First Year Experience

Outstanding Freshman & Transfer Student Award

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

  • Application must align with the FYE office’s mission of transition, connection, integration, and development.
  • Award Amount: $500
  • The recipient of this award will receive the funds in one installment of $500 for the fall 2023 tuition bill. Recipient must remain in good academic standing to receive the installment and must be enrolled as a full-time student during the fall 2023 semester.

Requirements

  • Candidates must be a new freshman or transfer student who began their career at UW-Whitewater in the Fall 2022 or Spring 2023 semester.
  • Application available: February 13, 2023.
  • Application due: March 19, 2023.
  • An essay that addresses the following questions:
    • Tell us what makes you an "Outstanding" student & an excellent role model to UW-W students.  
    • How has being involved & connected on campus impacted your first year at UW-W?
    • Explain how you plan to use your time at UW-Whitewater to make an impact on others? 

If you have questions, please contact Anna Kormanak at mentorgrad@uww.edu or call FYE at (262)-472-3205

Congratulations to our 2021-2022 Award Winners!

            


Location

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

Contact Us

Phone: (262) 472-3205
Email: fye@uww.edu