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Deadlines for scholarship applications vary! Check them early and plan ahead!

Scholarships through UWL

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:

"Toward Self-Reliance" OCW Jean L. Foss and Norene A. Smith Non-Traditional Students" AVANT Award Marilyn Ondall" PEO Chapter Memorial Award
DEADLINE:  On or before Feb. 15th 

Don't forget to talk to our Financial Aid office:  /finaid/

Self Sufficiency Program

Andrea Hansen

Scholarships outside UWL

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!

Wisconsin Women in Government Scholarshipshttp://www.wiscwomeningovernment.org/scholarships.cfm

The Point Foundation funds scholarships for LGBT students. This is another national source. http://www.thepointfoundation.org/apply.html

The PFund (Philanthrofund) of Minneapolis also funds LGBT students. Awards range from $2,000 to $5,000 and the application is online at http://pfundfoundation.org/

Here's a great list of LGBT scholarships www.ysu.edu/stu_org/ysunity/Scholarships.htm

Web-based search engines:

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:http://apps.collegeboard.com/cbsearch_ss/welcome.jsp