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Dean of Students Scholarships


Dean of Students

University of Wisconsin-Superior

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

ph. 715-394-8244

Campus Life

Dean of Students

Dean of Students Scholarships

Each spring the Dean of Students Office accepts applications for a variety of scholarships.  Applications are now available  and are due Friday, March 7, 2014.  (The most recent version of Adobe Reader is needed to complete the application.)

The following are the potential scholarships to eligible current students:

American Indian Scholarship - One scholarship worth $1000.00 will be awarded. To qualify a student must:

  •  a full-time undergraduate student of Native American ethnicity at UW-Superior in junior/senior standing.
  • have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 2.5 and be a continuing student.
  • submit an essay on how to help Native American people; including the following:
    • explain how their education will benefit Native people.
    • have shown commitment to being actively involved in on-campus Native events.
    • have shown committed membership to Circle of Native Nations.
    • show proof of financial need.  

Optimist Club Scholarship - One scholarship worth $1000.00 will be awarded.To qualify a student must:

  • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and be a continuing student.
  • have been involved in on-campus/off-campus organizations (i.e. student organization, community service, etc).
  • have set a positive example for youth/peers.
  • have shown commitment to the service of youth/peers in community activities participated in.
  • demonstrate what they have learned through their service to youth/peers.

Oluf Haugsrud Scholarship - Six to Eight scholarships worth a minimum of $500.00will be awarded. To qualify a student must:

  • have proof of academic merit.
  • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and be a continuing student.
  • have participated in significant community service projects.
  • demonstrate outstanding leadership.
  • describe what they have learned through their leadership experiences and projects.

Joe Long Scholarship - One scholarship worth $600.00 will be awarded.To qualify a student must:

  • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 and be a continuing student.
  • have been a member of a student organization at UW-Superior.
  • have demonstrated outstanding leadership.
  • describe what they have learned through their leadership experiences and involvement in student organizations.
  • show proof of financial need.  (US students - attach a copy of your most recent Financial Aid Award Letter or a copy of the Financial Aid Award Summary from your e-hive account. International Students - submit a letter from the International Office.)

Lloyd Williams Memorial Scholarship - One scholarship worth $300.00 will be awarded to a residence hall student.To qualify a student must:

  • be a current residence hall student and a full-time student.
  • have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be a continuing student.
  • be living in the residence halls for the entire academic year that the scholarship is disbursed.
  • describe what activities they have participated in as a member of the residence hall community.
  • describe what their educational and career goals are and how this scholarship will help them to achieve these goals.
    • RHA and Residence Life staff members are not eligible for this scholarship.  

William & Olga Munnings Scholarship - One scholarship worth $350.00 will be awarded to a nontraditional student.To qualify a student must:

  • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and be a continuing student.
  • be at least 25 years of age or older and working on their first undergraduate degree.
  • have demonstrated dedication to their education and importance of education to them.
  • show involvement in Campus Life at UW-Superior and what they have learned from that.
  • demonstrate how they have set a positive example for youth/peers.

Lambda Sigma Lambda/Sigma Sigma Sigma Scholarship - Two scholarships worth a minimum of $500.00 will be awarded to one junior and one senior who are female.To qualify a student must:

  • be an undergraduate female student at UW-Superior in junior/senior standing.
  • have a minimum GPA of a 2.5 and be a continuing student.
  • be active in campus life and show commitment to enhancing campus life at UW-Superior.
  • explain what they have learned from being involved in campus life at UW-Superior.
    • Preference is given to applicants who are legacies of Lambda Sigma Lambda/Sigma Sigma Sigma Sororities.
    • The junior who receives the award for the prior academic year is eligible for the scholarship her senior year if she fulfills the above requirements.

Maureen Roin Scholarship - One scholarship worth $400.00 will be awarded.To qualify a student must:

  • be an undergraduate at UW-Superior.
  • have a minimum GPA of a 2.5 and be a continuing student.
  • have come from a socially difficult background.
  • show proof of financial need.  (US students - attach a copy of your most recent Financial Aid Award Letter or a copy of the Financial Aid Award Summary from your e-hive account. International Students - submit a letter from the International Office.)

Peggy Metzer Scholarship - One scholarship worth $1500.00 will be awarded.  To qualify a student must:

  • be an undergraduate female student at UW-Superior in Junior/Senior standing
  • have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and be a continuing student.
  • be a female who is the first in their family to attend college.
  • describe what they have learned through their leadership experiences and projects.
  • have demonstrated dedication to their education and importance of education to them.

Veteran Scholarships (Gerald Christensen, Thomas  Jorgenson, Joseph HO. Moline, Stone Memorial, Andy Borg VFW, and VFW Scholarships) - Multiple scholarships worth $200-700 will be awarded. To qualify a student must:

  • be a veteran or a son/daughter (or a grandson/granddaughter of a veteran for VFW scholarship only)
  • demonstrate their dedication to their education and its important to them.
  • show their involvement in their community or campus life at UW-Superior.
  • explain their connection to military service and what it has meant to them.
  • provide verification of their service or their parent/grandparent's service in the military.

Other Scholarships Available

A'viands Scholarship - One $2000 scholarship will be awarded.  (To apply contact A'viands or the Yellowjacket Union Director.) To qualify a student must:

  • be attending UW-Superior as a full-time student.
  • be a current employee of A'vainds.
  • demonstrate a commitment to their position and their education.
  • have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.75.

Barb Torgerson Fund Scholarship -- One $500 scholarship will be awarded. (To apply contact the Associate Dean of Students.) To qualify a student must:

  • be a current student in good standing.
  • have been affected by domestic violence.

 


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