ArtsCore Scholarship for Future Teachers

This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen and incoming undergraduate transfer students who plan to major in education and have an interest in arts-integrated instruction. Applicant must be admitted to the Oshkosh campus for Spring 2024, Summer 2024, or Fall 2024. Students transferring from the Fond du Lac or Fox Cities campuses are eligible to apply. Incoming freshmen must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative high school GPA and incoming transfer students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative transfer GPA. Applicant must demonstrate commitment to, and potential for, a successful career as a professional educator and an intent to participate in ArtsCore initiatives to develop and share effective arts-integrated teaching strategies. Preference will be given to applicants from PK-12 partner school districts.

Recipient must be enrolled full-time in Fall 2023 to receive the award. The recipient is eligible to receive the scholarship for up to four years, provided the recipient remains in good academic standing, continues to meet the requirements of the award, and funding is available.

UW Oshkosh ArtsCore offers curricular opportunities, professional development, internships, residencies, grants, and a support network for pre-service teacher candidates and new teachers learning to practice an arts-integrated approach to teaching. For more information on UW Oshkosh ArtsCore initiatives, visit To learn more about arts-integrated instruction, click here.

ArtsCore, Incoming Freshman Award, Incoming Transfer Award, Oshkosh Campus
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please enter your expected high school graduation date. (Transfer students can skip this question.)
  2. Please submit a statement describing why you want to go into the field of education.
  3. Please submit a statement describing 1) your educational, personal, and career goals; 2) your experience in the arts; and 3) why you are a strong candidate for this award, including your commitment to participating in ArtsCore initiatives.
  4. Please upload your resume. Make sure to include your employment history, volunteer work, extracurricular activities, and any leadership positions you have held.
  5. Please upload an unofficial copy of your high school transcript (incoming freshman applicants) or your undergraduate transcript (incoming transfer applicants). Your transcript should include courses you are enrolled in for the current academic year.
  6. You must provide the name and email of two individuals (non-relatives) who have agreed to serve as references to support your application. Your references must comment on your promise and potential.
    • Please provide the name and email of your reference. They will be notified to submit their recommendation once added to your application.
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