Financial Aid

Grants and Waivers  

 

Federal Pell Grant

Eligibility is determined by completing the FAFSA and based on the Expected Family Contribution (EFC). This grant is only available to undergraduate students. The specific award amount depends upon credit load.
  

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant

Eligibility is determined by the University according to federal rules that tie the grant to Pell Grant eligibility and low level of assessed family contribution. This grant is only for undergraduate students enrolled at least half-time. The specific award amount depends upon credit load.
 

Wisconsin Grant - University of Wisconsin Students 

Eligibility is determined by a State of Wisconsin agency based upon Wisconsin residency, need, and fund availability. The student must be enrolled at least half-time to receive this grant. This grant is only for undergraduate students.
 

Talent Incentive Program

Eligibility is limited to financially disadvantaged students and arranged through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. This grant is only for undergraduate students enrolled at least half-time.
 

Wisconsin Indian Assistance

Eligibility is based upon need. Students must have at least 1/4 Native American blood. The award is arranged through a State of Wisconsin agency and is usually matched by an equal or greater amount of grant assistance from the student's tribe.
 

Tribal Education Grant

For Native American students, the amount is actually awarded by the student's tribe based upon information provided from the Financial Aid Office regarding the student's financial need. The tribe determines the award when an Indian Scholarship Form is submitted to them.
 

Lawton Minority Retention Grant

Please contact Ron Strege, Director of Diversity and College Access, at 715-3446-3574 or rstrege@uwsp.edu regarding this grant for undergraduate students.
 

Pointer Incentive Grant

This state, need-based grant is administered by the UW-Stevens Point Office of Financial Aid. The grant is awarded to undergraduate students with financial need who are Wisconsin residents with at least half-time enrollment.