Our Opportunities

Welcome to UWM’s Panther Scholarship Portal!

These scholarships are made possible by the generous gifts made by donors, friends, and alumni of UW-Milwaukee who are committed to the education of UWM students. To begin, you must be admitted to either the Milwaukee or Waukesha campus locations. Please sign in using your PAWS ePantherID and password. Once logged in, you will start with the General Application, please complete as much as possible as this will be the main source used to select recipients. In addition, you may be asked to complete a school/college/dept application. After completing these applications, a list of open opportunities that you potentially match to will be provided for you to apply to. If you need help logging in, please contact the UWM Help Desk by calling (414) 229-4040 or visit UWM HELP DESK. UWM-Washington students may find scholarship opportunities by visiting Washington Campus Foundation

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
up to $15,000 Ctr. for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS) Fall/Spring
This fellowship is intended for undergraduate students of any major interested in continuing their study of Portuguese at UWM or abroad for the...
This fellowship is intended for undergraduate students of any major...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2021
  • Award: up to $15,000
Deadline03/05/2021
$5,000.00 Jack F. and Corrine V. Reichert Scholarship
This scholarship will provide an award for one entering freshman who is a graduate of Nathan Hale or West Allis Central High School, and may be...
This scholarship will provide an award for one entering freshman who is...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2021
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline03/05/2021
Varies Sociology Department Awards - Graduate Students
The Department of Sociology recognizes outstanding sociology graduate students with various merit awards including, but not limited to, Best...
The Department of Sociology recognizes outstanding sociology graduate...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/05/2021
varies Sociology Department Awards - Undergraduates
The Department of Sociology recognizes outstanding sociology bachelor’s degree students with various merit awards.
The Department of Sociology recognizes outstanding sociology bachelor’s...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/05/2021
$5,000 Ziegler Family Scholarship
The Ziegler Family Scholarship is a one-year $5,000 undergraduate award funded through the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew and Carlene Ziegler....
The Ziegler Family Scholarship is a one-year $5,000 undergraduate award...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2021
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline03/05/2021
$1,500 Meta Steinfort Scholarship
The Meta Steinfort Scholarship is given to one or more students who are majoring in Spanish or double majoring in Spanish and Education. Preference...
The Meta Steinfort Scholarship is given to one or more students who are...
  • Deadline: 03/06/2021
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/06/2021
$750 to $1,500 Department of English Award
Award in recognition of academic achievement in English. Preference will be given to students from ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented in...
Award in recognition of academic achievement in English. Preference will...
  • Deadline: 03/07/2021
  • Award: $750 to $1,500
Deadline03/07/2021
$1,000 Dr. Donna Decker Scholarship for English Department
The Dr. Donna Decker scholarship was established in 2017 by the family and friends of Dr. Donna Decker, a former instructor in the Journalism,...
The Dr. Donna Decker scholarship was established in 2017 by the family...
  • Deadline: 03/07/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/07/2021
Varies up to $2,000 Elizabeth Babbitt Memorial Scholarship
The Babbitt Scholarship was established in 1972 by the family of Elizabeth Babbitt, an alumna of the English Department. Competitively selected...
The Babbitt Scholarship was established in 1972 by the family of...
  • Deadline: 03/07/2021
  • Award: Varies up to $2,000
Deadline03/07/2021
$500 to $2,500 Frank E. X. Dance Scholarship
The Frank E.X. Dance Scholarship recognizes and supports undergraduate students who are completing scholarly research that enhances our...
The Frank E.X. Dance Scholarship recognizes and supports undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 03/07/2021
  • Award: $500 to $2,500
Deadline03/07/2021
Varies Geosciences Graduate Student Scholarships and Awards
Students in the Department of Geosciences with demonstrated academic merit will be considered for a variety of scholarships and awards given by the...
Students in the Department of Geosciences with demonstrated academic...
  • Deadline: 03/07/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/07/2021
Varies Geosciences Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards
Undergraduate geosciences majors with demonstrated academic merit will be considered for a variety of scholarships and awards given by the...
Undergraduate geosciences majors with demonstrated academic merit will...
  • Deadline: 03/07/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/07/2021
$1,195 Robert B. Jones Memorial Scholarship
The Robert B. Jones Memorial Scholarship is given to a declared major with junior standing and a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. The recipient must...
The Robert B. Jones Memorial Scholarship is given to a declared major...
  • Deadline: 03/07/2021
  • Award: $1,195
Deadline03/07/2021
$1,500 Anthropology Preliminary Dissertation Research Award from the Frances A. Ross Trust
The Anthropology Preliminary Dissertation Research Award from the Frances A. Ross Trust is given to a graduate student in Anthropology, preferably...
The Anthropology Preliminary Dissertation Research Award from the...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2021
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/08/2021
Up to $7,500 Ctr. for International Education Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS) Summer
This fellowship is intended for undergraduate students of any major interested in continuing their study of Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese,...
This fellowship is intended for undergraduate students of any major...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2021
  • Award: Up to $7,500
Deadline03/08/2021
$2,500 Leonard Family Anthropology Fellowship
The Leonard Family Anthropology Fellowship is given to a graduate student in Anthropology, preferably a student pursuing their PhD. The award...
The Leonard Family Anthropology Fellowship is given to a graduate...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2021
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline03/08/2021
Up to $15,000 Ctr. for International Education Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS) Fall/Spring
This fellowship is intended for undergraduate students of any major interested in continuing their study of Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese,...
This fellowship is intended for undergraduate students of any major...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2021
  • Award: Up to $15,000
Deadline03/09/2021
Varies Department of Geosciences Award
The Department of Geosciences, benefiting from many generous donations from our alumni, gives various awards to high-achieving students engaged in...
The Department of Geosciences, benefiting from many generous donations...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/13/2021
Varies up to $2,500 Dr. Thomas S. Hooyer Scholarship
This award provides field research support for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the Department of Geosciences. This award honors...
This award provides field research support for undergraduate or graduate...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2021
  • Award: Varies up to $2,500
Deadline03/13/2021
Varies Geosciences Paper, Poster and Research Awards
The Department of Geosciences recognizes students’ academic and research accomplishments through a variety of awards.
The Department of Geosciences recognizes students’ academic and research...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/13/2021
$500 Katherine Greacon Nelson Memorial Scholarship
The primary purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to students for research or other appropriate programs of a professional...
The primary purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/13/2021
$1,000 L Joseph Lukowicz Memorial Scholarship
The primary purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial aid to students undertaking field-oriented lithostratigraphic thesis projects. This...
The primary purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial aid to...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/13/2021
Varies up to $2,000 Mary H. Mursky Scholarship
The Mary H. Mursky Scholarship is given to an outstanding Geosciences major with junior or senior standing as of August 31 and demonstrated...
The Mary H. Mursky Scholarship is given to an outstanding Geosciences...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2021
  • Award: Varies up to $2,000
Deadline03/13/2021
Varies up to $5,000 Nelson Cherkauer Lasca Legacy Scholarship
The Nelson Cherkauer Lasca Legacy Scholarship is intended to provide support for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Geosciences...
The Nelson Cherkauer Lasca Legacy Scholarship is intended to provide...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2021
  • Award: Varies up to $5,000
Deadline03/13/2021
$1,000 Neuschafer Spring Symposium Award
The Neuschafer Spring Symposium Award is given to the research project deemed to be the most creative at the annual Geosciences Research Symposium.
The Neuschafer Spring Symposium Award is given to the research project...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/13/2021
$500 Robert E. Gernant Memorial Scholarship
The Robert E. Gernant Memorial Scholarship is intended to provide support for an undergraduate Geosciences major engaged in field camp or field...
The Robert E. Gernant Memorial Scholarship is intended to provide...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/13/2021
Varies Wisconsin Geological Society Scholarship
The recipient of this award is expected to give an oral presentation on their thesis project to a meeting of the Wisconsin Geological Society....
The recipient of this award is expected to give an oral presentation on...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/13/2021
$2500 AIA and WAF Scholarships
Masters in Architecture, academic achievement, financial need
Masters in Architecture, academic achievement, financial need
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $2500
Deadline03/15/2021
$1750 American Planning Association Endowment Scholarship
MUP student, academic achievement, demonstrated leadership and community service, interest in planning for sustainable and just cities and regions,...
MUP student, academic achievement, demonstrated leadership and community...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1750
Deadline03/15/2021
Varies Architecture Scholarship
Awarded at Dean’s discretion
Awarded at Dean’s discretion
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2021
$1,750.00 Architecture STAR Fund Scholarship
Awarded at Dean’s discretion. Award is intended to assist the School in recruiting and retaining top students by providing scholarships to...
Awarded at Dean’s discretion. Award is intended to assist the School in...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,750.00
Deadline03/15/2021
Varies Bob Greenstreet Honorary Scholarship
Enrolled in Architecture or Urban Planning; scholarship for travel or study abroad; upload a written statement describing how this scholarship will...
Enrolled in Architecture or Urban Planning; scholarship for travel or...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2021
$4000 Bray Architects Scholarship
Provide scholarship for a student in the graduate program leading to a master’s degree in architecture. Acceptance of this award includes a...
Provide scholarship for a student in the graduate program leading to a...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $4000
Deadline03/15/2021
Varies Casey O'Brien Outstanding Activist Award
The award is given in recognition of student activism (on or off-campus) and leadership within the areas of women’s issues, gender and sexual...
The award is given in recognition of student activism (on or off-campus)...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2021
Varies Charles W. Causier Memorial Scholarship
Masters in Urban Planning, academic achievement, record of community involvement, financial need, upload a resume and cover letter
Masters in Urban Planning, academic achievement, record of community...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2021
$2000 Cheri K. Claussen Scholarship
Masters in Architecture or BS Architectural Studies senior, design excellence. Upload a design portfolio (10MB max pdf); label as...
Masters in Architecture or BS Architectural Studies senior, design...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $2000
Deadline03/15/2021
$5000 Christopher Kidd & Associates Scholarship
BS Architectural Studies, academic achievement, financial need, professional commitment. Upload a letter of recommendation from an employer or...
BS Architectural Studies, academic achievement, financial need,...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $5000
Deadline03/15/2021
$1000 Construction Specification Institute (CSI) Scholarship
BS Architectural Studies, sophomore or junior, academic achievement
BS Architectural Studies, sophomore or junior, academic achievement
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline03/15/2021
$2000 Design Council Scholarship
Masters in Architecture or Masters in Urban Planning, academic achievement
Masters in Architecture or Masters in Urban Planning, academic achievement
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $2000
Deadline03/15/2021
Varies Elmer Johnson Memorial Scholarship
BS Architecture Studies, academic achievement, design excellence, high level of graphic design talent
BS Architecture Studies, academic achievement, design excellence, high...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2021
$1,500 Emmanuelle Leah Fetter Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded in memory of Leah Fetter, who was a gifted French student at UWM. The scholarship is awarded based on academic...
This scholarship is awarded in memory of Leah Fetter, who was a gifted...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/15/2021
$5000 Faculty Memorial Scholarship
BS in Architectural Studies, academic achievement
BS in Architectural Studies, academic achievement
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $5000
Deadline03/15/2021
Varies Felicity Brogden-Ollswang Memorial Scholarship
BS in Architectural Studies, academic achievement
BS in Architectural Studies, academic achievement
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2021
$3,000 Florence L. Healy Scholarship
The Florence Healy Scholarship is open to students with research interests focused on women’s and gender studies. Eligible students will be...
The Florence Healy Scholarship is open to students with research...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline03/15/2021
Varies Gaylord Nelson Studio Scholarship
Undergraduate and Graduate students enrolled in SARUP; available to Architecture or Urban Planning students who demonstrate an interest in...
Undergraduate and Graduate students enrolled in SARUP; available to...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2021
Varies up to $2,500 Greater Milwaukee Foundation Mary Jo Read Undergraduate Scholarship
The Mary Jo Read Geography Fund, with estimated assets of more than $1 million, will benefit students in the Department of Geography by providing...
The Mary Jo Read Geography Fund, with estimated assets of more than $1...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: Varies up to $2,500
Deadline03/15/2021
$5000 Hunzinger Award
Masters in Architecture, academic achievement, design excellence, construction technology skills. Upload a design portfolio (10MB max pdf); label...
Masters in Architecture, academic achievement, design excellence,...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $5000
Deadline03/15/2021
$5000 James Mellowes Architecture Undergraduate Scholarship
Undergraduate in architecture, preference for outside Wisconsin.
Undergraduate in architecture, preference for outside Wisconsin.
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $5000
Deadline03/15/2021
$2000 Jeff and Lynn Eckstein Scholarship
Major in Architecture; interest in health care facility design
Major in Architecture; interest in health care facility design
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $2000
Deadline03/15/2021
$1,000.00 Jeffrey K. Kunkel Scholarship
Recipients are under-served in the College of Letters & Science or in the School of Freshwater Sciences. The award alternates between the two...
Recipients are under-served in the College of Letters & Science or in...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2021