​Freshmen Scholarships


Most of the Freshman Scholarships are administered by the UW-Stevens Point Admissions Office. If you have any questions about these scholarships, please contact that office at 715-346-2441.There may be additional scholarships available through your major's department.Please visit the Scholarship Directory to find links to this information.

 

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Alumni Generations Scholarship

Application Deadline:

  • March 31 of each year, for award the following academic year

Application Contact:

  • Alumni Affairs Office
  • 715-346-3811

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any current or incoming UW-Stevens Point student who is related by blood, adoption, or other legal means to a graduate of UW-Stevens Point
  • Must submit application form
  • Must write a brief (approx. 300 words) essay about how your Pointer relatives impacted you in a positive way
  • Preference given to freshmen, but all class levels are eligible
  • Preference given to applicants with multiple related alumni
  • This award may be received multiple times, but will go to a new recipient each year if possible

Application Information:

  • Fill out the form online here, or send completed form either by mail or email to:
     
  • UWSP Alumni Affairs
    Attn: Generations Scholarship
    2100 Main St, Suite 134
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    alumni@uwsp.edu

This award was established through a donation from the Allen Barrows Estate. Al Barrows was a UW-Stevens Point Alumni Board member from 1974 until 2008. He served on the Awards and Recognition Committee. He was a member of the Phi Sig Fraternity and spent time as resident of Nelson Hall.

    

Elda Bark Walker Scholarship

Application Deadline:

  • N/A

Application Contact:

  • Admissions Office
  • 715-346-2441

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Incoming Freshmen with high academic achievement, leadership and service potential.
  • Top 10% of high school graduating class
  • ACT of 25 or higher
  • GPA fo 3.5 or higher

Application Information:

  • Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and scholarship application to UW-Stevens Point by January 15 of their senior year. The first-year application is available here

Mrs. Elda Bark-Walker and her family have had deep association with UWSP. Her daughter, Caryl Jean Bark, endured severe physical handicaps until succumbing to them at age 24. The challenges Caryl Jean faced and her inability to participate in activities with other children led her mother to draft a will that would benefit many young people.

LeRoy C. Bishop Scholarship

Application Deadline:

  • N/A

Application Contact:

  • Admissions Office
  • 715-346-2441

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Incoming UWSP Freshmen
  • Top 1/3 of high school class
  • Evidence of student activity involvement
  • Demonstrated leadership potential
  • Potentially renewable if 3.0 GPA is maintained

Application Information:

  • Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and scholarship application to UW-Stevens Point by January 15 of their senior year. The first-year application is available here

David A. Brandt Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline:

  • N/A

Application Contact:

  • Admissions Office
  • 715-346-2441

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Antigo High School graduate
  • Class rank, GPA, ACT, demonstrated leadership qualities, evidence of student involvement activity, and financial need are considered in the selection process
  • Incoming UWSP Freshmen

Application Information:

  • Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and scholarship application to UW-Stevens Point by January 15 of their senior year. The first-year application is available here

This scholarship was created in memory of David A. Brandt. He was a graduate from Antigo High School (1979) and UWSP (1983). He was an all conference football player at UWSP and an employee at Sentry Insurance in Stevens Point at the time of his death in 1985.

Jerome and Barbara Bushman Scholarship

Application Deadline:

  • N/A

Application Contact:

  • Admissions Office
  • 715-346-2441

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School graduate
  • Incoming UWSP Freshmen
  • Top 15% of high school class or GPA of 3.5 or higher or ACT of 24 or Higher

Application Information:

  • Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and scholarship application to UW-Stevens Point by January 15 of their senior year. The first-year application is available here

Chancellor's Choice Scholarship

Application Deadline:

  • N/A

Application Contact:

  • Admissions Office
  • 715-346-2441

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Top 10% of high school class
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • ACT of 25 or higher
  • Incoming UWSP Freshmen

Application Information:

  • Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and scholarship application to UW-Stevens Point by January 15 of their senior year. The first-year application is available here

Marion Brazeau Fey Scholarship

Application Deadline:

  • N/A

Application Contact:

  • Admissions Office
  • 715-346-2441

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Incoming UWSP Freshmen
  • Wisconsin Resident
  • Displays good character and promise

Application Information:

  • Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and scholarship application to UW-Stevens Point by January 15 of their senior year. The first-year application is available here

Gordon M. Haferbecker Antigo High School Scholarship

Application Deadline:

  • N/A

Application Contact:

  • Admissions Office
  • 715-346-2441

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Antigo High School graduate
  • financial need
  • GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Demonstrated leadership and community service
  • Preference to incoming freshman, but eligible continuing students may also apply

Application Information:

  • Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and scholarship application to UW-Stevens Point by January 15 of their senior year. The first-year application is available here

Sam and Lena Rose Katz Minority Scholraship

Application Deadline:

  • N/A

Application Contact:

  • Admissions Office
  • 715-346-2441

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Incoming UWSP Freshmen
  • Full-Time enrollment
  • Top 25% of high school class or ACT of 22 or higher
  • Potential to contribute to campus life will be considered

Application Information:

  • Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and scholarship application to UW-Stevens Point by January 15 of their senior year. The first-year application is available here

Established in honor and memory of Sam and Lena Rose Katz, to provide opportunities for higher education, to recognize high scholastic achievement, and to promote and strengthen minority student presence on the UWSP campus.

The Carol Krohn College Fund

Application Deadline:

  • N/A

Application Contact:

  • Admissions Office
  • 715-346-2441

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Preference given to graduates of Royall High School in Elroy, Wisconsin
  • GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Ineligible for other major scholarship awards
  • Significant financial need

Application Information:

  • Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and scholarship application to UW-Stevens Point by January 15 of their senior year. The first-year application is available here

All her life, UWSP alumna Carol Krohn wanted to be an English teacher; she accomplished that goal. She loved to teach. She also loved drama and was a drama coach. She was killed south of Eau Claire on Good Friday in 1972 during the noon hour by a drunk driver. She was 23 years old.

Melvin R. Laird Youth Leadership Scholarship

Application Deadline:

  • N/A
 

Application Contact:

  • Admissions Office
  • 715-346-2441

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Top 5% of high school class
  • Incoming UWSP Freshmen
  • Displays leadership qualities
  • Hometown from former or current 7th Congressional District (One of the following counties: Adams, Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Eau Claire, Florence, Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Marquette, Menominee, Oneida, Polk, Portage, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Shawano, Taylor, Washburn, Waupaca, Waushara and Wood
  • Potentially renewable for a second year

Application Information:

  • Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and scholarship application to UW-Stevens Point by January 15 of their senior year. The first-year application is available here

Neale Alumni Honors Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline:

  • N/A

Application Contact:

  • Admissions Office
  • 715-346-2441

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Incoming UWSP Freshmen
  • Top 10% of high school class
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • ACT of 25 or higher
  • Demonstrated leadership and community service
  • Potential to bring special skills/contributions to campus

Application Information:

  • Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and scholarship application to UW-Stevens Point by January 15 of their senior year. The first-year application is available here

Poulter-Knipp Scholarship fo UWSP Freshman Students

Application Deadline:

  • N/A

Application Contact:

  • Admissions Office
  • 715-346-2441

Eligibility Requirements:

  • High school graduate from Green Lake County
  • Preference given to graduates of Princeton High School
  • If no applicants match above, high school graduates from Marquette, Waushara or Adams conties considered
  • GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Financial need

Application Information:

  • Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and scholarship application to UW-Stevens Point by January 15 of their senior year. The first-year application is available here

Anita Pruner Scholarship

Application Deadline:

  • N/A

Application Contact:

  • Admissions Office
  • 715-346-2441

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Incoming UWSP Freshmen
  • Merrill High School graduate
  • Financial need
  • Demonstrated potential for success in college

Application Information:

  • Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and scholarship application to UW-Stevens Point by January 15 of their senior year. The first-year application is available here

Scott Schultz Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline:

  • N/A

Application Contact:

  • Admissions Office
  • 715-346-2441

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Incoming UWSP Freshmen
  • Top 20% of high school class
  • Potentially renewable if 3.0 GPA is maintained

Application Information:

  • Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and scholarship application to UW-Stevens Point by January 15 of their senior year. The first-year application is available here
  • May not always be available

Kathrin M. "Kitty" Saunders Sebold Scholarship

Application Deadline:

  • N/A

Application Contact:

  • Admissions Office
  • 715-346-2441

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Preference given to graduates of Assumption High School in Wisconsin Rapids, WI and Medford Senior High School in Medford, WI
  • Academic merit and leadership ability considered

Application Information:

  • Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and scholarship application to UW-Stevens Point by January 15 of their senior year. The first-year application is available here

Founded by D. David "Dewey" Sebold in memory of his late wife Kitty to help today's top scholars reach their goals. Kitty was a 1963 graduate of Assumption High School, and both Kitty and Dewey were 1968 graduates of UWSP. Kitty worked as a social worker until her death from cancer in 1973.

UWSP Freshmen Scholarship

Application Deadline:

  • N/A

Application Contact:

  • Admissions Office
  • 715-346-2441

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Top 10% of high school class
  • Demonstrates strong community involvement and leadership potential
  • Incoming UWSP Freshmen

Application Information:

  • Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and scholarship application to UW-Stevens Point by January 15 of their senior year. The first-year application is available here
 

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