Academic Merit and Other Scholarships

Jeanette Berthiaume Brandser Memorial Scholarship. 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.

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

Oluf Haugsrud Scholarship. For students of academic merit.

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

Lambda Sigma Lambda Scholarship. 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.

Optimist Club Scholarship. 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.

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

Peggy Metzer Scholarship. For a female student who is a graduate of 1) Greenway High School in Coleraine, MN or 2) 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.

William and Olga Munnings Scholarship. Awarded annually to four students: 1) An incoming student from Superior Senior High School; 2) A full-time undergraduate junior or senior student majoring in business and economics; 3) A full-time undergraduate junior or senior student majoring in teacher education; 4) A non-traditional student.

Maureen Roin Scholarship. 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.

Superior Jaycees Scholarship. 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.

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

Lloyd Williams Memorial Scholarship. 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.


Current students: Each winter, you will receive notification to your UW-Superior email account when it is time to apply for Foundation scholarships. Applications are typically due in early March and scholarships are awarded for the following academic year, beginning with the fall semester.

Incoming freshmen and transfer students: Your application to the university is also your scholarship application. You will be notified by mail and email if you have been awarded a Foundation scholarship.