Scholarships are considered gift aid that is not to be repaid.
New freshman and continuing student scholarships are available through the UW-L Foundation. Generally, these are based on academic achievement. Information and application forms are available online through the UW-L Foundation which administers all scholarships. At the dropdown next to "Opportunities", select "Ours". This will bring up a list of all of the UW-L Foundation Scholarships. All UW-La Crosse Foundation scholarship applications are due February 15 each year.Study Abroad Scholarships
AcademicworksThe UW-L Foundation has compiled information on a large number of external scholarships, those open to the general public and having no affiliation to UW-La Crosse. You can view the information about these external scholarships at the UW-L Foundation website. On this site you will find a list of external scholarships sorted by due date.
Liberal Arts Essay Competition ScholarshipSponsored by the University of Wisconsin System Advisory Group on the Liberal Arts (SAGLA). This essay competition is open to any UW System undergraduate student in academic good standing (UW College or four-year institution) who has completed a minimum of 30 credit hours by the end of the Fall Semester 2013. UW Academic Excellence ScholarshipsAcademic Excellence Scholarships are awarded to Wisconsin high school seniors who have the highest grade point average in each public and private high school throughout the state of Wisconsin. For additional information, students should check with their high school guidance officer or visit HEAB. UW System HELP LineA number of scholarship resources are available at the UW HELP page. This includes information on scholarship scams, scholarship searches that charge a fee and free searches. Scholarships for Military Families
The student financial aid office receives information throughout the year on a variety of scholarships, which may/may not be available through other scholarship search sites. This list has been developed as a means to provide an easy and more efficient way for students to have access to this information. FastWeb Guide to ScholarshipsCollege PlanningScholarship ExpertsMajor ScholarshipsGet College Funds (Oregon Student Assistance Commission) College BoardPeterson's Disability.govScholarship HunterStudent Scholarship SearchSallie Mae College AnswerCollege Tool KitInternational Scholarships for Studying AbroadScholarships for Hispanics Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (for Latino students) Get DebitFreschinfo (Free Scholarship Search) The Sallie Mae FundCollege-ScholarshipsScholarships.comWriting Scholarship EssaysMexican American Legal Defense and Educational FundScholarships and Grants
It is also important to make sure your letters of recommendation are addressed to the organization whose scholarship you are applying for, and that they are current.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is an NCAA Division III member institution. As such, UW-L and the UW-L Foundation are bound by NCAA rules, which prohibit any Division III institution from considering athletics leadership, ability, participation, or performance in making financial aid award decisions to any student.
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