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View all current available scholarships through the UW Oshkosh Financial Aid Office.

Applications are currently being accepted for the following Scholarships

Oshkosh Community Dragon Boat Scholarship

Award amount: $1,000; two awards

Deadline: 2/4/2015

  • Applicants must be part- or full-time undergraduate or graduate students
  • Applicants must live or work in Winnebago County at the time of application and the time the award is disbursed
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need by preparing a statement that explains their need for financial support
  • Applicants must submit a personal statement that describes their goals and provides evidence of campus or community involvement


Agnes Drexler Kujawa Memorial Scholarship for Single Mothers
Award amount: Up to $1,000; number of awards varies
Deadline: 2/10/2015

  • Applicants must be female single parents having legal physical custody of one or more minor children
  • Applicants must be enrolled for at least six undergraduate credits or three graduate credits per semester


John and Pat Kerrigan Scholarship

Award amount: $1,000; 12 awards

Deadline: 2/10/2015

  • Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students
  • Applicants must have earned at least 24 and no more than 45 credits at the time of application.  (This includes all college-level credits: CLEP, CAPP, retro, transfer, etc.) Do not count fall 2014 credits
  • At least 24 of the credits must have been earned in residence at UW Oshkosh
  • Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25
  • Applicants must demonstrate involvement and leadership in campus or community activities


George D. Dallas Scholarship

Award amount: $600; one award

Deadline: 3/1/2015

  • Applicants must be current seniors or graduates of Stevens Point Area Senior High School
  • Graduates must be full-time freshmen, sophomores or juniors at UWO at the time of application
  • Applicants with a declared major or minor in physical education will be given special consideration


The CSWE Gero-Ed Center is now accepting nominations for the Ashley Brooks-Danso Fund’s Student Travel Scholarships!

BSW and MSW students interested in aging can apply to receive complimentary APM registration and $500 for travel expenses to attend the 2015 CSWE Annual Program Meeting in Denver, Colorado from October 18-15, 2015.

Nominees must:

  • Be currently enrolled full- or part-time students in a CSWE-accredited program
  • Demonstrate an interest in aging through a field placement, service learning, coursework, or similar activity
  • Be nominated by a social work faculty member from their current program

The deadline for nominations is July 1, 2015. Two students will be selected, and awards will be announced in August, 2015.


Excellence Award

History: The Excellence Award is an annual scholarship honoring the academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to social work service by social work students. This award is given toward tuition for the student's next academic year. The amount varies year to year.

Contact:  Donna Altepeter, Chairperson of the Awards Committee


  • Continuing Social Work majors who have attained junior standing (Students currently in the SW 300 level courses, in good standing)
  • Students may self nominate by forwarding their name and a brief written rationale detailing the basis for their nomination to Donna Altepeter by February 27, 2015. Academic achievement, excellence and originality in class performance and significant community/university service are considered.
  • Faculty members may nominate candidates who they believe have established a record of high academic achievement including consideration of cumulative gpa, demonstrated originality and excellence in class performance and other factors encompassing academic excellence. Additional criteria will include a record of significant community service and/or work with the Student Social Work Association. Faculty nominations should be forwarded to Donna Altepeter by February 247 along with a brief written rationale detailing the basis for your recommendation.

Any questions contact chair Donna Altepeter at or call 424-1081.

Lois Miranda Advocacy Award

History: The Lois Miranda Advocacy Award is named after the retired (now deceased) Social Work Faculty member at UW Oshkosh. She was tireless in her dedication and advocacy of marginalized populations. In her memory, students who model her advocacy work, will be awarded. To honor her, a fund was begun and a plaque created to share awardees names each year. This plaque hangs in the Social Work Office.

Award: The award amount varies year to year.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Graduating seniors who are in good standing in their programs.
  • Students must be nominated by others (no self nominations) forwarding the name and a brief rationale detailing the contribution in advocacy the student has made, to Donna Altepeter by February 27.
  • Significant contribution in advocacy for marginalized population(s) by a student or a group of students.

Nominations can be made by faculty, staff, community members or other students and submitted by February 27. Please include the name of student, major, and provide in detail , the specific work to marginalized populations which the student(s) have been involved with.

This award will include recognition on a perpetual plaque, a certificate and monetary award for the awardee.

Any questions contact chair Donna Altepeter at or call 424-1081

by Clark, Leslie A. last modified Feb 05, 2015 11:26 AM