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At UW Whitewater we value the diversity and unique experiences each international student brings to our campus. To help you achieve your dream of a degree from UW Whitewater we have several scholarships.

Freshman Merit

Amount: $2000 per year: $1000 in Fall and $1000 in Spring.

Eligibility:

  • Incoming freshmen starting in either Fall or Spring (exchange students, current students, US citizens and permanent residents are not eligible)
  • Citizens of countries other than US
  • Have an equivalent of a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Must be admitted by 1st of December for Spring and 15th of July for Fall
  • Not open to fully sponsored students
  • Must have submitted online application at https://apply.wisconsin.edu/

Application procedure: qualified applicants will receive invitations to apply

Renewable: up to 8 consecutive semesters (4 years). Recipients must maintain active F1 status, maintain 2.5 cumulative GPA at UWW and be involved in at least 3 intercultural programs or student organizations for each semester of eligibility.

Freshman Distinction

Amount: $4000 per year: $2000 in Fall and $2000 in Spring.

Eligibility:

  • Incoming freshmen starting in either Fall or Spring (exchange students, current students, US citizens and permanent residents are not eligible)
  • Citizens of countries other than US
  • Have an equivalent of a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must be admitted by 1st of December for Spring and 15th of July for Fall
  • Not open to fully sponsored students
  • Must have submitted online application at https://apply.wisconsin.edu/

Application procedure: qualified applicants will receive invitations to apply

Renewable: up to 8 consecutive semesters (4 years). Recipients must maintain active F1 status, maintain 2.5 cumulative GPA at UWW and be involved in at least 3 intercultural programs or student organizations for each semester of eligibility.

 

Freshman Excellence

Amount: $6000 per year: $3000 in Fall and $3000 in Spring.

Eligibility:

  • Incoming freshmen starting in either Fall or Spring (exchange students, current students, US citizens and permanent residents are not eligible)
  • Citizens of countries other than US
  • Have an equivalent of a cumulative high school GPA of 3.4 or higher
  • Submit additional materials
  • Must be admitted by 1st of December for Spring and 1st of July for Fall
  • Not open to fully sponsored students
  • Must have submitted online application at https://apply.wisconsin.edu/

Application procedure: qualified applicants will receive invitations to apply

Renewable: up to 8 consecutive semesters (4 years). Recipients must maintain active F1 status, maintain 2.5 cumulative GPA at UWW and be involved in at least 3 intercultural programs or student organizations for each semester of eligibility.


Transfer Merit

Amount: $2000 per year: $1000 in Fall and $1000 in Spring.

Eligibility:

  • Incoming transfer starting in either Fall or Spring (exchange students, current students, US citizens and permanent residents are not eligible)
  • Citizens of countries other than US
  • Have an equivalent of an cumulative college GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Have earned at least 12 transferrable college credits at a regionally accredited institution
  • Must be admitted by 1st of December for Spring and 15th of July for Fall
  • Not open to fully sponsored students
  • Must have submitted online application at https://apply.wisconsin.edu/

Application procedure: qualified applicants will receive invitations to apply

Renewable: up to 4 consecutive semesters (2 years). Recipients must maintain active F1 status, maintain 2.5 cumulative GPA at UWW and be involved in at least 3 intercultural programs or student organizations for each semester of eligibility.

 

Transfer Distinction

Amount: $4000 per year: $2000 in Fall and $2000 in Spring.

Eligibility:

  • Incoming transfer starting in either Fall or Spring (exchange students, current students, US citizens and permanent residents are not eligible)
  • Citizens of countries other than US
  • Have an equivalent of a cumulative college GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Have earned at least 12 transferrable college credits at a regionally accredited institution
  • Must be admitted by 1st of December for Spring and 15th of July for Fall
  • Not open to fully sponsored students
  • Must have submitted online application at https://apply.wisconsin.edu/

Application procedure: qualified applicants will receive invitations to apply

Renewable: up to 4 consecutive semesters (2 years). Recipients must maintain active F1 status, maintain 2.5 cumulative GPA at UWW and be involved in at least 3 intercultural programs or student organizations for each semester of eligibility.

Transfer Excellence

Amount: $6000 per year: $3000 in Fall and $3000 in Spring.

Eligibility:

  • Incoming transfer starting in either Fall or Spring (exchange students, current students, US citizens and permanent residents are not eligible)
  • Citizens of countries other than US
  • Have an equivalent of a cumulative college GPA of 3.4 or higher
  • Have earned at least 12 transferrable college credits at a regionally accredited institution
  • Must be admitted by 1st of December for Spring and 15th of July for Fall
  • Not open to fully sponsored students
  • Must have submitted online application at https://apply.wisconsin.edu/

Application procedure: qualified applicants will receive invitations to apply

Renewable: up to 4 consecutive semesters (2 years). Recipients must maintain active F1 status, maintain 2.5 cumulative GPA at UWW and be involved in at least 3 intercultural programs or student organizations for each semester of eligibility.


The University of Wisconsin Whitewater is excited to extend this one-time $300 scholarship to new international students referred by EducationUSA. Thank you for helping us grow UWW’s international community!

Rules and Regulations:

·         This referral is extended solely to EducationUSA advisors or REACs.

·         UWW degree-seeking on-campus undergraduate, graduate and English Language Academy applicants are eligible for the referral scholarship

·         This referral also applies to UWW at Rock County degree-seeking on-campus undergraduate applicants

·         Referral must be received via this form. Print outs and screen shots will not accepted

·         Referral must be received prior to an admission decision. Once a student is admitted, they are ineligible for the referral scholarship

·         $300 scholarship applied to the student’s account during their first semester at UW-Whitewater and UW-Whitewater at Rock County

·         Referred students cannot be currently or prior enrolled at UWW

·         This scholarship does not depend on the applicant’s GPA or test scores and the amount cannot be changed based on those

·         This scholarship is stackable with other international student scholarships at UW-Whitewater

·         You cannot refer yourself. The form must be submitted by EducationUSA advisors or REACs. Forms submitted by applicants themselves will not be accepted.

·         Referred students must have an admission application on file

·         Prospective student information must match the application exactly to facilitate applying the scholarship

·         This referral is only for international applicants. The following applicants are ineligible for this waiver:

o   US citizens

o   Permanent residents

o   Online students

o   Returning UWW students

o   Fully sponsored students

o   Part-time students (enrolled in below 12 credits)

We will not share your or your referral contact information with thirds parties.

Submit the referral here.


The University of Wisconsin Whitewater is excited to extend this one-time $300 scholarship to new international students referred by our Education Partners. Thank you for helping us grow UWW’s international community!

Rules and Regulations:

·         This referral is extended solely to Education Partners who have a valid signed agreement with UWW.

·         UWW degree-seeking on-campus undergraduate, graduate and English Language Academy applicants are eligible for the referral scholarship

·         This referral also applies to UWW at Rock County degree-seeking on-campus undergraduate applicants

·         Referral must be received via this form. Print outs and screen shots will not accepted

·         Referral must be received prior to an admission decision. Once a student is admitted, they are ineligible for the referral scholarship

·         $300 scholarship applied to the student’s account during their first semester at UW-Whitewater and UW-Whitewater at Rock County

·         Referred students cannot be currently or prior enrolled at UWW

·         This scholarship does not depend on the applicant’s GPA or test scores and the amount cannot be changed based on those

·         This scholarship is stackable with other international student scholarships at UW-Whitewater

·         You cannot refer yourself. The form must be submitted by the Education Partner. Forms submitted by applicants themselves will not be accepted.

·         Referred students must have an admission application on file

·         Prospective student information must match the application exactly to facilitate applying the scholarship

·         This referral is only for international applicants. The following applicants are ineligible for this waiver:

o   US citizens

o   Permanent residents

o   Online students

o   Returning UWW students

o   Fully sponsored students

o   Part-time students (enrolled in below 12 credits)

Submit the referral here.