Can I receive more than one academic scholarship from UW-Parkside?
Occasionally students are selected to receive more than one scholarship.
When do I apply for a UW-Parkside scholarship?
Applications are made available at this site each fall semester. For continuing students, the deadline to apply is December 1st.
Incoming students apply for scholarships simply by applying for admission to UW-Parkside and being admitted to the university by February 1st.
How do I apply for more than one UW-Parkside scholarship?
By submitting one UW-Parkside scholarship application, you will automatically be considered for all academic scholarships for which you meet criteria. For Art, Music and Theatre Arts scholarships, contact those departments directly.
Do I have to be a full-time and degree-seeking student to receive a scholarship?
Yes, all UW-Parkside scholarships require that you be degree-seeking. All but two scholarships require that you be full-time.
Can graduate students apply for UW-Parkside scholarships?
Only two scholarships allow for consideration of graduate students. The focus of the scholarship program is undergraduate students.
What if I turn in my application late?
The scholarship selection committees are notified when all or a portion of your materials are late. They may or may not choose to consider your application at that point. Apply early!
What is the process for selecting recipients, and when will I know if I am chosen for a scholarship?
Faculty selection committees are assembled to read applications and select recipients. Selections are made once a year. All students will be notified of scholarship selections, via letter, usually no later than mid-April.
If I am chosen for a scholarship, how and when will I receive the award?
UW-Parkside scholarships are applied directly against your tuition and are disbursed typically 10 days prior to the beginning of each semester.
What if I am offered an athletic or non-resident scholarship, can I still receive an academic scholarship?
It depends on the type of athletic or non-resident scholarship you have been offered. Contact the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid for assistance.
If I receive a non-Parkside scholarship am I required to notify the University?
Yes. You are required to report non-Parkside scholarships as a financial aid resource. You should report this information directly to the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid. It allows our office to be as accurate as possible when preparing your financial aid package, and ensures that your non-Parkside scholarship is disbursed in a timely and efficient way.