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Scholarships Managed by UW Oshkosh Colleges and Departments

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The UW Oshkosh Financial Aid Office is providing the scholarship information below as a courtesy.  Outside of maintaining our website, the Financial Aid Office does not promote, validate, or maintain the websites listed.  URL addresses and website contents frequently change and were accessible when last checked.  A website appearing here does not necessarily imply that the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh or the Financial Aid Office agree with the material contained on or linked to the websites.

Current Available Scholarships Listed Through the Office of Financial Aid

 Digital Marketing Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,000 2
  •  Be a full time student at an accredited College or University during the Fall 2014 semester
  • Be a Canadian or American citizen
  • Be enrolled in a post-secondary institution in the field of Business, Marketing, Communications, Information Technology, or related field
  • Application available online at  http://offers.driveconversion.com/scholarship
09/19/14

CoffeeForLess.com "Hit the Books" Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$500 Varies
  •  Must be between the ages of 18-25 and enrolled in an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants are only eligible to win the scholarship once.
  •  Must submit an essay of no more than 500 words on the subjects of the importance of education in their lives and how the scholarships money will assist the students’ goals.
  • Application available online at  http://www.coffeeforless.com/scholarship
09/30/14

Software Providers Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,000 1
  •  Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States
  • Be either a high school or home school student who graduated or earned a GED between August 1, 2013 and June 1, 2014, who will enroll as a freshman at a two-year or four-year college or university in fall 2014, OR a student enrolled during the 2013-2014 academic year on a full-time basis and in good academic standing at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university or in an accredited graduate school program, who will continue such full-time enrollment throughout the entire 2014-2015 academic year
  • Application available online at  http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship
09/30/14

AES Engineers Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$500 1
  •  Must submit an essay between 500 and 1,000 words to answer the following question: Reflecting on your personal experiences and/or circumstances, tell us something about yourself that distinguishes you as a potential scholarship candidate.
  •  You do not need to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible for this scholarship.
  • Application available online at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
10/04/14

Goldberg & Osborne's Don't Text & Drive Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,000 1 10/15/14

The HotelsCheap Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,500 1 10/15/14

Carrington Dental Centre Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$500 1
  •  Be a high school senior, College/University freshman, or a College/University sophomore as of October 30, 2014
  • Have a parent/guardian submit the recommendation letter prior to the October 30th deadline
  • Be enrolled in a college university, trade, or technical school by no later than the fall of 2014
  • Be a resident of Canada or the US
  • Application available online at http://www.westkelownadentists.ca/apply.php 
10/30/14

Back to School Nursing Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$2,500 1
  • Be a legal resident of the United States
  • Be 18 years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be planning to enroll in a previously unattended Institution in the United States
  • Enroll in a qualified Institution of his or her choice within 1 year of the date the recipient is notified of winning the scholarship, and subsequently maintain such enrollment throughout the entire applicable program term
  • Application available online at http://www.bestnursingdegree.com/scholarship/
10/31/14

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. 2014 Disability Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,000 1
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be enrolled at an accredited college or university within the United States
  • Have a disability diagnosis from any person qualified to make a diagnosis
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited college or
  • Application available online at http://www.buckfirelaw.com/library/disability-scholarship.cfm#top 
11/01/14

Small Business Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$2,500 2
  • Be a resident of the US
  • Be a current undergraduate student will be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year public or private college or university located in the United States and the District of Columbia full-time for an academic school year
  • Application available online at http://www.insureon.com/insureonu/small-business-scholarship
11/03/14

Scholarship Program

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,500 1 11/21/14

Stop-Painting Floor Marking Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$500 1 11/31/14

Lamber-Goodnow Nursing Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,000 1
  •  Either be applying to a nursing program for enrollment the following year or are currently enrolled in a nursing program that he/she will continue to be enrolled in through the following academic year
  • Application available online at http://lambergoodnow.com/scholarships/#nursing
12/01/14

Look Twice, Save A Life

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,000 1 12/01/14

Print Detective Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$500 1
  •  Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S.
  • Be (1) a full-time student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level degree program at an accredited college of university or (2) a high school senior planning to attend college in the 2014-2015 school year
  • Have a current GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Application available online at http://www.printdetective.com/scholarship
12/01/14

Novus Biologicals Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,500 1
  •  Have a major declared in a science related field
  • Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma) with a declared major in a science related field
  • Application available online at http://www.novusbio.com/scholarship-program.html
12/05/14

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers' Single Mother Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,000 2 12/05/14

Cyberbullying Awareness Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,000 1
  •  Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident of the U.S.
  • Incoming Freshman: Be a current student and have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale and must have taken either the ACT or SAT test. Must also be a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1, 2014 and July 31, 2015 and will be attending an accredited college or university by the Spring semester of 2015
  • Current freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors: Must have a cumulative college GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale, and be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university between August 1, 2014 and July 31, 2015
  • Application available online at http://frontierbundles.com/scholarship/rules
12/15/14

Farzad Family Law Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$3,000 1
  •  Be a pre-law or law student who is currently admitted to and attending an undergraduate degree program in pre-law at an accredited American university or college or are admitted to and attending a state accredited law school
  • Application available online at http://farzadlaw.com/farzad-family-law-scholarship/
12/15/14

Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
Up to $5,000 5
  •  Currently Enrolled College Student (excluding grad students, law students and/or high school seniors)
  • Application available online at www.foreclosure.com/scholarship
12/15/14

Hidden Triforce of Wisdom Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$500 1
  •  Be a graduating high school senior or currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university within the United States. (Part-time and full-time college student are eligible)
  • Be a US citizen
  • Application available online at http://hiddentriforce.com/scholarship/
12/15/14

Internet and Education Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,000 1
  •  Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale
  • Be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university between August 1, 2014 and July 31, 2015
  • Application available online at http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship   
12/15/14

Mhelpdesk Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,500 1
  •  Be a citizen or legal resident of the United States
  • Be over the age of 13
  • Be enrolled as a high school senior, or a student enrolled in any undergraduate college program
  • Application available online at http://mhelpdesk.com/scholarship/
12/15/14

2014 Savvy Saver Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$2,500 1
  •  Be a US citizen
  •  Be at least 18 years old
  • Be attending college at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university in the US
  • Application available online at http://www.offers.com/scholarship/ 
12/15/14

Dietspotlight.com Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
Up to $3,000 4
  •  Write an essay discussing the relationship between body weight and self-esteem, and how reaching a healthy body weight might improve a person’s self-esteem. Essays might address issues of real versus perceived notions of “ideal body weight”, how media/celebrity images create idealized perceptions of body-image, and how a person might address those issues in the pursuit of improved self-esteem through the achievement of fitness goals.
  • Application available online at http://www.dietspotlight.com/scholarship/
12/31/14

Special Delivery Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,000 1
  •  Be a full-time undergraduate student that is presently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary college or university
  • Be a citizen of the United States or a permanent legal resident of the United States
  • Hold a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Not be an employee or a direct relative of a current employee at addresschange.us
  • Application available online at http://addresschange.us/scholarship
12/31/14

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
Varies Varies Varies

Couragetogrow.com Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$500 1
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be a high school senior or junior or current undergraduate student at time of application
  • Must have GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Application available online at www.couragetogrowscholarship.com
Varies

DCF Scholarship for Youth in Out-of-Home Care

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$5,000 Varies
  • Have been in out-of-home care (OHC) placement, such as foster home, group home, court ordered kinship care, for at least six months after the age of 15 and left OHC at age 18; or
  •  Have been in OHC for at least six months after the age of 15 and adopted after the age of 16
  • Have been in OHC placement in another state but has become a resident of Wisconsin prior to attending a Wisconsin postsecondary institution
  • Be accepted into a postsecondary institution at the time the application is submitted
  • Be age 20 or less, unless enrolled in a post-secondary program on his/her 21st birthday, extending eligibility to age 23
  • Application available online at www.dcf.wisconsin.gov/children/IndLiving/prgserv/scholpro.htm 
Varies

DOMO Scholarship for Business Management

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$2,500 2
  • Be attending a 4-year accredited institution or have been accepted to a 4-year accredited institution
  • Be studying or planning to study business, business management, business analytics, or a related field
  • The institution must be in the United States or any of its territories
  • Complete a survey and write a 500 word essay
  • Application available at http://www.domo.com/#scholarship
Varies

DoSomething.Org.Scholarships

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
Varies Varies Varies

GoCollege.com Lucky Draw Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$250 12 Varies

Innovation in Education Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$500 Varies
  • Currently be enrolled as a high school or college/university student within the United States
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Be an American citizen, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa
  • Have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of other (This could be a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc.)
  • Submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation
  • Application available online at http://www.latutors123.com/scholarship
20th of each month

JustJobs Scholarship Program

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$2,000 3
  • Be enrolled at a school that has registered for JustJobs' scholarship program
  • Be a full-time student when applying for the scholarship
  • Complete the scholarship application
  • Application available online at http://academy.justjobs.com/scholarships/

Scholarship FundScholarship Fund
Scholarship program awards $2,000 three times annually.

Varies

Latpro Scholarship Program

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$2,000 3
  • Be a Hispanic student enrolled in a school that is registered for LatPro's Scholarship Program
  • Be a full-time student when applying for the scholarship
  • Complete the scholarship application
  • Application available online at http://learn.latpro.com/scholarship/

LatPro Scholarship FundLatPro Scholarship Fund
Scholarship program for Hispanic students awarding 3 prizes annually.

Varies

LivFund Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$500 Varies
  • Be over 18 years of age
  • Have plans to study, intern, or volunteer abroad in Latin America for at least one (1) week
  • Apply at least six (6) months in advance of program date
  • Application available online at www.livfund.org
Varies

Scholarshipexperts.com Scholarships

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
Varies Varies Varies

StudentScholarships.org Scholarship Programs

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
Varies Varies
  • Meet the criteria of the scholarship in which he/she is applying for
  • Be attending a college or university in the Fall of 2013
  • Application available online at  www.studentscholarships.org 
Varies

Walmart Associate Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
Varies Varies
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States
  • Be employed with any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive  months prior to the application due date
  • Must have earned a high school diploma or GED before applying
  • Must have financial need and be able to demonstrate the need with required documents
  • Application available online at www.act.org/walmart/associate
Varies

Wells Fargo College STEPS Sweepstake

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
Varies Varies
  • Sign up for Wells Fargo college tips and tools and be automatically entered in the CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes
  • Once signed up, students will receive additional emails from Wells Fargo with helpful information tailored to keep you on track with money management and college planning
  • Application available online at www.wellsfargo.com/collegesteps
Varies

Women in Marketing Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,000 Varies Varies

Women's Independence Scholarship Program

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
Varies Varies
  • Be a woman who is a direct survivor of intimate partner abuse and has been separated from their abuser a minimum of one year
  • Be a citizen or legal resident of the United States
  • Have applied to or have been officially accepted into an accredited course of study at a United States institution
  • Demonstrate a critical need for financial assistance
  • Exhibit a strong desire and the ability to complete a training and/or academic program
  • Have a definite plan to use the desired training to upgrade skills for career advancement, to train for a new career field, or to enter or reenter the job market
  •  Have sought services from a non-profit, domestic violence agency for a minimum of 6 consecutive months, and this agency is willing to act as a sponsor by mentoring and providing support to the student throughout her educational experience
  • Application available online at http://www.wispinc.org/Programs/WISP/tabid/62/Default.aspx
Varies

College Prowler $2,000 "No Essay" College Scholarship 

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
Varies Varies
  • Be a high school, college, or graduate student who is planning to enroll within 12 months (if not already enrolled)
  • Be a legal resident of the United States (international students with valid visas are also eligible)
  • Only one entry allowed per person per month. A new winner will be chosen every month.
  • Scholarships or prizes will be awarded directly to the winners.
  • Winners will be notified by e-mail and posted on collegeprowler.com.
Ongoing

Weekly "Three Sentence Essay" Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,000 Varies Varies (Weekly)

Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,000 1
  •  Be a current high school student planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution OR a current college student in the U.S.
  •  Follow the terms of use provided by Varsity Tutors
  • Application available online at  www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship 
Ongoing

Zinch Weekly Scholarship

Amount Quantity Awarding Criteria Deadline
$1,000 1 per week Weekly