Scholarships

Gain recognition for all your hard work and cut the cost of your college education. Whether you are an incoming, current or transferring student, we encourage you to apply for a scholarship! Scholarship award decisions are based on academic performance, extracurricular activities, community involvement, and other considerations. Some scholarships require verification of financial need, therefore, all scholarship applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 

UW Wausau Campus Foundation scholarships

By submitting the UWSP at Wausau scholarship application, admitted students are considered for over $190,000 in scholarships given each year by the UW Wausau Campus Foundation to UW-Stevens Point at Wausau students. Priority consideration date is December 15, 2020final (just extended) deadline for applications is March 15, 2021Applications will not be accepted after the March 15 deadline.

Who should apply for UW Wausau Campus Foundation scholarships?

All current and prospective degree-seeking UWSP at Wausau students (including current high school seniors) are strongly encouraged to apply. See the scholarship application for instructions. 

What scholarships are available?

Filling out the single scholarship application guarantees you consideration for all scholarship for which you are eligible.  Our scholarship list contains a listing of all scholarships, along with specific descriptions and eligibility information for each scholarship.

Some scholarships require additional steps:

STEAM Scholarships

The UW Wausau Campus Foundation will award several STEAM Scholarships of $2,500 each for eligible UW-Stevens Point at Wausau students for the 2021-2022 academic year. The UWSP at Wausau Scholarships & Awards Committee will consider applicants based on merit, need, and intent to pursue a qualifying degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art (and Design), or Math. See the Call for Submissions for application instructions.

Music Scholarship Auditions

All incoming students interested in pursuing a degree in music are encouraged to audition for a UW-Stevens Point at Wausau Music Scholarship.  Non-music majors who intend to play or sing in campus ensembles are also encouraged to audition for a scholarship.  More details here: Music Auditions

Newberry Creativity Award

The John S. Newberry, Jr. Award for Creativity recognizes the creative contributions of students in the fields of film, computer programming, games, musical compositions, songs, poems, creative essays, fiction, dance, printmaking, painting, sculpture, design, dramatic recitation, ceramics, performance, independent experimental research projects and other areas.  Apply here: Newberry Award


"What I'll Bring" Photo-Essay Scholarship 

New students should consider applying to our "What I'll Bring" Photo-Essay Scholarship.  This photo-essay social media contest is open to all new/incoming students.