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: 9/3/2019
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
$1,750 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 a Junior I nursing...
This scholarship was established by Dr. Dixalene Bahleda, former dean of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,750
Ended
$1,100 Dixalene C. Bahleda Leadership Award
This scholarship was established through a bequest by Dr. Dixalene C. Bahleda, former dean of the UW Oshkosh College of Nursing. Applicant must be...
This scholarship was established through a bequest by Dr. Dixalene C....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,100
Ended
$600 Don P. Burdick Memorial Scholarship
The Don P. Burdick Scholarship was established in 2014 by Don’s friends, family, colleagues and former students. Don was a passionate theatre...
The Don P. Burdick Scholarship was established in 2014 by Don’s friends,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended
$1,000 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,200
Ended
$1,000 Doug McLean Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Doug McLean, a former assistant dean of students at UW Oshkosh. Applicant must be a full-time...
This scholarship was established in memory of Doug McLean, a former...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$350 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: Ended
  • Award: $350
Ended
$1,000 Dr. Charles (Charlie) Goff Education and Political Science Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Charles (Charlie) Goff, former faculty member in the political science department. Applicant must...
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Charles (Charlie)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Dr. Dwight M. Edmonds Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Dwight M. Edmonds, a member of the UW Oshkosh accounting faculty from 1971 to 1982. Applicant...
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Dwight M. Edmonds, a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$300 Dr. Harold Thorpe Award for Outstanding Senior in Special Education
This award is named in honor of Dr. Harold Thorpe, who was chair of the special education department from 1985 to 1987. This award recognizes an...
This award is named in honor of Dr. Harold Thorpe, who was chair of the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $750
Ended
$500 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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$2,150 Dr. Madhu N. Mahadeva Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Madhu N. Mahadeva, professor of biology at UW Oshkosh from 1968 to 1991. The scholarship is...
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Madhu N. Mahadeva,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,150
Ended
$2,000 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: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$2,000 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: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$1,000 Dr. Roy and Geraldene Dixon-Robinson Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Roy Dixon-Robinson, faculty emeritus in psychology, and his wife, Geraldene. Applicant must be a...
This scholarship was established in honor of Roy Dixon-Robinson, faculty...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$250 Dr. Sherman Randerson Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Sherman Randerson, professor at UW Oshkosh from 1966 to 1987. Applicant must be a full-time...
This scholarship was established in memory of Sherman Randerson,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250
Ended
$100 Edith Hollister Award
The Edith Hollister Award was established in 1991 to provide support for students who participate in the Theatre Department and Theatre...
The Edith Hollister Award was established in 1991 to provide support for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $100
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $125
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$1,250 Edward L. & Dorothy F. Schwartz Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Edward L. Schwartz, professor of biology at UW Oshkosh for 25 years. Applicant must be a...
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Edward L. Schwartz,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250
Ended
$1,250 Edwin J. & Dorothy M. Hartman Scholarship
This scholarship is named after two individuals who, while unable to attend college themselves, supported and encouraged the education of all those...
This scholarship is named after two individuals who, while unable to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250
Ended
$1,700 Elinor V. Metzen Mathe Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Elinor V. Metzen Mathe ‘41. Undergraduate applicants must have met Gateway I requirements and be...
This scholarship was established in memory of Elinor V. Metzen Mathe...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,700
Ended
$2,000 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 admitted, or have...
This scholarship was established by Elizabeth Bymers Regan, who taught...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$800 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: Ended
  • Award: $800
Ended
$2,250 Elmer Leach Foundation Undergraduate Student Award
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in the traditional nursing program. Preference will be given to Sophomore students....
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,250
Ended
$3,000 Engineering Technology Continuing Student Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled at UW Oshkosh. Applicant must be a declared engineering technology major at the time...
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled at UW...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
Ended
$100 Environmental Studies Academic Excellence Award
This award is given to the graduating senior with the highest GPA in the Environmental Studies program. No application is required for this award....
This award is given to the graduating senior with the highest GPA in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $100
Ended
$100 Environmental Studies Leadership Award
This award is given to the Environmental Studies major who has shown exceptional leadership in various environmentally-related activities as well...
This award is given to the Environmental Studies major who has shown...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $100
Ended
$1,000 Eugene & Nancy Winkler Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Eugene ’59 and Nancy ’63, ’90 Winkler. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student who meets one of the...
This scholarship was established by Eugene ’59 and Nancy ’63, ’90...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500 Fale Family Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the family of Bob and Anne Fale (Fah’ lee) in the hope that it enables nursing students to complete their...
This scholarship was established by the family of Bob and Anne Fale...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 Fox Valley Radio Broadcasters Association Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Fox Valley Area Broadcasters Association in 1995. Applicant must have at least sophomore standing, be...
This scholarship was established by the Fox Valley Area Broadcasters...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$350 Frank W. Radford Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be a graduate of a Winnebago County, Wisconsin high school. Applicant must achieve at least sophomore standing by the fall semester...
Applicant must be a graduate of a Winnebago County, Wisconsin high...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $350
Ended
$250 Frederick R. and Bertha C. Clow Memorial Scholarship
This award, named in honor of Frederick and Bertha Clow, is given to undergraduates based on research projects in the social sciences. No...
This award, named in honor of Frederick and Bertha Clow, is given to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250
Ended
$500 Geography Faculty Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2012 by John A. Cross, Professor of Geography. This award is given to the top student with a major in geography...
This scholarship was established in 2012 by John A. Cross, Professor of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 George and Julie Sorrells Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2017 by George and Julie Sorrells, who both believe that education is what has allowed them to succeed in their...
This scholarship was established in 2017 by George and Julie Sorrells,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,700 George R. Soika Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time psychology major with two to four semesters remaining at UW Oshkosh. Applicant must have a minimum grade-point...
Applicant must be a full-time psychology major with two to four...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,700
Ended
$500 Gertrude Haemig Bowman Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Gertrude Haemig Bowman, a former nurse, nursing instructor and committed volunteer. Applicant must be...
This scholarship was established in memory of Gertrude Haemig Bowman, a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$700 Gladys M. Stern Scholarship in Elementary Education
This scholarship was established in memory of Gladys M. Stern ’61. Applicant must be a full- or part-time undergraduate student who will achieve at...
This scholarship was established in memory of Gladys M. Stern ’61....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $700
Ended
$1,150 Gladys W. Ihde Education Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Gladys W. Ihde (pronounced “eed”), who graduated from Oshkosh Teacher’s College in 1930. Applicant...
This scholarship was established in memory of Gladys W. Ihde (pronounced...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,150
Ended
$500 Golden Titan Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is funded through contributions from UW Oshkosh Golden Titans – alumni who have graduated more than 50 years ago. Applicant must...
This scholarship is funded through contributions from UW Oshkosh Golden...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 Grant Thornton Accounting Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time accounting major of at least junior standing. Applicant must be in good standing and be admitted, or have applied for...
Applicant must be a full-time accounting major of at least junior...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$100 Greg Olsen Sociology Award
This award is given to a sociology major who has demonstrated excellence in service to the department and community in the spirit of the late Greg...
This award is given to a sociology major who has demonstrated excellence...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $100
Ended
$1,000 Guyette Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Thomas ’68 and Carol ’68 Guyette. Applicant must be a full-time junior in good standing and be admitted, or...
This scholarship was established by Thomas ’68 and Carol ’68 Guyette....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Harry Ostendorf Accounting Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Harry Ostendorf, former UW Oshkosh accounting professor. Applicant must be an accounting major with at...
This scholarship was established in honor of Harry Ostendorf, former UW...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,750 Harvey C. McKenzie Math Award
This scholarship is awarded to a sophomore based upon a calculus exam. For more information, please contact the math department at math@uwosh.edu.
This scholarship is awarded to a sophomore based upon a calculus exam....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,750
Ended
$4,000 Helen Shure Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established through a bequest from Helen (Van Wyk) Shure, a native of Appleton and a former registered nurse. Applicant must...
This scholarship was established through a bequest from Helen (Van Wyk)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,000
Ended
$475 Herbert C. and Mae Yagers Nursing Scholarship
Mae (Theresa) Yagers established this scholarship through her estate in honor of her husband and herself. Applicant must be a full- or part-time...
Mae (Theresa) Yagers established this scholarship through her estate in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $475
Ended
$1,500 Hilda Swanson Memorial Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of a truly caring, compassionate woman who was a nurse. Applicant must be a full-time nursing student in...
This scholarship was established in honor of a truly caring,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended