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
$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
$500 Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship
This scholarship is given to a top performing member of the UW Oshkosh Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter. No application is required for this award;...
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....
This scholarship was established by Dan and Penny Bollom. Recipient must...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 Carl Chapman Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a music major with voice as their primary instrument. Applicant must demonstrate leadership within a choral...
This scholarship is awarded to a music major with voice as their primary...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$350 Charles P. Savino Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by alumnus Charles P. Savino ‘67. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate enrolled in the College of Letters...
This scholarship was established by alumnus Charles P. Savino ‘67....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $350
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$750 Dennis V. Detry Student-Employee Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Eve Lynne Detry, in memory of her late husband, Dennis Detry. Dennis was the Associate Director of Financial...
This scholarship was established by Eve Lynne Detry, in memory of her...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750
Ended
$800 Dorothy Lane Memorial Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was created by Paul Lane in memory of his mother, Dorothy, who was one of the founders of the UW Oshkosh College of Nursing....
This scholarship was created by Paul Lane in memory of his mother,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $800
Ended
$1,000 Eileen Hanselman Kuhlers Music Scholarship
This scholarship was established by alumna Eileen Hanselman Kuhlers ‘63. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior accepted for full-time...
This scholarship was established by alumna Eileen Hanselman Kuhlers ‘63....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Everett "Gus" Pyle Graduate Scholar Award
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Everett “Gus” Pyle, founding dean of the UW Oshkosh Graduate School from 1965 to 1974. Applicant...
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Everett “Gus” Pyle,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Florence Weinbacher Award for International Study in Nursing
This scholarship was established by Florence “Flossie” Weinbacher, faculty member in the College of Nursing for over 21 years. Applicant must be...
This scholarship was established by Florence “Flossie” Weinbacher,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
Varies George Stockton Award
This award is named in honor of Dr. George Stockton, chair of the special education department from 1977 to 1983. Applicant must be an...
This award is named in honor of Dr. George Stockton, chair of the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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
Varies Gilbert F. & Katherine L. Pollnow Scholarship
This faculty-nominated scholarship is open to full-time professional chemistry majors who have junior standing. Recipient must be a Wisconsin...
This faculty-nominated scholarship is open to full-time professional...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$325 Griffith Scholarship for Creative Portfolios in Journalism
This scholarship was established by alumnus Jeff Griffith ’87. The award recognizes exceptional students interested in making a difference in...
This scholarship was established by alumnus Jeff Griffith ’87. The award...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $325
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
$200 Helen Bannan Women's and Gender Studies Award
This award is named in honor of Helen M. Bannan, director of women’s studies at UW Oshkosh from 1998 to 2007. The award is given to a women’s and...
This award is named in honor of Helen M. Bannan, director of women’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200
Ended
$350 Helen M. Deniger Scholarship
This scholarship was established through a bequest from Helen M. Deniger of Oshkosh. Applicant must be a full-time junior majoring in finance....
This scholarship was established through a bequest from Helen M. Deniger...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $350
Ended
$500 Michael & Kelly O'Brien Art Scholarship
This scholarship was established by alumnus Michael O’Brien and his wife, Kelly. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate, majoring in art....
This scholarship was established by alumnus Michael O’Brien and his...
  • 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
$500 N. Peter and Ruth Nelson Scholarship
Applicant must be a full- or part-time student in secondary education with at least junior standing. Applicant must have met Gateway I requirements...
Applicant must be a full- or part-time student in secondary education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$2,250 Orville C. Sherman Music Scholarship
This scholarship was established through a bequest from Orville C. Sherman. Applicant must be a full-time music student. Applicant must demonstrate...
This scholarship was established through a bequest from Orville C....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,250
Ended
$150 Patricia Radford Fell Scholarship
Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time music major with piano as their declared emphasis. Applicant must have at least junior standing with a...
Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time music major with piano as...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $150
Ended
$250 Quest III Community Engagement Scholarship
This scholarship is for students who have finished a Quest III course and are excited to promote their program and community experience with other...
This scholarship is for students who have finished a Quest III course...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250
Ended
$250 Ruth A. Berge Organic Chemistry Scholarship
This scholarship was established by faculty and staff in the UW Oshkosh Chemistry Department in memory of their colleague and friend, Associate...
This scholarship was established by faculty and staff in the UW Oshkosh...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250
Ended
$375 Shirley M. Karlson Research Support Award
This award was created in memory of Dr. Shirley M. Karlson, former Associate Dean and Director of the Graduate Program in the College of Nursing....
This award was created in memory of Dr. Shirley M. Karlson, former...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $375
Ended
$2,500 UW Oshkosh MBA Alumni Scholarship
This scholarship is funded by UW Oshkosh MBA alumni and/or their employers. Applicant must be enrolled full- or part-time in the MBA program and...
This scholarship is funded by UW Oshkosh MBA alumni and/or their...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
Varies William Niederberger Jr. Memorial Award
This scholarship was established in memory of William Patrick Niederberger Jr. ’88. Applicant must be a full-time sophomore or junior with a...
This scholarship was established in memory of William Patrick...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 Minimum Salmon Foundation Scholarship
The Salmon Foundation Scholarship is awarded to highly motivated and academically able undergraduate students who have a demonstrated need for...
The Salmon Foundation Scholarship is awarded to highly motivated and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500 Minimum
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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
$600 Alfred Kisubi Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2018, in honor of COEHS professor Alfred Kisubi whose has made a significant impact on the human services...
This scholarship was established in 2018, in honor of COEHS professor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $600
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 and have junior or...
This scholarship was established in 1987 by the family and friends of C....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $125
Ended
$1,500 Candice E. Tylke Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Candice Tylke, a UW Oshkosh alumna who graduated with a BS in biology in 1994. Applicant must be...
This scholarship was established in memory of Candice Tylke, a UW...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$500 Carla Roberts Special Education Teaching Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Carla Roberts ’08 to pay forward the scholarships she received as a student at UW Oshkosh. Applicant must be an...
This scholarship was established by Carla Roberts ’08 to pay forward the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,150 Chancellor's Junior Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time sophomore, achieving junior standing by the fall semester of the following academic year. Applicant must demonstrate...
Applicant must be a full-time sophomore, achieving junior standing by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,150
Ended
$250 Charles Haferman, '75 & Diane Haferman College of Nursing Textbook Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Charles ‘75 and Diane Haferman. Students must be full-time undergraduates, accepted to the College of Nursing...
This scholarship was established by Charles ‘75 and Diane Haferman....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250
Ended
$350 Charles J. Lenz Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Charles J. Lenz ’39. Applicant must have met Gateway I requirements and been admitted, or have applied...
This scholarship was established in honor of Charles J. Lenz ’39....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $350
Ended
$200 Charlotte McEssy Educational Leadership and Policy Scholarship
This scholarship was established by alumna Charlotte H. McEssy. Applicant must be a part- or full-time graduate student pursuing a Master of...
This scholarship was established by alumna Charlotte H. McEssy....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200
Ended
$250 Charlotte McEssy Reading Education Scholarship
This scholarship was established by UW Oshkosh alumna Charlotte H. McEssy. Applicant must be a part- or full-time graduate student pursuing a...
This scholarship was established by UW Oshkosh alumna Charlotte H....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250
Ended
$400 Chemistry Alumni Research Award
The Chemistry Alumni Research Award was established in 1997 by chemistry alumni to recognize undergraduate chemistry majors for their achievements...
The Chemistry Alumni Research Award was established in 1997 by chemistry...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $400
Ended
$1,000 Colleen Gibbons Daugherty Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Colleen Gibbons Daugherty ’06. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student who has been...
This scholarship was established in memory of Colleen Gibbons Daugherty...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$2,000 College of Business Alumni Association Scholarship
Applicant must be a junior in good standing and be admitted, or have applied for spring admission, to the College of Business. Applicant must...
Applicant must be a junior in good standing and be admitted, or have...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$1,000 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 student enrolled at...
This scholarship was established by the COEHS Alumni Association Chapter...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$5,000 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 student...
This scholarship was established by Daniel W. Raaf, professor at UW...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000
Ended
$900 Dave Engels Journalism Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Dave Engels ’79. Applicant must be a journalism major with a declared writing/editing emphasis....
This scholarship was established in memory of Dave Engels ’79. Applicant...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $900
Ended
$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 student enrolled...
This scholarship was established by David ’68, ’70 MST and Constance ’69...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$2,500 David J. Lippert Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of David J. Lippert, faculty member in the journalism department from 1966 to 1983. Applicant must be a...
This scholarship was established in memory of David J. Lippert, faculty...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$675 Diane R. Cholewinski Memorial Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of a loving wife, mother and foster parent to more than two dozen infants, including one newborn who...
This scholarship was established in memory of a loving wife, mother and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $675
Ended