Department of Education Scholarships

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.

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

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).

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.

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 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 students in Teacher Education.

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

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 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 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.

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 a student that has unmet financial need in an academic year, has at least a 2.0 GPA, that self-identifies as Indigenous/Native American/First Nations (with no requirement to prove federal enrollment), and has submitted a 1-2 page essay. 

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 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.

For students of academic merit, majoring in Teacher Education.

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

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

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

For a full-time student majoring in Elementary Education.

For students majoring in Elementary Education.

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.

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 a full-time junior or senior student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. The student must exhibit financial need, and have documented volunteer experience.

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.

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

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. 

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

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.

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