Department of Education Scholarships

Each year, the team at Insurance Guide Local offers a $500 scholarship to students pursuing their post-secondary education at a college or trade school. They believe by encouraging students to advance their education beyond high school they can improve communities as these individuals enter the workforce, better educated and better prepared to give back to their own local communities.

UW-Superior awards #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarships of $7,500 per year to two qualifying students in the fall semester. To be considered, applicants must:

  • Complete the UW-Superior international freshman application for admission.
  • Have a high school GPA equivalent of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Demonstrate interest and initiative in leadership and intercultural learning by completing the #YAWH scholarship application and submitting it to international@uwuperior.edu.

 

For all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. 

For a determined and charitable student who participated in consistent volunteer work. 

 

For a student who believes they have a future in law, a chance at furthering their education. 

In the knowledge of the pressures and difficulties students and their families are experiencing to advance their futures, this is a $1000 scholarship for undergraduate students that are getting their first step on the ladder.

A scholarship for financially needy students whose academic credentials place them in the "B" or "C" category.

Scholarships for incoming freshman and current undergraduate students. Incoming freshmen must be in the top 25 percent of their high school graduating class, and have a strong high school curriculum, ACT/SAT scores, and GPA. Current students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, must not be entering their last semester in the fall, and cannot receive more than $1,500 in additional UW-Superior Foundation scholarship support for the applicable academic year. Preference for one award to a resident of Wisconsin.

For a student who is a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces, or a student enrolled in AFROTC.

Whether you're a college-bound high school student or already attending a college or university, Army ROTC has scholarships available. Scholarships are awarded based on a student's merit and grades, not financial need.

This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.

 

To provide financial support for non-traditional UW-Superior female students who have been affected by domestic violence.

For either a current college student or an incoming freshman, for the purpose of helping them complete their education. 

 

For a student showing financial need. Incoming freshmen must be in the second quartile of their high school graduation class. Returning students must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

For a student intending to participate in the WI in Scotland program during spring semester. Student must meet all WI in Scotland program requirements, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and financial need. Preference given to students from the following communities: Superior, WI (first), Duluth, MN (second), Northern WI (third), Wisconsin Resident (fourth).

The scholarship is available to students of any age, with any type of disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental or psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavioral conditions, and all other conditions.

For students in the Masters of Science Education – Special Education Program. Applicants must submit a 300-word essay describing how the applicant would, as a special educator, deliver services to students with disabilities, work with other educators, and what strategies for intervention the applicant would use.

Applicants must be enrolled in post-secondary education in the upcoming semester, between the ages of 16 and 20, not a CARiD employee, and is not related to an employee of CARiD or its partners. 

Create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry. 

For an incoming freshman who is a graduate of a high school in northwestern Wisconsin, who is in the upper 20 percent of their class.

For a child of a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces.

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

 For full-time students majoring in Education.

For incoming freshman students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and financial need.

For full-time undergraduate students who show financial need and serve as student assistants to the program areas in which they are majoring, working no less than ten and no more than twenty hours a week during each semester. Entering students must be in the top third of their high school graduating class. Returning students must have at least a 2.75 GPA to remain eligible.

For incoming freshman students majoring in Teacher Education and having a minimum GPA of 3.0.

For juniors or seniors with an education major with a minor in broad area social studies or political science. First preference to applicants from Wisconsin, especially north of Highway 29.

For a student with financial need and a GPA of 3.0 or greater. First preference given to students from Northern Wisconsin, with a second preference to students from Northern Minnesota or Northern Michigan.

For a student with financial need and a GPA of 3.0 or greater. First preference given to students from Northern Wisconsin, with a second preference to students from Northern Minnesota or Northern Michigan.

For a student majoring in elementary education, having at least a 2.8 GPA and financial need.

For students in Teacher Education.

The Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation offers over 60 scholarships to students from across the region. 

Some of these scholarships will be dedicated to early childhood education specifically; whereas, others will be dedicated to future teachers in general. Be sure to look at all scholarships for education majors no matter whether the scholarship is for college and university expenses, licensures, or for conferences. Every scholarship will help provide you with a brighter future and to help you become a better teacher.

Easton & Easton, LLP is proud to announce a scholarship opportunity to support the advancement of post-secondary education. By investing in the betterment of self, individuals are able to give back to their communities. 

To show thanks for the sacrifices made by the United States military and their families, Education Connection is offering a scholarship. They hope to help offset the costs of earning a degree and pursuing those next steps in your civilian career path.

For students enrolled full-time at UW-Superior who wish to pursue a career in working with persons with disabilities. The recipient must have a major in Elementary Education with a minor in Adaptive Education/Special Education along with pursuing a degree program and/or certificate to work with persons with disabilities. The recipient must be entering their undergraduate junior or senior year at UW-Superior, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and show some level of financial need. The recipient must also include a paragraph in the scholarship application outlining their personal commitment to and involvement with persons with disabilities.

For new or continuing students in Elementary Education.

For anybody that has the kind of unwavering dedication it takes to become a teacher to help you along the way as you either enter the field with a pre-licensure degree, or advance with a master’s. Any recently accepted or currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student in a CAEP (NCATE or TEAC)-accredited bachelor’s or master’s level pre-licensure initial teacher preparation program, or current teacher earning secondary endorsements or advanced licensure through an accredited master’s.

An annual scholarship for students to express where they believe entertainment technology is headed and share their thoughts on how it can improve.

For students in Teacher Education.

Funded by UW-Superior faculty and staff for undergraduate students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

For full-time students majoring in Education.

For a graduate student enrolled in the Educational Administration program at UW-Superior.

For a full-time UW-Superior student who is a graduate of the Northwestern School District in Maple, WI.

For students who are veterans, or sons or daughters of veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Annual scholarship to a student who is enrolled in the UW-Superior Upward Bound program. The student selected will have graduated from one of the following counties in Northeast Minnesota or Northwest Wisconsin: Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Lake, St. Louis, Crow Wing, Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas or Iron. The scholarship may be renewed if the student maintains a 3.0 GPA or higher.

For a student in a distance learning program.

Half of this annual scholarship is awarded to a student in the Distance Learning program and the other half to a student in teacher education.

For a full-time student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 majoring in any area and exhibiting financial need.

For a student from Superior, WI with a GPA of 3.0 or greater, who has financial need.

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

For students of academic merit.

For a freshman female who is a resident of rural Douglas County and is ranked in the upper 25th percentile of her high school graduating class.

 For students and teachers who want to foster creativity in students.

 

For students who designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others (This could be a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc.)

For students who are struggling to pay their educational costs due to the loss of a parent or guardian.

 

For a student to encourage social awareness that inspires other students to focus on Looking Twice for Motorcycle Safety. This can be a video, artwork, essay or anything that would engage other students to focus on safe driving.

For a non-traditional, full-time female student who is in her junior or senior year, and who has a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater. Student must submit an essay describing how this scholarship would assist her financially with her education, and preference should be given to the student who demonstrates the highest need within her essay. If a junior is chosen, the scholarship will be renewed once for the following year, as long as she maintains full-time status and 2.5 GPA.

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

For students who have shown outstanding leadership, who have a minimum GPA of 2.25, and who show financial need.

To aid international, full-time students in good academic standing in attending UW-Superior. 

For upper-class students of good achievement preparing for careers in science teaching.

For a full-time junior or senior student with Native American ethnicity.

For students who are veterans, or sons or daughters of veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.

For students majoring in Elementary Education, with preference given to those also minoring in Broad Field Language Arts.

For a graduate student of merit with financial need.

For aiding or assisting individual foreign students in attendance at UW-Superior. 

A long term loan for a graduate of Northwoods High School, Minong, Wisconsin, to be returned to the UW-Superior Foundation at the discretion of the recipient.

For an undergraduate female student at UW-Superior in her junior or senior year with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Students must be active in campus life and show commitment to enhancing campus life at UW-Superior. Preference will be given to applicants who are legacies of Lambda Sigma Lambda/Sigma Sigma Sigma sororities. The junior receiving the scholarship may also be eligible for this scholarship into their senior year as well.

Full tuition and $1,000 for books for incoming freshman with financial need and evidence of leadership potential (extra-curricular activities, community involvement, work, etc.). Parent or Grandparent must be UW-Superior alumni, and must have scored 23 or higher on the ACT, or equivalent SAT score.

For international students in good academic standing who demonstrate financial need.

Scholarship for students who've been impacted by single moms or who are a single mom themselves. 

Awarded to a current UW-Superior student with a 3.0 or higher GPA. The student must be a full-time student at UW-Superior and live in the residence halls for the entire academic year that the scholarship is dispersed. The student must demonstrate the potential to continue with their college career by remaining in good standing with the University and maintain all scholarship criteria.

For students majoring in Teacher Education.

For incoming freshmen students from rural Douglas County, WI and a graduate of Superior High School with financial need.

For a non-traditional student of merit who is pursuing a degree in Education.

For students in Elementary Education.

Awarded to a student with academic promise who comes from a socially difficult background and who has financial need. Priority will be given to female students.

For students in Teacher Education.

For a student in good standing and who has earned at least half the credits required for completion of their degree. Greatest consideration will be given to educational merit, post-graduation goals and financial need, respectively. This scholarship is awarded every other year.

For students in a distance learning program.

For an incoming freshman student. First preference to a student majoring in Business or Education. Student must be from one of the following high schools: Ashland, Bayfield, Washburn, Mellen, or Butternut.

For students in the construction industry based in part on merit, defined by the committee to include acedemic achievements as well as a range of other personal accomplishments and experiences.

For a student that has at least a 2.5 GPA and has been assisted by student services. Preference given to female students that are divorced and attending UW-Superior to enhance/enrich their future.

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

As part of our goal to help students thrive as they move to college and reduce the number of injuries and deaths resulting from distracted driving, Morris Bart, LLC created the Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship of $2,500. The winning applicant will submit a video of 90 seconds or less that helps encourage drivers to stay focused on the road. 

For students of academic merit, majoring in Teacher Education.

MusicAuthority recognizes the positive impact that music can have on a student’s learning experience. Studies have shown how music can enhance learning- from improving memory performance to relieving anxiety, music can be a great component to aid a student’s college experience.

For students to ease the financial burdens of one student each year who has spent a great deal of money in medical expenses for the treatment of chronic Lyme disease.

 

For legally blind scholars in both eyes across the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico in recognition of their achievements and professional aspirations. Award ranges from $3,000-$12,000.

For students of academic merit, majoring in Teacher Education.

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

Grants for students minoring in German to participate in the exchange program with the University of Oldenburg in Germany or a similar German immersion program.

For students of academic merit.

For students who transform opportunity into results. It rewards achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for both themselves and others.

 

For students with an overall GPA of 3.0 or above, setting positive examples for youth and commitment to service to youth in their community.

A scholarship for an undergraduate student’s education with a scholarship and potential internet fame.

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

For a student with a 3.0 GPA or higher and in financial need.

College students who have had a meaningful relationship with a pet. Must be a US Citizen or permanent legal resident. All GPAs and majors are encouraged to apply.

The Preply Inc. video contest aims to raise awareness about the various learning challenges for students with cognitive disabilities and share their insights on how foreign language learning helps them achieve more.

For a full-time student majoring in Elementary Education.

For high school seniors or currently enrolled undergraduate students to write an essay about the impact of coronavirus on the education system. This is a twice a year opportunity. 

For students majoring in Elementary Education.

For a student who wishes to share their insight on the concept of success. 

Two annual educational student awards for an oustanding Ed.S. research thesis in Educational Administration or for scholarly work by an Educational Administration graduate student. Students competing for the award must submit their scholarly writing or research thesis to a faculty committee for selection. The committee, to be headed by the faculty member mainly responsible for teaching the research class or classes for educational administration if possible, will determine the award recipients.  

For students attending UW-Superior who are pursuing a career in the teaching profession.

For incoming freshmen students who are one of the top five graduating seniors or have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or greater at Solon Springs High School. The scholarship recipients will be eligible for renewal for three additional years if they maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

With our focus on cleaning products for busy homeowners, we want young people to understand cleaning products’ social and environmental impact. Students may choose between several topics for their essays and videos revolving around current cleaning industry issues.

Are you a student that loves to write? Do you see yourself being a writer in the future? Do you have a story to tell? If you’d like to use your creative writing skills to help fund your education, this scholarship is for you!

Applicants will need to explore how they’ve used their creative talents to achieve at their college or university.

Funded by UW-Superior faculty and staff for undergraduate students with financial need.

For a student active in student organizations/campus life that has at least a 3.0 GPA and financial need.

For students who are veterans, or sons or daughters of veterans.

Full tuition for students graduating in the top 25 percent of their high school class, or renewal based on achievement and minimum GPA of 2.5. Special consideration given to Native American applicants. Students must be enrolled full time and show financial need.

For students who are participating in the Study Away program.

For undergraduate students in their junior or senior year majoring in Education. Students must be a resident of Douglas County or southern St. Louis County (Duluth area) and have a strong academic background.

For full-time incoming freshmen students.

For an incoming freshman from a Twin Ports area high school with at least a 3.2 GPA. Recipient must have a major in an area of local need as determined by the UW-Superior Center for Community Engaged Learning. Majors currently fulfilling this are: any Teacher Education, Transportation & Logistics Management, Math & Computer Science with IT infrastructure/security or programming focus, any Business Administration, Biology, Chemistry, or Community Health Promotions.

Discuss how your personal values will help you reach your goal in a well-written and considered essay.

Are you an awesome student? Do you relate to Sure Oak's 5 core values? If you can discuss how your personal values will help you reach your goal in a well-written and considered essay, you could be their third winner!

 

For students who wish to detail their most common distracted driving habits, and to describe the concrete steps they will take to put an end to those habits.

We ask students entering college Fall 2021 or enrolled in Fall 2021 to write an essay of at least 500 words detailing their most common distracted driving habits and describing the concrete steps they will take to put an end to those habits.

Submit a short essay (500 to 1000 words) describing what you expect to change going to college and how you will adapt.

For a full-time female undergraduate junior majoring in Elementary Education with a 2.8 to 3.2 GPA.

For students who are veterans, or sons or daughters of veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.

For students who are currently attending or plan to attend their first year of college or graduate school in the upcoming fall semester.

 

For an incoming freshman student who is a graduate of Spooner (Wisconsin) High School, with the UW-Superior Foundation matching the award.

Write a 750-1500 word essay, which will be a page form your future auto-biography. This essay can be about a life experience that has happened or will happen in the future. 

For students who meet these criteria:

  1. Must have achieved at least sophomore standing at the time the scholarship is awarded
  2. Must play one of the following instruments: violin, viola, cello or double bass
  3. Must study privately with a member of the UW-Superior music faculty
  4. Must be a member of the UW-Superior Chamber Orchestra
  5. Must be a Teacher Education major, except that in the case there is no Teacher Education major who meets all other criteria, the scholarship may be awarded to a Music Performance major who meets the other criteria

For students who are veterans, or the sons, grandsons, daughters or granddaughters of veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.

To support our nation's veterans, including a commitment to assist them in completing postsecondary education programs to help them return to, and succeed in, a competitive job market. 

The WIAWWA Scholarship was created by WIAWWA’s Young Professional Committee to encourage and support: 1) outstanding individuals pursuing a degree or training in the field of drinking water supply and treatment, and 2) children of WIAWWA members. 

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

The WiseGeek Recent Immigrants Scholarship is a $500 scholarship for students who have immigrated to the United States on or after January 1, 2010.

For full-time incoming freshmen students. This scholarship will be renewed for three additional years if student maintains a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA and full-time status.

In an effort to recognize and support those who have been affected by an auto accident, The Zimmerman Law Firm, P.C. is offering a scholarship to one student. 

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