Our Opportunities

Welcome to the UW Oshkosh Scholarship website! The scholarships listed are offered by various colleges, departments and offices throughout the University. Click “Show Filters” to display filter options such as college or major. Use the “Search” box to find scholarships by keyword or name. Select the scholarship name to learn more about the opportunity.

Sign in, complete your General Application. You may also be prompted to complete a Conditional Application which is required for some areas of study. Once you complete these applications, you will be recommended open scholarship opportunities that you may be qualified to apply for based on your student record. You may also be considered for some scholarships based on your Conditional Application, without further action needed on your part. Qualifying for any scholarship does not guarantee you will receive the scholarship.

Scholarship Application Dates
Below are the general scholarship application dates for UW Oshkosh students. Some scholarship application deadlines may fall outside of these dates. Please refer to the scholarship listing for deadlines of open scholarships.

UWO Oshkosh Campus Students:
Application Start Date: 9/5/2019
Application Deadline (currently enrolled students): 11/10/2019
Application Deadline (students admitted for Fall 2020): 2/7/2020

UWO Fond du Lac Campus Students:
The majority of scholarships for Fond du Lac Campus students are available through the UW Fond du Lac Foundation. Click here to view those scholarship opportunities. To view scholarships offered through Academic Works for Fond du Lac Campus students, you can search or filter by “Fond du Lac Campus.”

UWO Fox Cities Campus Students:
The majority of scholarships for Fox Cities Campus students are available through the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. Click here to view those scholarship opportunities. To view scholarships offered through Academic Works for Fox Cities Campus students, you can search or filter by “Fox Cities Campus.”

Please note: The scholarship amount awarded may vary from the advertised amount. Payout of all awards is subject to availability of funds. Due to NCAA Div. III regulations, athletic leadership, ability, participation, or performance cannot be considered in the awarding of scholarships. Commenting on athletic involvement in scholarship applications and requesting letters of recommendation from coaches are prohibited.

If you have any questions related to the scholarship process, please email scholarships@uwosh.edu.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Business Scholars Dean's Scholarship
Applicants must be incoming freshmen or incoming transfer students with less than 30 credits who are admitted to the Oshkosh campus. Applicants...
Applicants must be incoming freshmen or incoming transfer students with...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
Chancellor's Medal; No Monetary Award Chancellor's Award for Excellence
Applicant must be nominated by a faculty or staff member or a student. Self-nominations are not accepted. Applicant must be an undergraduate with...
Applicant must be nominated by a faculty or staff member or a student....
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Chancellor's Medal; No Monetary Award
Deadline02/28/2020
$1,000 Diversity in Journalism Scholarship
Applicant must be an incoming freshman or an incoming transfer student admitted to the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must have an intended major of...
Applicant must be an incoming freshman or an incoming transfer student...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/01/2020
$2,000 Engineering Technology Freshman Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen and transfer students intending to major in Engineering Technology at the Oshkosh campus. Incoming...
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen and transfer students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/01/2020
$1,000 Engineering Technology Leader Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen admitted to the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must have an intended major of engineering technology....
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen admitted to the Oshkosh...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/01/2020
$7,500 Erwin G. Ackerman Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen admitted to the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must intend to pursue a degree in the field of...
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen admitted to the Oshkosh...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $7,500
Deadline03/01/2020
$500 James H. Fischer Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2013 by James H. Fischer ’70 to encourage high school graduates to continue their education. This scholarship...
This scholarship was established in 2013 by James H. Fischer ’70 to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/01/2020
$1,000 Willcockson Theatre Scholarship
The Willcockson Theatre Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen admitted to the Oshkosh campus who demonstrate excellence in performance or...
The Willcockson Theatre Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/01/2020
$1,500 William E. White Communication Studies Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of former professor William E. White. It is awarded to incoming freshmen admitted to the Oshkosh campus...
This scholarship was established in honor of former professor William E....
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/01/2020
$1,000 Allen K. Butcher Music Education Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Allen K. Butcher, member of the UW Oshkosh music faculty, 1971-1995. Applicant must be accepted for...
This scholarship was established in memory of Allen K. Butcher, member...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/08/2020
$125 David Markofsky Award
This award is given to an incoming music major admitted to the Oshkosh campus. It is awarded at the discretion of the UW Oshkosh Music Department...
This award is given to an incoming music major admitted to the Oshkosh...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2020
  • Award: $125
Deadline03/08/2020
$850 Dr. James Grine Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. James Grine, faculty member in the music department from 1966 to 2003. This award is given to a...
This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. James Grine, faculty...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2020
  • Award: $850
Deadline03/08/2020
$1,000 Eileen Hanselman Kuhlers Music Scholarship
This scholarship was established by alumna Eileen Hanselman Kuhlers ‘63. Applicant must be an incoming freshman admitted to the Oshkosh campus....
This scholarship was established by alumna Eileen Hanselman Kuhlers ‘63....
  • Deadline: 03/08/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/08/2020
Varies Endowment for Music Excellence Award
This award is given to students admitted to, or enrolled at, the Oshkosh campus. It is given at the discretion of the UW Oshkosh Music Department...
This award is given to students admitted to, or enrolled at, the Oshkosh...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/08/2020
Varies Joan Luce Music Award
This award is given to an undergraduate student enrolled at the Oshkosh campus at the discretion of the UW Oshkosh Music Department based on the...
This award is given to an undergraduate student enrolled at the Oshkosh...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/08/2020
$1,500 Joan Luce Scholarship for Orchestral Strings
This scholarship was established through the estate of Dr. Joan Luce, faculty member in the UW Oshkosh music department from 1969 to 1998....
This scholarship was established through the estate of Dr. Joan Luce,...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/08/2020
$500 Maestro Henri Pensis Award
This award was established in honor of Professor Henri Pensis in recognition of his 30 years of service on the faculty of the department of music....
This award was established in honor of Professor Henri Pensis in...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/08/2020
$2,750 Orville C. Sherman Scholarship (H.S. Senior)
This scholarship was established through a bequest from Orville C. Sherman. Two scholarships will be awarded each year: one to a graduating senior...
This scholarship was established through a bequest from Orville C....
  • Deadline: 03/08/2020
  • Award: $2,750
Deadline03/08/2020
$100 Richard Keith Porter Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time student enrolled at the Oshkosh campus with a desire to continue his or her musical education. Applicant must have a...
Applicant must be a full-time student enrolled at the Oshkosh campus...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2020
  • Award: $100
Deadline03/08/2020
$500 Minimum Salmon Foundation Scholarship
The Salmon Foundation Scholarship is awarded to highly motivated and academically able undergraduate students enrolled at the Oshkosh campus who...
The Salmon Foundation Scholarship is awarded to highly motivated and...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2020
  • Award: $500 Minimum
Deadline03/08/2020
$675 Stanley Linton Memorial Scholarship in Choral and General Music Education
This scholarship was established in memory of Stanley Linton, coordinator of music education at UW Oshkosh from 1952 to 1984. Recipient must be a...
This scholarship was established in memory of Stanley Linton,...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2020
  • Award: $675
Deadline03/08/2020
$1,000 Willcockson Prizes in the Arts (Music)
Applicant must be an incoming freshman admitted to the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must rank in the top 25 percent of his or her high school class....
Applicant must be an incoming freshman admitted to the Oshkosh campus....
  • Deadline: 03/08/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/08/2020
$950 Arthur Chapple Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in history or international studies at the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must be participating in a UW...
This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in history or...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $950
Deadline03/15/2020
$500 CAPP Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to high school Cooperative Academic Partnership Program (CAPP) students who have been admitted to UW Oshkosh as...
This scholarship is awarded to high school Cooperative Academic...
  • Deadline: 03/25/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/25/2020
$1,000 Honors College CAPP Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to high school Cooperative Academic Partnership Program (CAPP) students who have been admitted to the UW Oshkosh Honors...
This scholarship is awarded to high school Cooperative Academic...
  • Deadline: 03/25/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/25/2020
$2,000 Pagelow Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Steve and Lori Pagelow to support high-achieving students who have the opportunity to attend the Honors College...
This scholarship was established by Steve and Lori Pagelow to support...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline04/01/2020
$250 Frederick R. and Bertha C. Clow Memorial Scholarship
This award, named in honor of Frederick and Bertha Clow, is given to undergraduate students enrolled at the Oshkosh campus based on research...
This award, named in honor of Frederick and Bertha Clow, is given to...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline04/23/2020
$500 Clifford A. Christl & Family Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Clifford A. Christl in honor of his father, Clifford H. Christl, and his grandfather, Peter A. Christl. This...
This scholarship was established by Clifford A. Christl in honor of his...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline05/01/2020
$1,500 Louise M. (Bombinski) Wagner Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1996 by Louise M. (Bombinski) Wagner who received a Bachelor of Science degree in lower elementary education...
This scholarship was established in 1996 by Louise M. (Bombinski) Wagner...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline05/01/2020
$500 Rath Family Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Hilarie Rath ’81, James Rath ’76, Thomas Rath ’70, ’76, and Mary Rath ’65, all graduates of the University of...
This scholarship was established by Hilarie Rath ’81, James Rath ’76,...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline05/01/2020
$450 Sarah Manis Locke Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen who are residents of Fond du Lac and are graduating from Fond du Lac High School. Student must be...
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen who are residents of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $450
Deadline05/01/2020
$2,500 Thomas A. Plein Foundation International Clinical Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Thomas A. Plein Foundation to support nursing students studying abroad. Applicant must be enrolled at the...
This scholarship was established by the Thomas A. Plein Foundation to...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline05/01/2020
$350 Wolfgang P. Kowalski Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Wolfgang Kowalski by his friends. Applicant must be an incoming freshman, accepted for admission to...
This scholarship was established in memory of Wolfgang Kowalski by his...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $350
Deadline05/01/2020
$1,000 John E. Strous and Mary M. Rigney Medical Technology Scholarship
This fund is named for John E. Strous, UW Oshkosh medical technology program director from 1991 to 2017, and Mary M. Rigney, medical technology...
This fund is named for John E. Strous, UW Oshkosh medical technology...
  • Deadline: 05/03/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline05/03/2020
$1,000 Danielle S. Jones Student Leader Inclusive Excellence Award
This was award was established in memory of Danielle S. Jones, former assistant dean of students. Any member of a recognized student organization...
This was award was established in memory of Danielle S. Jones, former...
  • Deadline: 05/04/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline05/04/2020
$500 Insurance Honors Scholarship
This scholarship is funded through the Insurance and Risk Management Center’s corporate partners. Applicant must be an undergraduate enrolled at...
This scholarship is funded through the Insurance and Risk Management...
  • Deadline: 05/10/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline05/10/2020
Full tuition, up to $1,200 for books & cash stipend Army ROTC Scholarship
Army ROTC at UW Oshkosh offers two, three, and four-year scholarships to qualified students who are motivated to become officers in the United...
Army ROTC at UW Oshkosh offers two, three, and four-year scholarships to...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: Full tuition, up to $1,200 for books & cash stipend
Deadline07/01/2020
$2,250 Wisconsin Academic Excellence Scholarship
The Wisconsin Academic Excellence Scholarship is awarded to the high school senior who has the highest grade-point average in their Wisconsin high...
The Wisconsin Academic Excellence Scholarship is awarded to the high...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2020
  • Award: $2,250
Deadline07/01/2020
$350 Accelerated BSN Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Nardalyn Johnson ‘06 and other nursing alumni to support nursing students and to celebrate the tenth...
This scholarship was established by Nardalyn Johnson ‘06 and other...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $350
Ended
$100 Andy Robson Earth Charter Award
This award is named in honor of Professor Andy Robson, whose efforts were central to UW Oshkosh becoming a national leader in supporting the Earth...
This award is named in honor of Professor Andy Robson, whose efforts...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $100
Ended
$200 German Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship provides financial support to UW Oshkosh students participating in a study abroad program in German speaking countries. These may...
This scholarship provides financial support to UW Oshkosh students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200
Ended
$500 Halsey Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Rufus Halsey, President of Oshkosh Normal School from 1899 to 1907. It is awarded to a graduate of a...
This scholarship was established in memory of Rufus Halsey, President of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
Up to in-state tuition, fees and books ($800 book allowance) Michael D. Wachtel Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Michael D. Wachtel who served on the UW Oshkosh Foundation Board of Directors for 18 years. Applicant...
This scholarship was established in memory of Michael D. Wachtel who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to in-state tuition, fees and books ($800 book allowance)
Ended
$450 Ackerman Scholarship (College of Education and Human Services)
This scholarship was established by the Ackerman family to alternate annually between the College of Education and Human Services and the College...
This scholarship was established by the Ackerman family to alternate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $450
Ended
$350 Michael & Kelly O'Brien Music Scholarship
This scholarship was established by alumnus Michael O’Brien and his wife, Kelly. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate, majoring in music....
This scholarship was established by alumnus Michael O’Brien and his...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $350
Ended
$2,330 Orville C. Sherman Journalism Scholarship
This scholarship was established through a bequest from Orville C. Sherman. Applicant must be a full-time journalism student. Applicant must...
This scholarship was established through a bequest from Orville C....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,330
Ended
$1,000 Art Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship is given to an undergraduate student enrolled in at least six credits at the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must be participating in a...
This scholarship is given to an undergraduate student enrolled in at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500 Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship
This scholarship is given to a top performing member of the UW Oshkosh Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter at the Oshkosh campus. No application is required...
This scholarship is given to a top performing member of the UW Oshkosh...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
Varies Bollom Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dan and Penny Bollom. Recipient must be an incoming freshman from Winnebago or Brown County, Wisconsin who has...
This scholarship was established by Dan and Penny Bollom. Recipient must...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$125 C. Kevin Hasson Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1987 by the family and friends of C. Kevin Hasson. Applicants must be majoring in history at the Oshkosh campus...
This scholarship was established in 1987 by the family and friends of C....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $125
Ended