Natural Sciences Department 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.

For students of academic merit majoring in Chemistry, preferably incoming freshmen.

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 plethora of scholarships for students seeking careers in the aircraft electronics and aviation maintenance industry, as well as technicians from AEA member companies.

AES Engineering is pleased offer scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.

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.

ACS sponsors scholarship programs for qualified applicants who want to enter the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology and teaching. The programs aim to encourage diversity among applicants and build awareness of the value and rewards associated with careers in science and technology.

American University of Antigua College of Medicine (AUA) provides a limited number of scholarships and/or grants for students. 

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

The U.S. Army can help pay for your advanced medical degree with one of the most comprehensive scholarships available in the health care field. 

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.

For a junior or senior student who has been accepted into a Biology major with demonstrated focus on Ecology, Aquatic Biology, or Fishery Science, and has a 3.0 GPA or higher.

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).

For students who have a comprehensive Chemistry major or Chemistry major along with a major or minor in Biology or Math. Otherwise, to students pursuing medicine, dentistry, nursing or other hospital technical occupations.

For upper-class and graduate students preparing for careers in fields related to the preservation, management, and enjoyment of natural resources. 

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.

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. 

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For students planning to enter engineering school and preparing with subjects such as Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Design, etc.

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.

A scholarship for students from all majors, but preference will be given to applicants pursuing design and engineering-related fields.

For students in good academic standing and majoring in Chemistry. Funded by purchases of the elements and particles on the Super Donor Periodic Table in Barstow Hall.

For students majoring in Chemistry.

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

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

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 a student majoring in Biology with an interest in botany. The student must be at least in their junior year and have a minimum GPA of 2.75. The student must be involved in botany research with a focus in floristics, plant ecology or plant geography as part of their undergraduate training. The research focus may be extended to botany-related topics on invasive species, any botany-related research through the Lake Superior Research Institute (LSRI), or terrestrial ecology. 

For a full-time sophomore or junior student who has been admitted to the Chemistry or Biology program, and has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference will be given to graduates of Superior High School.

For a full-time junior or senior female student majoring in Biology with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a focus on medicine or health related studies.

For a graduate of Ashland High School in pre-professional studies towards dentistry, medicine, veterinary, pharmacy, nursing OR music with preference to stringed instruments or voice.

For a student proceeding towards dentistry (preference) or medicine, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and financial need. Preference is given to students from northern Wisconsin, with northern Minnesota, and northern Michigan students receiving second preference.

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 an undergraduate junior or senior student majoring in Biochemistry with a minimum GPA of 3.5. If no biochemistry student qualifies for the scholarship, the scholarship can be awarded to a similarly qualified student in Organic Chemistry.

For a student majoring in Chemistry or Medical Technology.

This award provides financial support to students enrolled in the UW-Superior Pre-Medicine/Pre-Health program with strong desire to succeed in becoming a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.). To qualify, applicants must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA, must be enrolled full-time in the Pre-Medicine/Pre-Health program, and must submit an essay that details the applicant's strong desire to succeed in medical school, their commitment to strong academic performance at UW-Superior, and their intention of successfully applying to medical school.

Funds received from this award opportunity must be used to help pay the cost of enrolling in and completing a Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) preparatory course, the cost for taking the MCAT, the cost for using the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) to apply to M.D. and/or D.O. medical schools, and/or other expenses related to applying to and being accepted to M.D. or D.O. medical schools.

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

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 new or continuing students of high academic potential and performance majoring in the Natural Sciences and/or Health Professions.

For students of academic merit majoring in Chemistry.

For students majoring in biology, preferably incoming freshmen in the top 15th percentile of their graduation class. Continuing students must have at least a 3.0 grade point average for the year immediately preceding the award.

For students majoring in biology, preferably incoming freshmen in the top 15th percentile of their graduating class.

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

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

For a student from Wisconsin, Minnesota or Michigan who has a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and is enrolled in AFROTC at UW-Superior.

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

For students to share why it is better to go to a high tech dental office.

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.

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

For incoming freshman students from Northwestern WI who intend to major/minor in Math, Computer Science, Chemistry, Biology or Physics.

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

For students of academic merit.

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

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 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.

To help the educational efforts of students while raising awareness of mesothelioma, provide information about its prognosis, and the dangers of being exposed to asbestos.

For full-time continuing undergraduate students of junior or senior status with a 3.0 GPA or better majoring in Chemistry, Physics, or Mathematics.

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 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 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 a student majoring in program areas relating to environmental studies (e.g. natural sciences, math, or secondary education with a science focus). Priority will be given to students currently or previously employed by LSRI.

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 of academic merit majoring in the Natural Sciences.

Awarded to an incoming freshman graduating from Superior High School with at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA. The recipient must have decalred a major in a STEM related field and must have financial need. The recipient will be selected in the following order of preference: female resident of the Billings Park area in Superior, WI; a female resident of Superior, WI; a resident of the Billings Park area in Superior, WI; a resident of Superior, WI.

For a student majoring in Chemistry who is in good academic standing and demonstrates financial need.

For students in science, primarily in bird or nature study.

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

For a student who wishes to share what, "The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision," means to them. 

For students who possess a commitment to the material handling, logistics and/or supply chain industry. 

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 a student who has their own passion for health and technology and can use their imagination to forecast where these subjects may lead us into the future. 

 

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 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.

For a student from Wisconsin, Michigan, or Minnesota enrolled at UW-Superior and in AFROTC.

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, preferably incoming freshmen.

For a student pursuing a degree and career in the strength and conditioning field: Exercise Science, Human Performance, Physical Therapy, Strength and Conditioning, Athletic Training, Personal Training, Exercise Physiology, Human Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Anatomy, Physiology, Physical Education, Kinesiology, Sport Science, Physiotherapy, Sport Coaching, Education, Health, Sports and Fitness Administration, Sports Medicine, Sports Studies

Not included: Chiropractic, Sport Management

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.

For a female student who is a graduate of Greenway High School in Coleraine, MN or Virginia High School in Virginia, MN. This scholarship will be awarded to a young woman who aspires to a nontraditional career, such a as doctor, lawyer, engineer,and who is a strong proponent of equal opportunities for girls and women. 

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.

For an outstanding student in anatomy and physiology who is planning a career in a Health field.

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.

Scholarship opportunities are available to students to support this growing need for qualified substance abuse and mental health professionals. There are several academic resources available, which can help you pursue a healthcare career. 

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 an upperclassman enrolled at UW-Superior and in AFROTC. Preference should be given to students from Northwest Wisconsin. In the event there is not an eligible student studying AFROTC, the scholarship should be awarded to a student from the Northwestern School District enrolled at UW-Superior. Preference will be given to students who serve as volunteers at the Richard Bong Heritage Center.

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

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.

For an undergraduate student majoring in Chemistry. The student must be at least at the sophomore status and a U.S. citizen. The student must also have the highest standing in his/her chemistry and mathematics courses and have not received this award before.

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.

For a sophomore/upper classman/grad student in college who has declared their major to be: Biology, Wildlife Management, Fish Biology, Aqua Biology and any related fields.

Applications are available in the UW-Superior Financial Aid Office.  

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

For a full-time junior or senior pre-med student with financial need and a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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 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.

Full tuition and $1,000 for books/fees for incoming freshmen students of academic merit majoring in Chemistry, Biology, Math or Computer Science with financial need. The scholarship is renewable for three additional years as long as the recipient maintains the scholarship criteria.

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

UW-Superior Admissions Office
Belknap & Catlin
PO Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880-4500
715-394-8230
admissions@uwsuper.edu 

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

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

For a junior with a major in Biology or Environmental Science and a focus on aquatic biology or fishery science. Recipient must be enrolled full-time and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA. The recipient will renew the award in their senior year if they continue to meet the criteria.

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 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.

For a junior or senior majoring in Chemistry, Biology, or Broad Field Science, with a 3.0 or higher GPA

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