SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UW-STEVENS POINT (MAIN CAMPUS)
NO APPLICATION NEEDED
The Presidential Purple and Gold award was established to recognize dedicated students for their commitment to academic excellence. Presidential: having a bearing or demeanor befitting of a president (i.e. dignified and confident). Scholarships are awarded to applicants at the time of admission to UW-Stevens Point, main campus. Presidential Scholarships are automatic awards (no separate application required) for incoming fall 2023 first-year students (funding available until Friday, Oct. 14, 2022).
Investing in your purpose, these scholarships are awarded to applicants at the time of admission to UW-Stevens Point (Main Campus). Presidential Scholarships are automatic awards at the time of admission (no separate application required) for incoming fall 2023 first-year students (while funding is available). For students who chose not to submit their ACT/SAT scores, their GPA will still be reviewed for eligibility by the Office of Admissions and Recruitment.
Must remain continuously enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits at the time of disbursal.
The Presidential Purple Scholarship will be disbursed at $1,000 over four consecutive semesters applied to the outstanding tuition balance at the start of each semester (Fall/Spring) as long as the appropriate criteria for eligibility and awarding are met.
The Presidential Gold Scholarship will be disbursed at $500 over four consecutive semesters applied to the outstanding tuition balance at the start of each semester (Fall/Spring) as long as the appropriate criteria for eligibility and awarding are met.
Funding available until Friday, Oct. 14, 2022
DESTINATION WISCONSIN SCHOLARSHIP:
Our Destination Wisconsin Scholarship is guaranteed* to any new undergraduate student with a 2.75+ GPA or 19+ ACT/980+ SAT who is not a resident of Wisconsin or Minnesota. Students will automatically be awarded this scholarship.
- Midwest Student Exchange Program Students**: $1,000/year, renewable for 4 years
- **Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Ohio residents
- All Return to Wisconsin students will receive a $1,000/year, renewable for 4 years
- All other Out-of-State Students: $4,000/year, renewable for 4 years
The scholarship is only available to Stevens Point campus students. Students majoring in Applied Computing Bachelor of Science degree are not eligible.
*While funding is available
SCHOLARSHIPS REQUIRING AN APPLICATION
Scholarships are awarded independently of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Incoming freshman scholarships are based on merit, not financial need. Priority scholarship consideration will be given to students who have submitted their application for admission and the new student merit-based scholarship application (linked below) to UWSP by November 15. Scholarships are awarded to both First-Year and Transfer students who meet certain academic criteria (based on available funding).
First-Year Merit-Based Scholarships List
Merit-Based Scholarship Application
ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Harju Scholarship for Elementary Education Students
Graphic Design Scholarships – School of Design and Communication
Art Scholarships – School of Design and Communication
S-STEM Scholarship – School of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry
For more information about scholarships, please visit the Office of Financial Aid and Veteran Services.
ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION
Closer to home, UW-Stevens Point is among the most affordable schools in the University of Wisconsin System. The quality of life here is high, and the cost of living is low.
Cost should not prevent you from attending university. From your first day at UW-Stevens Point to your last, our financial aid staff will help you secure grants, employment, loans and scholarships.
For your estimate of financial aid from UW-Stevens Point visit the net price calculator or the financial aid website.
Our text rental program adds even more value to our affordable price. This benefit will save you thousands of dollars per year compared with purchasing your books!
Wausau and Marshfield Scholarships
Check out the merit-based scholarships at the Wausau and Marshfield campuses.