Undergraduate Bulletin

SCOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The University offers a number of Scholarships intended to reward academic excellence. Scholarships awarded to UW-Whitewater students are made possible by the University itself, alumni, concerned individuals, companies, and various organizations.

The number and type of scholarships are constantly changing; consequently, interested students are encouraged to contact the Coordinator of Scholarships in care of the Admissions Office (414/472-1440) for information and/or a scholarship application. Students are encouraged to apply early in order to enhance consideration as a scholarship recipient.

UW-Whitewater offers a wide variety of scholarships and every effort will be made to assist deserving students.

U.S. ARMY RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS SCHOLARSHIP (ROTC)

Two types of US Army ROTC scholarships are available to qualified students registered at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater:

  1. Four-year scholarships are awarded to high school seniors following a national competition. The early cycle applications must be submitted prior to July 15 -- 14 months before entrance into college. The regular cycle applications must be submitted before December 1st -- nine months before entrance into college.

  2. Two-year and three-year scholarships (national) - an unlimited number of scholarships is available to any qualified UW-W student in any academic discipline. Completed applications must be received by the Department of Leadership and Military Science before March 1 -- six months before the effective date of the scholarship.

The US Army ROTC scholarship pays for tuition, laboratory fees, on-campus educational fees, and a flat rate of $225 a semester from which students may purchase textbooks, classroom supplies and equipment. Army ROTC scholarship winners also receive a tax-free subsistence allowance of $150 a month for up to 10 months for each year that the scholarship is in effect. Scholarships at UW-Whitewater are worth approximately $3,500 a year and are available for two-year and three-year periods to both men and women. Scholarship applications are available at the Department of Leadership and Military Science, Room 111, Salisbury Hall.

NATIONAL GUARD AND ARMY RESERVE Qualified students can enlist in the National Guard or Army Reserve and receive a "New GI Bill" tuition assistance of $190 a month after 6 months of qualified service. Also as a member of the reserve forces a student will receive a monthly paycheck for approximately $150 for attending a one weekend assembly a month. For additional information contact the Department of Leadership and Military Science, Room 111, Salisbury Hall.

RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS (ROTC)

Qualified students can participate in ROTC on a contractual basis and receive approximately $3,700 over a two year period normally during their junior and senior years. Students may combine ROTC and National Guard/Army Reserve financial assistance and can draw on the average over $12,000 over a two year period. For additional information, contact the Department of Leadership and Military Science, Room 111, Salisbury Hall.

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