Our Opportunities

Welcome to the UW Oshkosh Scholarship website! The scholarships listed below are offered through UW Oshkosh and the UW Oshkosh Foundation. Click “Show Filters” to display filter options such as college or major. Use the “Search” box to find scholarships by keyword or name. Click 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
New scholarships are posted throughout the year and application deadlines vary. However, the general scholarship application dates are as follows:
Application Start Date: 9/9/2020
Application Deadline (currently enrolled students): 11/8/2020
Application Deadline (students admitted for Fall 2021): 2/5/2021

UWO Fox Cities and Fond du Lac Campus Students:
Many scholarships are available through the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region for Fox Cities Campus students or the UWO Fond du Lac Foundation for Fond du Lac Campus students. You can search or filter by “Fox Cities Campus” or “Fond du Lac Campus” in Academic Works to find additional opportunities you may be eligible for.

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, athletics cannot be considered in the awarding of scholarships. Commenting on athletic involvement on scholarship applications or references from coaches is prohibited.

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

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000 Abel/St. Andrew's Performing Arts Scholarship
This scholarship was established through a donation made by Joan Abel to St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate...
This scholarship was established through a donation made by Joan Abel to...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/08/2020
$500 Accounting Faculty Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2012 by Joann Noe Cross, Professor of Accounting at UW Oshkosh. No application is required for this award;...
This scholarship was established in 2012 by Joann Noe Cross, Professor...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/08/2020
$325 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: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $325
Deadline11/08/2020
$600 Alfred Kisubi Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2018, in honor of COEHS professor Alfred Kisubi, who made a significant impact on the human services leadership...
This scholarship was established in 2018, in honor of COEHS professor...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $600
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,250 Alice Duren Early Childhood Education Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time elementary education (PK-3) major enrolled at the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must have met Gateway I requirements and...
Applicant must be a full-time elementary education (PK-3) major enrolled...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,000 Alumni-Sponsored Excellence in Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship is funded by donations from College of Nursing alumni who want to help the next generation of nurses achieve their dream of...
This scholarship is funded by donations from College of Nursing alumni...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/08/2020
$350 Andrews Family Outstanding SCEC Service Award
This award was established by Marlene Andrews and her family. The award is given to a special education major at the Oshkosh campus who is an...
This award was established by Marlene Andrews and her family. The award...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $350
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,750 Arnold Peterson Chalberg and Charlene Barr Chalberg Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Arnold Peterson Chalberg and Charlene Barr Chalberg. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student...
This scholarship was established by the Arnold Peterson Chalberg and...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,750
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,000 Ascension Mercy Hospital Volunteers Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Ascension Mercy Hospital Volunteers Organization to financially support students in the UW Oshkosh nursing...
This scholarship was established by the Ascension Mercy Hospital...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,150 Aurora Health Care Scholarship
Applicant must be a full- or part-time graduate student enrolled at the Oshkosh campus in one of the following nursing programs: Nurse...
Applicant must be a full- or part-time graduate student enrolled at the...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,150
Deadline11/08/2020
$600 Bernice & Forrest Derickson Memorial Scholarship
Forrest and Bernice Derickson’s children established this scholarship in recognition of the commitment to learning demonstrated by their parents....
Forrest and Bernice Derickson’s children established this scholarship in...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $600
Deadline11/08/2020
$400 Bonell Family Nursing Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time graduate nursing student enrolled at the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must have completed a minimum of 15 graduate...
Applicant must be a full-time graduate nursing student enrolled at the...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $400
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,000 Bret Goodman Marketing Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2019 by Bret Goodman ’71. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate enrolled at the Oshkosh campus....
This scholarship was established in 2019 by Bret Goodman ’71. Applicant...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/08/2020
$750 Brinkman Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled at the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must be majoring in finance and must be currently...
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled at the...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $750
Deadline11/08/2020
$2,250 Burton E. Karges Geology Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Vivian Karges in memory of her husband, Burton E. Karges, who started the geology program at UW Oshkosh in 1934...
This scholarship was established by Vivian Karges in memory of her...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $2,250
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,150 Charles Chronis Art Award
This award was established by Charles Chronis, class of 1971. It is given to a junior majoring in art at the Oshkosh campus who has demonstrated...
This award was established by Charles Chronis, class of 1971. It is...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,150
Deadline11/08/2020
$250 Charles Haferman, '75 & Diane Haferman College of Nursing Textbook Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Charles ‘75 and Diane Haferman. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate enrolled at the Oshkosh campus....
This scholarship was established by Charles ‘75 and Diane Haferman....
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline11/08/2020
$500 Charlotte and Jerold Wienandt Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2019 by Charlotte ’69 and Jerold Wienandt in honor of their 50th wedding anniversary. Charlotte was the first...
This scholarship was established in 2019 by Charlotte ’69 and Jerold...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/08/2020
$300 Chemistry Alumni Research Award
This award was established in 1997 by chemistry alumni to recognize undergraduate chemistry majors for their achievements in research. Applicant...
This award was established in 1997 by chemistry alumni to recognize...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $300
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,500 College of Business Alumni Association Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled at the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must be a junior in good standing and must be admitted, or have applied for spring...
Applicant must be enrolled at the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must be a...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline11/08/2020
$350 College of Education and Human Services Alumni Association Chapter Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the COEHS Alumni Association Chapter in 2008. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate enrolled at the...
This scholarship was established by the COEHS Alumni Association Chapter...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $350
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,000 Dan Grady Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2020 in memory of Dan Grady. Father to Taryn Grady, brother to Colleen Booth, Kelly Hampson, and Nick Grady,...
This scholarship was established in 2020 in memory of Dan Grady. Father...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/08/2020
$6,000 Daniel W. Raaf Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Daniel W. Raaf, professor at UW Oshkosh from 1967 to 1987. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate enrolled...
This scholarship was established by Daniel W. Raaf, professor at UW...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $6,000
Deadline11/08/2020
$550 Dave Engels Journalism Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Dave Engels ’79. Applicant must be enrolled at the Oshkosh campus and must be majoring in journalism...
This scholarship was established in memory of Dave Engels ’79. Applicant...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $550
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,000 David and Constance Van Lieshout Scholarship
This scholarship was established by David ’68, ’70 MST and Constance ’69 Van Lieshout. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate enrolled at the...
This scholarship was established by David ’68, ’70 MST and Constance ’69...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,000 David J. Lippert Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of David J. Lippert, journalism faculty member from 1966 to 1983. Applicant must be a full-time...
This scholarship was established in memory of David J. Lippert,...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/08/2020
$425 David R. Barnes Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of David R. Barnes. Dave was pursuing a teaching degree at UW Oshkosh when he died unexpectedly from...
This scholarship was established in honor of David R. Barnes. Dave was...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $425
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,000 Depies Family Marketing Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2020 by John and Monica Depies. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled at the Oshkosh...
This scholarship was established in 2020 by John and Monica Depies....
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/08/2020
$700 Dixalene Bahleda Nurse Care Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Dixalene Bahleda, former dean of the UW Oshkosh College of Nursing. Applicant must be enrolled at the...
This scholarship was established by Dr. Dixalene Bahleda, former dean of...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $700
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,500 Donald Leo Netzer Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Donald Netzer’s sister, Lanore A. Netzer, and her husband, Glen G. Eye. Applicant must be an undergraduate or...
This scholarship was established by Donald Netzer’s sister, Lanore A....
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,500 Doris Robbins Pletner Bloye Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Doris R. Bloye in appreciation for the exceptional nursing care she received while a resident at Evergreen...
This scholarship was established by Doris R. Bloye in appreciation for...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,200 Dorothy "Dottie" M. Adams Music Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2008 in memory of Dottie, by her son, Dr. W. Sam Adams, and his wife, Betty, along with many family members and...
This scholarship was established in 2008 in memory of Dottie, by her...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,200
Deadline11/08/2020
$225 Douglas C. Jirovetz Scholarship
This scholarship was established by alumnus Douglas Jirovetz, who worked at UW Oshkosh for over 29 years. Applicant must be a full-time...
This scholarship was established by alumnus Douglas Jirovetz, who worked...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $225
Deadline11/08/2020
$750 Dr. Charles (Charlie) Goff Education and Political Science Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Charles (Charlie) Goff, former political science faculty member. Applicant must be an...
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Charles (Charlie)...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $750
Deadline11/08/2020
$900 Dr. Craig Fiedler Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Craig Fiedler’s significant contributions to the field of special education, the department of...
This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Craig Fiedler’s...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $900
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,000 Dr. D. Brent Bandy Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. D. Brent Bandy, former professor in the College of Business. Applicant must be a full-time...
This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. D. Brent Bandy, former...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/08/2020
$225 Dr. Dwight M. Edmonds Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Dwight M. Edmonds, UW Oshkosh accounting faculty member from 1971 to 1982. Applicant must be a...
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Dwight M. Edmonds, UW...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $225
Deadline11/08/2020
$300 Dr. Harold Thorpe Award for Outstanding Senior in Special Education
This award is named in honor of Dr. Harold Thorpe, chair of the special education department from 1985 to 1987. This award recognizes an...
This award is named in honor of Dr. Harold Thorpe, chair of the special...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $300
Deadline11/08/2020
$750 Dr. Harris N. Liechti Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Harris N. Liechti, former faculty member in the radio-TV-film department. Applicant must be an...
This scholarship was established by Dr. Harris N. Liechti, former...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $750
Deadline11/08/2020
$325 Dr. Joan L. Simmons Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. James Simmons in memory of his wife, Dr. Joan Simmons, a tenured associate professor and former chair of...
This scholarship was established by Dr. James Simmons in memory of his...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $325
Deadline11/08/2020
$850 Dr. Michael P. Ford Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Michael P. Ford ’83, UW Oshkosh faculty member and Associate Dean of the College of Education and...
This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Michael P. Ford ’83, UW...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $850
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,000 Dr. Robert L. Snyder Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Robert L. “Doc” Snyder, who established the radio-TV-film program at UW Oshkosh. Applicant must...
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Robert L. “Doc”...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/08/2020
$1,500 Dr. Ronald Akin Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Ronald and Kenlynn Akin, in honor of their family’s connection to UW Oshkosh. Applicant must be enrolled...
This scholarship was established by Dr. Ronald and Kenlynn Akin, in...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline11/08/2020
$425 E. Garner Horton Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of E. Garner Horton, member of the UW Oshkosh administration and faculty from 1963 to 1983. Applicant...
This scholarship was established in memory of E. Garner Horton, member...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $425
Deadline11/08/2020
$125 Edna and Judson Loomis Prize in Music
This scholarship was established by Estella Loomis Lauter, chair of the UW Oshkosh English Department, in honor of her parents. This award...
This scholarship was established by Estella Loomis Lauter, chair of the...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $125
Deadline11/08/2020
$2,500 Edward J. Dempsey and Sadie A. Dempsey Memorial Teaching Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of former regent Edward J. Dempsey ’01, for whom Dempsey Hall is named, and his wife, Sadie A. Dempsey....
This scholarship was established in memory of former regent Edward J....
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline11/08/2020
$925 Elinor V. Metzen Mathe Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Elinor V. Metzen Mathe ‘41. This scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled...
This scholarship was established in memory of Elinor V. Metzen Mathe...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $925
Deadline11/08/2020
$425 Elizabeth A. Regan Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Elizabeth Bymers Regan, who taught nursing in the UW System for 23 years. Applicant must be enrolled at the...
This scholarship was established by Elizabeth Bymers Regan, who taught...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $425
Deadline11/08/2020
$475 Ellie Maslowski Memorial University Staff Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2013 in memory of Ellie Maslowski, former office manager for the Dean of Students office and first chair of the...
This scholarship was established in 2013 in memory of Ellie Maslowski,...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $475
Deadline11/08/2020
$2,150 Elmer Leach Foundation Undergraduate Student Award
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate enrolled in the traditional BSN program at the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must have at least sophomore...
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate enrolled in the traditional...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $2,150
Deadline11/08/2020