Scholarships / Fellowships / Internships

The following list guides you to several scholarships, fellowships, and internships available to UW Oshkosh graduate students. For more scholarship offerings, visit the Financial Aid Office website or your program's website.  NOTE: Click on the headings or highlighted text below.  They're linked to the applicable information.  Use the right-hand navigation list to jump directly to the appropriate source.

The area chapter of the AAUW offers an $1000 cash award for a female graduate student at UW Oshkosh. Students interested in this scholarship should read the criteria page and send in the application.

AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe.  One of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, AAUW is providing more than $3.7 million in funding for fellowships and grants to 250 outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2017–18 academic year. Due to the longstanding, generous contributions of AAUW members, a broader community of women continues to gain access to educational and economic opportunities — breaking through barriers so that all women have a fair chance.

International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and post-graduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported. Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree and must have applied to the proposed institutions of study by the time of applying for this fellowship.

Selected Professions Fellowships provide opportunities for women to pursue graduate and first-professional degrees in designated fields where women traditionally have been underrepresented and where the employment outlook and earnings potential are strong. Recipients must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Appleton Area Jaycees Scholarship

Specific to the Fox Valley area of WI, a scholarship that is also available to graduate students.

The Business Success Center (BSC) is a consulting firm unlike any other. We unite local businesses with university resources, faculty experts, student interns, research facilities and a booming survey center - to deliver customized, cost-effective solutions for your organization's challenges.

For students, we don’t just build your résumé. We build your character. The Business Success Center is looking for talented, energetic students who want to grow personally and professionally. Think of us as your career consultants.

Internships are typically one-time work or service experiences related to your major or career goal. The internship plan generally involves you, the student, working in a professional setting under the supervision and monitoring of practicing professionals.  Internships can be paid or unpaid, and you may or may not receive academic credit for performing the internship.

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Educational Testing Services (ETS) Fellowships and Internships Research Programs in Research and Development

The goal of the ETS R&D Fellowship and Internship programs is to promote quality and distinction in educational measurement and related fields through the support of significant research by early-career scientists and graduate students and exposure to methodologies within the ETS environment. 

These programs provide opportunities for talented scholars and students from diverse backgrounds — especially traditionally underrepresented groups such as African Americans, Hispanic/Latino Americans and American Indians — to pursue scientific research under the guidance of ETS senior scientists and psychometricians.

Golden Key is an international honor society with more than 2 million members and more than 400 chapters at colleges and universities around the world. 

Golden Key offers unique scholarships, awards and grants (including for graduate studies) to members, alumni and advisers all over the world. More than $8 million in scholarships and grants have been awarded to members and alumni in different fields around the world, and they now offer $1,000,000 in scholarships annually.

In this guide, you’ll find funding tips you can use in addition to, or in place of, the GI Bill. Many of the sources listed are tailored to veterans, their spouses or family members looking for alternative options to pay for school. You will also find a checklist for applying for scholarships and numerous resources for finding additional aid opportunities.

The mission of the NRC Research Associateship Programs (RAP) is to promote excellence in scientific and technological research conducted by the U. S. government through the administration of programs offering graduate, postdoctoral and senior level research opportunities at sponsoring federal laboratories and affiliated institutions.

NOGLSTP is pleased to announce the establishment of the Battelle/NOGLSTP Out To Innovate Scholarships.

The Scholarships were established following NOGLSTP’s inaugural Out to Innovate Career Summit, with lead funding support from Battelle. The new scholarships are intended for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) or an active ally of the LGBT community.

These scholarships are designed to promote academic excellence and increase the visibility of talented LGBT students in STEM careers. The scholarships, funded at a minimum of $5,000 each, will be awarded for the academic year. Students currently enrolled at any U.S.-based college or university are eligible to apply.

P.E.O. was founded on Jan. 21, 1869, and is clearly making a difference in the lives of women all over the world.

More than 77,800 women have benefited from the organization's educational grants, loans, awards, special projects and stewardship of Cottey College. To date, P.E.O. has awarded Educational Loan Fund dollars totaling more than $125 million, International Peace Scholarships are more than $25 million, Program for Continuing Education grants are more than $35 million, Scholar Awards are more than $12 million and P.E.O. STAR Scholarships are $640,000.

Grant, loan and award recipients need not be members of P.E.O. With the exception of international students who receive International Peace Scholarships, each recipient is sponsored by a P.E.O. chapter. This allows the chapter members to be a meaningful part of "their" student's life.

Scholarships4moms is focused on hardworking moms who want to complete their education, but don't have the time, money or the support to meet their goal. The $10,000 scholarship is an initiative geared toward helping these moms continue their education.

Balancing motherhood and a career can be overwhelming, and though a degree will have considerable benefits, it can also be a tremendous undertaking. Scholarships4moms wants to help mothers follow their dreams of a higher paying career, better benefits and more opportunity for advancement.

SERA Internship

A personalized 12-month internship with SERA to prepare you for future tasks in international technical sales.  Undertake market analyses, new customers acquisition, and consultation.  Conduct your own projects.  You will work occasionally in adjacent areas of responsibility in order to get an insight into the relationships of a [German] industrial company.

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories.

The Smithsonian Office of Fellowships (OF) has the central management and administrative responsibility for the Institution's programs of research, fellowships, and other scholarly appointments. One of its primary objectives is the facilitation of the Smithsonian's scholarly interactions with students and scholars at universities, museums and other research institutions around the world. The Office administers Institution-wide research support programs and encourages and assists other Smithsonian museums, research institutes, and research offices in the development of additional fellowships and visiting appointments.

Titan National Graduate Scholarship (as of May 2018)

This merit scholarship is no longer available for any new students admitted summer 2018 or later.  Any continuing student who has been receiving the scholarship and maintains eligibility will continue to receive the award until the award is exhausted or the student becomes ineligible to continue to receive funding.

The Oshkosh chapter of Women in Management awards two $500 scholarships to female students aspiring to a professional career. Must be at a local college or have local ties to the community. Financial need, academic performance, community and extracurricular involvement will be taken into consideration.

College of Education and Human Services Scholarships

College of Letters and Science Scholarships

College of Nursing Scholarships

  • Aurora Health Foundation: Academic Scholarships: The Aurora Health Foundation awards numerous merit-based academic scholarships to deserving students who will be or are currently pursuing a degree in a health care-related field.