Social Inquiry Department Scholarships

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

Scholarships for incoming freshman who are in the top 25 percent of their high school graduating class. Award recipients will have a strong high school curriculum, ACT/SAT scores, and GPA.

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).

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 a full-time student majoring in one of three departments: Human Behavior, Justice, and Diversity; Social Inquiry; and Health and Human Performance - with the award alternating each year. The HBJD and Social Inquiry recipient should have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.4.The HHP recipient should submit a 500-word-or-less essay regarding how they personally balance scholastic activity and achievement with personal health and physical fitness. 

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 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 students who want to share a never to be forgotten type of story when a discount, an online or offline coupon, a price negotiation or in other words when you just didn't pay the full price, made a big difference as in maybe it saved your life or perhaps thanks to that deal you've met your soon-to-be best friend or life partner, etc.

For students majoring in History who are at least in their undergraduate sophomore year of study. Recipients must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher and demonstrate financial need.

For an undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior student majoring in History who shows academic merit and financial need.

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.

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

For students majoring in History, preferably incoming freshmen.

For students in History or another field of the social sciences.

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

Expert Insurance Reviews offers our visitors a chance to take a closer look at their insurance options. We know that life changes like getting your license or buying a new house can be an exciting and stressful time in your life. We hope to make important insurance decisions easier and educate our visitors on the importance of taking the time to review their options.

To celebrate the exciting time of getting a drivers license and to bring awareness to driving safety, we have created an annual scholarship for young drivers. We are excited to hear from students regarding the importance of safety when you first get your license and how driving education can be improved.

Eligibility 

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA.
  • Applicants are not required to have a specific major.
  • Applicants must have their driver’s license or be learning to drive.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
  • Students attending online universities are welcome to apply.

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

For graduate students.

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

Health Wholeness was established to promote a healthy lifestyle through a scientific approach. We are offering a scholarship grant to any college student of any course who can write a sensible essay on our chosen topic.

We believe that students are the hope of our generation. Health Wholeness would like to help these soon-to-be leaders of our society in any way we can. This is why we are giving a scholarship grant to a deserving University student.

Applicants must write a 1, 000 – 1, 500-word essay which explores the topic:

Discuss the Advantages and Disadvantages of Getting Health Advice and Self-Diagnosis Online

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.

The city of Fort Collins FortZed provides a testing space for innovative prototype technologies and ideas aimed toward more efficient and sustainable energy for the future. With innovation the heart of our operation, FortZed works towards pioneering a better future by transitioning to cleaner transportation fuels, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, managing energy usage, improving energy efficiency, and increasing the production and development of alternative, renewable energy. We encourage co-op developments, and work to connect private, public, and academic departments so that groups can combine their efforts to experiment with new renewable energy technology. We believe a stable, renewable energy source will result in the improvement of economic health, the attraction of leading companies and skilled workers to surrounding areas, more available job opportunities, and a cleaner, more secure energy future. It is our hope that the success of the Fort Collins FortZed program will lead to duplication of the model around the world.

We are thrilled and eager to offer a scholarship fund to an individual that can demonstrate informed creative thinking and problem solving applied to the development of a renewable energy technology.

For a student to promote motocycle safety.

Create a form of 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 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 students who wish to share their favorite room in their house and why or what they would save from their house and why. 

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 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.

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 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 a student who can submit the most riveting and comprehensive 1000+ word essay on a given topic.

For a student participating in mock trial competition at UW-Superior. If the mock trial program ceases to exist at UW-Superior or if UW-Superior no longer participates in mock trial competition, this scholarship shall be awarded to a student majoring in Legal Studies or Political Science with aspirations to become an attorney.

For a student from Minnesota needing financial assistance to participate in the War and Peace in Bosnia study away program.

For students in a distance learning program.

For students of academic merit in the areas of History or in the Social Sciences.

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

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 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.

At Ownage Pranks, we’re passionate about bringing smiles and laughs to people’s hearts for over a decade! We’re honored to reward others who do the same.

We would love to contribute to an undergraduate student’s education with a scholarship and potential internet fame.

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • There is no minimum GPA requirement.
  • All domestic, international, and undocumented students are eligible to apply.
  • Please 3-5 minute comedic video which you feel showcases your comedic talent. The video could be improv, scripted skits, or comedic storytelling. Show us how you can make us or the people on camera laugh (it doesn’t have to be both but of course we welcome it)
  • Please provide proof of enrollment in an accredited college or university. A transcript, tuition receipt, or acceptance letter will be accepted.

To give financial assistance to a student who has suffered through hardship and has continued with their education.

 

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

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

For a lucky, but hardworking student who has a knack for thoughtful design and an ability to create useful, functional, and aesthetically pleasing living spaces.

 

For a student of academic merit who is pursuing a degree in History. The student must demonstrate a past work history or experience working as a volunteer in their community and demonstrate financial need.

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.

To help student reduce their education costs.

For a student majoring in either History or Broad Field Social Studies with a History concentration.

For college or high school women who are striving to lead healthy lifestyles and is committed to maintaining personal wellness. 

 

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 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.

GameAuthority acknowledges how important gaming is in the learning experience. As games have progressed in recent years so has its use across many industries, as well as in education.

Games and simulation programs are used in education from kindergarten all the way to post-graduate exams and career practice. We understand today, that people have different learning styles and we often benefit from strong visuals as well as building our muscle memory. Not only do games provide relaxation outside the classroom but they also promote incredible logical thinking skills, coordination skills, as well as an understanding of coding and digital practice - a skill that is going to become ever-prominently needed in the future.

Are you an undergraduate student that is using gaming or simulation programs to better your education in your studies? We’d love to hear how it’s advancing your learning experience and setting you up for success. If you think you can take on the challenge, please elaborate on your educational gaming experience in an essay! The student that best expresses their thoughts will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

College Student Award: $2,000 + free Huggable baby formula for 1 year

High School Student Award: $1,000 + free Huggable baby formula for 1 year

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must meet the requirements below. Please read the requirements carefully to ensure you meet eligibility before applying.

Must be a graduating high school senior in your final semester who has been accepted to university or must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical institution in the United States.

Must be a US citizen or permanent legal resident.

Must be a single mother, child of a single mother, or closely impacted by a single mother.

All fields of study and GPAs will be considered.

For students majoring in Economics, History, Geography, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology with preference to incoming freshmen.

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 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 any student currently enrolled in any accredited college to help to support their college education. 

For undergraduates who show academic promise in one of the humanities, namely history, literature or philosophy.

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

For a graduating senior who is accepted for enrollment in a graduate school in the field of History, Philosophy, or Languages and Literature.

Intended for women age 30 and older who have decided to enroll in school to pursue their passions and open up more doors for themselves and others. 

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 high school and college students (18+) to write about their favorite ZipRecruiter feature.

Requirements
Scholarship Types
Award Amounts
Audiences
Departments