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Scholarships

Each year approximately $250,000 in UW-Parkside Foundation Scholarships is awarded to our talented and deserving students.

Applying is easy:

Your application for admission acts as your initial application for Parkside scholarships and grants. Once you've made your admissions application, we may request additional information. To be eligible, you must be admitted to the university by February 1st. Once you've been admitted, please watch for emails from the Office of Admissions for further instructions on the scholarship application process.

Tips for submitting a successful scholarship application: 

  • Take time to write well-written responses and be sure to proof read them
  • Be sure to indicate your intended major on the Admissions application


Scholarship and Grant Opportunities:  


UW-Parkside Foundation Scholarship - $500-7600
  

These scholarships have various criteria; some based on academic test scores and grade point average, some on leadership qualities while others look at the students' involvement in extra-curricular activities, majors and areas of interest.   

We utilize one electronic application for new, in-coming students and one electronic application for all our continuing students for UW-Parkside Scholarships. When the scholarship application process is open, we will email students the application link. An application link can also be found on this page, during the open application period.   


UW-Parkside Foundation Scholarships include:   


Picken Scholarship –$1500/ renewable up to four years 

Criteria:       

  • Open to Arts and Humanities Majors         
  • Scholarship competition based on creative work        
  • Up to eight awards given each year    

Joseph Johnson/ Snap-On Scholarship – up to $3646 

Criteria:          

  • Child or grandchild of current employees of Snap-on, Inc or it's subsidiaries or of a Snap-on Tools franchisee or independent dealer         
  • Full-time UW-Parkside student         
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0         
  • Minimum ACT of 22         
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school/community activities  

KABA Catalyst2Careers Scholarship – half in-state tuition  


Criteria:         

  • Graduate from Kenosha County high school         
  • Minimum grate point average of 2.8         
  • Minimum ACT of 23         
  • Math, Science, Technology, Medicine, Engineering or Business major         
  • Three awarded each year  


Additional scholarships and grants include:  

S.C. Johnson Global Scholarship – amounts vary  

Criteria:        

  • Used for study abroad         
  • Award based on need         
  • Applications can be obtained from coordinating professor or study abroad office  


HPOG – Health Professionals Grant for Nursing
 

Criteria:         

  • Student must be accepted into the Nursing Program         
  • Based on need         
  • Through the WI Department of Workforce Development    

This is just a short list of some of the scholarships and grants Parkside offers.  For additional information about these, and other, scholarship and grant opportunities please contact Heather McGee at  mcgeeh@uwp.edu or (262) 595-2574.

Lots of organizations offer additional scholarship opportunities; we've compiled a list of many of them.  Good luck!

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