Scholarships

Scholarships are Available!

Youth scholarships—generously provided by Xcel Energy—are available for students attending summer youth programs at UW-La Crosse (UWL) through Graduate & Extended Learning. These programs provide young students with hands-on learning experiences in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), art and culinary skills.

UWL Graduate & Extended Learning scholarship information:

  • 85% of a UWL Graduate & Extended Learning youth program registration fee is funded
  • Apply early as funds are limited
  • Awarded on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Scholarship decisions will be sent via email 5 business days after receipt of application
Submit one of the following with your scholarship application:
  • 300-word letter from student explaining why they wish to attend their selected program
  • Copy of the student's current grade report showing good academic standing
  • Letter from a school representative supporting the student's motivation and rationale for selection as a scholarship recipient

Scholarship FAQs

Who can apply? expanding section

Any student planning to attend a Graduate & Extended Learning summer youth program can apply. Scholarship recipients are selected on a first come, first served basis.

When to apply? expanding section
  • We are now accepting applications
  • Awarded on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Apply early as funds are limited
  • Scholarship decisions will be sent via email 5 business days after receipt of application

 

How will I know if I receive a scholarship? expanding section

You will receive notice of the scholarship decision via email within 5 business days after your submission of a completed application.

How much will scholarship cover? expanding section

If you are awarded a Graduate & Extended Learning youth program scholarship, it will fund 85% of your program registration fee.

Can I apply for Graduate & Extended Learning scholarships for more than one program per summer? expanding section

Each student may only receive one Graduate & Extended Learning scholarship per summer. Scholarships are good for one Graduate & Extended Learning youth program per summer and does not include supply/equipment fees. Scholarships are not available for programs $340 or more.

Who can I contact with additional questions? expanding section

You may contact UWL Extended Learning at 608.785.6500 or ex@uwlax.edu.