Outstanding Freshman Award


Recognizing a freshman student who has experienced UW-Whitewater to the fullest during their first year.

  • Students' application must align with the First Year Experience office's mission of transition, connection, integration, and development. 

  • Award Amount: $1,000.00

  • The recipient of this award will receive the funds in two installments: $500 will be applied to the Fall 2018 tuition bill and an additional $500 will be applied in the Spring 2019 term. Recipient must remain in good academic standing to receive both installments and must be enrolled as a full time student during both semesters.



  • Candidates must be a new freshman student who began their career at UW-Whitewater in the Spring 2017 or Fall 2017 semester.

  • Application available: March 1, 2018 

  • Application due: March 29, 2018 (12:00pm)

  • Attend the Campus Awards Ceremony on Sunday, April 29th, 2018.

  • Assist with the selection process for the 2018-2019 Outstanding Freshman Award.


Application Instructions



If you have questions, please contact Dakota Phillips or call FYE at (262)-472-3205

Notifications will be made on Tuesday, April 17th via email. The selected applicant will also be announced on the FYE website.


First Year Experience Office
UC 245
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

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