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University of Wisconsin-Superior

Yellowjacket Union 230
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880

ph. 715-394-8230

Text 715-817-5760

fax. 715-394-8407

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New Student Scholarships

What is it? Top of Page

 The University of Wisconsin-Superior offers scholarships for students who wish to pursue careers in biology, chemistry, or mathematics.

The Swenson Family Trust Scholarship is a full tuition scholarship that includes a $1000/year book stipend and is awarded to ten qualified new students each year.

Who's Eligible Top of Page

The Swenson Family Trust Scholarship is available to students majoring in Chemistry, Biology, or Mathematics. Students who receive this scholarship award will maintain the scholarship for four years if they meet the following requirements:

1. Registration as a full-time student.
2. Completion of course work in the declared major.
3. Maintenance of an overall grade point average of 3.0 at the end of each academic year.
4. Has financial need as determined by a yearly FAFSA application.

If the student fails to meet these requirements, or transfers to another college or major, the scholarship will be discontinued.

Scholarship Criteria Top of Page

 To be eligible to receive this scholarship the following criteria must be met:

1. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
2. Applicant must be accepted as a freshman by UW-Superior.
3. Only students whose overall grade point average in college preparatory curriculum is 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and who score in the upper 25% in a standard college placement exam (ACT/SAT) will be considered.
4. Financial need will be considered as determined by the Financial Worksheet.

Application Process Top of Page

Candidates who meet the minimum criteria will be invited to apply for the Swenson Family Trust Scholarship and must complete the following:

  1. Apply for admissions to UW-Superior online by February 1
  2. Complete the Swenson Family Trust Scholarship Financial Worksheet.
  3. Submit a statement describing your interest in biology,chemistry, or mathematics.
  4. Request a letter of support from an appropriate high school science or mathematics teacher.
  5. All materials must be received by February 15 for consideration.
  6. Scholarships will be awarded beginning March 15.

For More Information Top of Page

If you would like more information about the Swenson Family Trust Scholarship or general admission requirements contact:

UW-Superior Office of Admissions
Belknap & Catlin
PO Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880-4500
(715) 394-8230

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