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 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 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 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 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.

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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

Every year the St. Louis County Historical Society administers the $1,500 Colalillo scholarship that is targeted to college students and high school seniors.

One does not need to be a Veteran to apply, but what is required is a minimum 4-page paper on a military personnel or group that has some connection with St. Louis County or close by in Northeastern Minnesota area.

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 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 in the areas of History or in the Social Sciences.

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

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 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.

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

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.

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 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 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.

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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