​Scholarships


Students are encouraged to apply for the many scholarships awarded annually. Scholarship award winners will be announced every spring. Application materials will be made available to continuing students at the end of fall semester. Freshman scholarships are available through the UW-Stevens Point Foundation. Some scholarships may not be awarded every year. 

Health Scholars Program

Health ScholarsThe Health Scholars Program, sponsored by Marshfield Clinic Health System, is creating the next generation of health care leaders by training students in relevant clinical experiences, pivotal community service opportunities, and significant professional development at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

The Marshfield Clinic Health System and UW-Stevens Point, in partnership, aim to support, educate and train aspiring health care professionals in Central Wisconsin through the Health Scholars Program. This multi-year academic enrichment and career exploration program offers exposure to many health care professions and provides community service opportunities that allow students to gain perspective and understanding of rural health care needs. The highlight of the two-year program is career-specific training and mentoring from professionals in your field of interest. The Health Scholars Program also provides career-specific advising support and assistance with preparation and pursuits of advanced graduate, professional or continued education opportunities.

CPS Dean's Awards to Outstanding Students

The criteria for these awards include academic excellence, enthusiasm for field of study, outstanding interpersonal skills, and participation in service and volunteer programs. The recipients are given a certificate presented by the dean of the College of Professional Studies and a small gift of appreciation for being an outstanding student.

Athletic Training

Via UW-Stevens Point

  • Steven Blocher Memorial Scholarship
  • Judith Ann Herrold Athletic Training Professional Scholarship
  • St. Michael's Hospital Clinical Scholarship
  • School of Health Care Professions Alumni Scholarship
  • School of Health Care Professions Faculty Scholarship  
  • Robert G. Zach, M.D. Memorial Scholarship 

Via Professional Organizations

Clinical Laboratory Science

Via UW-Stevens Point

  • David and Julie Chitharanjan Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship
  • Tammy Feltz Clinical Laboratory Science Memorial Scholarship
  • Harriet & Emil Pagel Memorial Scholarship
  • St. Michael's Hospital Clinical Scholarship
  • School of Health Care Professions Alumni Scholarship
  • School of Health Care Professions Faculty Scholarship 
  • Steven F. Schreiner Health Care Professions Memorial Scholarship
  • Ida Stanke Memorial Scholarship
  • Robert G. Zach, M.D. Memorial Scholarship 

Via Professional Organizations

Communication Sciences and Disorders


Outstanding Junior Student
Exemplifies the qualities of graduate potential, service, scholarship, personality, and leadership. A certificate and a monetary gift that varies yearly from the Helen Scheidt Endowment Fund are awarded. Nominations are made by faculty/staff members.

Outstanding Senior Student
Demonstrates excellence in all aspects of the program. A certificate and a monetary gift that varies yearly from the John Joanis Endowment Fund are awarded. Nominations are made by faculty/staff members.

Outstanding Speech/Language Pathology Graduate Student
Demonstrates excellence in the classroom, clinic, and overall service to the school. A certificate and monetary award that varies yearly from the Communication Sciences and Disorders Friends and Alumni Scholarship Fund are awarded. Nominations are made by faculty/staff members.

Outstanding Audiology Graduate Student
Demonstrates excellence in the classroom, clinic, and overall service to the school. A certificate and monetary award that varies yearly from the Communication Sciences and Disorders Friends and Alumni Scholarship Fund are awarded. Nominations are made by faculty/staff members.

Avada Audiology and Hearing Care Scholarship
Intended to provide financial assistance to a first year audiology graduate student at UWSP who demonstrates above average academic achievement, superior leadership skills, and declares an intention to dispense hearing instruments as part of the rehabilitative process. A certificate and monetary gift is awarded.

Donald Aylesworth-Pauline Isaacson Non-Traditional Award in Communicative Disorders
Awarded to a person who, after having delayed or interrupted education for a period of time is enrolled to pursue professional preparation in communicative disorders and who demonstrates maturity, a positive attitude, and commitment to the field. A certificate and monetary gift of $1,000.00 are awarded. Nominations are made by faculty/staff members.

Cook-Chappell Scholarship
This scholarship is presented to a fourth-year student working on their Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.). This award is based on academic scholarship, clinical expertise and performance and having a pleasing interactive personality. The financial assistance provided by this scholarship will help to defray the student's expenses as they complete their fourth-year externship. A certificate and monetary gift of $1,000 are awarded. This is a self-nominated award.

Florence Donermeyer Award
This scholarship is presented to a senior in the major who demonstrates academic excellence and will be entering the graduate program in communicative disorders at UWSP. A certificate and a monetary gift of $500.00 are awarded. Nominations are made by faculty/staff members.

Danielle Gorectke Memorial
This award is for a junior or senior level undergraduate student who meets the academic requirements or is currently enrolled in the upper division coursework in the School of Communicative Disorders. Has an intent to work with a pediatric population, and shows financial need. This is a self nominated award.

Liz Enos Memorial Award
Exemplifies courage, independence, academic excellence, contributions, loyalty to the program, and warmth. A certificate and a gift are awarded. Nominations are made by faculty/staff members.

Gary Glascoe Memorial Scholarship
UWSP Au.D. students in the second or third year of the graduate program are eligible to apply. This scholarship is for an Au.D. student who demonstrates exceptional skills in patient interaction and professionalism (e.g., good oral and written communication skills; effective and appropriate interpersonal skills; skills evidenced with patients, peers, faculty, staff, supervisors, and other professionals). To apply, each student must submit an application, an essay, and one letter of recommendation. The essay should address the student’s skills in patient interaction and provide evidence of professionalism. The letter of recommendation can be from a patient, peer, faculty or staff member, supervisor, or another professional and should address the areas of patient interaction and professionalism.

Lisa M. Heise Memorial Scholarship
The Lisa M. Heise Memorial Scholarship is to be awarded to a first- or second-year graduate student with financial need, pursuing an M.S. in speech-language pathology with the intent of working with elderly patients and/or serving in a long-term care facility. This is a self-nominated award.

Johnson Family Speech-Language Pathology School Award
The speech and language pathology graduate student receiving this award will have demonstrated a professional commitment to working in the schools by declaring this option and externing in a school setting. In addition, the student will have demonstrated scholarship, clinical flexibility, creativity and insight, a keen sense of humor, and a genuine liking of children and their caregivers. A certificate and a monetary gift from the O.K. Sr. and Ceal M. Johnson, Dr. Gerald F. & Maxine M. Johnson Endowment Fund are awarded. This is a self nominated award.

Nash Family Communicative Disorders Scholarship
Presented to a first year graduate student in speech and language who intends to work in a medical setting. A certificate and monetary award that varies yearly are awarded. Nominations are made by faculty/staff members.

Al and Jan Noel Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a deserving student enrolled in the School of Communicative Disorders who has demonstrated a financial need and who is at the senior level or first-year master’s level. Scholarship recipients need not necessarily represent those with the highest grade point average, but rather those who possess the kind of attitude and overall potential to do well in this field. A certificate and monetary gift which varies yearly in amount are awarded. This is a self-nominated award.

St. Michael’s Hospital Scholarship
Awarded to a graduate student who has the intent of serving in a medical setting. This award is based on academic achievement, performance in clinical practicum, contributions to the university, school or department, involvement with student or professional organizations, community activities, and work experience. A certificate and monetary gift which varies yearly in amount are awarded. This is a self nominated award.

Tufts Graduate Student Scholarships
The Tufts Graduate Student Scholarships are intended to provide assistance to students during their extern semester to help needy students defray the costs of accepting externship assignments that might not be available because of cost considerations. This scholarship is awarded in December. Certificates and monetary gifts are awarded to both recipients. This is a self nominated award.

Terri Witt Memorial Scholarship
Undergraduate or graduate student in the major with financial need who has a deep commitment to making a difference in the lives of students. A certificate and monetary award is awarded. This is a self nominated award.

Dietetics

Dr. Agnes A. Jones Scholarship - This scholarship is available to current freshman, sophomore, junior or senior dietetics or family & consumer sciences students who demonstrate leadership, professional potential, ambition, academic achievement, good character, concern for others, and financial need.

Judy Lubenow Honorary Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to a current junior dietetics major at the discretion of food and nutrition faculty based on academic performance, financial need, and passion for the dietetics profession.

Dora Phelps Scholarship - The scholarship is available to current freshman, sophomore, junior or senior, family & consumer sciences, dietetics, or interior architecture students who work as student employees at UWSP, and is awarded based on character, academic achievement, financial need, and concern for others.

Jane Wright Abrahamsen Home Economics Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to outstanding freshman, sophomore, junior or senior students as measured by evidence of leadership and civic activity.

Grace Hendel Dietetics Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded annually to a current junior dietetics major who is a full-time student with a GPA of 3.25 or better, and is active in the Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics and an affiliate member of the American Dietetics Association.

Rita Youmans Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded at the discretion of HPHD faculty to outstanding, current freshman, sophomore, junior or senior dietetics or family & consumer sciences majors.

Fay Finch Clifford Scholarship - This scholarship is in memory of Fay Finch Clifford. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide a scholarship for students majoring in dietetics or family & consumer sciences education.

Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Agnes A. Jones Scholarship - This scholarship is available to current freshman, sophomore, junior or senior dietetics or family & consumer sciences students who demonstrate leadership, professional potential, ambition, academic achievement, good character, concern for others, and financial need.

Donald & Eleanor Ansay Mem Family & Consumer Sciences Scholarship - This scholarship is for a student pursuing a graduate teaching certification in family & consumer sciences or a third- or fourth-year family & consumer sciences undergraduate student pursuing a certificate in teacher education. This scholarship was established by UWSP alumna Karen McCulloch to honor the memory of her parents, Donald and Eleanor Ansay.

Dora Phelps Scholarship - The scholarship is available to current freshman, sophomore, junior or senior family & consumer sciences, dietetics, or interior architecture students who work as student employees at UWSP, and is awarded based on character, academic achievement, financial need, and concern for others.

Jane Wright Abrahamsen Home Economics Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to outstanding freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior students as measured by evidence of leadership and civic activity.

John & Catherine Lader Scholarship - This scholarship was started by Catherine (Hill) and John Lader. Catherine earned two degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in FCS education. The education she received at UWSP served her well as a classroom teacher, FCCLA adviser, state supervisor of FCS at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, and a member of the National FCCLA Consultant Team. This scholarship is for junior or senior family and consumer sciences students planning to be K-12 FCS educators and who are members of the Wisconsin Association for Family Consumer Sciences (WAFCS). 

Rita Youmans Scholarship
- This scholarship is awarded to current freshmen, sophomores, juniors or seniors at the discretion of HPHD faculty to outstanding dietetics or family & consumer sciences majors

School of Human Development and Nutritional Sciences Alumni Scholarship
- This scholarship was established through gifts from the alumni of (Home Economics) Human Development and Nutritional Sciences; and, is awarded to exceptional dietetics or family & consumer science majors at the discretion of the faculty.

Fay Finch Clifford Scholarship - This scholarship is in memory of Fay Finch Clifford. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide a scholarship for students majoring in dietetics or family & consumer sciences education.

Health Promotion and Wellness

Sheri Hall Outstanding Senior in Health Promotion Award - This award is intended to recognize excellence in academic achievement and involvement for current freshmen, sophomores, juniors or seniors. Selection criteria include academic achievement, involvement in extra-curricular activities above and beyond expectations of the major, and leadership potential.

Jack Lane Memorial Scholarship
- The scholarship is intended to assist a worthy, current sophomore, junior or senior health promotion and wellness major.

Bud Steiner Memorial Scholarship
- This scholarship is awarded to current sophomore, junior, or senior health promotion and wellness majors who have cumulative GPAs of 3.0 or better who have financial need. The Bud Steiner endowment also awards scholarships annually to an outstanding Sigma Tau Gamma member.

John and Barb Munson Health Promotion Award - This scholarship is awarded to the current outstanding senior in health promotion and wellness.

Jane Jones Scholarship
- This scholarship is awarded to current sophomore, junior or senior health promotion and wellness majors who maintain a GPA of 3.0 or better.

School of Health Promotion and Human Development Faculty and Alumni Scholarship
- This scholarship was established through gifts from the School of Health Promotion & Human Development faculty and alumni: and is awarded to exceptional current sophomore, junior or senior.

School of Human Development and Nutritional Sciences Alumni Scholarship
- This scholarship was established through gifts from the alumni of (Home Economics) Human Development and Nutritional Sciences; and, is awarded to exceptional dietetics or family & consumer science majors at the discretion of the faculty.

Fay Finch Clifford Scholarship - This scholarship is in memory of Fay Finch Clifford. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide a scholarship for students majoring in dietetics or family & consumer sciences education.

Booth/Hardin Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded in 2015 to health promotion and wellness students who are studying abroad.

Health Science

Via UW-Stevens Point

  • St. Michael's Hospital Clinical Scholarship
  • School of Health Care Professions Alumni Scholarship
  • School of Health Care Professions Faculty Scholarship  
  • Steven F. Schreiner Health Care Professions Memorial Scholarship
  • Robert G. Zach, M.D. Memorial Scholarship 

Via Professional Organizations

Nursing and Pre-Nursing

Via UW-Stevens Point

  • St. Michael's Hospital Clinical Scholarship 
  • School of Health Care Professions Alumni Scholarship
  • School of Health Care Professions Faculty Scholarship  
  • Mary Jo Tepp Boyne Memorial Nursing Scholarship
  • Robert G. Zach, M.D. Memorial Scholarship 

Via Professional Organizations and Agencies outside of UWSP

Graduate Student Scholarships

Fern M. Horn Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded based on academic ability, professional involvement, plans for home economics teaching or as work as an extension home economist, particularly in the Youth Program, competence as a classroom teacher or extension home economist, and when appropriate, service as a cooperating teacher for UWSP home economics education majors.