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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.

The criteria for this award include: 

  • Must be an undergraduate student enrolled at the Oshkosh campus.
  • Has completed a minimum of 30 credits and
  • Must be 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 10th, 2019.  Apply here and get more information.


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 2020 and January of 2021.

 The criteria for this award include: 

  • Nomination by a faculty or staff member or a student
  • Academic performance grade-point average of at least 3.0;
  • University-related service; and
  • Community involvement (excluding athletic participation).

 The Chancellor’s Award 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 complete a reference questionnaire and copy and paste in their reference letter.

 NOTE:  The deadline for all paperwork to be submitted is Friday, February 7th, 2020.


Roger E. Guiles Leadership/Scholarship Award


Nomination forms for the 2020 Roger E. Guiles Leadership-Scholarship Award are available in the Office of Student Affairs, Dempsey 148 or online by clicking here.

The award is made yearly to a full-time student in their fourth semester at UW Oshkosh who has exhibited leadership in student activities (excluding athletic participation*) and good scholarship (as reflected in G.P.A.), and who most notably represents a reflection of the ideal (gestalt) of the University. The applicants must have demonstrated

a) completed at least 42 credit hours

b) the ability to work within the system, and

c) leadership in attracting other students to become positively involved in

campus-wide activities.

Students must be nominated for this award. Self-nominations are not accepted.

The award consists of a scholarship of approximately $1000 to be applied as a credit against the recipient’s fall and spring semester tuition in 2020-21. Nominations may be made by students, faculty, or staff of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

DEADLINE: The nomination form and all supporting documentation must be received in the Office of Student Affairs c/o Lesa Kuberski ( or Dempsey 148, no later than 4:00p.m. on Friday, February 7th, 2020 EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 17th, 2020 @ 4:00pm.  Talk to someone today and ask them to nominate you!


Gladys J. Larson Scholarship Award

 Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate enrolled in their first semester at the Oshkosh campus, with a strong desire to continue his or her education.

Contributions to the University (excluding athletic participation) will be considered in the selection process. Scholarship will be a consideration only in that applicants must achieve a grade-point average of at least 2.9 in their first full-time semester of university studies. All applicants with grade-point averages equal to or exceeding 2.9 will be treated equally after satisfying this requirement. Financial need, based on an essay, will be considered, but will not be the dominant criterion.

The deadline is Friday, February 7th, 2020. You will need to letters of support, so don't wait until the deadline.  Apply Here and get more information!! 



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