Scholarships

Dear Prospective Student,

The University of Wisconsin-Superior would like to assist you in obtaining the resources you need to pursue a degree in Transportation or Logistics Management at our university. Below is a list of scholarship programs we encourage you to review. Winning these competitive scholarships can lessen the cost of pursing your dreams. Some of these scholarships are exclusive to students enrolled in UW-Superior’s Transportation and Logistics program. Other scholarships are open to many universities but our T&L Management majors have over the years won every scholarship listed. This means that as a UW-S T&L Management major, the quality of your education coupled with your accomplishments is highly regarded by national organizations.

Dr. Richard Stewart, Ph.D., CTL 

Professor

Director, Transportation and Logistics Research Center Co-Director, Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute Department of Business and Economics

UW-Superior Foundation Scholarships for T&L Majors

CN Railroad Studies Fund

Two scholarships for incoming freshmen with a transportation and logistics management major with an emphasis in rail study. This scholarship is renewable annually for four years if the student maintains a minimum GPA of 3.0 and majors in transportation and logistics management with a rail focus. Requires additional application forms.

A scholarship for a junior with a transportation and logistics management major with an emphasis in rail study.

A scholarship for a senior with a transportation and logistics management major with an emphasis in rail study.

One student rail research fellowship awarded annually, and one student rail internship awarded annually.

Dr. Emmett Davidson Transportation and Logistics Management Scholarship

For a student majoring in transportation and logistics management with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and financial need.

McIntyre Family Trust Scholarship

For students majoring in transportation and logistics with a rail focus. Recipients must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and show some level of financial need.

G. W. Nicholson Scholarship

For students of merit who are pursuing a degree in transportation and logistics management and who have a minimum GPA of 2.3. The students should be entering their junior year and demonstrate financial need.

Duluth-Superior Propeller Club Scholarship

For full-time students admitted to the department of business and economics, with transportation and logistics management selected as their primary major at least one semester prior to applying for the scholarship. Students must be a minimum of one semester (or summer session) from graduation and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Preference will be given to students with experience or leadership in the maritime sector, including related military experience, show evidence of excellence in maritime related classes, and show active participation in a maritime organization such as the Propeller Club, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), SS Meteor Foundation, or the Lake Superior Marine Museum.

Art and Betty Amys Scholarship

For students majoring in transportation and logistics with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Roderic and Joyce Campbell Business Scholarships

Awarded to students of academic merit majoring in any area of business.

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond E. Russell Scholarship

For students of academic merit majoring in any area of business.

Enbridge Energy Company Scholarship

For deserving students in the transportation and logistics management program. Students must be residents of the United States or Canada, and entering their second or subsequent year of study.

Jamar Company Scholarship Fund

Two scholarships for students in the transportation and logistics management program from the Twin Ports or surrounding community, including the Iron Range cities, with a GPA of 3.0 or greater.

IANA Scholarships

The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) awards eight scholarships to freshman who enroll in UW-Superior’s Transportation and Logistics Management major with a declared interest in studying intermodal transportation.

Scholarships that UW-Superior T&L Management Students Win

Wisconsin Airport Management Association Scholarship

The Wisconsin Airport Management Association offers two scholarship opportunities to students currently enrolled in an aviation degree field who are attending a Wisconsin college or university, a resident of the State of Wisconsin attending a college or university outside the state, or an active duty service member with an entrance point in Wisconsin at the time the award is made.

Inbound Logistics

A $2000 scholarship for students studying in the field of logistics.

North American Rail Shippers Association: Ivan A. Olson Scholarship Fund

This fund is under the supervision and control of the North American Rail Shippers Association (NARS). The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships for ambitious and worthy individuals who are enrolled students in a college or university transportation school and in need of financial aid. The scholarships are administered solely by the North American Rail Shippers Association. The scholarship is named in honor of Ivan A. Olson, an eminent transportation professional, a past president of NARS and Vice President Transportation, Longview Fibre Company, Longview, Washington.

Frank Richter Scholarship American Association of Railroad Superintendent

The American Association of Railroad Superintendents (AARS) provides annual scholarships for North American students enrolled as full-time undergraduate or graduate students in an accredited college or university. Preference is given to those applicants enrolled in the transportation field, although all applicants will be considered.

League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) Scholarship Program

This program provides an opportunity for any member of the LRIW, member company or an individual's dependant(s) to request an application for scholarship funds.

Twin Cities Roundtable of CSCMP Scholarship

The Twin Cities Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) offers a competitive scholarship program for students attending college in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The purpose of the program is to further the Council's educational goals and to enhance interest in the supply chain profession.

North East Wisconsin Roundtable of CSCMP Scholarship

The North East Wisconsin Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) offers a competitive scholarship program for students attending college in Wisconsin. The purpose of the program is to further the Council's educational goals and to enhance interest in the supply chain profession.

SOLE – Annual Logistics Scholarships

The International Society of Logistics and its Logistics Education Foundation (LEF) sponsors an annual scholarship competition for students currently enrolled on a full-time basis at an accredited educational institution. Applicants are evaluated based on their intention to pursue a career related to logistics, scholastic achievements, as well as indications of current and future contributions to the logistics profession, as evidenced by course work, special projects, research, and/or on-the-job logistics experience.

Milwaukee Logistics Council Scholarships

Competitive scholarships are awarded annually to students in accredited degree programs in Wisconsin colleges and universities who are studying the field of logistics.

Truckload Carriers Association Scholarships

Each year, the Truckload Carriers Association selects deserving students affiliated with the trucking industry to receive college scholarship money. One year scholarships are awarded on a per-semester basis to be automatically renewed for the second semester upon recommendation of the university and showing of good academic standing by the recipient.

Delta Nu Alpha Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship program is open to all students studying in the field of transportation, logistics and supply chain management.

Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Lake Superior Chapter Scholarship

Founded in 1915, the Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the largest supply management association in the world as well as one of the most respected. ISM’s mission is to lead the supply management profession through its standards of excellence, research, promotional activities, and education. ISM’s membership base includes more than 40,000 supply management professionals with a network of domestic and international affiliated associations. ISM is a not-for-profit association that provides opportunities for the promotion of the profession and the expansion of professional skills and knowledge.

Women's Transportation Seminar Scholarships

Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) is an international organization of transportation professionals dedicated to excellence in transportation through the achievement and success of women. Through local chapters, which include male and female members, WTS provides seminars, newsletters, job referrals, conferences, and networking opportunities.

Material Handling Education Foundation Scholarship Program

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging and supporting material handling education. The Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to students pursuing an education in material handling logistics.

Established in 1976, the Foundation has provided funds, through private and corporate donations, to graduate and undergraduate students, as well as to academicians and their institutions. The Foundation is administered by the offices of Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) in Charlotte, NC. Since 1976, the Foundation has awarded over $1,700,000 from contributions to fund hundreds of scholarships, faculty/student travel conference grants, instructional aide grants and fellowships.

The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program

The McNair Program at the University of Wisconsin–Superior prepares income eligible, first generation college students and students from groups underrepresented in graduate education for doctoral study. It is a nationwide program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, created in memory of Ronald E. McNair, Ph.D., an African-American physicist killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger mission in 1986.

Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program

The objective of the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) is to attract qualified students to the field of transportation education and research, and advance transportation workforce development. This program is administered through the Federal Highway Administration's Office of Professional and Corporate Development in their Universities and Grants Programs.

Transportation Clubs International Scholarships

To create, stimulate, and perpetuate discussion of topics relating to local and national issues; to promote member clubs, companies, and individuals the importance of transportation and transportation logistics; to promote the general welfare of member clubs and their membership; to provide an international forum for local transportation and logistics organizations; to stimulate and perpetuate dialogue among members on subjects of national and international transportation importance; and to promote education in the transportation industry.

UW-Superior Foundation Scholarships available to incoming freshmen

Swenson Family Foundation Scholarship

Full-tuition scholarship plus $1,000 a year for books for ten incoming freshman students of academic merit who major in biology, chemistry, or mathematics. Students must also have financial need. The scholarship is renewable for three additional years for full time students who maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA and continue to major in biology, chemistry, or mathematics.

Stuart J. and Florence S. Erickson Scholarship

Full-tuition scholarship for an incoming freshman student graduating in the top 25 percent of their high school class. Special consideration given to Native American applicants. Students must be enrolled full time and show financial need. The scholarship is renewable for three additional years for full time students who maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Leland T. Dutton Scholarship

Full-tuition scholarship for two incoming freshman students with financial need, evidence of leadership potential (extra-curricular activities, community involvement, work, etc.), and received a 23 or higher on the ACT or an equivalent SAT score. Parent or Grandparent must be UW-Superior alumni. The scholarship is renewable for three additional years for full time students who maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Sentry Insurance Student Leadership Scholarship

$2,500 scholarship for two incoming freshman students majoring in business administration, computer science, accounting, finance, or mathematics (actuarial science). The recipients of the award are initially selected based on the following criteria: 1) Credentials that place them in the top 15 percent of their high school graduating class. 2) Involvement in extracurricular activities, community activities, charitable organizations, and other endeavors which indicate significant leadership records and outstanding leadership potential. This scholarship is renewable for three additional years as long as the recipient maintains a minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA and continues to pursue a degree in one of the above areas of study.

Diane and Jim Klungness Scholarship

$2,500 scholarship for incoming freshman students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and financial need.

Mark and Mary (Milchesky) Kotter Scholarship

For two incoming freshman students from rural Douglas County, WI and graduates of Superior High School with financial need. This scholarship is renewable for three additional years as long as the recipient maintains a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Caroline Erickson Scholarship

For an incoming freshman student who is a graduate of a high school in northwestern Wisconsin, who is in the upper 20 percent of their class, and who has the recommendation of their high school principal.

Dimarco Scholarship

For an incoming freshman male student with financial need, majoring in health and human performance.

Emile Mathis Art Scholarship

For incoming freshman students pursuing a degree in art who demonstrate financial need. This scholarship may be renewable for one year.

Ronald J. Mathis Art Scholarship

For an incoming freshman pursuing a degree in art who demonstrates financial need. This scholarship may be renewable for one year.

Morgan and Elizabeth Murphy Scholarship

For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

Emma Oexemann Scholarship

For incoming freshman students majoring in biology and in the top 15th percentile of their high school graduating class.

Frances Stevenson Scholarship

For a worthy incoming freshman student.

John O. Danielson Mathematics Scholarship

For an incoming freshman student in mathematics.

Ellen Clark History Scholarship

For an incoming freshman student majoring in history.

Nona MacQuilkin/Norman Christensen Scholarship

For an incoming freshman student majoring in English.

Clough Gates Scholarship

For an incoming freshman student of academic merit.

Henry R. W. Knudsen Scholarship

For an incoming freshman student of academic merit.

Jim Dan Hill Scholarship

For an incoming freshman student of academic merit.

Lucia Spooner Scholarship

For capable incoming freshman students who may need assistance.

Roger H. and Jane L. (DeBruyne) Nelson Scholarship

For an incoming freshman student who is one of the top five graduating seniors at Solon Springs High School. The scholarship recipient will also receive the scholarship in both their sophomore and junior years if they maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA.

UW-Superior Alumni Association Scholarship

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.

William and Sylvia Lange Memorial Scholarship

For an incoming freshman student of academic merit.

Dorcas McPhail Johnson Scholarship

For an incoming freshman student majoring in teacher education and having a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Tommy Downs Scholarship

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

Eugene and Marian Erickson Scholarship

For an incoming freshman who is a graduate of the Northwestern School District in Maple, WI.

Marcovich Family Scholarship

For an incoming freshman student majoring in legal studies.

Norton E. Croft Scholarship

For an incoming freshman student of academic merit.

Loren and Holland Hutchinson Scholarship

For an incoming freshman student of academic merit majoring in physics.

A. D. Whealdon Scholarship

For an incoming freshman student of academic merit majoring in chemistry.

William and Olga Munnings Scholarship

For an incoming freshman student from Superior High School.

Flora Marie Loubert Scholarship

For an incoming freshman student of academic merit.

Clifford J. Lue Scholarship

For students majoring in mass communication, preferably incoming freshmen.

Paul and Lucile Holden Scholarship

For students of academic merit majoring in the fine and applied arts or letters and social sciences in fields other than english and history, preferably incoming freshmen.

Thea M. Anderson Scholarship

For students in economics, history, geography, political science, psychology or sociology with preference to incoming freshmen.

France H. Lavine Scholarship

For students with need and ability, with preference given to female Native American students.

Hermanson Scholarship

For a freshman female who is a resident of rural Douglas County and is ranked in the upper 25th percentile of her high school graduation class or a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

These awards are given to incoming freshman students on the basis of academic merit, intended major, and other criteria. Some scholarships are renewable and the award amounts may vary from year to year, based on the nature of the scholarship fund. Scholarships are made possible through the generosity of the many alumni and friends of UW-Superior. Your application to the University is also your application for incoming freshman scholarships. Contact Admissions Office for details.