Counselor Education

Financial Assistance

Cost of Tuition

The UW-Whitewater Master’s Degree in Counseling is one of the most cost effective graduate programs in the state. The following are resources to help calculate the possible cost of tuition:

  • The tuition calculator can be used to get an estimated total cost.
  • More information about financial aid can be found here.

Scholarships & Awards

Excellence Awards for out of state applicants

Excellence Awards are designed specifically for individuals who apply to our program from out of state and offer an out of state tuition remission. Applicants are considered for this award at the time of admission.

Lefler Guidance & Counseling Scholarship 

This scholarship is awarded to a current graduate student enrolled in the counseling program.  Other eligibility requirements include completion of 12 credits within the program and Review of Progress, at the time of application.  Application due date varies each year.  Click here to access more information through the UW-Whitewater scholarship application site. 

Intentional Acts of Kindness

The Intentional Acts of Kindness Scholarship was created to recognize UWW Counseling Graduate students who are doing good work and deeds through service and volunteer involvement within their communities.  Application due date varies each year. Click here to access more information about the scholarship and how to apply.

Master of Counseling Internship Award

This scholarship is awarded to a currently enrolled graduate student in the counseling program who has completed their practicum, maintained an overall academic GPA of 3.0, and are scheduled to begin their professional counseling internship in the next academic year. Established in 2013 by the College in conjunction with individual gifts from alumni, emeriti and friends. 

Beverly Ann Shilts Memorial Counseling Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student currently enrolled in the Master of Counseling program who is entering her/his final internship preparation. Additional requirements include submitting one letter of recommendation from a faculty member discussing the potential for success as a counselor. It was established by alumnus Guy W. Shilts Jr, to honor the memory of his wife Beverly Ann.

Graduate Assistantships

Becoming a graduate assistant provides a great opportunity to gain experience in a higher education setting. You can find more information on the application process for becoming a graduate assistant here.

Counselor Education Program

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