I would like to make you aware of the scholarship/recognition awards for
which we are currently accepting applications.
The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence is intended to recognize a senior student who
· Possesses high academic and leadership qualities;
· Demonstrates a commitment to the ideals of excellence and service to others.
The criteria for this award include:
· Academic performance;
· University-related service; and
· Community involvement (excluding athletic participation*).
The Chancellor’s Award will be presented at the Honors and Awards Ceremony in April. In addition to the recognition of talents and contributions, the recipient(s) will receive a Chancellor’s Medallion, recognition in the University’s commencement program and an award certificate.
Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to nominate senior students for this recognition. Self-nominations will not be accepted.
Two important scholarship awards are also given during spring semester
that recognize students with qualities and accomplishments that are
considered important at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
Students may apply for the Gladys J. Larson Scholarship Award and
must be nominated for the Roger E. Guiles Leadership/Scholarship
Award. The Gladys J. Larson Scholarship Award is for second
semester freshmen (12-29 semester hours of credit) with a strong desire
to continue their education and who have earned a grade point average of
at least 2.9 in their first full-time semester of university
studies. The Roger E. Guiles Leadership/Scholarship Award is given
to a student in his/her fourth semester at UW Oshkosh who has completed
at least 46 but no more than 59 credits and has exhibited leadership in
student activities, and good scholarship.
The Sister Irene Kohne Scholarship is for full- or part-time students who have completed a minimum of 30 credits. Students must be Fond du Lac County residents and demonstrate involvement in community service projects, charitable organizations and/or extracurricular activities.
Information regarding each award and appropriate forms can be obtained at the Office of Student Affairs, Dempsey 148. The deadline for all awards is Friday, February 7, 2014.
If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact Amy Rogge, Office of Student Affairs, 424-4000.