External Scholarships

The following scholarships are offered by external groups and agencies.  UWM at Waukesha does not endorse any of these companies/organizations, but wants to make them available to our students.  Please follow the directions provided in the attachments for more information or to apply.

Opploans Scholarship

A new recipient is chosen each quarter to receive $2500. This scholarship is open to anyone enrolled in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional or trade school and has at least a 3.0 GPA. Over $15,000 has been given out in scholarship funds.  

Please view more information here.

Shamrock Club of Wisconsin Scholarship

The Shamrock Club of Wisconsin Scholarship.  We are dedicated to furthering knowledge of Irish culture and heritage. Through our organization we offer scholarships to college students each year. Please view more information here

The Paralyzed Veterans of America 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. Please view more information here

Medical Assistant Degrees Healthcare Scholarship

The scholarship is free to apply for and the deadline for applications is June and December. Applicants are asked to submit a 750-1000 word essay on why they wish to pursue a career in the healthcare field. One lucky applicant will be awarded $500 which they are free to spend as they wish. For full details about our scholarship, please view more information here

Webucator Scholarship 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.  For more information, please see their website.  

Transfer Times

The Transfer Times is offering a $6,000 scholarship for transfer students.  For more information please see their website.

The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

Without the technical insights provided by members of the healthcare and life science communities, attorneys would not be able to effectively seek justice for their clients. From prescription drug and medical device torts, to intellectual property disputes surrounding proprietary biological research, healthcare and life science professionals have become an essential part of American justice. In recognition of these vital contributions to the practice of law, The Expert Institute is offering a $1000 scholarship to students in medicine and the life sciences.  For more information on applying to the scholarship please go to their website.

Dennis Peterman Scholarship

The Building Inspectors Association of Southeast Wisconsin has established a Dennis Peterman Scholarship fund. The Scholarship total fund allocated for 2018 is $3,000. The maximum number of Scholarships to be awarded will be seven (6). The maximum individual Scholarship to be awarded is set at $1,500 and will be based on scoring criteria per applicant as set forth by our Scholarship Committee and the number of applicants. 

This fund is being established in the hopes of encouraging future participation within the Construction field. These Scholarships are being offered to 2nd year, or greater, University or College students that are participating in a Construction field of study.


Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC., Annual College Scholarship Essay Contest

The firm is offering a $1,000 college scholarship to the winner of their essay competition. All students who plan on pursuing a course of study at a college or university are encouraged to apply. Find more information here.

The Zieger Firm Scholarship

The Zieger Firm is offering a $1,000 college scholarship to the winner of their essay competition. All students who plan on pursuing a course of study at a college or university are encouraged to apply. Find additional information here. 

James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund

A monthly $1000 award open to current students.  Find additional information here

I Heart My School Scholarship

It could be an awesome teacher, a great neighborhood near campus, or that weekly concert on the square. You tell us! To win, describe 5 great things you love but most people don’t know about your school. Your piece should be no more than 1000 words, but you can include up to 5 related pictures (only your own pictures, please).  Find additional information here 

Good360 Sustainability Scholarship

Good360 is a non-profit organization that connects donated goods with charities that need them. If you’re a high school senior applying to college, or you’re currently a college student, and you have an interest in sustainability and the environment, then share your thoughts on what sustainability means to you to be eligible for a college scholarship with an award of $1,000 that goes towards tuition. Find additional information.