Deadlines for scholarship applications vary! Check them early and plan ahead!
Currently, the Foundation has five scholarships specifically aimed at women and/or WGSS students. The scholarship application form is available at the UWL Foundation Office or online (
https://uwlax.academicworks.com/). The five scholarships are:
Don't forget to talk to our Financial Aid office:
Wisconsin Women Equals Prosperity! lists scholarships as well as job opportunities and internships
Graduate scholarships in women-related fields: Our national organization, NWSA, sponsors several scholarships for those of you going on to grad school in women's studies-related areas. See
http://www.nwsa.org/students/scholarships/index.php or more information.
Coulee Region Professional Women's new Scholarship! Click here for more info. Click
here for the application. Both files open as .pfds
Wisconsin Women in Government Scholarships: http://www.wiscwomeningovernment.org/scholarships.cfm
The Point Foundation funds scholarships for LGBT students. This is another national source.
The PFund (Philanthrofund) of Minneapolis also funds LGBT students. Awards range from $2,000 to $5,000 and the application is online at http://www.PFundOnline.org
Here's a great list of LGBT scholarships www.ysu.edu/stu_org/ysunity/Scholarships.htm
The Metropolitan State College of Denver's Institute for Women's Studies and Services maintains a very good list of national scholarships that you'll find interesting: http://www.mscd.edu/~women/schola-f.htm
http://finaid.org/scholarships/ This site provides some category searches
The College Board (they write the SAT exam) scholarship search engine: