Annual Scholarships Opportunities:
Jodie Lynn Scott Memorial Scholarship
The Jodie L Scott Foundation, Inc. annually presents a scholarship to a physically disabled student enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The purpose of the award is to honor academic achievement and school service and to encourage continued effort toward successful completion of a four year degree. The application for this scholarship can be found online by clicking here or hard copy through the Center for Students with Disabilities, Andersen Library 2002.
William J. and Helen B. Malleris Scholarship
This scholarship has been made possible by William J. Malleris. The scholarship shall be made to University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students who are considered permanently physically disabled by conventional definition, and who are very active in student organizations on the Whitewater campus. To submit your application for this scholarship please click here and complete the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater scholarship application.
Theodore and Marcella Albrecht Scholarship
This scholarship shall be made to UW-Whitewater students, preferably from Rock, Jefferson or Walworth Counties, who have sustained a spinal cord injury or other permanently disabling injury or illness.
To submit your application for this scholarship please click here and complete the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater scholarship application.
Spirit of Whitewater Energy Scholarship
These scholarships were established by an anonymous donor, whom we will call "the Spirit of Whitewater" because this person continues to be inspired by the University and its people and just wants to give back to UW-Whitewater in unique ways to support a variety of students. The application for this scholarship can be found online by clicking here and complete the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater scholarship application.
Sam Welty Scholarship
This scholarship, in memory of Professor Sam Welty, has been established by donations from family, friends, and students who benefited from his friendship, scholarship, and teaching. This award is to be made annually to a physically disabled University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student who exemplifies the high levels of scholarship and service demonstrated by Professor Sam Welty. The application for this scholarship can be found online by clicking here or hard copy through Mike Lenser, Physical Therapist, Roseman 1045 or the Center for Students with Disabilities.
Michael Chaloupka Leadership Award
Applications will be accepted through March 20, 2015 for the Michael Chaloupka Leadership Award. The scholarship of $250 is made possible by the Chaloupka family in memory of their son, Mike, whose wheelchair was struck by a car in a crosswalk on the edge of campus in the fall of 2008 and later passed away from his injuries.
The purpose of the scholarship is to support UWW students with disabilities who demonstrate strong leadership skills through their participation in on- and off-campus activities. To apply, please go here
Spring 2016 Scholarship Opportunities:
Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired
The Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired is offerring ten $2,000 scholarships for 2015. Any post secondary student with a visual impairment is eligible to apply. Get more information and apply by clicking HERE.
UW-Whitewater Online Scholarship Applications
This site is to be used by currently enrolled UWW students to apply for scholarships managed by the UWW Foundation.
Additional scholarships may be available directly from your college or program of study. Please consult your academic advisor to learn how to apply for those scholarships
Disability-Related Scholarships and Awards
Please utilize the following website for Disability related scholarships from regional and national organizations: http://www.uww.edu/csd/apply-now/scholarships/scholarships/external
Society Asset's scholarship
Society’s Assets, a home health care service in our area, is offering educational scholarships for students with disabilities. Applications are due by February 1st, 2016, and will be awarded in June of 2016. Please see their website for more details: click here. A note on the residency requirement: One of the requirements for the scholarship is living in their service area, which are the counties of Racine, Kenosha, Walworth, Rock, and Jefferson. Living in Whitewater during the academic school year qualifies for this requirement.