 2.00 GPA for renewal
  • preference given to applicants who are currently working on overcoming adversity, or have overcome adversity, in their personal or professional lives
  • requires a statement from the applicant or from Student Services explaining the circumstances of how the applicant is overcoming adversity or has overcome adversity (such remarks will be held in confidence)
  • first priority given to applicants over the age of 23

L.N. Peterson Scholarship
$ 500 award

  • must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • demonstrate a commitment to the Kewaskum community

Reuben Schmahl Scholarship
$ 400 (Two awards)

  • preference given to high school graduates who reside in Washington County
  • must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA

Washington County Campus Foundation Scholarships 
(Four awards @ $750 each)

  • must be entering college for the first time
  • rank in the top 25% of high school graduating class
  • be a graduate (or planning to graduate) from a high school in Washington County
  • must be scheduled to have earned a minimum of 24 credits at UW-WC by the end of the current Spring Semester
  • must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

West Bend Mutual Insurance Company
(Two awards of $1,000 each)

  • must be enrolled as a full-time student (12 or more credits)
  • must rank in the top 25% of high school graduating class
  • must pursue a major in Business, Economics, Finance or Computer Science
  • West Bend associates as well as associates' children and spouses will be given strong consideration
  • must be scheduled to have earned a minimum of 24 credits at UW-WC by the end of the current Spring Semester
  • must return to UW-WC as a full-time student (12 or more credits)
  • must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA

West Bend Noon Rotary Scholarship
$ 1,500

  • must be a graduate of West Bend East or West Bend West high schools
  • must rank in the top 25% of high school graduating class
  • must be scheduled to have earned a minimum of 24 credits by the end of the current Spring Semester
  • must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

Westbury Bank Scholarship  
$250

  • must be a senior at a Washington County high school and entering UW-WC for the first time
  • minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0