Lina Vergara Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Lina Vergara, a student in the College of Education and Human Services. Applicant must be a full-time elementary education major enrolled at the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must have met Gateway I requirements and have been admitted, or have applied for fall admission, to the Teacher Education Program. Applicant must be in good academic standing and must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Applicant must demonstrate involvement in extracurricular or volunteer activities as a high school or college student. Athletic participation will not be considered. Preference will be given to students working as Community Advisors and/or volunteering in programs involving kids, such as Big Brothers Big Sisters or Best Buddies. Preference will be given to applicants who are known for going above and beyond in welcoming new or shy students and making them feel comfortable in the high school or college environment. Attendance at the University’s Scholarship Reception in April 2021 is required (provided the event is held). This award will be split evenly between the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. If the recipient is not enrolled in the spring semester, the second installment will be forfeited.

Award
$4,000
Scopes
College of Education & Human Services, Oshkosh Campus, Teaching and Learning, Undergraduate Award
Deadline
02/28/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit a statement describing your involvement in extracurricular and volunteer activities, including dates of involvement and any leadership positions held. See help text for considerations.
  2. Preference for this award is given to students who have demonstrated an effort to welcome new or shy students (in high school or college), based on a letter of recommendation. If you meet this preference, please provide the name and email of an individual (non-relative) who has agreed to serve as a reference to support your application. Students who do not meet this preference may skip this question.
  3. The recipient of this award is required to attend the University's Scholarship Reception in April. Do you agree to attend, provided the event is held?