External Scholarships

The following scholarships are offered by external groups and agencies.  Please follow the directions provided in the attachements for more information or to apply.

Nicholas Scholarship

This scholarship was established by former UW Regent Ab Nicholas specifically for UW Colleges students who are transferring to the UW-Madison School of Business.

 The application guidelines and nomination form can be found by following this link to the School of Business.

 In addition, the following items are required:

  1. Letter of recommendation/nomination from UW College Campus CEO/Dean;
  2. An unofficial transcript of the most current term and all other college/university transcripts;
  3. Documentation of financial need, and
  4. (1) 500 word essay, written by the applicant (subject provided in the application guidelines)

All completed application materials are due by Friday, June 12, 2015, and will then be submitted to the UW-Madison School of Business for their review and selection. (Applications can be submitted electronically to brenda.stoffels@uwc.edu)

Virginia "Bea" Root Scholarships

The Paralyzed Veterans of America, WI Chapter scholarship programs were established to support individuals who are committed to providing quality medical care to veterans living with spinal cord injury or diseases. Our Chapter’s priority is to ensure the influx of highly qualified medical staff into the arena of spinal cord medicine and rehabilitation. Offering current and future veterans that are suffering spinal cord injury or disease would continue to receive the best care possible from the staff of the Spinal Cord Injury Unit of Zablocki VA Medical Center and other VA Medical Centers offering such care.

Five types of scholarships are available to individuals pursuing their education in spinal cord injury medicine in the following career fields: Nursing, Practical Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Recreational Therapy.

 

Kathy Welter Memorial Nursing Scholarship

The Paralyzed Veterans of America, WI Chapter is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the Kathy Welter Memorial Nursing Scholarship. The scholarship consists of  ONE (1) $2,000.00 (two thousand dollars) Scholarship annually awarded  to the Applicant who is the “best fit” for the necessary criteria.  This scholarship program is geared to CNA I, CNA II, and LPN personnel who have 2 (two) or more years of work experience, are currently working with a Spinal Cord Injury/Disease floor or center, and are aspiring to obtain an RN certification in the State of Wisconsin. This scholarship program includes students who are in their junior or senior year of an RN program, recognized by the State of Wisconsin, for acquiring RN certification and have intentions of working at a SCI/D facility. In return, PVA WI asks that the recipient seek employment in a Spinal Cord Injury Unit or in a Rehabilitation facility for one (1) year, to be completed within a three (3) year period after graduation.

Apply for this scholarship

Webucator Scholarships for Computer Science Students

Webucator's Scholarships aim to support students who are studying Computer Science. Scholarships will be awarded to eligible students who show the greatest potential for leadership in the field of computer science. Leadership can be shown in a variety of ways - through education, innovation, communication, and more. As an example, a high school English teacher with a good understanding of computer programming can help her school make better use of technology in education. Our scholarships are not limited to students who plan to go into the field of computer science, but are open to all students who study computer science with the intention of using the knowledge gained to provide leadership in their chosen field.

A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded in the 2015-2016 academic year. The award will be paid through the Financial Aid & Scholarships departments of the winner's college or university. The scholarship recipient will be announced the week of June 15th, 2015.

More information and application materials

2015 Rural Student Scholarship Essay

To apply for the Blaze Wifi Rural Students Scholarship Program, write an in-depth blog post on the following topic:

Do you prefer living in the city or out in the country more? Why? What are some benefits and drawbacks to each? If possible, support your argument with real life experiences.

Publish an original personal essay of no fewer than 600 and no more than 1,000 words in length on any blog or website by the application deadline date (see below). Special consideration will be given to candidates who include photos and images in their posts!

In the body of your essay, include a link back to the official Blaze Wifi website (www.blazewifi.com). Look here for more information on how to create an HTML hyperlink.

If you don't have a personal blog already, you can start a free blog quickly and easily here.

Transfer Times

The Transfer Times is offering a $1,000 scholarship for transfer students.  For more information please see their website.

BestMedicalAssistantPrograms.Org

Bio:  BestMedicalAssistantPrograms.org scholarship program will award $500 to a student who values saving money and gaining an education. You will need to complete an application, and submit an essay (400+ words) on why you want to pursue a career in the medical field. Entry deadline is January 1st 2015.

Scholarship Name:  BestMedicalAssistantPrograms.org Scholarship Program

Website:  http://www.BestMedicalAssistantPrograms.org

Contact:  Mae

Email Address:  info@BestMedicalAssistantPrograms.org

Criteria:

Must be at least 18 years old. Applicant must be currently attending a college or university, or will be attending in the fall of 2015. Applicant must have a min. of 3.0 GPA based on the previous school year’s academic performance.

How to Apply: Fill out our application and write an essay on the topic: “Why you want to pursue a career in the medical field.”

Award :  A $500 Scholarship