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
$500 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: 01/05/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/05/2020
$500 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: 01/05/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/05/2020
$500 Richard Sieg Education Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2019 through an estate gift from Richard Sieg ’68. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student at the...
This scholarship was established in 2019 through an estate gift from...
  • Deadline: 01/05/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/05/2020
$1,000 Oshkosh 94 Student Leadership Award
The Oshkosh 94 Student Leadership Award recognizes students who continue efforts to advance the standing and enhance the experiences of...
The Oshkosh 94 Student Leadership Award recognizes students who continue...
  • Deadline: 01/17/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/17/2020
$845 International Studies/Model United Nations Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must have a declared international studies major,...
Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at the...
  • Deadline: 01/26/2020
  • Award: $845
Deadline01/26/2020
Standard Resident Tuition Anne Burns Hillenbrand Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Anne Burns Hillenbrand Family to honor their mother/grandmother and capture the essence of the values she...
This scholarship was established by the Anne Burns Hillenbrand Family to...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: Standard Resident Tuition
Deadline02/07/2020
$1,500 ArtsCore Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen and incoming undergraduate transfer students who plan to major in education and have an interest...
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen and incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline02/07/2020
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: 02/07/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/07/2020
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: 02/07/2020
  • Award: Chancellor's Medal; No Monetary Award
Deadline02/07/2020
$3,000 Cheryl Mellenthin Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established by nursing alumna Cheryl L. Mellenthin ‘79. It is awarded to an incoming freshman accepted for full-time...
This scholarship was established by nursing alumna Cheryl L. Mellenthin...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline02/07/2020
$1,000 Dan Klatt Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is open to graduate and undergraduate students enrolled at the Oshkosh campus who are active members of Delta Chi fraternity,...
This scholarship is open to graduate and undergraduate students enrolled...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/07/2020
$500 Delta Sigma Phi Scholarship
Delta Sigma Phi is a national social fraternity dedicated to making a difference in the lives of young men. Through its initiatives, it builds...
Delta Sigma Phi is a national social fraternity dedicated to making a...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/07/2020
$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: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/07/2020
$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 productions...
The Edith Hollister Award was established in 1991 to provide support for...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $100
Deadline02/07/2020
$1,000 Eldred George Mugford, In Memory of Clare H. Mugford, R.N., Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Clare H. Mugford, R.N., by her son Eldred George Mugford ’74. Applicant must be an incoming freshman...
This scholarship was established in memory of Clare H. Mugford, R.N., by...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/07/2020
$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: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline02/07/2020
$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: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $7,500
Deadline02/07/2020
$850 Geology Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen with a strong interest in geology (earth science) or current undergraduate students with a...
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen with a strong interest...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $850
Deadline02/07/2020
$300 George D. Dallas Scholarship
This scholarship was established to honor George D. Dallas’s life and accomplishments and to recognize those students who share in his zest for a...
This scholarship was established to honor George D. Dallas’s life and...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $300
Deadline02/07/2020
$1,900 Gladys J. Larson Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate enrolled in their first semester at the Oshkosh campus, with a strong desire to continue his or her...
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate enrolled in their first...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $1,900
Deadline02/07/2020
$2,500 Harvey Milk Commemorative Dinner LGBTQ Scholarship
This scholarship is named for the first openly gay person elected to a substantial political office. Applicant must be a student who identifies as...
This scholarship is named for the first openly gay person elected to a...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline02/07/2020
$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: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/07/2020
$2,500 Kennedy Nursing Fellow Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to high-achieving students enrolled in the traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, or a graduate nursing program within the...
This scholarship is awarded to high-achieving students enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline02/07/2020
$850 Kutchera Scholarship
The Don and Rose Kutchera Scholarship was established to promote community participation. The applicant must be an incoming freshmen admitted to...
The Don and Rose Kutchera Scholarship was established to promote...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $850
Deadline02/07/2020
$7,500 Lucille & Ray Tack Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1992 by Lucille Tack ’23 of Spencer, Wisconsin to encourage students from the Spencer School District to attend...
This scholarship was established in 1992 by Lucille Tack ’23 of Spencer,...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $7,500
Deadline02/07/2020
$2,000 Michele Lipschultz Freshman Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Tad Lipschultz to honor his wife, Michele, and her determination to overcome personal challenges while pursuing...
This scholarship was established by Tad Lipschultz to honor his wife,...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline02/07/2020
$2,500 Philip & Jean Nelson Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1991 in recognition of Jean Goodwin Nelson ’49, who served as Alumni Director of UW Oshkosh from 1968 to 1991....
This scholarship was established in 1991 in recognition of Jean Goodwin...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline02/07/2020
$500 Prospera Credit Union Freshman Scholarship
The Prospera Credit Union Freshman Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman admitted to the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must be a member of...
The Prospera Credit Union Freshman Scholarship is awarded to an incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/07/2020
$1,000 Rita M. Barta Memorial Graduate Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2018 by Colonel Jane C. Vesel in memory of her mother, Rita Barta. Applicant must be admitted to, or currently...
This scholarship was established in 2018 by Colonel Jane C. Vesel in...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/07/2020
$1,000 Rita M. Barta Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2018 by Colonel Jane C. Vesel in memory of her mother, Rita Barta. Applicant must be admitted to, or currently...
This scholarship was established in 2018 by Colonel Jane C. Vesel in...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/07/2020
$1,000 Roger E. Guiles Leadership-Scholarship Award
This award was established by former chancellor Roger E. Guiles. Students must be nominated for this award; there is no application. The recipient...
This award was established by former chancellor Roger E. Guiles....
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/07/2020
$2,500 Sentry Insurance Student Leadership Scholarship
The Sentry Insurance Foundation established this scholarship to help and encourage individuals with proven leadership potential. The scholarship is...
The Sentry Insurance Foundation established this scholarship to help and...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline02/07/2020
$975 Susan Hardy Heaney Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the family of Susan Hardy Heaney of Oshkosh. It is awarded to incoming freshmen admitted to the Oshkosh campus....
This scholarship was established by the family of Susan Hardy Heaney of...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $975
Deadline02/07/2020
$500 Verve, a Credit Union Scholarship
Verve, a Credit Union Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen admitted to the Oshkosh campus who have a strong academic record and have...
Verve, a Credit Union Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/07/2020
$1,000 Willcockson Art Scholarship
The Willcockson Art Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen admitted to the Oshkosh campus who demonstrate excellence in art. Applicant must...
The Willcockson Art Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen admitted...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/07/2020
$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: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/07/2020
$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: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline02/07/2020
$100 Nevin James Writing Contest Award
Students must submit an essay that has been submitted for a grade in WBIS 188, ENG 110, ENG 101, or CAPP WBIS. Recipient must be enrolled at the...
Students must submit an essay that has been submitted for a grade in...
  • Deadline: 02/14/2020
  • Award: $100
Deadline02/14/2020
$100 Joseph B. Laine Outstanding Senior in Speech Communication Award
This award is given in honor of Professor Joseph B. Laine, chairperson of the department of speech communication for 25 years. Applicant must be a...
This award is given in honor of Professor Joseph B. Laine, chairperson...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $100
Deadline02/16/2020
$500 Berens French Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship was established to provide financial support to Oshkosh campus students participating in UW Oshkosh French study abroad programs....
This scholarship was established to provide financial support to Oshkosh...
  • Deadline: 02/23/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/23/2020
$8,000 Ed Karrels Continuing Music Performance Scholarship
This scholarship was established by alumnus Ed Karrels ’97. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled at or accepted for...
This scholarship was established by alumnus Ed Karrels ’97. Applicant...
  • Deadline: 02/23/2020
  • Award: $8,000
Deadline02/23/2020
$250 Lester Beberfall Memorial Spanish Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship was established to provide financial support to students participating in UW Oshkosh Spanish study abroad programs. Applicant must...
This scholarship was established to provide financial support to...
  • Deadline: 02/23/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline02/23/2020
$500 Orville Clark Scholarship
This scholarship was created in memory of Orville Carver Clark, who worked for CESA 6 as an assistant director of special education from 1974 to...
This scholarship was created in memory of Orville Carver Clark, who...
  • Deadline: 02/23/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/23/2020
$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