|Plan 2008: GOAL IV: INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE TO NEEDY STUDENTS AND REDUCE THEIR RELIANCE ON LOANS.|
|RELATED INSTITUTIONAL Plan 2008 GOAL (UW-W New Initiative and Expanded Activity #3):
· Expand scholarship programs for high achieving students of color and economically disadvantaged students to be funded by private contributions.
|Name of Department(s)||Academic Support Services
|Target Group||UW-W Students and Prospective Students|
|Total Number Served|
|Time Line||Academic Year and Summer|
|Duration of Program||Continuing|
|Program Cost and Funding Sources||Private Funding/UW-W Foundation Funding (over $27,000 annually, plus endowed scholarships)|
|INITIATIVE/PROGRAM||Our implementation plan will maintain and expand the current ways of increasing scholarship programs for high achieving students of color and economically disadvantaged students.
1. The first strategy will be to maintain and enhance scholarships that are supported by the university. For example, the King/Chavez Scholars Program will be given permanent status and will possibly be expanded.These efforts will be emphasized to give more visibility to the attempts to increase scholarship dollars. The efforts will be coordinated to ensure that the new initiatives fit with other university initiatives aimed at increasing scholarship support. Additionally these efforts would be coordinated to maximize the beneficial publicity related to these efforts.
|EXPECTED OUTCOMES OR NEED FOR INITIATIVE/PROGRAM||
· Records of scholarship giving and availability
|ACTUAL OUTCOMES OR EFFECTIVES OF IMPLEMENTATION ACTIVITIES||The following scholarships, targeted toward multicultural students, are available:
The endowment for these scholarships is over $160,000. In addition, more than $27,000 in scholarship money is provided per year, beyond the endowed scholarships.· Jack Miller Scholarship
|FACTORS INFLUENCING PROGRAM OUTCOMES
||A factor influencing program outcomes includes building relationships with prospective donors, whether they be individuals, corporations, or organizations.|
|FUTURE PLANS; WILL YOU DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY, IF SO, WHY||We plan to continue the efforts that are underway.|