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Chancellor's Award for Excellence

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.
  • Has an anticipated graduate date between May of 2019 and January of 2020.

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, and an award certificate.  Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to nominate senior students for this recognition.  Self-nominations will not be accepted. The student must be nominated.

How to nominate a student

  1. Talk to the student you would like to nominate.
  2. The student needs to go into Academic Works and fill in their information for the Chancellor's Award for Excellence.
  3. The student should list you as the nominator. They will also need to list two additional faculty members to provide a reference letter.
  4. The nominator and references will receive an email from Academic Works asking them to upload their nomination/reference letter.

NOTE:  The deadline for all paperwork to be submitted is Friday, February 1st, 2019.

Gladys J. Larson Scholarship Award

The Gladys J. Larson Scholarship Award is for first year students who are about to start their second semester at UW Oshkosh (spring semester 2018) with at least 12 semester hours of credit from UW Oshkosh.  The students must have a strong desire to continue their education and have earned a grade point average of at least 2.9 in their first full-time semester of university studies and have been involved on campus.

Apply Here and get more information!! 

The deadline is Friday, February 1st, 2019. You will need to letters of support, though, so don't wait until the deadline.

Roger E. Guiles Leadership/Scholarship Award

The Roger E. Guiles Leadership/Scholarship Award is given to a student who will be in ​their​ fourth semester at UW Oshkosh (in spring semester 2019), who has completed at least 42 credit hours and has exhibited leadership in student activities and good scholarship. 

Students must be nominated for this award.  The paper nomination form and more information can be found here.

The deadline is Friday, February 1st, 2019 Talk to someone now and ask them to nominate you!

Sister Irene Kohne Scholarship

This scholarship was established in honor of Sister Irene Kohne of Fond du Lac, recipient of a UW Oshkosh Honorary Doctorate of Science in 1992. Applicant must be a full- or part-time student who has completed a minimum of 30 credits and is a resident of Fond du Lac County. Applicant must demonstrate involvement in community service projects, charitable organizations and/or extracurricular activities (excluding athletics), with emphasis on involvement in activities directly related to serving others. Applicants demonstrating financial need, based on an essay, and meeting all other requirements may be given special consideration in the selection process. Recipient must be returning for the full academic year following the year of application in order to receive the entire award amount. If the recipient graduates in fall, the spring installment will be forfeited.

The deadline is Sunday, November 11th, 2018 Apply here and get more information.

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