With a 3.25+ GPA, you’ll be automatically eligible for our $1,000 nonrenewable Invest in Your Purpose Scholarship contingent upon acceptance to main campus for fall 2024. Funds are limited. Scholarships are given out on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Our Destination Wisconsin Scholarship is guaranteed* to any new undergraduate student with a 2.75+ GPA or 19+ ACT/980+ SAT or 75% class rank or greater at the time of application to the University who is not a resident of Wisconsin or Minnesota. Students will automatically be awarded this scholarship.
Other Program Requirements
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 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 scholarship application (linked below) to UWSP by Feb. 1. Scholarships are awarded to both first-year and transfer students who meet certain academic criteria (based on available funding). First-Year Merit-Based Scholarships ListMerit-Based Scholarship Application
Harju Scholarship for Elementary Education StudentsGraphic Design Scholarships – School of Design and CommunicationArt Scholarships – School of Design and CommunicationS-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!
Check out the merit-based scholarships at the Wausau and Marshfield campuses.