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2019 Pointer Payback Scholarships

We value our students above everything else, so we invest heavily in their success. Pointer Payback scholarships are automatic (no separate application is required) and guaranteed to incoming first-year and transfer students who meet these eligibility requirements:

For first-year students
$2,000 in Pointer Payback with:
27+ ACT and top 25% or 3.50+ GPA

$1,500 in Pointer Payback with:

22+ ACT and top 25% or 3.50+ GPA
23+ ACT and top 30% or 3.30+ GPA
24+ ACT and top 35% or 3.10+ GPA
25+ ACT and top 40% or 2.90+ GPA
26+ ACT and top 45% or 2.70+ GPA


For transfer students

$1,000 in Transfer Payback with:
12+ transferrable credits and 3.25+ transfer GPA

*Payback scholarships are one-time awards. Recipients must be U.S. citizens attending UW-Stevens Point at least half-time (6+credits per semester). Based on available funding.


Scholarships requiring an application

Attention National Merit finalists! Call the director of recruitment and admissions at 715-346-2441 to discuss special awards for students in this elite category.

We offer additional scholarships that vary in value and requirements. This category includes noteworthy awards for:

  • Out-of-state students

  • Diversity students

  • Student leadership and service

  • Students with specific major in mind

These scholarships require a separate application that can be found here. For these awards, priority consideration will be given to students who have been admitted and submitted their scholarship application by December 15.

A full listing of these additional awards can be found here.

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 customized estimate of financial aid from UW-Stevens Point visit 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!